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The gene therapy revolution is coming. Will the US get left behind?

The gene therapy revolution is coming. Will the US get left behind? Last year, the United States federal budget included a rider banning certain types of gene therapy research, and that has some in the scientific community worried.For one, embryonic stem cell research was mostly opposed through funding bans, but more importantly the arguments against it centered on moral and religious arguments, not practical or scientific ones.

IBM, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon form enormous AI partnership

IBM, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon form enormous AI partnership IBM, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon have all signed on as marquis members, though the group hopes to expand even further over time.The goal is to create a body that can provide a platform for discussions among stakeholders and work out best practices for the artificial intelligence industry.

MIT makes breakthrough in morality-proofing artificial intelligence

MIT makes breakthrough in morality-proofing artificial intelligence But the difficulty is compounded when they involve artificial neural networks.Towards this end, researchers at MIT are investigating ways of making artificial neural networks more transparent in their decision-making.

In weird ad, Kellyanne Conway tells people to buy Ivanka's line of clothes

In weird ad, Kellyanne Conway tells people to buy Ivanka's line of clothes A day after President Donald Trump pulled some shady business shenanigans regarding his daughter's fashion brand, White House spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway threw her support behind Ivanka Trump.During an interview with Fox & Friends on Thursday morning, Conway hawked Ivanka's line multiple times.

Government ethics website crashes after 'extraordinary' number of requests from public

Government ethics website crashes after 'extraordinary' number of requests from public The OGE's follow-up tweets didn't elaborate on the nature of the crash but did give insight into the office's role, noting it doesn't have the authority to investigate claims of ethical violations.ET Thursday morning, the OGE's website was still active, as Mashable had accessed it in an attempt to track down more information from the office about Conway's comments.

Once again, Trump makes one of his old tweets 'fake news'

Once again, Trump makes one of his old tweets 'fake news' He's already had numerous tweets "come back to haunt him.It's no less suspicious than when Ivanka sat in on Trump's first meeting with a foreign dignitary, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Trump tower back in November, just one day after Trump's above tweet.

Merkel Proposes Ban on Free Speech

Merkel Proposes Ban on Free Speech I mean, personally, I feel like citizens should have the right to decide what they want to believe.I believe that, if news really is fake or hateful, then it wouldn't hold up under scrutiny.

Self-Driving Cars Pose Thorny Ethical Questions in AI

Self-Driving Cars Pose Thorny Ethical Questions in AI Faced with such a hypothetical thought experiment, we routinely answer how we wish we’d act rather than how we actually would act.For this reason, such thought experiments rarely make any sense, at least so far as they pertain to self-driving cars.