AI’s rise comes with no easy answers

Panelists at the Rochester Beacon’s May 23 online discussion, “The AI Dilemma: Risks, Rewards & Regulation,” agreed that advanced artificial intelligence will bring wide-ranging benefits but not without significant risks.

Will the real Columbus please stand up? 

After nearly 600 years, the Vatican has formally disowned the Doctrine of Discovery. But its legacy remains at the heart of the debate over European nations’ colonization of the New World—including Upstate New York—and whether to “cancel” Columbus.