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Artificial intelligence

Can AI be playing Socrates?

Nations that truly discuss their problems make better decisions and are wealthier than those that do not. The money...

Can AI help Americans overcome the political divide?

AI can dance around human sensitivities and, as a machine, be less intimidating. It can give us a shot...

Politicians have already outsmarted AI

Human deception in American politics is still a few magnitudes better than the best AI can generate. Politicians do...

Human and artificial intelligence in capitalism

One cannot pass a law making Americans smarter.