Posted Jun 12, 2024|  by Microsoft

The term “AI” has been used in computer science since the 1950s, but most people outside the industry did not start talking about it until the end of 2022. That is because recent advances in machine learning led to big breakthroughs that are beginning to... Read More

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Posted on Jun 18, 2024 | in category: Improving global governance | by International Monetary Fund

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Posted on Jun 18, 2024 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Texas National Security Review

Drawing on his extensive experience as a historian and diplomat, Philip Zelikow warns that the United States faces an exceptionally volatile time in global politics and that the period of maximum danger might be in the next one to three years. In his article for...  Read More

Posted on Jun 18, 2024 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by IEEE Spectrum

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