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ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research
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ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research

Conversational AI is a game-changer for science; here's how to respond.

Interpretability of Artificial Neural Network Models in AI versus Neuroscience
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Interpretability of Artificial Neural Network Models in AI versus Neuroscience

Potential synergies and tensions between neuroscientists and AI researchers in interpreting artificial neural networks.

Advancing Ethics Review Practices in AI Research
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Advancing Ethics Review Practices in AI Research

Recent initiatives to implement AI ethics review processes, better understand societal impacts, and share learnings have had a positive effect, but more needs to...

Can AI Invent?
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Can AI Invent?

Recent patent applications for two inventions that are claimed to have been made by an AI are bringing these questions to the fore.

Avoid Diluting Democracy by Algorithms
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Avoid Diluting Democracy by Algorithms

AI researchers tend to use the concepts of democracy and democratization in ways that are only loosely connected to their political and historical meanings.

AI Model Transferability in Healthcare: A Sociotechnical Perspective
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AI Model Transferability in Healthcare: A Sociotechnical Perspective

To realize the promised benefits of applying AI and ML models at scale, a roadmap of the challenges and potential solutions to sociotechnical transferability is...

Why Science Needs More Research Software Engineers
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Why Science Needs More Research Software Engineers

Ten years after their profession got its name, research software engineers seek to swell their ranks.

Artificial Intelligence Is Breaking Patent Law
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Artificial Intelligence Is Breaking Patent Law

Inventions devised by machines require their own intellectual property law and an international treaty.

To Make AI Fair, Here's What Must Be Done
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To Make AI Fair, Here's What Must Be Done

AI developers need to collaborate with social scientists and the people affected by its applications.

How Language-Generation AIs Could Transform Science
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How Language-Generation AIs Could Transform Science

University of Michigan's Shobita Parthasarathy warns that software designed to summarize, translate, and write like humans might exacerbate distrust in science....

The Perils of Machine Learning in Designing New Chemicals and Materials
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The Perils of Machine Learning in Designing New Chemicals and Materials

As ML tools become more broadly available when making new compounds and materials, the possibilities of misuse increase and must be guarded against.

Crypto and Technology for the People
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Crypto and Technology for the People

Brown University professor Seny Kamara talks about the intersection between social responsibility and cryptography/technology

Human Autonomy in the Age of AI
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Human Autonomy in the Age of AI

Current AI policy recommendations differ on what the risks to human autonomy are

The Race to Save the Internet from Quantum Hackers
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The Race to Save the Internet from Quantum Hackers

The quantum computer revolution could break encryption, but more-secure algorithms can safeguard privacy
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