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Ethics Leadership Continues to Churn at Google; Bengio Out, Dr. Croak is In 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Ethicists continue to churn at Google with the departure of Samy Bengio, a Canadian computer scientist known for cofounding Google Brain, who had been...

Elite Math Students Found by Study to Come From Same Countries...

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Two Dartmouth College researchers studied the countries of origin for the Fields Medal, considered the Nobel Prize in...

Google Wades Into Controversy with Dismissal of AI Ethicist Timnit Gebru  

By John P. Desmond, Editor, AI Trends  Google ignited a firestorm around its ethics program last week when it let go a prominent AI ethicist, Timnit Gebru,...

Work of the Future: Addressing Skills Gap with Education, Training, Expanded...

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor    Thousands of jobs go unfulfilled today because of the gap in skills between requirements of the job and...

MIT Study: Effects of Automation on the Future of Work Challenges...

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Rising productivity brought on by automation has not led an increase in income for workers. This is among the...

Compute Power Concentration Creating a Digital Divide in AI Research, Study...

By AI Trends Staff   In the era of deep learning, cloud compute power is being concentrated in the hands of elite universities, at the expense...

Startup: Andrea Roberson of AI4US Seeks Diversity in AI, Tech Workforce

By AI Trends Staff Andrea Roberson is CEO and founder of AI4US, which aims to address the lack of racial and gender diversity in high...