What is artificial intelligence (AI), and how does it work? Philip L. Frana, Professor of Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies and Independent Scholars at James Madison University, unravels the inner workings of AI. He explains the technology behind this hot-button policy issue and its many applications. Turns out it may be a help, and not a grave menace to humanity in the near future.
Issue Brief Jun 29, 2023
What policymakers need to know about artificial intelligence
By Philip L. Frana
Behind the hype and fear lies a crucial truth—AI is designed to augment human intelligence, not replace it. This primer explains how developers strive to create systems that mimic human capabilities by finding patterns, making predictions, and generating meaningful and actionable insights using data generated by our information-rich world.
GeoTech Cues May 22, 2023
The regulators are coming for your AI
By Steven Tiell
The Group of Seven (G7) has lobbed the latest of three notable salvos in signaling that governments around the globe are focused on regulating Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI). The G7 ministers have established the Hiroshima AI Process, an inclusive effort for governments to collaborate on AI governance, IP rights (including copyright), transparency, mis/disinformation, and responsible […]
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