Joe Biden Wants US Government Algorithms Tested for Potential Harm Against Citizens

Joe Biden Wants US Government Algorithms Tested for Potential Harm Against Citizens

“The framework enables a set of binding requirements for federal agencies to put in place safeguards for the use of AI so that we can harness the benefits and enable the public to trust the services the federal government provides,” says Jason Miller, OMB’s deputy director for management. The draft memo highlights certain uses of…

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The 5 Instagram Features That US States Say Ruin Teens’ Mental Health

The 5 Instagram Features That US States Say Ruin Teens’ Mental Health

In 2019, Instagram’s top executive, Adam Mosseri, went on TV to describe how the Meta-owned social media app was “rethinking the whole experience” to prioritize the “well-being” of users above all else. Today, a bipartisan group of attorneys general representing 42 US states alleged in a series of lawsuits that Mosseri’s remarks were part of…

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This Website Exposes the Truth About Soaring Food Prices

This Website Exposes the Truth About Soaring Food Prices

Spokespeople for the retailers Billa and Hofer declined WIRED’s request to comment. Nicole Berkmann, a spokesperson for Spar, says the grocery store has supported the Austrian competition regulator with “detailed information” about its prices. However, Berkmann says that “price comparison is a tricky thing” and claims that there are mistakes in “nearly every single price…

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