Thursday, July 27, 2017
  1. The Dark Side of Voting Technology

    Dambisa Moyo
  2. The Power of Mini-Grids

    Strive Masiyiwa, ET AL
  3. Jobs in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

    Simon Johnson, ET AL

    Jobs in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

    &  offer three reasons why, despite the march of automation, the employment apocalypse is on hold.

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    Apocalyptic fiction writers may one day be proved correct: we should not underestimate humans’ abilities to inflict damage on their community, their environment, and even the entire planet. But, for now, we have a powerful new tool for enabling all people to live better lives. READ MORE
  4. Do You Want to Be a Cyborg?

    Agata Sagan, ET AL

    Do You Want to Be a Cyborg?

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    &  defend people's right to implant cognition-enhancing devices in their brains.

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    Elon Musk has revealed that he is the founder and chief executive of Neuralink, a startup seeking to create implanted devices that will turn computers into a direct extension of our brains. For Musk, enhancing human intelligence and memory is our species' only alternative to elimination by our own super-intelligent inventions. READ MORE
  5. Democratizing Artificial Intelligence

    Maciej Kuziemski

    Democratizing Artificial Intelligence

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     considers how to ensure that the next technological revolution, unlike the last one, benefits all.

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    Artificial Intelligence has the potential to make or break the world order, either pulling the “bottom billion” out of poverty and transforming dysfunctional institutions or entrenching injustice and increasing inequality. The outcome will depend on how we manage the coming changes. READ MORE
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