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April 25 2016 1:01 PM87 Million Mexican Voter Records Discovered in Unprotected Online Database
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April 22 2016 12:57 PMDigital GeniesA.I. researcher Stuart Russell discusses the uncertain work of helping artificial intelligence understand human values.
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April 21 2016 8:00 AMCan an App Prevent Students From Getting Distracted?Teachers hope mobile tech will help monitor their students’ behavior and attention in the classroom.
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April 20 2016 12:21 PM“Mechanical Doping” Reaches Absurd New Low in Cycling World
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April 20 2016 8:30 AMHow to Be GoodWhy you can’t teach human values to artificial intelligence.
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April 18 2016 12:06 PMLet Artificial Intelligence EvolveThat way, it’ll be moral.
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April 18 2016 8:32 AMThe Unintended Consequences of Trying to Replicate ResearchAnd how to fix them.
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April 15 2016 7:08 AMThe Reproducibility Crisis Is Good for ScienceWeak statistics are getting called out, and replication is gaining respect. 
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April 14 2016 3:30 PMIf the Apple Car Looks Anything Like This, Apple Is in Big Trouble
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April 14 2016 8:30 AMThe Challenge of Determining Whether an A.I. Is SentientIt’s harder than you might imagine.
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April 13 2016 5:33 PMA Brain Implant Allowed a Quadriplegic Man to Play Guitar Hero. But He Can't Keep It.
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April 13 2016 12:37 PMDon’t Laugh at E-SportsThey’re bringing play and performance back to video games.
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April 13 2016 9:01 AMAmazon’s Quixotic QuestIt wants to build a Kindle for book fetishists. Is it tilting at windmills?
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April 11 2016 5:49 PMMalware Found on Security Cameras Available Through Amazon
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April 7 2016 6:03 PMNetizen Report: U.S.–Iran Tensions Rise Over Cyber Conflict, Human Rights
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April 24 2016 8:30 PMFacebook Isn’t the Social Network AnymoreIt’s losing the intimacy that once addicted us. So it’s becoming something different—and much bigger.
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April 21 2016 6:10 PMThe FBI Paid More Than $1.3 Million to Unlock the San Bernardino iPhone. Is That a Good Deal?
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April 20 2016 8:23 PMEU Brings More Antitrust Charges Against Google for Pushing Its Mobile Services
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April 20 2016 11:18 AMFuture Tense Newsletter: Evolved Consciousness and Its Discontents
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April 18 2016 5:09 PMThe Supreme Court Won’t Stop Google From Scanning Every Book in Existence
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April 18 2016 9:59 AMThe Legal Arms Race Threatening the Future of the Global Internet
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April 15 2016 9:03 AMJoin Future Tense for a Free Screening of The Terminator
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April 14 2016 3:51 PMFAA Confirms It’s a Federal Crime to Shoot Down a Drone
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April 14 2016 1:54 PMWhy Computer Science Programs Don’t Require Cybersecurity ClassesThere’s actually a very good reason.
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April 13 2016 7:28 PMMatthew Keys Will Serve Two Years for Something That Was Barely a Crime. It’s a Travesty.
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April 13 2016 4:39 PMGoogle’s New Feature Wants Us to Make Time for Ourselves. It May Do the Opposite.
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April 13 2016 11:14 AMFuture Tense Newsletter: Robot Genitals, Autonomous Weapons, and Anthropocentric Cognition
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April 12 2016 4:43 PMFacebook Live’s Big Problem Isn’t Porn. It’s Copyright.
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April 11 2016 6:53 AMThe Wrong Cognitive Measuring StickWhy it’s a mistake to compare A.I. with human intelligence.
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April 7 2016 5:30 PMWhat the Scarlett Johansson Robot Says About the FutureCourts need to grapple with new questions raised by increasingly technology-savvy fans.

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