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DeepMind AlphaCode Does Not Compare to Human Programmers
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DeepMind AlphaCode Does Not Compare to Human Programmers

Human programmers are in control but they must learn to harness the power and limits of AI-generated code

Understanding Software Dynamics
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Understanding Software Dynamics

In an interview, computer architect Richard L. Sites discusses his new book

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Datasets
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The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Datasets

Retired and redacted datasets flagged as harmful or biased continue to rear their ugly heads

An Interview with Microsoft's Head of Gaming Ecosystem
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An Interview with Microsoft's Head of Gaming Ecosystem

Sarah Bond discusses how Microsoft shifted its console-centric gaming business to make the most of its investments in cloud

Why Is Silicon Valley Still Waiting for the Next Big Thing?
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Why Is Silicon Valley Still Waiting for the Next Big Thing?

Have the big thinkers of tech lost their mojo?

Open Source Intelligence
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Open Source Intelligence

Averting strategic surprises requires uncovering secrets hidden in plain sight

I Unplugged What?
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I Unplugged What?

The lessons here are broader than just a simple "Don't do that."

Becoming Universal
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Becoming Universal

A new history of modern computing.

A Brave New World of Mediated Online Discourse
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A Brave New World of Mediated Online Discourse

Is artificial intelligence up to the task of managing online discourse in social networks?

Microsoft Quantum Computing Exec Sees Progress
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Microsoft Quantum Computing Exec Sees Progress

Company's novel, risky approach to quantum computing might be ready to put setbacks behind it

Is LiDAR on Its Way Out?
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Is LiDAR on Its Way Out?

As automation proliferates, sensing is increasingly moving toward software and away from LiDAR

Avoiding Defects in C Programming
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Avoiding Defects in C Programming

Computer security specialist details tools and techniques developers can use to write secure code in C

Why Better AI May Depend on Fake Data
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Why Better AI May Depend on Fake Data

Synthetic data can provide AI with a broader education than real-world data, but challenges exist

Robot Learning at Google and Generalization via Language
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Robot Learning at Google and Generalization via Language

Google Robotics research scientist Eric Jang talks about robotic manipulation and self-supervised robotic learning

The Benefits of Rust
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The Benefits of Rust

An in-depth discussion about the virtue of Rust, its future, and more

The Future of Robot Nannies
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The Future of Robot Nannies

A machine can't love our children, but our children might love them

The Growing Cost of Deep Learning for Source Code
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The Growing Cost of Deep Learning for Source Code

Attempting to mitigate problems associated with the trend toward massive dataset scaling.

The Long Road Ahead to Transition to Post-Quantum Cryptography
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The Long Road Ahead to Transition to Post-Quantum Cryptography

Anticipating the output of the competition for new cryptographic algorithms.

Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud
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Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud

It's convenient but wrong to assume multicloud will solve your application resilience woes

How Much Has Quantum Computing Actually Advanced?
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How Much Has Quantum Computing Actually Advanced?

John Martinis, former chief architect of Google Sycamore, offers a measured perspective on quantum's progress
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