Marc Zao-Sanders, founder and CEO of Filtered, squared off against magpie, the set of algorithms that recommends learning content to people looking to pick up new...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | October 3, 2019
The fear that artificial intelligence machines could become our overlords — or perhaps wipe us out altogether — reflects a misunderstanding of AI.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | September 27, 2019
Parenthood is a key driver of gender imbalance in STEM. Almost half of all women in full-time science jobs leave or go part-time after the birth of their first...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | June 19, 2019
It is unclear how many intelligent civilizations have arisen in the Milky Way galaxy so far, but if some have, a pressing question comes to mind: Were they or are...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | March 5, 2019
The killer machines are coming. Robotic weapons that target and destroy without human supervision are poised to start a revolution in warfare comparable to the...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | March 1, 2019
The recently signed executive order establishing the American AI Initiative correctly identifies artificial intelligence as central to American competitiveness...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | February 26, 2019
In his celebrated book On Walden Pond, Henry David Thoreau wrote: "We need the tonic of wildness.... At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | February 21, 2019