SELECTED WRITING

 

TECH, ETHICS, & SOCIETY

Can you make AI fairer than a judge? Play our courtroom algorithm game. MIT Technology Review.
China has started a grand experiment in AI education. It could reshape how the world learns. MIT Technology Review.
The biggest threat of deepfakes isn’t the deepfakes themselves. MIT Technology Review.
MIT Media Lab founder: Taking Jeffrey Epstein’s money was justified. MIT Technology Review.
Amazon is the invisible backbone of ICE’s immigration crackdown. MIT Technology Review.
Training a single AI model can emit as much carbon as five cars in their lifetimes. MIT Technology Review.
Police across the US are training crime-predicting AIs on falsified data. MIT Technology Review.
There’s no such thing as a “tech person” in the age of AI. MIT Technology Review.
Should a self-driving car kill the baby or the grandma? Depends on where you’re from. MIT Technology Review.
The first rule of being a woman in crypto is you do not talk about being a woman in crypto. Quartz.
The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms. Quartz.
Hurricane Maria has made Puerto Rico a testbed for new technology. Quartz.
The alt-right’s coordinated attacks on Google should disturb you. Quartz.

EXPLAINERS

We analyzed 16,625 papers to figure out where AI is headed next. MIT Technology Review.
What is AI? We drew you a flowchart. MIT Technology Review.
What is machine learning? We drew you another flowchart. MIT Technology Review.
This is how AI bias really happens—and why it’s so hard to fix. MIT Technology Review.
We tried teaching an AI to write Christmas movie plots. MIT Technology Review.
The technology behind OpenAI’s fiction-writing, fake-news-spewing AI, explained. MIT Technology Review.

RESEARCH

A radical new neural network design could overcome big challenges in AI. MIT Technology Review.
A new way to build tiny neural networks could create powerful AI on your phone. MIT Technology Review.
Deep learning could reveal why the world works the way it does. MIT Technology Review.
A robot hand taught itself to solve a Rubik’s Cube after creating its own training regime. MIT Technology Review.
A neural network can learn to organize the world it sees into concepts—just like we do. MIT Technology Review.
A little-known AI method can train on your health data without threatening your privacy. MIT Technology Review.
The rare form of machine learning that can spot hackers who have already broken in. MIT Technology Review.

OTHER

Pittsburgh’s ‘living building’ focuses on eco-friendly construction. Quartz.
One small change to New York’s intersections is saving pedestrians’ lives. Quartz.
The other 100 days: 5 decades before Trump, the new EPA truly made America great againMother Jones.
YouTube has made Asian-Americans impossible for Hollywood to ignoreHow We Get To Next.