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The Computer Scientist Who Is Boosting Privacy on the Internet
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The Computer Scientist Who Is Boosting Privacy on the Internet

Harry Halpin has helped create a new kind of network that might enable more private Internet conversations.

Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance
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Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance

Applying lessons learned developing and deploying task management software.

What Must All Post-Secondary Students Learn about Computing?
From Communications of the ACM

What Must All Post-Secondary Students Learn about Computing?

Expanding students' understanding of computing's potential.

Video Game Players Avoid Gay Characters
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Video Game Players Avoid Gay Characters

A study of gamer behavior finds they shy away from gay characters, regardless of their strengths.

AI Should Supercharge Workers, not Compete with Them
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AI Should Supercharge Workers, not Compete with Them

The economy could get a boost if machine-learning engineers switched from copying human abilities to augmenting them.

Is This the Beginning of the End of the Internet?
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Is This the Beginning of the End of the Internet?

How a single Texas ruling could change the Web forever.

'We All Have A Part to Play in Fixing the Digital Skills Shortage'
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'We All Have A Part to Play in Fixing the Digital Skills Shortage'

Naomi Timperley, co-founder of Tech North Advocates and of GSI, talks about her work with tech startups, scaleups, and tomorrow's entrepreneurs.

A Common-Sense Test for AI Could Lead to Smarter Machines
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A Common-Sense Test for AI Could Lead to Smarter Machines

Injecting common sense into AI could mean big things for humans.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Demos
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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Demos

One way to examine the relationship between AI and democracy is to turn the attention toward the very basic unit common to all forms of democracy: the people.

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.

What's Your Placebo?
From Communications of the ACM

What's Your Placebo?

The dangers of participation bias in educational studies.

Storytelling and Science
From Communications of the ACM

Storytelling and Science

Incorporating storytelling into organizational culture.

We've Got Misinformation All Wrong
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We've Got Misinformation All Wrong

We must accept that misinformation is not one problem, but a whole set of problems.

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.
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