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Artificial intelligence and life in 2030: the one hundred year study on artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a science and a set of computational technologies that are inspired by—but typically operate quite differently from—the ways people use their nervous systems and bodies to sense, learn, reason, and take action. While the rate of progress in AI has been...
Case study

Australia deliberates: 2001 deliberative poll

In February of 2001, Australia hosted its second national Deliberative Poll titled, Australia deliberates: reconciliation-where from here? As a social experiment, this Australian Deliberative Poll aimed to gauge the opinion of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous representatives on reconciliation. Australian reconciliation is a national cause in search...
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Quantifying the invisible audience in social networks

This paper combines survey and large-scale log data to examine how well users’ perceptions of their audience match their actual audience on Facebook. Abstract When you share content in an online social network, who is listening? Users have scarce information about who actually sees their...
Discussion paper

Networked authoritarianism in China and beyond: implications for global Internet freedom

It is unwise to make assumptions about the liberating potential of the Internet in China or in other repressive regimes, argues this discussion paper. In late January 2010, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – who two months before had stood at the Berlin Gate with...