The US regulator is eager to end unfair use of artificial intelligence and commercial surveillance, but experts remain skeptical.
The academic search engine’s policy on name changes is out of step with other search tools and publishers.
Algorithms can amplify patterns of discrimination. Robotics researchers are calling for new ways to prevent mechanical bodies acting out those biases.
Why is the Roomba company worth $1.7 billion to Amazon? It’s not the dust, it’s the data.
The company’s warehouses demand a fast pace of workers, and have higher injury rates than at competing firms.
A new European Union law will set rules for what the technology can and can’t do to people, like whether it’s OK to deploy lie detectors at borders.
Arguments over whether Google’s large language model has a soul distract from the real-world problems that plague artificial intelligence.
NASA engineers are trying to keep the Mars helicopter running as it endures longer, colder nights and the chance of more frequent dust storms.
The company has backed down on its proposal to address school shootings, but the damage was already done.
Traditional hurdles stand in the way of ambitious plans to use imagery to help feed people, reduce poverty, and protect the planet.