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Craigslist turns 25 – a reminder that a more democratic version...

Jessa Lingel, University of Pennsylvania Fake news. Online surveillance. Phishing scams. Biased algorithms. It’s easy to be cynical about the internet, and harder to remember a...

Facial analysis AI is being used in job interviews – it...

Ivan Manokha, University of Oxford Artificial intelligence and facial analysis software is becoming commonplace in job interviews. The technology, developed by US company HireVue, analyses...

Artificial intelligence must know when to ask for human help

Sarah Scheffler, Boston University; Adam D. Smith, Boston University, and Ran Canetti, Boston University Artificial intelligence systems are powerful tools for businesses and governments to...

What big data can tell us about how a book becomes...

Albert-László Barabási, Northeastern University The average American reads 12 or 13 books a year, but with over 3 million books in print, the choices they...

How will Google’s innovation continue beyond its 20th year?

Gary Marchionini, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill As millions of people came online in the late 1990s they needed help figuring out what...

Why it’s so hard to #DeleteFacebook: Constant psychological boosts keep you...

S. Shyam Sundar, Pennsylvania State University; Bingjie Liu, Pennsylvania State University; Carlina DiRusso, Pennsylvania State University, and Michael Krieger, Pennsylvania State University Here we go...

Why big-data analysis of police activity is inherently biased

William Isaac, Michigan State University and Andi Dixon, Columbia University In early 2017, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new initiative in the...

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With the right guiding principles, carbon taxes can work

Gilbert E. Metcalf, Tufts University Like most economists, I favor taxing carbon dioxide to cut carbon pollution. A carbon tax makes fossil fuels like oil and...