Artificial intelligence

The Who, Where, and How of Regulating AI

During the past year, perhaps the only thing that has advanced as quickly as artificial intelligence is worry about artificial intelligence.In the near term, many fear that chatbots such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT will flood the world with toxic language and disinformation, that automated decision-making systems will discriminate against certain groups,…
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IEEE Celebrates Engineering Pioneers and Emerging Technologies

IEEE’s Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit and Honors Ceremony showcases emerging technologies and celebrates engineering pioneers who laid the groundwork for many of today’s electronic devices. I attended this year’s events, held on 4 and 5 May in Atlanta. Here are highlights of the sessions, which are available on IEEE.tv.…
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Can AI and fMRI “Hear” Unspoken Thoughts?

What are the opportunities—and challenges—to be found when AI squares off with functional MRI data? For one, researchers have discovered, reconstructing speech from brain activity seems newly possible—potentially without surgical interventions or other hardware interfaces. The group’s finding, published 1 May in Nature Neuroscience, details the process by which the…
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