Searching for Privacy in the Internet of Bodies
The pervasive network of sensors that captures data within our homes and cities is in the process of morphing – and that's where the privacy issue really gets personal.
Russia Tries to Get Smart about Artificial Intelligence
From the reign of Peter the Great to the Soviet era, and now under President Putin, Russia has been intent to, as Lenin termed it, “catch up and surpass” the West. That ambition applies to AI, too.
While We Remain
The greatest threat that humanity faces from artificial intelligence is not killer robots, but rather, our lack of willingness to analyze, name, and live to the values we want society to have today.
This Is Your Office on AI
The future has arrived and you're starting a new job... But where are the brain-computer interfaces? Only over subsequent weeks do you realize that work itself has changed and what it means to be a worker has undergone a similar retrofit.
How ‘Fake News’ Changed The New York Times – and Didn’t
When the country’s most venerable paper found itself in President Trump’s crosshairs, new considerations ensued – and instinct kicked in. New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg offers this exclusive, behind-the-scenes look.
Putin's Postmodern War with the West
It may not look like war, but perhaps it should. Russia’s interference in American democracy proves that popular conception of the term needs to be updated – and failure to do so could increase U.S. susceptibility.
'Fake News' from Washington Echoes in a Baku Jail Cell
For a journalist struggling to survive in an authoritarian society, President Trump’s “fake news” rebuke is bitingly ironic – and translates into real-life danger. Here is an exclusive telling of Mehman Aliyev’s story.