Conscience of a Machine

Gary Marcus has predicted that within the next two to three decades we would enter an era “in which it will no longer be optional for machines to have ethical systems.” Marcus invites us to imagine the following driverless car scenario: “Your car is speeding along a bridge at fifty miles per hour when errant school […]

Reading List: December 8

Looking for some good reads on a Sunday afternoon? We’ve got the goods for you: Here’s how The Post covered the ‘grand social experiment’ of the Internet in 1988 – Washington Post “As a cub reporter at The Washington Post, Barton Gellman was assigned to cover an obscure but rapidly growing computer network called the […]

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