“CGI ‘Influencers’ Like Lil Miquela Are About to Flood Your Feeds,” Miranda Katz, Wired, 5.01.2018.
How photo-realistic ‘digital humans,’ along with the digital clones of celebrities (and others), will have a significant marketing/social media presence in the very near future — further blurring the line between human and virtual. Read more
“The Business of Artificial Intelligence: What It Can — and Cannot — Do For Your Organization,” Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, Harvard Business Review, 4.27.2018.
Two of the country’s premier tech/business academics make the case that “the most important general-purpose technology of our era is artificial intelligence” — on par with the invention of the steam engine, electricity, and the internal combustion engine. Read more
“Top Researchers Write 100-Page Report Warning About AI Threat to Humanity,” Daniel Oberhaus, Motherboard, 2.21.2018.
26 researchers from 14 prestigious organizations compiled a sweeping report on the dangers posed by malicious deployment of artificial intelligence, including four high-level recommendations. Read more