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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sam Winter-Levy; Jacob Trefethen Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence will generate unprecedented opportunities, but they will also create hard-to-predict risks. Sam Winter-Levy and Jacob Trefethen argue that governments, universities, and private companies need to take notice now and begin to...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2011
... overtake the human one. The most important innovation of the past decade is the outline for universal artificial intelligence that can indeed learn to solve arbitrary problems through the creative use of continually growing, but always limited, experience. Since raw computing power is still increasing...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 111–117.
Published: 01 December 2016
... for. Thus, as we begin to create artificial intelligence, we risk inserting racism and other prejudices into the code that will make decisions for years to come. As Laura Weidman Powers, founder of Code2040, which brings more African Americans and Latinos into tech, told me, “We are running the risk...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2018
... sights are set at that moment—whether that is smart government, the interactive future of fitness, going to Mars, or the most recent theme, artificial intelligence. At this year’s exhibit, one wall quote from Sheikh Mohammed was particularly fascinating in how it carefully stepped over previous future...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 14–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
... difficult to kill. Others may embed limited artificial intelligence to do situation assessment, planning, and pre-approved actions. Military policy requires a person in the loop for lethal actions. Drones haven’t yet earned the right to operate weapons autonomously. The potential to lose the edge...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2014
... an emergency, can come to my aid. It even includes artificial intelligence that reminds me of my flight, alerts me to best routes, and lets me know when exciting events are planned, without instruction or input from my side. Like many of my generation, I had become so jaded with technology and its...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2014
... upgrading their own institutional, military, and technical power. They are passing laws criminalizing various forms of online speech and enforcing those laws with police, security, and intelligence forces. Law enforcement and intelligence services of democracies, as well as dictatorships, are pushing their...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 87–91.
Published: 01 December 2006
... family and tribe— tellingly, after the Hariri killing, Bashar named his brother-in-law, Gen. Asaf Shawkwat, as new head of military intelligence. And need I remind you that in Arabic ‘assad’ means lion, curiously like Corleone?” 88 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • WINTER...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 11–17.
Published: 01 December 2002
... famous U- coalition of unprecedented breadth in turn over the Atlantic in March 1999, record time. protesting the bombing of Yugoslavia, Moscow’s support was essential to the was a measure of the precariousness of rela­ effort. Russian intelligence assets in the tions apparent...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... was pegged to some artificial exchange rate that clearly bore little relationship to the real value of any of these currencies. Not surprisingly, a black market all but immediately sprang up—clandestinely within the country, quite openly and boldly outside. The black market rate of the koruna was the...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 93–99.
Published: 01 June 2002
... crude. The British announced that it was not deeply rooted but “artificially stim­ was henceforth illegal to buy Iranian oil, ulated,” that aid to Mossadeq would only and that violators would be held criminally delay his fall, that economic pressure would accountable. In the...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
... by way of a diamond-funded war were the very ones who allegedly benefit most from the Omega deal. We explained how worried we were that artificially reducing our profits, avoiding taxes, or using different lists would result in external penetration of our company’s activities. The most...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 17–24.
Published: 01 March 2006
... accelerating insurgency. According to a solid economic and political foundation recent congressional testimony by the head so that it can provide security in the absence of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, in­ of substantial foreign assistance. This is no surgents “now represent a greater...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 108–118.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the Count de Marenches, the longtime head of French intelligence, we proposed an institution we called “the Decent People’s Club”—with its members being “those nations who believe in respect for the individual, for the right of all of us to live our lives as we wish, to prosper or fail according to...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 71–80.
Published: 01 March 2002
... “medicine” it is to be found only in the oblivion brought they were taking. Two of them, brother and about by wine and in the artificial sleep in­ sister, were the children of a broken man duced by opium and similar narcotics. Alas, who had been a big shot under the Shah. the effects of...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 March 2003
... militant groups. The support for armed groups is on the rise, un­ latter were strengthened by training with dermining not only the new government in the Taliban, often with the covert support of Kabul but peace in the region. Unless re­ Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (isi) gional actors...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
... artificial divide. There is wonderful and there are immense challenges and ad­ thinking going on in India today— new justments— how to attract investment capi­ ideas that are strikingly very much of India’s tal into the kind of enterprises I’m describ­ making. Just for a taste of the...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 113–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... are is shown today in Ukraine.” Ukraine, as well as the nations of the former Yugoslavia, demonstrate what can happen when artificial boundaries fail to conform to ancient fault lines delineating ethnic, religious, or linguistic boundaries that are far more powerful than any boundaries drawn by...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2012
... glories of the West. Yet even then, most believed such luxuries were either artificial or far beyond their capacities to attain. One KGB agent living and working in Paris told me shortly after the arrival of Yuri Andropov as Soviet leader that Andropov was the last great hope for the survival of the...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 92–107.
Published: 01 June 2004
... alliances must be unwise in us to implicate ourselves regardless of circumstance. by artificial ties in the ordinary vicissitudes Despite his conviction that isolation of her politics or the ordinary combinations must be abandoned, Wilson apparently and collisions of her friendships or enmities...