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Calling Out the 'Toxic Culture' of Computer Science
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Calling Out the 'Toxic Culture' of Computer Science

Berkeley Professor Emeritus Edward Lee tells why he chastised the rejection culture at computer science conferences.

Matthew Ball on the Metaverse
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Matthew Ball on the Metaverse

Leading metaverse theorist shares his thoughts on the sudden rise of the concept, its utility for the enterprise, and what we still get wrong.

AI Researchers Building Surveillance Tech and Deep Fakes Resist Ethical Concerns
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AI Researchers Building Surveillance Tech and Deep Fakes Resist Ethical Concerns

The computer vision research community is behind on AI ethics, but it is not just a research problem.

Mark Zuckerberg on His Big Metaverse Bet
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Mark Zuckerberg on His Big Metaverse Bet

Meta CEO explains why he is committed to the metaverse and able to make bets that others will not.

Silicon Valley Enabled Russian State Propaganda, and Now It's Too Late
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Silicon Valley Enabled Russian State Propaganda, and Now It's Too Late

Facebook and YouTube could have limited the reach of RT and Sputnik years ago, but they didn't

The Metaverse Will Require Computing Tech No One Knows How to Build
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The Metaverse Will Require Computing Tech No One Knows How to Build

Experts believe building the metaverse will require nearly every kind of chip to be an order of magnitude more powerful than it is today

Antitrust Enforcers Are Not Going to Back Down
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Antitrust Enforcers Are Not Going to Back Down

FTC Chair Lina Khan talks outlines her vision for the future of antitrust enforcement

The Real Action for Tech Regulation Is Far from Washington, D.C.
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The Real Action for Tech Regulation Is Far from Washington, D.C.

Congress doesn't seem ready to take on privacy or competition, but states are refusing to wait around

 It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington
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It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington

Lawmakers are not interested in the company's proposed concessions

Transparency Can Help Fix Social Media—if Anyone Can Define It
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Transparency Can Help Fix Social Media—if Anyone Can Define It

Transparency promises users more insight into and power over social media services, but also signals how much we must figure out

 Facebook Whistleblower Sophie Zhang Has a Message for the Tech Press, Too
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Facebook Whistleblower Sophie Zhang Has a Message for the Tech Press, Too

Zhang came forward with allegations against Facebook long before Frances Haugen, so why has it taken so long for people to listen?

How Congress' Parade of Tech Hearings Totally Lost the Plot
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How Congress' Parade of Tech Hearings Totally Lost the Plot

Political theater has replaced anything resembling achievement

Which Crypto Platform Will Rule Them All?
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Which Crypto Platform Will Rule Them All?

Can Ethereum remain the crypto platform of choice for developers?

Big Tech's Congressional Circus Rolls On
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Big Tech's Congressional Circus Rolls On

The Congressional response to Big Tech continues to underwhelm
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