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Last week, the Biden administration released a blueprint for a proposed Artificial Intelligence Bill of Rights. The bill included guidance on how to protect consumers’ data, how to limit discrimination by algorithms and human alternatives to AI use.

But despite its whopping 73 pages, the bill is little more than virtue signaling from an administration keen on cracking down on big tech, according to many in Los Angeles’ AI community.

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Eduardo Arcos

You probably don’t need a team of scientists to tell you that electric vehicles are expensive. A simple look at the sticker prices should do the trick: The average price of an EV in the United States in 2021 was “close to $60,000, before rebates and incentives, according to Kelley Blue Book. Compare that to just $42,380 for the average new car. And while there are several more affordable options on the road, the purchase price of electric options remains a barrier to decarbonizing the transportation sector in America… and scientists are here to study it.

In a new publication in "Frontiers in Environmental Science," researchers analyzed the current prices of EVs in the United States and tried to predict if the United States could meet its ambitious goal of 50% plug-in vehicle adoption by 2030.

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