Ethics Questions of the Day
Robots taking humans jobs
When we were children, the rule was always the person who cut the cake had to pick the slice they wanted last.
There is now an algorithm that can fairly divide a cake among any number of people. Taking fair to another level!
Aziz and Mackenzie’s new algorithm builds on an elegant procedure that mathematicians John Selfridge and John Conway independently came up with around 1960 for dividing a cake among three people. Learn more >
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This blog series is based on Anusua Trivedi, Sr. Data Scientist – Microsoft’s talks on re-usability of Deep Learning Models at the Hadoop+Strata World Conference in Singapore. Learn more>
Tools of the trade
Is Artificial Intelligence Permanently Inscrutable?At a DARPA conference early this year, program manager David Gunning summarised the trade-off in a chart that shows deep networks as the least understandable of modern methods. At the other end of the spectrum are decision trees, rule-based systems that tend to prize explanation over efficacy.
In this Nautil article Aaron M. Bornstein (Princeton Neuroscience Institute) explains his view that despite new biology-like tools, some insist interpretation is impossible. Learn more>