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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.

Recent Dip in Chip Demand Will Not Doom CHIPS-Plus Act
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Recent Dip in Chip Demand Will Not Doom CHIPS-Plus Act

However, critics still have plenty of reasons to be skeptical about the subsidies.

The U.S. Needs Its Own Chips
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The U.S. Needs Its Own Chips

Regardless of what happens between Taiwan and China, the U.S. needs to be prepared.

The Computer Scientist Challenging AI to Learn Better
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The Computer Scientist Challenging AI to Learn Better

Christopher Kanan is building algorithms that can continuously learn over time—the way people do.

Can Neural Networks Learn Better than Human Neurons?
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Can Neural Networks Learn Better than Human Neurons?

When AI programmers stop trying to copy the human neuron, neural networks make much better progress.

Why Can't Tech Fix Its Gender Problem?
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Why Can't Tech Fix Its Gender Problem?

A new generation of tech activists, organizers, and whistleblowers, most of whom are female, non-white, gender-diverse, or queer may bring change.

Meta's Message Encryption Was Built to Fail
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Meta's Message Encryption Was Built to Fail

Chat between a teen and her mom about an alleged abortion helped police build their case.

AI Is Transforming How We Bank
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AI Is Transforming How We Bank

Regulators need help to keep up.

Social Media Is Polluting Society
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Social Media Is Polluting Society

Moderation alone will not fix the problem.

How to Solve AI's 'Common-Sense' Problem
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How to Solve AI's 'Common-Sense' Problem

AI systems without common sense will make mistakes when they reach the limits of where they've been trained.

Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell
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Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell

For VR to feel truly immersive, it needs to start stinking it up.

AI Education and Research
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AI Education and Research

An interview with Grid.ai's Sebastian Raschka.

There Are Too Few Women in Computer Science and Engineering
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There Are Too Few Women in Computer Science and Engineering

The problem is not disinterest; it is the culture of these fields and how they exclude women and girls.

The Age of Algorithmic Anxiety
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The Age of Algorithmic Anxiety

Interacting online today means being besieged by system-generated recommendations, but do we want what the machines tell us we want?

 The CHIPS Act Will Not Solve the Chip Shortage
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The CHIPS Act Will Not Solve the Chip Shortage

The U.S. is betting billions to spur semiconductor manufacturing.

Artificial Creativity?
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Artificial Creativity?

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

Data Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again
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Data Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again

Only when we learn from them can we make headway in stopping the cycle.

Why Universities Must Resist GPA-based Enrollment Caps in the Face of Surging Enrollments
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Why Universities Must Resist GPA-based Enrollment Caps in the Face of Surging Enrollments

Considering the challenges for universities to adapt their business models to changing student demands.

Computational Thinking in the Era of Data Science
From Communications of the ACM

Computational Thinking in the Era of Data Science

Incorporating data thinking into computer science education.

The U.S. Has a Historic Opportunity to Bridge the Digital Divide
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The U.S. Has a Historic Opportunity to Bridge the Digital Divide

Past initiatives did not focus enough on people of color, but here is how to improve.
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