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Why the FTC Attempt to Stop Tech 'Surveillance' Faces Long Odds
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Why the FTC Attempt to Stop Tech 'Surveillance' Faces Long Odds

Lina Khan's FTC has experienced a series of delays in trying to enact new privacy rules

Dems Will Probably Miss Chance to Shape Crypto Regulation
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Dems Will Probably Miss Chance to Shape Crypto Regulation

Both houses of Congress are back in session with a packed agenda, and way down on that priority list is regulating crypto

I Am Therefore I Think
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I Am Therefore I Think

Scientists say social interaction is 'the dark matter of AI'

Individual AI, a New Technology that Will Change Our World?
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Individual AI, a New Technology that Will Change Our World?

Is the next version of AI a technological symbiosis of the human brain and the computer system?

Deep Learning Can't Be Trusted
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Deep Learning Can't Be Trusted

Brain modeling pioneer Stephen Grossberg explains why his ART model is better

Save Social Media by Treating It like a City
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Save Social Media by Treating It like a City

Make online spaces more similar to offline ones to limit the reach of bad actors and keep people safe

Does AI Understand Our Language?
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Does AI Understand Our Language?

Can large language models teach us about the nature of language, understanding, intelligence, sociality, and personhood?

The Future of Robot Nannies
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The Future of Robot Nannies

A machine can't love our children, but our children might love them

Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3
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Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3

Idealism surrounding the Web3 vision is great, but we’ve been there before

What Does It Mean for AI to Understand?
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What Does It Mean for AI to Understand?

It's simple enough for AI to seem to comprehend data, but devising a true test of a machine's knowledge has proved difficult

Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI
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Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI

Applications of AI could pierce through boundaries that safeguard our rights and liberties

Log4j Vulnerability: Why Your Hot Take on It Is Wrong
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Log4j Vulnerability: Why Your Hot Take on It Is Wrong

Log4j vulnerability is too complex to be boiled down to just single cause

Who Killed the Robot Dog?
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Who Killed the Robot Dog?

The robotic companion was once a dream of techno-utopianism, but has instead become a terrifying weapon

Courts Must Stop Social Media Cos. from Co-opting the First Amendment
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Courts Must Stop Social Media Cos. from Co-opting the First Amendment

Federal appeals courts should strike down Florida and Texas laws but reject social media companies' broader arguments

 It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington
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It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington

Lawmakers are not interested in the company's proposed concessions

The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security
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The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security

Congressional oversight of the intelligence community is critical to keeping pace with adversaries and gleaning accurate insights

An AWS Inconvenience
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An AWS Inconvenience

The company's recent outage took down Adele, Netflix, Tinder, and more, but it could've been worse

China Will Soon Lead the U.S. in Tech
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China Will Soon Lead the U.S. in Tech

Beijing pulls ahead in 5G and artificial intelligence, while catching up in semiconductors

Truly Ethical AI Needs Research to Be Independent from Big Tech
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Truly Ethical AI Needs Research to Be Independent from Big Tech

Curb the power of Silicon Valley and protect those who speak up about the harms of AI

Why We Must Rethink AI Benchmarks
From ACM Opinion

Why We Must Rethink AI Benchmarks

While helpful in comparing AI performance, benchmarks are often taken out of context, sometimes to harmful results
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