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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.

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...

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.

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.

'The New Generation of Computer Scientist Wants to Benefit Society'
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'The New Generation of Computer Scientist Wants to Benefit Society'

Professor Jim Kurose discusses the type of science computing researchers are focusing on and the future of the field.

We Need to Talk About How Good AI Is Getting
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We Need to Talk About How Good AI Is Getting

We are in a golden age of progress in artificial intelligence, and it is time to start taking its potential and risks seriously.

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.

Security by Labeling
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Security by Labeling

Protecting and empowering the digital consumer.
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