Letting Big Data Be the Judge May Be Criminal
Technology used to predict if a convicted criminal will reoffend is coming under attack. Some researchers suggest it’s just about as accurate as a poll of untrained people.
Teaching Robots the Do's and Don'ts of Morality
As machines become increasingly sophisticated, there is growing concern as to how best to keep them in line. These roles require a moral compass of sorts.
The Role of Emotional Intelligence in the Age of AI
When it comes to emotions, humans still have the upper hand. As artificial intelligence continues to catapult technology forward, it’s those things that make people most human that will keep them relevant, experts say. That and AI, they claim, could be a winning combination.
Infrastructure and Society: The driving force behind progress
The prospect of AI is making many careers redundant. But the key to rebalancing society may lay in brick and mortar rather than cash.
The Rise of Robotics and the Future of Human Employment
AI and robotics are eliminating jobs without creating new industries. And the situation is set to get worse unless a solution can be developed soon.
Technology Driving Diversity in Dating
Online dating could be diversifying marriages by bringing people together who otherwise would have never met. And giving people access to a broader pool is leading to more interracial relationships, according to a recent study.
The Rise of Robots: How new AI employees will affect human job quotas
Is a robot after your job? With AI technology advancing and robots increasingly able to perform tasks once only people could tackle, concern is rising about the future of human employment. That means a new framework for work itself, and employment regulation, are on the horizon.
What’s Next? The Question of Live and Let Die.
Living forever sounds like an expensive proposition. And if it becomes possible, it will likely be a case of the haves versus the have-nots. But the jury is still out on if it’s a good use of resources, and reflects the priorities of a diverse society.
Are High-Tech Toys the Key to Educating the Next Generation?
American kids need to get in gear when it comes to the technology know-how they need to remain competitive in a global economy. Toys might hold the answer to helping them get there.
Fighting Depression Is Just a Few Clicks Away
Technology is trying to help people get better access to mental health information and depression-related resources. New search features on Google are directing people to assessment tools, and a rash of Apps are zeroing in on mental health.