Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category
May 24th, 2019
And reality won.
May 21st, 2019
Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans.
May 16th, 2019
Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition.
May 7th, 2019
Opinion: Julian Assange is being prosecuted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a minimally defined statute that can have maximally destructive consequences.
May 2nd, 2019
Opinion: Programmers whose code is used to commit a crime face new and perilous legal threats.
April 23rd, 2019
Opinion: Robots seem to be the solution to the last-mile problem. But mechanization will likely come for a different part of the process first.
April 21st, 2019
Opinion: Researchers are studying how artificial intelligence could predict risks of premature death. But the health care industry needs to consider another risk: unconscious bias in AI.
April 18th, 2019
Opinion: Controlling the spread of insidious content online is extremely difficult—but combining efforts across platforms raises serious threats to free expression.
April 10th, 2019
Opinion: Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum devices produce errors. And in a field like chemistry, errors could be a feature, not a bug.
April 6th, 2019
Opinion: The average big construction project is overdue and over budget. A dose of automation could help.