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Online censorship is spreading across the world and changing form. Three transformations are underway in the global practice of online information control: commoditization of filtering technologies, the decentralization of filtering from government-run technical chokepoints to legally mandatory distributed enforcement by private ISPs, and political normalization and transnational spread of new filtering practices — often in the name of “data sovereignty” or national security. In this talk three new research projects will be presented: (1) our latest framework for discovering and…
A risk-limiting audit (RLA) is a type of post-election audit. It requires manually checking statistical samples of paper ballots to see if official election results interpreted and tallied the ballots correctly. When contests have wide margins, the samples can be quite small, quick and inexpensive to check. Information regarding New Jersey's pilot program will be discussed.
This talk looks at philosophical questions that arise in the context of AI alignment. It defends three propositions. First, normative and technical aspects of the AI alignment problem are interrelated creating space for productive engagement between people working in both domains. Second, it is important to be clear about the goal of AI alignment. There are important differences between AI that aligns with instructions, intentions, revealed preferences, ideal preferences, interests and values, on an individual or collective basis. A principle-based approach to AI alignment has considerable advantages in this context. Third, the central challenge for theorists is not to identify ‘true’ moral principles for AI to align with; rather, it is to identify
Cellular connectivity has provided impressive Internet growth in Africa over the past decade but according to the ITU, in 2017, Africa only had 20% of the population using the Internet; a laggard compared to 40% in Asia & the Pacific and the 50% world average. We have connected the easy half of the population and connecting the next half of the world will require
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