The highlight of an event aimed at AI whizzes was a human simulating a robot that might someday replace a human.
The findings emerged from an unusual contest to identify unfairness in algorithms, similar to hunts for security bugs.
A study raises new concerns that AI will exacerbate disparities in health care. One issue? The study’s authors aren’t sure what cues are used by the algorithms.
A new “red team” will try to anticipate and thwart attacks on machine learning programs.
The White House, lawmakers from both parties, and federal agencies are all working on bills or projects to constrain potential downsides of the tech.