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Open Dialogue

A conversation with the professor who just turned down a $60,000 grant from Google

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The graphic text “Open Dialogue” is framed around different sketches of human faces and emotions.
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A leading expert in the emergent field of A.I. law argues it’s high time to update the three laws of robotics

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General Intelligence

Members of the industry group proposing ethics guidelines have broken those guidelines already

Illustration of facial recognition technology on a man in a suit.
Illustration of facial recognition technology on a man in a suit.
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Blind’s sister site, Rooftop Slushie, has built a marketplace for job referrals

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Ethical alternatives are out there

Amazon workers protest in Shakopee, Minnesota. Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr


It’s clearer than ever that supporting Amazon is a tacit endorsement of abusive work policies and more

A photo of Amazon workers protesting. One is holding up a sign that says “Our health is just as essential.”
A photo of Amazon workers protesting. One is holding up a sign that says “Our health is just as essential.”
Amazon employees hold a protest and walkout over conditions at the company’s Staten Island distribution facility on March 30, 2020 in New York City. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images


My quest to find one underscores how Amazon’s power could grow during the pandemic

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It’s time to imagine an alternative future for the tech industry

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Why I gave my voice to Mycroft A.I.

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