Microsoft released a 149-page book entitled “The Future Computed,” which concludes the rapidly advancing area of artificial intelligence will require a new field of law and new regulations. The report calls upon tech companies to take responsibility and advocate for protections and benefits for workers and also states that companies making and selling AI software will need to be held responsible for potential harm.
– Inside Philanthropy
The Ford Foundation has recalibrated its mission to focus on combatting inequality “in all its forms” and this piece challenges others non-profits to do the same.
– The Washington Post
Murphy is ready to end his obscurity. On Tuesday, when he is sworn in, New Jersey will become one of just eight states where Democrats run every branch of government. If Murphy has his way, New Jersey will become a proving ground for every liberal policy idea coming into fashion, from legalized marijuana to a $15 minimum wage, from a “millionaire’s tax” to a virtual bill of rights for undocumented immigrants.
Bloomberg takes an in-depth dive into the sometimes erratic behavior of Travis Kalanick and the company culture that he created at Uber. Both are blamed for creating a poisonous environment at the company, which ultimately resulted in his ouster.