AI Series

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AI Series Part 2: Social Media and the Rise of “Echo Chambers”

This is the second post in a series discussing AI and its impacts on modern life. In this article, we’ll explore how AI is used in social media and the ramifications of training AI while defining “success” based upon the “wrong” metrics. Social Media Is not Free Social media platforms that offer “free” services aren’t actually free. These companies need to make a profit and pay their staff, so [...]

AI Series Part 1: Introduction to the Modern Threats of AI

This is the first post in a series discussing AI and its impacts on modern life. Artificial Intelligence is useful, powerful, and dangerous when used irresponsibly. Its being leveraged by a wide variety of industries including but not limited to social media, defense contractors and information security companies. Some of the dangers created by the use of AI are overt while others are very subtle. For example, the ongoing [...]