AI Tech & society

Trust: the challenge facing “artificial intelligence”

Why humans can’t trust AI: You don’t know how it works, what it’s going to do or whether it’ll serve your interests Mark Bailey, National Intelligence University There are alien minds among us. Not the little green men of science fiction, but the alien minds that power the facial recognition in your smartphone, determine your creditworthiness […]

AI Media Tech & society

Microsoft fumbles again due to unbridled technological optimism at MSN

This example of “synthetic media” is courtesy of billionaire Gary Fegel, who owns Racetrack News.

Social Networks Tech & society

‘Facebook and Twitter give cesspools a bad name’

Novel idea: pay if you want a non-verified account.