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You Can't Regulate What You Don't Understand
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You Can't Regulate What You Don't Understand

Why AI regulations should begin with mandated disclosures.

Artificial Creativity?
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Artificial Creativity?

Models such as DALL-E dissociate ideation from implementation, but do we care?

 The Next Critical Talent Shortage Won't Be Fortran
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The Next Critical Talent Shortage Won't Be Fortran

To understand where talent shortages might arise, look at critical infrastructure.

Year Zero: Our Life Timelines Begin
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Year Zero: Our Life Timelines Begin

In 10 years, every human connected to the Internet will have a timeline.

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The End of Integrated Systems

I always travel with a pair of binoculars and, to the puzzlement of my fellow airline passengers, spend part of every flight gazing through them at whatever happens...

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The Crypto-Currency Ecosystem

Just like the IP protocol, bitcoin is the culmination of several important advancements, all combining to form a paradigm-changing innovation.

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Why Learn C?

Though C has been around for decades, it's still consistently ranked at the top of any list of programming languages used and studied today.  

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'lightweight' Drm Isn't the Answer

The world doesn't need another DRM platform, regardless of whether it's called "lightweight." DRM is annoying for customers and provides a false sense of security...

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Why You Can't Really Anonymize Your Data

One of the joys of the last few years has been the flood of real-world data sets being released by all sorts of organizations. These usually involve some record...

Got an Iphone or 3g Ipad? Apple Is Recording Your Moves
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Got an Iphone or 3g Ipad? Apple Is Recording Your Moves

A hidden file in iOS 4 is regularly recording the position of devices.
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