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De-identifying medical patient data doesn’t protect privacy

A Stanford researcher makes the case that de-identifying health records used for research doesn’t offer anonymity and hinders the learning health system.

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Why AI struggles to recognize toxic speech on social media

A team of human-computer interaction and AI researchers at Stanford sheds new light on why automated speech police can score highly accurately on technical tests yet provoke a lot of dissatisfaction from humans with their decisions.

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Future of work: Beyond bossware and job-killing robots

To encourage a human-centered workplace, we must rethink AI-driven automation, bossware, labor taxes and corporate R&D.

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Designing anti-racist technologies

Experts critiqued smart cities, agtech, blockchain and policing during Stanford's first Technology and Racial Equity Conference.

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Stanford launches Ethics and Society Review Board for AI research

The new program requires researchers seeking funding from HAI to consider the negative ethical and societal risks their work poses, come up with methods to lessen those risks, and collaborate with an interdisciplinary faculty panel to ensure that the concerns are addressed.

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Is Natural Language Processing ready to take on legal hearings?

Every year, California holds thousands of parole hearings for eligible prisoners. In each of those hearings, a 150-page transcript is produced for the government and public to review. Most likely, that transcript will never be read. AI can help read tens of thousands of case records within minutes, but there are some key challenges.

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Are medical AI devices evaluated appropriately?

A new study finds limitations in the FDA’s approval process.

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Artist’s intent: AI recognizes emotions in visual art

A team of AI researchers has trained its algorithms to see the emotional intent behind great works of art, possibly leading to computers that see much deeper than current technologies.

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The 2021 AI Index: Major growth despite the pandemic

This year’s report shows a maturing industry, significant private investment and rising competition between China and the U.S.

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Whose history? AI uncovers who gets attention in high school textbooks

Natural language processing reveals huge differences in how Texas history textbooks treat men, women and people of color.

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