AI Research Is in Desperate Need of an Ethical Watchdog

About a week ago, Stanford University researchers (posted online)[https://osf.io/zn79k/] a study on the latest dystopian AI: They’d made a machine learning algorithm that essentially works as gaydar. After training the algorithm with tens of thousands of photographs from a dating site, the algorithm could, for example, guess if a white man in a photograph was […] Read more »

AI Research Is in Desperate Need of an Ethical Watchdog

About a week ago, Stanford University researchers (posted online)[https://osf.io/zn79k/] a study on the latest dystopian AI: They’d made a machine learning algorithm that essentially works as gaydar. After training the algorithm with tens of thousands of photographs from a dating site, the algorithm could, for example, guess if a white man in a photograph was […] Read more »

AI Research Is in Desperate Need of an Ethical Watchdog

About a week ago, Stanford University researchers (posted online)[https://osf.io/zn79k/] a study on the latest dystopian AI: They’d made a machine learning algorithm that essentially works as gaydar. After training the algorithm with tens of thousands of photographs from a dating site, the algorithm could, for example, guess if a white man in a photograph was […] Read more »

This Game of Thrones Fan Film May Be the Only Prequel We Need

As George R.R. Martin and HBO try to figure out which (and how many!) of the five Game of Thrones spin-offs they’re working on a small group of indie filmmaker in Belfast have taken it upon themselves to make their own prequel, titled “The Wild Wolf,” a short depicting Ned’s doomed brother Brandon Stark and […] Read more »

Podcast Assures Introverts Of Success Potential Despite Need To Hide

Introverted podcasters are demure yet outspoken, shy yet passionate, private yet public. In her podcast “Hiding In The Bathroom,” Morra Aarons-Mele explores what it means to find success in spite of (and perhaps even because of) your introverted tendencies. All articles Read more »

Q&A: I need party ideas for a pot luck dinner I am hosting: the theme for the pot luck is Comfort Food. Ideas?

by Dell’s Official Flickr Page Question by Chelle_H_69: I need party ideas for a pot luck dinner I am hosting: the theme for the pot luck is Comfort Food. Ideas? What kind of decorations? Should I invite people to dress in their most comfy pjs? If we did a gift exchange, what kind of things […] Read more »