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Modi’s India: A Forecast Roundup

Forecasts about Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister-elect, vary around two axes: Effectiveness — whether he will be effective or be thwarted by India’s nature and his own characteristics Ideology — whether he will be ...

Emergent Machine Morality

Gary Marcus has a fascinating piece in the New Yorker about AI and morality. This passage in particular caught my eye: What we really want are machines that can go a step further, endowed not only with the soundest codes of ethics that our best ...