The United States needs to wrest the high-tech initiative from China and re-establish American dominance in telecommunications, computation, artificial intelligence...PJ Media From ACM Opinion | February 18, 2020
The possibility of an artificial intelligence arms race poses a threat to international security similar to that of a conventional or nuclear armament race.
Daily Sabah From ACM Opinion | January 27, 2020
Facebook's newly announced ban on deepfake videos presents a number of challenges in the fight against the spread of misinformation, says Tim Weninger, associate...University of Notre Dame From ACM Opinion | January 9, 2020
The AI that our top scientists and engineers are now building to advance American security and prosperity could instead sow the seeds of our demise.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | December 5, 2019
We will soon have AI as cognitively sophisticated as mice or dogs, so it is time to start thinking about whether these AIs deserve the ethical protections we typically...aeon From ACM Opinion | November 25, 2019
Barbara Liskov pioneered the modern approach to writing code. She warns that the challenges facing computer science today can't be overcome with good design alone... From ACM Opinion | November 25, 2019
Bostrom, Russell, and other writers argue that even if the probability is small that superintelligent machines will emerge in the foreseeable future, we should...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 1, 2019
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
Bill de Blasio, New York City mayor and a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, says that as president he would issue a robot tax for corporations...Wired From ACM Opinion | September 6, 2019