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Who’s responsible when technology causes harm? We look at how the world is dealing with problems like fake news and misinformation, AI bias, Big Tech’s power, genetic discrimination, privacy intrusions, mass surveillance, and more.

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Seven dilemmas the Jeffrey Epstein funding scandal creates for universities

It’s time for a broad reckoning on the ethics of funding, but creating good policies won’t be easy.

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This is one way Uber and Lyft want to get around making drivers employees

The ride-hailing companies want to create a third category of workers. That’s had mixed results in other countries.

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Kids are surrounded by AI. They should know how it works.

A new curriculum that helps children understand how algorithms are designed will keep them safe and motivate them to help shape the technology’s future.

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MIT’s “disqualified” donors aren’t necessarily banned from donating, says Media Lab whistleblower

Signe Swenson, who leaked details about the lab’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, explains how its funding works.

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