Why AI will bring an explosion of new jobs

AI terrifies a lot of people. From super-intelligent puppet masters taking over the world, to fiery self-driving car crashes, to the coming age of killer machines, more and more the rise of AI seems like a chilling Black Mirror episode. But it’s the end of all jobs that horrifies us the most.

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Could machine learning help bring marginalized voices into historical archives?

Researchers at the Montreal AI Ethics Institute and Microsoft propose using machine learning to build comprehensive archives that could bridge gaps in cultural understanding, knowledge, and views. They assert that including more voices in archival processes — with the help of machine learning — can have positive effects on communities, particularly those archivists have historically marginalized.

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