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Category: Automation

One vs. Five

When I was reading “Moral Learning” by Peter Railton, one example stood out to me. That is what he called…

AI’s Perception and Reality

One of the first things taught in any computer programming class is: “computers can only do what the programmer tells…

Samuel Butler, Overthrow, and Coevolution

Less than four years after Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species, Samuel Butler wrote a short article in…

Google’s Newest ‘Independent’ Translation System Can Translate Better than You!

This recent article posted on Technology Review discusses Google’s claims that a new system of Google’s translation device is able…

When Bots Attack: Behind The Scenes Of The World's First All-Machine Hacking Contest

Not your typical fight for millions of dollars in Las Vegas. A story by Neal Ungerleider for Fast Company.

Philosophy of Technology at NYU Shanghai, a course by Anna Greenspan and Brad Weslake.