Technology

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Correcting Bias in A.I.: Lessons from Philosophy of Science

Is there any such thing as a view from nowhere? Do we know how to get there?
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Who Is Accountable for Inductive Risk in AI?

When the algorithm makes a mistake, whose responsibility is it to provide an explanation?
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The Ethical and Epistemic Consequences of Hiding YouTube Dislikes

What might be the tangible impact of a seemingly innocuous policy change?
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Resurrection Through Chatbot?

What are we to make of the latest example of technology's seemingly constant encroachment on the sacred?
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Trump v. Facebook, and the Future of Free Speech

What kind of public good do the big tech companies provide? Who should have the right to police that space?
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Will the Real Anthony Bourdain Please Stand Up?

What might be the moral core of controversy behind a hubbub over a seemingly benign deepfake?
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“Fake News” Is Not Dangerously Overblown

All the commotion surrounding "fake news" suggests a larger concern over the way online speech works generally.
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Is Fake News Dangerously Overblown?

How big and how real a threat must fake news represent to warrant significant intervention?
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Do Hashtags Make Political Discourse Worse?

What are the drawbacks and advantages of our political discourse migrating to social media platforms?
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Facebook Groups and Responsibility

Being conscious of our online behavior is the first step in combating misinformation.