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Vice Motherboard

How to Turn NPR Fans Into Artificial Intelligence Cynics

By Louise Matsakis — March 10, 2016

At a debate Wednesday night co-hosted by Intelligence Squared US and the 92 Street Y in New York City, a largely white, middle-aged audience was easily convinced that the supposed… more

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Scientific American

Is Artificial Intelligence Being Oversold?

By Larry Greenmeier — March 10, 2016

A debate in New York tries to settle the question. After taking a 2-0 lead in its five-game match with Lee Sedol on Thursday, Google-DeepMind’s AlphaGo artificial intelligence program seems… more

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Engadget

Watch Leading Thinkers Debate the Risks and Rewards of AI

By Mona Lalwani — March 09, 2016

Jaron Lanier and Martine Rothblatt address our darkest AI fears. The advent of artificial intelligence is as dreaded as it is lauded. Proponents believe it's a technological advancement that will… more

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The Atlantic

Free-Speech Advocates Are Not Trying to Silence Students

By Conor Friedersdorf — March 08, 2016

A recurring falsehood in the ongoing debate about campus culture, politics, and policy. Last week, I surveyed the overwhelming evidence that free speech is threatened on campus. But I did… more

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Washington Post

A Transgender, Biotech-Running Cybercreator Debates Artificial Intelligence

By Nancy Szokan — March 07, 2016

The ever-fascinating Martine Rothblatt is a colorful figure on the Washington scene — lawyer, author, founder of Sirius XM, founder and chief executive of United Therapeutics, co-creator of a head-only… more

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