Government oversight of the explosive growth of artificial intelligence (AI) is essentially nil. Into the breach have stepped a growing number of AI engineers and executives who have taken it upon themselves to do some... Read More
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My wife and I picked a bad time for our trip to India. In November 2016, right before we departed, India’s government had a brilliant idea: jumpstart a drive to push Indians away from the... Read More
Net neutrality officially ended last month. The giant internet service providers (ISPs) now can and will start using their market dominance and mega-billions to channel internet use down pathways that make them more money, reducing... Read More
President Trump in his inaugural address assured us that the guiding principle of the new administration would be “America First.” “America will start winning again, winning like never before,” he promised. Many of us found... Read More
There are some things that are interesting and/or useful to learn about. The causes of the Korean War, Post-Impressionism, how to make a soufflé. There are other things that you really must learn about if... Read More
Ahead of the Curve: Regulating Artificial Intelligence Can We Expect AI to Explain Itself?
I ran across a new report recently that made me do a double-take. “When Software Rules: Rule of Law in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” was prepared by the Environmental Law Institute, and as the... Read More