AI News, Artificial intelligence reinforces power and privilege

Issue #111: Artificial intelligence reinforces power and privilege June 20th 2019

With the rising volume of sophisticated cyberattacks, and the increase in non-malware techniques, it is imperative to obtaining better visibility into your environments as well as into cybercriminal behaviors.

Artificial Intelligence for Military Use and National Security

Courtney Bowman (Privacy and Civil Liberties Team Lead, Palantir), Avril Haines (Former White House Deputy National Security Advisor; Former Deputy ...

Is AI Racist? - Why Machine Learning Algorithms Are Biased Towards Black People

Artificial intelligence is being used to do many things from diagnosing cancer, stopping the deforestation of endangered rainforests, helping farmers in India with ...

Reframing Superintelligence

In the early days of debate on advanced artificial intelligence, we didn't yet have very good AI systems at all, so we had to rely on ideas about human thinking ...

China trials unmanned tanks in latest modernization push

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is testing unmanned tanks which could be equipped with artificial intelligence, a state-run newspaper said on Wednesday, as the ...

Davos 2016 - The Promise of Progress

While technology enters its next golden age, the percentage of adults working or looking for work is the lowest in almost 40 years in ..

"Algorithms of Oppression..." Safiya Noble, USC

Safiya Noble Professor, Annenberg School of Communication University of Southern California "Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce ...

Fake News, Concrete Responses: At the Nexus of Law, Technology, and Social Narratives

A special Harvard Law School--Berkman Klein Center panel moderated by Dean Martha Minow, and featuring panelists Sandra Cortesi, Nathan Matias, An Xiao ...

Why is France protesting? | CNBC Explains

France's 'Gilets Jaunes' or 'Yellow Vest' movement originally formed over planned fuel tax rises in November 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron has ...

LIVE: Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies on Data Collection (C-SPAN)

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies on user data practices before the House Judiciary Committee.

200th Anniversary of the Birth of Marx and a Revolution in Understanding History

Historian Gerald Horne and host Paul Jay discuss the ongoing relevance of Marx's Materialist Conception of History; to understand and fight ideas that defend ...