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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.

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A selection of articles recently written by TAP scholars explore AI and the impact on privacy, how to safeguard privacy and security in an interconnected world, digital platforms and antitrust, and patent reform to support innovation.

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

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What Happened to the Deepfake Threat to the Election?

“Deepfake videos and audios could undermine the democratic process by tipping an election.” — Danielle Citron, Professor of Law, Boston University

 

Danielle Citron
Wired
November 16, 2020

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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