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Julian Assange has sought refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy during his legal stand-off with Britain

Julian Assange Predicts ‘AI Model’ will Replace Capitalism

In Julian Assange’s final interview before Ecuadorian officials shut off his internet access, the WikiLeaks founder told the World Ethical Data Forum in Barcelona, Spain, that artificial intelligence will replace capitalism, not only by transforming current industries but creating “whole new sectors.”

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Tech Leaders Promise Not to Build Killer Robots

Thousands of tech leaders pledged this week to not develop lethal autonomous weapons and called on governments to create laws and regulations around such weapons.

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Google Rebrands Research Department as ‘Google AI’

Google has rebranded its research department to Google AI in an attempt to “better reflect” its “emphasis on implementing machine learning techniques in nearly everything we do at Google.”

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Virgil: The New Frankensteins 

As he scans the news about tech abuses—from violating privacy, to manipulating the news, to mowing down pedestrians with driverless cars—Virgil is reminded that this year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel, Frankenstein.