Technology

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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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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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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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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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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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Who Is Accountable for Inductive Risk in AI?

When the algorithm makes a mistake, whose responsibility is it to provide an explanation?