Hot Startup Theranos Has Struggled with Its Blood-Test Technology
An investigative report by the Wall Street Journal questioning Theranos’s technology.
—Antonio Regalado, senior editor, biomedicine
Four Reasons Drugs Are Expensive, of Which Two Are False
Forbes explores why drugs are so expensive.
Alzheimer’s Research Effort Is Ensnared in Legal Dispute
What happens when one university lifts a research team from another.
The Soul of the Human Machine
A commonsense way of thinking about the future of AI.
If You’re Not Paranoid, You’re Crazy
The cover story in this month’s Atlantic gets all twitchy about the extent to which we let ourselves be tracked and quantified nowadays.
—Will Knight, senior editor, AI
An amusing and oddly revealing meeting between Apple cofounder Steve (“Woz”) Wozniak and Seth Rogen, who plays him in a new film.
This new data poisoning tool lets artists fight back against generative AI
The tool, called Nightshade, messes up training data in ways that could cause serious damage to image-generating AI models.
The Biggest Questions: What is death?
New neuroscience is challenging our understanding of the dying process—bringing opportunities for the living.
Rogue superintelligence and merging with machines: Inside the mind of OpenAI’s chief scientist
An exclusive conversation with Ilya Sutskever on his fears for the future of AI and why they’ve made him change the focus of his life’s work.
How to fix the internet
If we want online discourse to improve, we need to move beyond the big platforms.
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