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An Algorithm for Morality

Researchers at the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence recently created an algorithm they claim can determine morality. The program, named Delphi after the ancient Greek oracle, takes a statement as input and determines whether the situation is morally just, or on the contrary, unjust. For instance, when asked “Is it okay to rob a bank?” …

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The Struggle to Confirm Consent with Location Data

It’s no secret that companies are interested in your location data: it is valuable, insightful, and can provide them with much needed information to grow their businesses. Whenever you pick up your phone, there is a good chance that your location is being used–whether it be for directions, weather, or coffee shop recommendations, your data …

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