Spring election results, Educational video games, Artificial intelligence moratorium

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Janet Protasiewicz smiles and looks off at the crowd. A woman in the crowd behind her holds up a sign that says "FAIRNESS."
Judge Janet Protasiewicz, candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme Court, speaks to attendees at her election night event Tuesday, April 4, 2023, at Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel in Milwaukee, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

WPR’s capitol bureau chief takes us through the results of the spring election. Then, we talk to one of the directors of a UW-Madison lab designing educational video games. Later, we learn more about an effort to pause research and development of artificial intelligence.

Featured in this Show

  • Tuesday's spring election results and what they mean

    WPR’s capitol bureau chief breaks down results, turnout, and implications from Tuesday’s statewide election.

  • Video games as educational tools

    The Field Day Lab in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research is creating online video games to be used as learning tools for students. We talk to the lab’s creative director about their latest games and how they work.

  • Tech leaders call for moratorium on AI advancement

    Last week, tech leaders including Elon Musk released a letter with over one thousand signatories calling for a moratorium on further development of artificial intelligence for at least 6 months. A tech reporter explains why some of the biggest names in AI are worried about what will happen if it keeps advancing.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Sarah Gagnon Guest
  • Sigal Samuel Guest

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