SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, which signifies how far into the next calendar year women have to work to earn what men earned the previous year. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said the day “reminds us all of the work that remains to realize our nation’s fundamental principle of fairness, and secure equal pay for equal work.” Helpshift CEO Linda Crawford talked to ABC7 News about Equal Pay Day.
You’ve heard of smart cities, smart streets, and smart buildings. But how about smart politicians? Now Japan is giving us our first glimpse at what an AI mayor might look like. An AI entity has been making the rounds of Tama, a small city outside of Tokyo, sharing campaign slogans in a white van. It’s also garnering support through its website, www.ai-mayor.com.
Recent advances in AI have demonstrated two potential threats to companies, governments and humanity in general. The first, as evidenced by Russian bots, is that AI has the propensity to be used for the sinister spread of misinformation; the second, as evidenced by numerous disasters with racist AI, is that it is difficult to create a universal code for making moral machines.