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Will Artificial Intelligence Save California… or Ruin It?

Will Artificial Intelligence Save California… or Ruin It?

Brief #111 – Technology Policy Brief
by : Mindy Spatt

Artificial intelligence holds the potential to both revive California’s tech industry and jeopardize the integrity of its elections, as Supervisor Dean Preston cautions. With groundbreaking AI legislation on the line and facing intense opposition from industry players, California stands at a critical juncture in shaping its future.

‘BURN BOOK’ Review: Kara Swisher’s Memoir Covering the Tech Industry and the Billionaires It Made

‘BURN BOOK’ Review: Kara Swisher’s Memoir Covering the Tech Industry and the Billionaires It Made

Brief #110 – Technology Policy Brief
by : Mindy Spatt

In Kara Swisher’s memoir “Burn Book,” she delves into the glamorous yet contentious world of the tech industry, offering insights into the lives of influential figures like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs. Swisher’s narrative navigates the intersection of power, wealth, and influence, shedding light on the untold stories behind Silicon Valley’s rise to prominence.

Teen Pornographers and Trump’s Black Friends: Can Deepfakes Be Controlled?

Teen Pornographers and Trump’s Black Friends: Can Deepfakes Be Controlled?

Brief #109 – Technology Policy Brief
by : Mindy Spatt

Regulators worldwide are grappling with the proliferation of AI-generated deepfakes, which pose significant threats ranging from election manipulation to the spread of explicit content targeting minors. While some legislative efforts have been initiated, concerns persist over the effectiveness of voluntary regulations and the need for comprehensive legal measures to address the emotional and reputational harm caused by deepfakes.

Congress Struggles to Regulate Social Media Content

Congress Struggles to Regulate Social Media Content

Brief #108 – Technology Policy Brief
by : Mindy Spatt

In the ongoing struggle for social media regulation, Congress grapples with complex challenges and CEO resistance, while state-level initiatives present contrasting approaches. In the midst of skepticism towards Mark Zuckerberg’s apology, urgent calls for comprehensive legislative action resonate against a backdrop of legal battles and heightened Supreme Court scrutiny.

Facial Recognition: The Worst AI Has To Offer

Facial Recognition: The Worst AI Has To Offer

Brief #107 – Technology Policy Brief
by : Mindy Spatt

Facial Recognition Technology uses software to evaluate similarities between face images. The General Services Administration is carrying out a study to test potential racial bias in facial recognition technology systems that it is considering using as identifiers for accessing federal benefits.

Can You Trust AI News? The Risks of Automated Journalism

Can You Trust AI News? The Risks of Automated Journalism

Brief #105 – Technology Policy Brief
by : Mindy Spatt

The ranks of the traditional news media has shrunk in the Internet age as news became easily available for free or at low cost online. Now that artificially created news content can be had for the taking will it become a go-to source for media and cause newsrooms to disappear altogether?

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