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Anger Builds Over Big Tech’s Big Data Abuses

Oct 23, 2020 |

The surveillance economy created by big tech firms is coming under greater scrutiny thanks to legal actions like the Department of Justice’s anti-trust lawsuit against Google this week and films like “The Social Dilemma,” which was released last month. Read more…

EU Ethics Rules Seek to Balance AI Risks, Benefits

Apr 12, 2019 |

European regulators continue to take the lead on a range of critical technology policy issues spanning data privacy and, now, “trustworthy” AI.

On the heels of its sweeping General Data Protection Regulation, considered by at least one observer as “the most significant change in privacy law in decades,” the European Union this week unveiled ethics guidelines for “building trust in human-centric AI.”

First and foremost, the EU framework emphasizes human oversight of AI development: Read more…

Bright Skies, Black Boxes, and AI

Aug 15, 2018 |

Deep learning is popular today because it often works better than other machine learning approaches, particularly when large sets of training data are available. However, this form of AI doesn’t always work well. Read more…

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