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ethics

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The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI

Google's chatbot artificial intelligence has some interesting -- and not entirely illogical -- ideas about morality, philosophy and the meaning of life.

By July 2, 2015

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Elon Musk-backed group gives $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks

The Future of Life Institute, which aims to protect humanity from the possible negative effects of artificial intelligence, awards the cash to 37 research teams.

By July 1, 2015

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The ethical problem with Facebook's emotional experiment

Facebook teamed up with academia to manipulate users' emotions in a week-long science experiment, but users had no idea they were test subjects. CNET's Bridget Carey explains Facebook's latest controversy.

By June 30, 2014

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The ethical problem with Facebook's emotional experiment

Facebook teamed up with academia to manipulate users' emotions in a week-long science experiment, but users had no idea they were test subjects. CNET's Bridget Carey explains Facebook's latest controversy.

By June 30, 2014

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This is what happens when a Google robot gets annoyed with a human

Technically Incorrect: In a series of experiments, a Google human has various conversations with a machine. One involves morality. The machine gets pissy.

By June 28, 2015

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The 404 1,511: Where we choose business ethics (podcast)

How Twitter killed the movie web site, the best way to request time off work by exploiting your kids, advancing surveillance technology in the workplace (read: spies), and a totally real new startup wants to mail you quarters every month to do laundry.

By June 23, 2014

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The 404 1,511: Where we choose business ethics

How Twitter killed the movie web site, the best way to request time off work by exploiting your kids, advancing surveillance technology in the workplace (read: spies), and a totally real new startup wants to mail you quarters every month to do laundry.

By June 23, 2014

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Google unveils smart wristband for health tracking, but it's not for consumers

The search giant's newest wearable is just as much for physicians and academic researchers as it is for the people actually wearing it.

By June 23, 2015

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Google launches YouTube Newswire to verify eyewitness videos

The search giant wants to make it easier for news outlets to find on-the-ground videos about current events.

By June 18, 2015

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No easy wins for women in discrimination lawsuits

Women may win lawsuits alleging bad behavior in the court of public opinion, but not necessarily where it matters.

By May 6, 2015