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RAISE-24 Recap: Does News Media Spread Fear of AI?

The final round for the RAISE-24 Informatics – Data Science competition was held Friday, April 19, 2024 at the Bloustein School. Hosted by the Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program, the inaugural competition challenge asked competitors “Does News Media Spread Fear of AI?”

AI-powered work: Efficiency gains and human skills erosion

According to Carl Van Horn, professor of public policy, it’s a give and take. “As with other major technological changes, generative AI will create opportunities for some and heartbreak for others.” This could harm some sectors, as graduates with at least one formal education degree want safeguards to protect them from unemployment.

Samuel, Thakuriah Weigh In on Gov. Murphy’s New AI Task Force

Samuel said AI can be a powerful tool in amplifying the voices of U.S. citizens and promoting civic engagement. He said AI can help the government rapidly collect thoughts and feedback from individuals when penning legislation. Thakuriah emphasized the impact on transportation.

New Report from Marc Pfeiffer – First, Do No Harm: Algorithms, AI, and Digital Product Liability

The potential for algorithmic harm(s) are commonly reported to be found in (but are not limited to) technologies such as generative artificial intelligence chatbots, social media, virtual reality, Internet of Things, surveillance tech, robots, etc. This new report provides a pathway to reduce algorithmic harms by incentivizing developers to first, do no harm as opposed to work fast and break things.

What State and Local Governments Should Do About Generative AI

Society is often slow to appreciate that technological innovations have both positive and negative outcomes. Splitting the atom led to weapons that can destroy the planet, but also provided a source of carbon-free energy and health care advances. Social media apps...

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AI Through a Rutgers Lens (Microsoft) Part 3

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Please join us as we explore the world of AI with help from Rutgers experts who wrestle with these questions daily.
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Jersey City Alumni Mixer

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Join us for an alumni mixer in #JerseyCity on Thursday, June 6th at Zeppelin Hall Biergarten. Parking for Zeppelin Hall is FREE - more information can be found here: https://zeppelinhall.com/map/. This […]