Facebook, for the sake of its own business integrity and for the sake of the public, should give up any attempt to guarantee veracity in items posted by users.
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As forecasters attempt to understand exactly what happened in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the data itself may hold vital clues.
Sheldon H. Jacobson, Jason J. Sauppe, and Steven E. Rigdon From BLOG@CACM | December 2, 2016 at 01:21 PM
In the NIPS experiment, 10% of papers submitted to the Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation went through its review process twice, with results compared...John Langford From BLOG@CACM | January 8, 2015 at 10:38 AM
The longitudinal value of research data often accrues to disciplines other than those where it was created. We need a new model that judiciously balances investment...Daniel A. Reed From BLOG@CACM | November 16, 2014 at 04:56 PM
When performance optimization, reliability requirements, and energy management are convolved with component costs, device physics, system software services and...Daniel Reed From BLOG@CACM | December 20, 2012 at 09:57 AM
We need a concord and strategic research investment plan that recognizes the shared importance of HPC and big data. Both warrant investments in basic research,...Daniel Reed From BLOG@CACM | November 6, 2012 at 10:50 AM
As the US election draws near, what is the role that social media play in this political process? How do social theories and psychological tendencies affect the...Ed H. Chi From BLOG@CACM | October 24, 2012 at 05:24 PM
It is interesting to note that a substantial subset of the computer science community has redefined their research agenda to fit under the marketing banner of "Big...Michael Stonebraker From BLOG@CACM | September 21, 2012 at 03:35 PM
What if computer science conferences required proposals for presentations and then selected some for consideration in journals and book chapters? Juan E. Gilbert From BLOG@CACM | July 27, 2012 at 11:45 AM
Although there are daunting technical challenges posed by big data in science and engineering, the social and economic challenges are just as difficult, though...Daniel Reed From BLOG@CACM | June 4, 2012 at 08:47 AM
Hadoop has spread rapidly in the last few years as a platform for parallel computation in Java, but we believe a lot of improvement will be required for serious...Michael Stonebraker and Jeremy Kepner From BLOG@CACM | May 2, 2012 at 08:27 AM
Progress in information technology over the past 20 years has dramatically changed our lives — in our daily routine, at play, and at work. Jeannette M. Wing (with thanks to Erwin Gianchandani) From BLOG@CACM | March 26, 2012 at 11:42 AM