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Will AI Be a Force for Good?

New technologies are difficult to regulate. With artificial intelligence, it may be time to rethink our approach, says Gillian Hadfield

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The Extremism Machine

Online disinformation poses a danger to society. Researchers at U of T’s Citizen Lab are tracking it – and trying to figure out how to stop it

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The Truth Saved My Life

A picture that circulated in the aftermath of an attack led to my wrongful imprisonment. My friends and family – and U of T – helped free me

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Followings

Meet six U of T alumni, faculty and staff members whose stars are shining brightly on social media

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Loving the Aliebn

Jonathan Sun tweets funny, heartfelt – and often misspelt – observations about what it means to be a 21st-century human

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Views from UTSC

Does Drake go to U of T Scarborough? This Instagrammer imagines that he does

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In the Pink

Anabela Piersol showcases independent clothing designers, as well as her own lovely creations

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Song and Dance

At Derrick Fung’s site, fans buy more than music – they buy musical experiences