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The Parchment Path?
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The Parchment Path?

Is there ever a time when learning is not of value—for its own sake?

Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science
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Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science

How artificial intelligence and computer science grew up together.

Trust Is Not Enough: Accuracy, Error, Randomness, and Accountability in an Algorithmic Society
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Trust Is Not Enough: Accuracy, Error, Randomness, and Accountability in an Algorithmic Society

Searching for improved algorithmic accountability.

Decentraland: The Alleged Decentralization of Blockchain Applications
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Decentraland: The Alleged Decentralization of Blockchain Applications

Breaking down the blockchain.

When AI Thinks You Are Dead
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When AI Thinks You Are Dead

AI hallucinations can be amusing, but the consequences for society could be dangerous.

Why Conscious AI Is a Bad Idea
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Why Conscious AI Is a Bad Idea

Our minds have not evolved to deal with machines we believe have consciousness.

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.

AI Is Not Going to Reinvent the Alphabet Anytime Soon
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AI Is Not Going to Reinvent the Alphabet Anytime Soon

Artificial intelligence does not understand how humans read well enough to design type on its own.

AI and Politics: How Will We Know What—and Who—Is Real?
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AI and Politics: How Will We Know What—and Who—Is Real?

If we are lucky, new technologies will only cause brief confusion.

There Is No AI
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There Is No AI

There are ways of controlling the new technology, but first we have to stop mythologizing it.

AI Not Yet Intelligent Enough to Be a Trusted Research Aid
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AI Not Yet Intelligent Enough to Be a Trusted Research Aid

An attempt to use ChatGPT for scholarly research proves uncovers errors and frustration.

 The 5 Biggest Risks of Generative AI
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The 5 Biggest Risks of Generative AI

AI makes our lives easier in many different ways, but these benefits can come with costs.

The Case for Big Action to Regulate AI
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The Case for Big Action to Regulate AI

Why the topic of regulating artificial intelligence ignite such a visceral reaction.

Talking Software Obsolescence
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Talking Software Obsolescence

An interview with Ross John Anderson, professor of Security Engineering at University of Cambridge.

Updates, Threats, and Risk Management
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Updates, Threats, and Risk Management

Revisiting a recent column considering security updates.

Ethics as a Participatory and Iterative Process
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Ethics as a Participatory and Iterative Process

Facilitating ethical reflection, inquiry, and deliberation.

Please Report Your Compute
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Please Report Your Compute

Seeking consistent means of measure.

Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good
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Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good

A high school senior argues that generative AI can help reshape education for the better.

What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?
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What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?

Large language models seem startlingly intelligent, but what is really happening under the hood?

ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability
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ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability

ChatGPT could have dangerous implications for the field if it is not used with the proper context.
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