In the fifth and final episode of “A.I. Nation,” a podcast by Princeton University and Philadelphia public radio station WHYY, computer science professor Ed Felten and WHYY reporter Malcolm Burnley investigate the role of AI in social media and the polarizing effects these algorithms have on us, whether we realize it or not.
Public and International Affairs
- Thursday, Apr 29, 2021
- Thursday, Apr 22, 2021
Princeton faculty members Mitchell Duneier, J. Nicole Shelton, Keith Wailoo, Nieng Yan and Deborah Yashar, as well as Presidential Visiting Scholar in the Lewis Center for the Arts Hilton Als of The New Yorker have been elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- Thursday, Apr 15, 2021
AI is being used to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in new and innovative ways, making advancements in healthcare that can be used to curb future pandemics. But at what cost to our privacy?
In the third episode of A.I. Nation, a new podcast by Princeton University and Philadelphia public radio station WHYY, computer science professor Ed Felten and WHYY reporter Malcolm Burnley explore the ways AI has improved our response to the pandemic, particularly in the instrumental advances it has made in solving the protein folding problem.
- Thursday, Apr 15, 2021
COVID-19 has been associated with increases in opioid overdose deaths, which may be in part because the pandemic limited access to buprenorphine, a treatment used for opioid dependency, according to a new study led by Princeton University researchers.
- Monday, Apr 12, 2021
An op-ed by President Christopher L.
- Thursday, Apr 8, 2021
Six Princeton faculty members and three graduate alumni have received 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships.
- Thursday, Apr 1, 2021
Decisions once made by people are increasingly being made by machines, often without transparency or accountability. In “A.I. Nation,” a new podcast premiering on April 1, Princeton University and Philadelphia public radio station WHYY have partnered to explore the omnipresence of artificial intelligence (A.I.) and its implications for our everyday lives.
- Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021
Wikipedia’s wealth of cited information comes from a global community of more than 250,000 editors who contribute content each month. Upholding community standards and fostering diversity and inclusion are major goals for the Wikimedia Foundation — goals that depend on creating software that reflects and reinforces the community’s values.
- Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced the 2021 Sloan Research Fellows. The group includes five Princeton faculty members.
- Friday, Jan 8, 2021
Princeton University, Sciences Po and Columbia University will launch a major three-year research project on Muslim communities in India with the support of a generous $385,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.