From Engadget RSS Feed: Recommended Reading: The church of AI


Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence
Mark Harris,
Wired

You may know Anthony Levandowski from being at the center of Waymo’s lawsuit against Uber, but he’s also the “Dean” or leader of a new religion of artificial intelligence. Wired…

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From Gizmodo: Does Uber’s Fired Self-Driving Car Guru Really Believe This Shit?

Anthony Levandowski is the artificial intelligence whiz at the heart of the nasty legal dispute between Waymo and Uber. Following his unceremonious firing from Uber, he’s been keeping himself busy by founding a church based on the idea of worshipping…

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From Geek.com: Who Knows What American Horror Story is Doing Anymore?

Remember how this season started off terrible? The first few episodes were a collection of half-gestures to well-known political phrases and images, interspersed with scenes of Sarah Paulson screaming at nothing. Then, miraculously, […]
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From Gizmodo: Israel Scraps Plans for Database of All Jewish American College Students

The Israeli government is cancelling its plans to set up a database of all Jewish college students in the United States (roughly 350,000 people) to market them Israeli content, Haaretz reported Tuesday. Using targeted advertising techniques, the plann…

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From VentureBeat: AI innovation could cause an ethical conundrum for organized religion

GUEST: Over the past decade or so, artificial intelligence has gone from being a plot point in movies to being a very real part of millions of lives. Think about it. Every time you interact with Siri, Alexa, or a chatbot on Facebook Messenger, you’re interacting with AI. And AI is advancing at a very rapid […]

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Facebook will hand-review every ad targeting politics and race

When Facebook said it was hiring 1,000 more people to manually review ads, it wasn’t necessarily clear to everyone what that entailed — just what was the focus, and would it affect upstanding advertisers? While the company touched on what whats happ…

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