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Speakers Thursday at a webinar organized by the North American Bikeshare and Scootershare Association (NABSA) discussed how micromobility, including bike-share systems and e-bikes, is becoming part of larger transportation ecosystems — and securing public funding.
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During a recent class discussion in River Ridge High School’s New Teacher Academy, however, students suggested that the adult decision-makers have some misplaced priorities.
Lawmakers in the state are rushing to stop malicious computer-generated spoofs ahead of the 2024 presidential election with legislation to criminalize deepfakes and deceptive robocalls.
This week, House Speaker Mike Johnson and Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries announced the establishment of a new task force that will help Congress to better understand artificial intelligence and its related risks.
Unless Congress acts, the program that currently puts 23 million American households online is expected to run out of money in April. The program stopped accepting new applications this month.
A plan to limit police use of facial recognition technology is likely to pass in this year’s session of the General Assembly. The bill would allow police to use the tools to investigate violent crimes and serious offenses.
Members of the National Association of Counties were in Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to extend funding for a program providing subsidies to help low-income households afford broadband Internet service.
The legislators are wading into an ongoing public debate that involves constitutional rights, consumer protections, parental responsibility and quickly evolving technologies.
The Ohio House introduced legislation this month to outlaw the sharing of artificial media — including videos or audio — that impersonates real people in unflattering or compromising depictions.
This week, Gov. Maura Healey signed an executive order to establish the Artificial Intelligence Strategic Task Force in order to better understand the potential impacts of AI and GenAI.
City officials have announced that they will join a California lawsuit against major social media companies over what Mayor Eric Adams is calling a “mental health crisis” facing young people.
Environmental groups, and some legislators, are voicing concerns about a bill proposed by Maryland Gov. Wes Moore, arguing it excessively loosens oversight for energy-hungry data centers to open in the state.
The legislation would set mandatory AI safety testing requirements before training or market release and would mandate an internal fail-safe be included in all AI systems to trigger an immediate shutdown if issues are detected.
New York's Republican state legislators are roundly criticizing a state mandate that was enacted in 2022, requiring school districts to transition to electric school buses in the next four years.
Nearly 100,000 Erie County residents, and millions more in rural communities nationwide, will lose low-cost Internet service if Congress fails to reauthorize the Affordable Connectivity Program in the coming months.
As new learning methods are developed, the boundary between what is artificial intelligence and what is simply traditional computing methods keeps shifting.