IT & Society


Social media risks

Thanks to social media, any clear separation we might have once had between technologies of intimacy, and technologies of broadcast, is gone.  Lured at first by the promise of exclusivity, then by the efficient management…

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Humans in Jeopardy!?

Watson’s easy victory against the best humanoid Jeopardy! players in the world has prompted completely opposing visions of the future.  One version is Terminator around the corner:  self-aware machines enslaving the human race even sooner…