AI seemed to burst into our lives suddenly. One day it seemed not to exist at all, and the following day it seemed to exist everywhere, in countless inscrutable forms, brands and promises. It instantly seemed to erupt a class of people as immersed in AI as fully as the rest of us count on our eyes to see. There’s the Chatbot app itself, the people, the companies, and as suddenly a billowing industry of experts, programs, seminars, and teachers and trainers. In classic fashion, consumers dive in blindly, anything and everything for convenience, shortcuts, and entertainment.
Companies have gone from trying to prevent people from being kidnapped or exposed to pornography to trying to keep them from encountering unwelcome ideas or potentially offensive speech.
Elon Musk makes thwarting child sexual exploitation on Twitter Priority #1
Marshi Smith working to protect women’s sports.
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America and free democracies around the world are under severe and imminent threat
Cancel culture’s impact is best measured not by grand explosions of controversy, but by what remains unseen and unsaid.
If China gives out money, it believes it owns the recipient. In the last five years, New York University has received some $47 million in gifts from China. The U.S. Department of Education recently cited Stanford University for failing to report more than $64 million in donations from Chinese sources since 2010. It’s no surprise that China recently sent a visiting researcher to Stanford who turned out to be connected with the Chinese military.
From CBS, Tony Awards July 11, 2018 See full video here
By Brendan Scott and Daniela Wei From Bloomberg June 11, 2020 Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong accused LeBron James of hypocrisy after the NBA superstar moved to form a group supporting black voting rights in the U.S. Wong, the former student protester who has testified before the U.S. Congress on behalf of Hong Kong […]