Coexisting With AI

AI is shaping society and will continue to do so in ways we can’t yet imagine. How do we leverage this technology to better humanity and not harm it? 
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The 2021 Disney Accelerator sheds light on Disney’s metaverse ambitions
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Facebook just made a huge upgrade to Oculus VR headsets
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AI is helping cars spot potholes 
Researchers have developed an AI system that allows cars to spot potholes.
AI beats neurologists at making Alzheimer's diagnosis
Scientists have created an AI capable of making an Alzheimer’s diagnosis that’s more accurate than the one delivered by a group of neurologists.
New VR movie lets you play god to a planet of AIs
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At-home breast cancer screening, powered by AI
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AI makes nearly 100% accurate cancer diagnosis from urine
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