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In the epic 1968 sci-fi film directed by Stanley Kubrick, 2001: A Space Odyssey, the astronaut Dave Bowman asks the rogue supercomputer HAL to let him back inside the spacecraft, and HAL responds, “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.” Fast forward to today when Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction but a reality. In a Slate article, Adam Elkus, a Ph.D. student in computational social science at George Mason University and a fellow at New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative, tested how Alexa would respond when referencing the sci-fi film, he writes:......

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Why They Know So Much…Yet Understand So Little You stand in the “12 Items or Less” cash register line at the local supermarket, waiting to pay for a loaf of bread. The man in front of you is buying a bottle of wine, which he presents to the cashier—a pimply blonde with streaks of orange, lime and other unnatural colors swirling through her hair, a butterfly tattoo on the inside of her left wrist, and body piercings on parts of the flesh that should never be pierced. Too young to legally ring......

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