The goal put forth by the Turing Test is not a useful one for AI scientists. It is time to set a new challenge that inspires researchers and practitioners equally...Fast Company From ACM Opinion | January 4, 2021
Former world champion Vladimir Kramnik teamed up with AI researchers at Alphabet's DeepMind lab to test game variants that can jolt chess players into creative...Wired From ACM Opinion | September 11, 2020
Researchers are too focused on whether AI systems can ace tests of dubious value. They should be testing whether systems grasp how the world works.
MIT Technology Review From ACM Opinion | August 5, 2020
Increased automation—with its ability to significantly boost societal productivity—is needed to help modern nations address seemingly intractable challenges such...Robotics Business Review From ACM Opinion | July 28, 2020
Although popular narratives tend to focus on threats posed by artificial intelligence, many of the technology's dangers have been overhyped, its promises neglected...Project Syndicate From ACM Opinion | June 1, 2020
A computer scientist argues that the quest for fully automated robots is misguided, perhaps even dangerous. His decades of warnings are gaining more attention.
...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 22, 2020
Critics say false positives are far higher for some groups of people than for others, but supporters of the technology says the actual numbers involved are tiny...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | February 25, 2020
Artificial intelligence has confronted us with a raft of dilemmas that challenge us to decide what values are important in our designs.
Peter J. Denning, Dorothy E. Denning From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2020