FX’s Fosse/Verdon is either a masterpiece or a disaster

FX’s Fosse/Verdon is either a masterpiece or a disaster

Sam Rockwell plays Bob Fosse and Michelle Williams plays Gwen Verdon in a show for theater geeks and fans of complicated marriages. You should know that I’m a sucker for Broadway musicals, for stories about deeply broken and co-dependent relationships, and for structural gimmickry. And as such, I devoured and adored the five installments I’ve seen so far of FX’s new Fosse/Verdon, a glossy eight-episode miniseries about a Great Man Who Is Also A Terrible…

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How do you make sure AI is trustworthy? The EU wrote a checklist.

How do you make sure AI is trustworthy? The EU wrote a checklist.

The European Union wants to lead the world in developing ethical AI. The European Union has released a new set of guidelines for ensuring that AI is “trustworthy.” The principles are somewhat abstract and they don’t have the force of law. But they provide a good starting point for AI developers, companies, and individuals trying to figure out whether new AI systems are ethical. The EU guidelines were written by an independent group of 52…

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Trump’s attempt to blame Obama for family separations, debunked

Trump’s attempt to blame Obama for family separations, debunked

Obama separated families under extraordinary circumstances. Trump made it standard procedure. President Donald Trump reportedly wants to take an even more hardline approach at the southern border — but wants everyone to blame his predecessor for all of its unsavory aspects. As reports swirl that Trump is considering reinstating and strengthening policies that would again result in migrant and asylum-seeking families being separated, the president, unprompted, told reporters during an Oval Office event Tuesday that…

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