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Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk has Twitter and Tesla problems

How tech is helping us talk to animals

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How smart will AI get? Ajeya Cotra has an answer.

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Joy Buolamwini saw first-hand the harm of AI bias. Now she’s challenging tech to do better.

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DeepMind’s Demis Hassabis is AI’s grandmaster

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Jason Matheny is helping humanity prepare for the existential threats of the future

AI art looks way too European

The race to stop weaponized robots

This year’s physics Nobel Prize went to pioneers in quantum tech. Here’s how their work could change the world.

How to stop rolling the dice on the destruction of human civilization

Why is Meta’s new AI chatbot so bad?

We’re one step closer to robots doing all our housework

The unsinkable potential of autonomous boats

Why Silicon Valley is fertile ground for obscure religious beliefs

If aliens are calling, let it go to voicemail

Does this AI know it’s alive?

The problem with schools turning to surveillance after mass shootings


The text-to-image revolution, explained

22 predictions we made in 2021, and the 13 we got right

How well can an AI mimic human ethics?

Maybe losing the AI race to China isn’t such a bad idea

Elon Musk’s problematic plan for “full self-driving” Teslas

AI’s Islamophobia problem

The new digital driver’s licenses from Apple sound slightly creepy

From Macy’s to Albertsons, facial recognition is already everywhere

Worldcoin wants to give you cryptocurrency — in exchange for scanning your eyeballs

Google says it’s committed to ethical AI research. Its ethical AI team isn’t so sure.

A disturbing, viral Twitter thread reveals how AI-powered insurance can go wrong

Google’s plan to make search more sentient

Watch NASA’s new autonomous helicopter take flight on Mars

Teachers are sacrificing student privacy to stop cheating

The controversy behind a star Google AI researcher’s departure 

AI has cracked a problem that stumped biologists for 50 years. It’s a huge deal.

Amazon’s surveillance cameras fly now — which is unsettling

Elon Musk is one step closer to connecting a computer to your brain

The UK used a formula to predict students’ scores for canceled exams. Guess who did well.

The dystopian tech that companies are selling to help schools reopen sooner

GPT-3, explained: This new language AI is uncanny, funny — and a big deal

What women in Congress want from Facebook

Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders have a plan to protect you from facial recognition