Humans aren’t the only people in society – at least according to the law. In the U.S., corporations have been given rights of free speech and religion. Some natural features also have person-like rights. But both of those required changes to the legal system

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and here’s why that’s dangerous. AI has huge potential to transform our lives, but the term itself is being abused in very worrying ways, says Zachary Lipton, an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University

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An interview with Hugh Whittall, Director of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, conducted by Kate Anderton, BSc

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Will thinking bots like the ones on HBO’s hit series ever be a thing?

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Artificial intelligence can turn the most dangerous industrial robots into helpful coworkers, and that could transform manufacturing. A new breed of collaborative industrial robot could transform manufacturing by blurring the line between human and machine capabilities

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This briefing note from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics examines the current and potential applications of AI in healthcare, its limits, and the ethical issues arising from its use

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France is going big on artificial intelligence (AI). President Emmanuel Macron yesterday announced a €1.5 billion plan to turn his country into a world leader for AI research and innovation, a field dominated by the United States and China

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A 100-page report written by artificial intelligence experts from industry and academia has a clear message: Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too

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