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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to technologies that perceive, learn and reason in ways that simulate human cognitive abilities. TAP scholars consider AI’s effects on labor, business, policing, law, medicine, war, free speech, privacy and democracy, and discuss potential solutions to mitigate harms.

TAP Blog

New Books Published by TAP Scholars in 2021

Introduction to recent books by TAP scholars that examine issues about privacy, AI, patents, antitrust, national security, and cloud computing.

TAP Staff Blogger

Fact Sheets

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to technologies that perform learning and reasoning in ways that simulate human cognitive abilities.

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5 Women at the Forefront of Next-Gen Innovation

“Current artificial intelligence systems have been shown to widen asymmetries of power along the lines of gender, race, and economic status.” — Dr. Kate Crawford, Professor of Communication and STS, University of Southern California,

Kate Crawford
Architectural Digest
November 18, 2021

Featured Article

Taming the Golem: Challenges of Ethical Algorithmic Decision-Making

Any algorithm can be biased. However, policy-neutral algorithms should be distinguished from policy-directed algorithms, those purposely designed to pursue a policy agenda.

By: Omer Tene, Jules Polonetsky