By Sally Ho, Garance Burke, Associated Press
Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app Instagram, and “nudging” teens if they are repeatedly looking at the…
By Associated Press
Stanford found itself in hot water last week after deploying a faulty Covid-19 vaccine distribution algorithm, offering a cautionary tale that extends far beyond the university's own doors.
By Casey Ross, STAT, Erin Brodwin, STAT News
Automated decision-making systems are sometimes rife with errors and designed in ways that punish the poor for being poor, leading to tragic results.
By Michele Gilman, The Conversation
An algorithm commonly used by hospitals and other health systems to predict which patients are most likely to need follow-up care classified white patients overall as being more ill than black patients — even when they were just as sick,…
By Shraddha Chakradhar, STAT
By Fatemeh Torabi Asr, The Conversation
False stories are now spreading 10 times faster than real news and the problem of fake news seriously threatens our society.
By Courtney Vinopal
Creative fields are often held up as careers that are least threatened by the advancement of artificial intelligence. But computers and robots have already proven they can contribute to and change the arts, especially in commercial ways.
By Michael D. Regan
Only a quarter of America’s public schools are using a form of computer science in their classrooms, but that number is growing as schools create new coding programs.
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