Facebook and other social media apps may not be the decisive factor in shaping the political views of its users that many of its critics have asserted it is, according to new academic research published on Thursday. In four new studies, published in the journals Science and Nature, researchers ran a series of experiments in which they modified key functions of Facebook and Instagram that have...
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Why the AI Race Is Getting Weird
There comes a point in every major new technology cycle where new alliances form, especially between the incumbents and the younger upstarts nipping at their heels.This is happening at superspeed in artificial intelligence—but the pattern is frankly pretty weird, and I think it points to the fact that AI, in a lot of ways, is going to be different from tech developments before it, like cloud...
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