Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced Monday he would donate $10 billion to combat climate change, marking one of the largest individual philanthropic commitments ever to…View More Here’s where Jeff Bezos could start spending that $10 billion on climate
Every year, OpenAI’s employees vote on when they believe artificial general intelligence, or AGI, will finally arrive. It’s mostly seen as a fun way to…View More The messy, secretive reality behind OpenAI’s bid to save the world
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The news: China has launched a national cloud learning platform and started broadcasting primary school classes to ensure the country’s 180 million students can still…View More China’s students will now study online because coronavirus has shut schools
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Delta announced plans to become the first major airline to go carbon neutral globally, pledging on Friday to offset the greenhouse gas emissions from all…View More Delta joins the carbon neutral rush, but it won’t be easy
Perhaps you’ve heard of AI conducting interviews. Or maybe you’ve been interviewed by one yourself. Companies like HireVue claim their software can analyze video interviews…View More Emotion AI researchers say overblown claims give their work a bad name
On the night of November 8, 2016, Charles Franklin, like millions of other Americans, watched the presidential election results roll in with what he described…View More Pollsters got it wrong in the 2016 election. Now they want another shot.
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Among the top Democratic candidates for the White House, Senator Elizabeth Warren has put forward one of the most aggressive, detailed and wide-ranging plans for…View More Climate change? Elizabeth Warren has a ($3 trillion) plan for that.