Mark Zuckerberg — the CEO of Facebook who’s seen a fair share of controversy in the past year — said he’s ready to “go to the mat” in a legal battle and fight Warren’s efforts at breaking up the social media company.
More than a hundred people from across the Bay Area gathered near the intersection of Willow Road and Bayfront Expressway to commemorate Chen’s life and to protest the tech giant’s lack of transparency in the wake of his death.
Satire: Our generation will be remembered for the many intellectual things that we have accomplished — from eating Tide Pods to creating “The Woah.” Our next feat is to end the dreadful experience that the aliens have been going through ever since Stanford brought them to this earth.
The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence has announced the 30 diverse projects to which it will award seed grants. One project seeks to use AI to improve music therapy techniques. Another group of researchers are investigating individuals’ “folk theories” of artificial intelligence.
Hey y’all! I have to apologize for never posting an official introduction on The Official Stanford Class of 2022. Since I procrastinate on literally everything, I even procrastinated writing this but c’est la vie. (Better now than never right?) My name’s Richard Coca — yes, like the soda — and I’m from the San Fernando…
The Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi), housed within Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), hosted its second annual Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HCAI) conference on Tuesday.
Mark Zuckerberg’s former mentor and one of Facebook’s earliest investors, Roger McNamee — author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe” — is now one of the company’s most vocal critics. McNamee addressed the dangers to society and democracy posed by social media in a talk at CEMEX on Thursday that was moderated by…
Recently, the Verge published a look inside one of Facebook’s deals with a content moderating contractor. Facebook hires these moderators to screen posts reported by users for violating their community standards. These moderators look at reported posts and decide whether to delete or allow them. Author Casey Newton was able to convince some former Facebook moderators, who are generally prohibited from discussing their work by NDAs, to tell her about their experiences. Their stories are deeply upsetting; they are routinely forced to witness extreme violence, constantly monitored and held to incredibly high standards for speed and accuracy. Accuracy is determined by how often moderators’ decisions agree with the decisions of slightly more senior moderators; more senior moderators are given a random sample of a regular moderators’ processed posts and asked to make their own judgments. At Cognizant, for example, moderators must be “accurate” at least 95% of the time. Within the Cognizant work site Newton examines, some moderators have responded to constant exposure to the worst of Facebook by buying into the conspiracy theories. One person genuinely believes the earth is flat, another has become convinced that 9/11 was not a legitimate terrorist attack, and another denies that the Holocaust took place.