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Is artificial intelligence an existenstial risk to humanity?
Synthetic data can provide AI with a broader education than real-world data, but challenges exist
Congress doesn't seem ready to take on privacy or competition, but states are refusing to wait around
Lina Khan's FTC has experienced a series of delays in trying to enact new privacy rules
Both houses of Congress are back in session with a packed agenda, and way down on that priority list is regulating crypto
Scientists say social interaction is 'the dark matter of AI'
We should be more critical of those making decisions about how AI is used, says anthropologist Beth Singler
Google Robotics research scientist Eric Jang talks about robotic manipulation and self-supervised robotic learning
Is the next version of AI a technological symbiosis of the human brain and the computer system?
Brain modeling pioneer Stephen Grossberg explains why his ART model is better
The chess grandmaster expects a basket of coins to replace the dollar within a decade.
Seeking a more equitable way to govern and distribute the revenues generated by App-store marketplaces.
Considering the intersection of technical design and civil rights when building and using classification algorithms.
Anticipating the output of the competition for new cryptographic algorithms.
Turning believers into nonbelievers.
Enabling effective cross-company AI without data disclosure.
Attempting to mitigate problems associated with the trend toward massive dataset scaling.
Legal troubles represent another collection of potential pitfalls where developers often find themselves unprepared.
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