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Intelligent Machines

The World Economic Forum warns that AI may destabilize the financial system

Increased use of machine learning and cloud services could make the financial world more vulnerable.

Connectivity

How social media took us from Tahrir Square to Donald Trump

To understand how digital technologies went from instruments for spreading democracy to weapons for attacking it, you have to look beyond the technologies themselves.

Intelligent Machines

Tim Hwang’s FiscalNote is revolutionizing Washington lobbying with big data

FiscalNote takes the intuition out of politics. Does it take the democracy out, too?

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One job interns may be glad to relinquish to robots is the notorious coffee run. Manuela Veloso discusses coffee-fetching bots at EmTech Next 2018.

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