“In the Age of AI” [PBS] + “Why AI is a threat to democracy – & what we can do to stop it” [Cole]

Why AI is a threat to democracy – and what we can do to stop it — from asumetech.com by Lawrence Cole Excerpts: In the […]

Congrats sister Sue Ellen on your book! Everyday Media Literacy [Christian]

Everyday Media Literacy — from routledge.com by Sue Ellen Christian An Analog Guide for Your Digital Life, 1st Edition Description: In this graphic guide to […]

Reflections on “What happens when employers can read your facial expressions?” [Selinger & Hartzog]

What happens when employers can read your facial expressions? — from nytimes.com by Evan Selinger and Woodrow Hartzog The benefits do not come close to […]

Are smart cities the pathway to blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption? [McFarlane]

Are smart cities the pathway to blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption? — from forbes.com by Chrissa McFarlane Excerpts: At the recent Blockchain LIVE 2019 hosted annually in London, […]

Three threats posed by deepfakes that technology won’t solve [Chen]

Three threats posed by deepfakes that technology won’t solve — from technologyreview.com by Angela Chen As deepfakes get better, companies are rushing to develop technology […]

The blinding of justice: Technology, journalism and the law [Hammond & Rodriguez]

The blinding of justice: Technology, journalism and the law — from thehill.com by Kristian Hammond and Daniel Rodriguez Excerpts: The legal profession is in the […]

Google’s war on deepfakes: As election looms, it shares ton of AI-faked videos [Tung]

Google’s war on deepfakes: As election looms, it shares ton of AI-faked videos — from zdnet.com by Liam Tung Google has created 3,000 videos using […]

Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake. Regulate Big Tech [Shahani]

Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake. Regulate Big Tech — from npr.org by Aarti Shahani Excerpts: Regulate us. That’s the unexpected message from one of […]

Technology as Part of the Culture for Legal Professionals [Grush & Christian]

  Technology as Part of the Culture for Legal Professionals A Q&A with Daniel Christian — from campustechnology.com by Mary Grush and Daniel Christian Excerpt […]

Reflections on “Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system” [Elgan]

Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system — from fastcompany.com by Mike Elgan In China, scoring citizens’ behavior is official government policy. […]

Now we need to add handwriting to the list of things that can be mimicked. #Fakes

From DSC: A couple of somewhat scary excerpts from Meet Hemingway: The Artificial Intelligence Robot That Can Copy Your Handwriting (from forbes.com by Bernard Marr): […]

10 things we should all demand from Big Tech right now [Samuel]

10 things we should all demand from Big Tech right now — from vox.com by Sigal Samuel We need an algorithmic bill of rights. AI […]

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