Category: Technology

Facebook and Fake News in the 2016 Election

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As Americans reflect on the 2016 election, many left-leaning voters are pointing a finger at Facebook, condemning them for allowing fake news to circulate. In the past week, Mark Zuckerberg has quickly changed his attitude towards fake news on Facebook,…

The Social Media Election

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In the 2016 US Presidential election, it is clear that Facebook has become a major platform for political discussion. Facebook allows users to voice their own opinions and share information from non-mainstream news sources that could otherwise go unnoticed. Additionally, users who already…

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: The Future of AI, Ethical and Political challenges, and Existential Risk

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Genuine concern about the prospect of artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer confined to the dinner conversations of sci-fi geeks. While human fascination with building super-intelligent beings reaches back into antiquity, new life has been breathed into this latent dream.…

The Road to the Future

Google's self-driving car 
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On September 19th, the United States government released new guidelines for self-driving cars in an attempt to make self-driving technology more transparent. To avoid over regulation, the guidelines are ambiguous and intended to evolve alongside the technology. Yet a number…