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Open-Endedness and Evolution through Large Models
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Open-Endedness and Evolution through Large Models

A conversation with Joel Lehman, machine-learning scientist formerly of OpenAI and Uber AI Labs.

Democratization of AI Could Prevent the Great Resignation
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Democratization of AI Could Prevent the Great Resignation

To guard against the effect of the Great Resignation, enterprises need to reassess their training programs.

AI Needs Pragmatists and Blue-Sky Visionaries
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AI Needs Pragmatists and Blue-Sky Visionaries

For humanity's brightest future, the blue-sky, lofty thinkers in AI need the help of the muddy-boots pragmatists.

Designing to Avoid Worst-Case Outcomes
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Designing to Avoid Worst-Case Outcomes

Interaction designer Jonathan Shariat discusses harmful software design.

The Pope's AI Adviser on Ensuring Algorithms Respect Human Dignity
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The Pope's AI Adviser on Ensuring Algorithms Respect Human Dignity

Franciscan monk Paolo Benanti is the brains behind the Rome Call, a pact aimed at making sure AI is developed with ethics in mind.

Linguistics and the Development of NLP
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Linguistics and the Development of NLP

An interview with Christopher Manning, director of the Stanford University AI Lab and an associate director of Stanford's Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence...

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.

How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind
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How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind

Humanity is not prepared for artificial superintelligence right now.

I Was There When: AI Helped Create a Vaccine
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I Was There When: AI Helped Create a Vaccine

An interview with Dave Johnson, chief data and artificial intelligence officer at Moderna.

The AI Researcher Giving Her Field Its Bitter Medicine
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The AI Researcher Giving Her Field Its Bitter Medicine

Anima Anandkumar wants computer scientists to move beyond the matrix, among other challenges.

Blowing Up the Internet...to Protect Kids Online
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Blowing Up the Internet...to Protect Kids Online

Framed as a bill to protect kids online, the California Age Appropriate Design Code Act would radically reshape the Internet—and harm both kids and adults.

 Supercomputer Emulator: AI's New Role in Science
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Supercomputer Emulator: AI's New Role in Science

Chris Bishop, Microsoft's head of AI4Science, sees machine learning partially supplanting simulation.

Let Us Not Put All Our Eggs in One Basket
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Let Us Not Put All Our Eggs in One Basket

Toward new research directions in computer science.

On the Model of Computation: Counterpoint
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On the Model of Computation: Counterpoint: Parallel Programming Wall and Multicore Software Spiral: Denial Hence Crisis

Parallel programming wall and multicore software spiral: Denial hence crisis.

On the Model of Computation: Point
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On the Model of Computation: Point: We Must Extend Our Model of Computation to Account for Cost and Location

We must extend our model of computation to account for cost and location.

The Atlas Milestone
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The Atlas Milestone

Celebrating virtual memory, which has made such a difference in how we approach programming, memory management, and secure computing.

Security by Labeling
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Security by Labeling

Protecting and empowering the digital consumer.

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For
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These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For

Considering copyright licensing issues involving non-fungible tokens to manage creative works.
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