“Choice” and AI

“Choice” and AI

A number of recent books and articles have highlighted to me how important the concept of “choice” is in our consideration of the opportunities and risks posed by AI-powered applications and technologies. For starters, there is the foundational question of whether we...
The Morality (and Meaning) of Jobs

The Morality (and Meaning) of Jobs

The intersection of two recent NY Times articles got my attention. One was entitled “Wealthy, Successful and Miserable.” Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charles Duhigg for the NY Times Magazine, it describes his shock at discovering that, 15 years out,...
Fake News

Fake News

Drowning in Fake News and Bias In (even reasonably) normal times, Alex Jones would be the poster boy, par excellence, for fake news. On his Infowars website, and in a blizzard of social media, Mr. Jones has zealously promoted an alternative theory regarding what took...
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