A few years ago, the leaders of the College Board, the folks who administer the SAT college entrance exam, asked themselves a radical question: Of all the skills...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 13, 2019
President Trump signed an executive order on February 11 meant to shore up our competitive position in the international race for AI supremacy, but it is short...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 13, 2019
The US leads the world in artificial intelligence technology. Decades of federal research funding, industrial and academic research, and streams of foreign talent...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 12, 2019
From 550 feet in the air, Google's Scott Huffman peers down at the Las Vegas skyline. It's a sunny afternoon in early January and, at the moment, Google owns this...CNET From ACM Opinion | February 6, 2019
In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Trump promised legislation to invest in "the cutting edge industries of the future." But the speech was characteristically...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 6, 2019
Two weeks ago, MIT's David Autor gave the prestigious Richard T. Ely lecture at the annual meeting of American economists in Atlanta. Introduced by the former chair...NPR From ACM Opinion | January 15, 2019
Once it was fashionable to fret about the prospect of super-intelligent machines taking over the world. The past year showed that AI may cause all sorts of hazards...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | January 8, 2019
A despairing prediction for the digital future came from an unlikely source recently. Speaking of "deepfakes," or media manipulated through artificial intelligence...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | January 7, 2019
Geoffrey Hinton, a professor of computer science at the University of Toronto, is considered by many to be the 'godfather of deep learning,' due to his pioneering...Gizmodo From ACM Opinion | January 4, 2019
Born in Beijing and educated at Harvard, Yasheng Huang, a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, is a keen observer of China's entrepreneurial efforts and...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | January 2, 2019
Self-driving cars are coming. Tech giants such as Uber and Alphabet have bet on it, as have old-school car manufacturers such as Ford and General Motors.
The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2018
The growing use of work robots and the deployment of artificial intelligence have been most disruptive in just those areas of the country that provided President...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | December 14, 2018
Social media has played a key role in the recent rise of violent right-wing extremism in the United States, including three recent incidents—one in which a man...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 26, 2018
Considering the difficult technical and sociological issues affecting the regulation of artificial intelligence research and applications.
Oren Etzioni From Communications of the ACM | December 1, 2018