Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

Unmasking the bias in facial recognition algorithms

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In her new book, computer scientist Joy Buolamwini examines the “power shadows” lurking in the datasets used to train artificial intelligence.

Dec 13, 2023
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Ideas Made to Matter Cryptocurrency

How crypto investors behave — and why the industry needs regulation

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Two new MIT Sloan research papers explore how retail traders deal in crypto and why Terra Luna crashed in 2022.

Dec 4, 2023
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Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

How should AI-generated content be labeled?

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A new study looks at what wording should be used to identify content created by artificial intelligence.

Nov 29, 2023
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

5 trends for 2023 from the MIT Platform report

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At this year's MIT Platform Summit, experts discussed how digital platforms will address artificial intelligence, new regulations, and the rise of the creator economy.

Nov 2, 2023
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Ideas Made to Matter Public Policy

A Nobel economist’s take on bank behavior, bailouts, and policy

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Robert C. Merton shares his views on Silicon Valley Bank, interest-rate risk, and the need for an accurate assessment of financial policy.

Oct 17, 2023
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Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

AI needs to be more ‘pro-worker.’ These 5 policies can help

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MIT’s Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, and Simon Johnson make the case for federal policies to encourage the development of AI that complements workers.

Oct 10, 2023
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Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

The legal issues presented by generative AI

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Generative artificial intelligence raises novel legal questions about data use and how content will be regulated. A law partner offers guidance.

Aug 28, 2023
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Ideas Made to Matter Social Media

3 ways to improve social media platforms for everyone

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Experts recommend using responsible artificial intelligence, misinformation interventions, and decentralized platforms to address some of social media’s flaws.

Aug 2, 2023
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Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

The world needs a global AI observatory — here’s why

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A roster of artificial intelligence experts calls for an international body to better identify the risks, opportunities, developments, and possible global effects of AI.

Jul 17, 2023
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Film producer Scott Budnick: Use your talent to make change

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“The Hangover” producer Scott Budnick left moviemaking to advocate for prison reform, then he came back. Here’s how he connects his two passions.

Jul 12, 2023
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