DC: Several items that (again) point out the need to tread lightly with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence and the future of national security — from news.asu.edu Excerpt: Artificial intelligence is a “world-altering” technology that represents “the most powerful tools in generations […]

Two examples of the pro’s and con’s of using AI

Pro: AI-powered chatbots automate IT help at Dartmouth — from edscoop.com by Ryan Johnston Excerpt: To prevent a backlog of IT requests and consultations during […]

Reflections on “The metaverse: real world laws give rise to virtual world problems” [Pryor]

The metaverse: real world laws give rise to virtual world problems — from cityam.com by Gregor Pryor Legal questions Like many technological advances, from the […]

How a Discriminatory Algorithm Wrongly Accused Thousands of Families of Fraud [Geiger]

How a Discriminatory Algorithm Wrongly Accused Thousands of Families of Fraud — from vice.com by Gabriel Geiger; with thanks to Sam DeBrule for this resource […]

Two items re: AI — and one not positive at all

How Facebook got addicted to spreading misinformation — from technologyreview.com by Karen Hao Excerpt (emphasis DSC): By the time thousands of rioters stormed the US […]

Items re: AI — via Sam DeBrule’s “Machine Learnings” e-Newsletter

From DSC: The items below are from Sam DeBrule’s Machine Learnings e-Newsletter. #Awesome “Sonoma County is adding artificial intelligence to its wildfire-fighting arsenal. The county has […]

Timnit Gebru’s Exit From Google Exposes a Crisis in AI [Hanna & Whittaker]

Timnit Gebru’s Exit From Google Exposes a Crisis in AI — from wired.com by Alex Hanna and Meredith Whittaker The situation has made clear that […]

2 items re: AI in 2021

Artificial intelligence will go mainstream in 2021 — from manilatimes.net by Noemi Lardizabal-Dado; with thanks to Matthew Lamons for this resource Excerpt: In his December […]

AI: One positive article and one negative article

From DSC: An interesting, more positive use of AI here: Deepdub uses AI to dub movies in the voice of famous actors — from protocol.com […]

The Hack That Shook Washington [Krazit]

The Hack That Shook Washington — from protocol.com by Tom Krazit Excerpt: A cybersecurity nightmare is unfolding in the nation’s capital as the fallout from […]

Two items re: AI: The good & the not so good

From DSC: The good… London A.I. lab claims breakthrough that could accelerate drug discovery — from nytimes.com by Researchers at DeepMind say they have solved […]

Who needs to be discussing/debating “The Social Dilemma” movie? [Christian]

From DSC: Who needs to be discussing/debating “The Social Dilemma” movie? Whether one agrees with the perspectives put forth therein or not, the discussion boards […]

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