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The Skynet Today site has gotten a complete overhaul and has an exciting new look. Check it out! And feel free to take this opportunity share 👍

Big thanks for @StanfordHAI for supporting us and enabling this redesign.


There's been many developments in AI policy and much discussion of AI ethics in recent years - so how do the two line up?

Read our new article for a close look at the current policies of a few of the major AI powers in terms of proposed AI principles.


Check out our latest round up of last week's AI news, featuring Robots in Hospitals, AI for Science, and more!


"What people call AI is actually a long historical process of crystallizing collective behavior, personal data, and individual labor into privatized algorithms that are used for the automation of complex tasks"

Read our latest piece, by @mattpasquinelli


Sneak peek of site redesign, which will be going live soon-ish!

Do you have any aspects of the current site you think might benefit from improvement? Let us know! t.co/Awq1x0VeRk

"Since the 1960s, much progress has been made, but it has arguably not come about from the pursuit of human-imitative AI [but] rather... the handiwork of researchers focused on specific engineering challenges."

Read our piece on the state of ! Courtesy of Michael I. Jordan.

Many worry about the existential risks AI poses to us in the long term. But what about the risks it poses to us now?

Check out our latest related article, for thoughts on this by @ellen_koenig


Some exciting articles and updates coming to the site soon!
Perhaps even an entire redesign...

Meanwhile, we would like to get a sense for who you all are!

Please take a sec for this poll, in your career are you:

Many worry about AGI being a threat to humanity in the long term. George Hosu (@Cerebralab2) presents a case for why these concerns may be misplaced.


"From our standpoint, if you fast forward a year... next year for sure, we’ll have over a million robotaxis on the road.”

So says @elonmusk of @Tesla, but experts such as @rodneyabrooks
and @kaifulee agree: not going to happen.

We summarize the story.


"AI Art" has been on the rise, with artists such as @glagolista @DrBeef_ @quasimondo @annaridler @memotv and others utilizing neural nets in their work.

@haltingproblem discusses this trend's past, present, & future from the perspective of art history.


Our digest of the last week in AI news is out!

Click on for a summary of the major stories about AI related to advances & business, concerns & hype, analysis & policy, and more.


Our Last Week in AI News #19 is out!

Click to read on about supposedly full self driving, automation woes, AI music, and more!


Excited to have gotten a big response from @slashML on reddit!

Will try to follow up with all those who volunteered soon. As a zero revenue community run project, Skynet Today is not always easy to sustain, so nice to see the support!


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Reply or DM , always interested in your thoughts!

Check out our digest of last week's AI news!

With mini-briefs on the stories "A new bill would force companies to check their algorithms for bias" , "It’s an educational revolution’: how AI is transforming university life", and "Killer Apps".


Check our nice new simple join page for people who might want to help with our effort of Putting AI News In Perspective for non-experts and addressing hyperbolic AI hype or fear!

Grad students, AI engineers, web developers, and generally all welcome!


We are relaunching our AI digest newsletters!

Now it shall be "Last Week in AI News", with 'mini-briefs' on a few stories and a bunch of links as before - check out the first one now!


With thanks to @AnimaAnandkumar @jackclarkSF @filippie509 @mattoyeah @AndrewOrlowski @MattSimon @mrMattSimon @autonomia75 and many more for informing this piece.


Toootim is for toootin'
(Main instance language is Hebrew)
מצטרפות/ים חדשות למסטודון מוזמנות בחום לעיין במדריך "ברוכות הבאות למסטודון".