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Potential synergies and tensions between neuroscientists and AI researchers in interpreting artificial neural networks.
Recent initiatives to implement AI ethics review processes, better understand societal impacts, and share learnings have had a positive effect, but more needs to be done.
Building government artificial intelligence capability is as important as roads and rail.
Recent patent applications for two inventions that are claimed to have been made by an AI are bringing these questions to the fore.
Orly Lobel, a law professor at the University of San Diego, believes technology can make the world a better place — and she knows in 2022, that makes her a bit of a contrarian.
Making sure our machines understand the intent behind our instructions requires understanding intelligence itself.
Think of pipelines, not utilities.
Once considered capable only of unimaginative, routine work, the robots of today craft articles and create award-winning art.
AI literally does not care what is true.
This philosophy fuels the artificial intelligence research agenda, creating a harmful system in the name of saving humanity.
The artificial intelligence design challenge of teaming humans and machines is difficult because machines cannot read the context of use.
Don't let the pale rider catch you with an exception.
Seeking an artificial intelligence reset.
How distributed technologies could return more control to users.
ACM luminaries describe how their experiences with DEI issues vary between the different continents where they have lived.