Author Eliot Schrefer spoke at Ball State Tuesday about boundary crossings and border lines in Africa. NewsLink reporters Madeline May and Steven Prosser had the opportunity to interview Schrefer on his books and advocacy.
Associated Press: Regulators take aim at AI to protect consumers and workersBy Associated Press / 15 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — As concerns grow over increasingly powerful artificial intelligence systems like ChatGPT, the nation’s financial watchdog says it’s working to ensure that companies follow the law when they’re using AI. Already, automated systems and algorithms help determine credit ratings, loan terms, bank account fees, and other aspects of our financial lives. AI also affects hiring, housing and working conditions.
Junior Savannah Boneta Hand-Picked for Indy 500 Princess ProgramBy Payton Hammett / Yesterday
Savannah Boneta was born in Fishers; however, she did not grow up in the Hoosier light. She knew what the Indy 500 was, but she had never attended the race or the parade. After submitting her application and completing multiple interview rounds, Boneta was selected for the 500 Festival Princess Program. Each year, 33 college-aged women are selected and serve as ambassadors for the race, their hometown and their college/university. This rigorous program selects women based on their academic performance, community involvement, commitment service and leadership abilities. Since 1959, this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity has provided over 2,000 women with opportunities for leadership and professional development.
Biden: Debt deal 'very close' even as two sides far apart on work requirements for food aidBy Associated Press / 2 days ago
Biden's optimism, in comments to reporters as he left the White House on Friday evening, came as the deadline for a potentially catastrophic default was pushed back to June 5 and seemed likely to drag negotiations between the White House and Republicans over raising the debt ceiling into another frustrating week.