AI in Higher Education: Applications, Promise & Perils, & Ethical Questions [Zeide]

Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education: Applications, Promise and Perils, and Ethical Questions — from er.educause.edu by Elana Zeide What are the benefits and challenges of […]

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 […]

Very scary stuff here! “Thieves used voice-mimicking software to imitate a company executive’s speech…”

An artificial-intelligence first: Voice-mimicking software reportedly used in a major theft — from washingtonpost.com by Drew Harwell Excerpt: Thieves used voice-mimicking software to imitate a […]

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. […]

Armies of delivery robots, drones, pods: Do we really want to create this kind of future?

Autonomous robot deliveries are coming to 100 university campuses in the U.S. — from digitaltrends.com by Luke Dormehl Excerpt: Pioneering autonomous delivery robot company Starship Technologies is coming to […]

Amazon, Microsoft, ‘putting world at risk of killer AI’: study

Amazon, Microsoft, ‘putting world at risk of killer AI’: study — from news.yahoo.com by Issam Ahmed Excerpt: Washington (AFP) – Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are […]

Reflections on “AI is in danger of becoming too male — new research” [Mateos-Garcia & John]

AI is in danger of becoming too male — new research — from singularityhub.com by Juan Mateos-Garcia and Joysy John Excerpts (emphasis DSC): But current […]

Why cities are banning facial recognition technology [Wired.com]

A handful of US cities have banned government use of facial recognition technology due to concerns over its accuracy and privacy. WIRED’s Tom Simonite talks […]

Governments take first, tentative steps at regulating AI [McCusker]

Governments take first, tentative steps at regulating AI — from heraldnet.com by James McCusker Can we control artificial intelligence’s potential for disrupting markets? Time will […]

Report: Smart-city IoT isn’t smart enough yet [Gold]

Report: Smart-city IoT isn’t smart enough yet — from networkworld.com by Jon Gold A report from Forrester Research details vulnerabilities affecting smart-city internet of things […]

You’re already being watched by facial recognition tech. This map shows where [Schwab] 

You’re already being watched by facial recognition tech. This map shows where — from fastcompany.com by Katharine Schwab Digital rights nonprofit Fight for the Future […]

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