A Ruling In Favor of Academic Freedom
The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the U.S. Department of the Treasury has ruled that peer-reviewed publications can accept, edit, and publish technical manuscripts from authors living in U.S.-embargoed countries, including Cuba, Iran, Libya, and Sudan, according to a letter published by the president of the IEEE. Previously there was confusion as to whether or not these communications were considered to be providing technical assistance to countries on the embargo list.
Geoffrey Hinton tells us why he’s now scared of the tech he helped build
“I have suddenly switched my views on whether these things are going to be more intelligent than us.”
Meet the people who use Notion to plan their whole lives
The workplace tool’s appeal extends far beyond organizing work projects. Many users find it’s just as useful for managing their free time.
Learning to code isn’t enough
Historically, learn-to-code efforts have provided opportunities for the few, but new efforts are aiming to be inclusive.
Deep learning pioneer Geoffrey Hinton has quit Google
Hinton will be speaking at EmTech Digital on Wednesday.
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