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We’re building a dystopia just to make people click on ads | Zeynep Tufekci

We’re building a dystopia just to make people click on ads | Zeynep Tufekci

So when people voice fears of artificial intelligence, very often, they invoke images of humanoid robots run amok. You know? Terminator? You know, that might be something to consider, but that’s a distant threat. Or, we fret about digital surveillance with metaphors from the past. “1984,” George Orwell’s “1984,” it’s hitting the bestseller lists again. …

Aliquippa, PA, Site (Office of Legacy Management Site Video)

Aliquippa, PA, Site (Office of Legacy Management Site Video)

Hi, I’m Jeffrey Murl, site manager with the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management. The Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Site is located approximately 15 miles northwest of Pittsburgh in an industrial area along the Ohio River in West Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. From 1948 to 1949, Vulcan Crucible Steel Company operated a uranium-rolling process on this site …

Attleboro, MA, Site (Office of Legacy Management Site Video)

Hi, I’m Darina Castillo, site manager with the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management. The Attleboro site, formerly the Shpack Landfill Superfund Site, is located on the border between Norton and Attleboro, Massachusetts. The Shpack Landfill, which operated at the site from 1946 through the early 1970s, accepted household and industrial waste, including …