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July 18, 2018 0

Undercover Facebook moderator was instructed not to remove fringe groups or hate speech

By Nazmul Khan

An investigative journalist who went undercover as a Facebook moderator in the UK says the company lets pages from far-right fringe groups “exceed deletion threshold,” and that those pages are “subject to different treatment in the same category as pages...

July 18, 2018 0

Elon Musk, DeepMind founders, and others sign pledge to not develop lethal AI weapon systems

By Nazmul Khan

Tech leaders, including Elon Musk and the three co-founders of Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind, have signed a pledge promising to...

July 18, 2018 0

The US government has trouble keeping track of radioactive material

By Nazmul Khan

In March 2017, thieves made off with radiation detectors and small disks of radioactive plutonium and cesium that were stashed...