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Tracing the Evolution of the Computer, from Unusual to Ubiquitous
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Tracing the Evolution of the Computer, from Unusual to Ubiquitous

New book chronicles computer's journey from scientific instrument to general-purpose device

Why a Safe Metaverse Is a Must
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Why a Safe Metaverse Is a Must

Virtual worlds need strong, enforceable rules to avoid the harassment and stalking common on social media platforms

The Inevitability of Trusted Third Parties
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The Inevitability of Trusted Third Parties

The search for a crypto use case continues

Supercomputing to Save the Planet
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Supercomputing to Save the Planet

Fujitsu CTO Vivek Mahajan says true power of cloud will come with democratizing HPC and quantum computers for the masses

David Chalmers: Virtual Reality Is as Real as Real Reality
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David Chalmers: Virtual Reality Is as Real as Real Reality

Philosopher explains how virtual worlds shed light on questions such as what is reality and are we living in a simulation

The Strange Allure of the Blockchain
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The Strange Allure of the Blockchain

Are we too aggressively looking to replace the danger of unjust financial systems with wildly risky alternative currencies?

Becoming Universal
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Becoming Universal

A new history of modern computing.

Is Your Autonomous Vehicle as Smart as You Expected?
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Is Your Autonomous Vehicle as Smart as You Expected?

Suggesting a better route to evaluate autonomous vehicles' smartness.

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?

Facebook's Unglamorous Mistakes
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Facebook's Unglamorous Mistakes

Facebook's little mistakes have big consequences, too, but only for us

Individual AI, a New Technology that Will Change Our World?
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Individual AI, a New Technology that Will Change Our World?

Is the next version of AI a technological symbiosis of the human brain and the computer system?

Save Social Media by Treating It like a City
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Save Social Media by Treating It like a City

Make online spaces more similar to offline ones to limit the reach of bad actors and keep people safe

Even If Users Do Not Read Security Directives, Their Behavior Is Not So Catastrophic
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Even If Users Do Not Read Security Directives, Their Behavior Is Not So Catastrophic

Turning believers into nonbelievers.

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders
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Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders

Enabling effective cross-company AI without data disclosure.

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.

Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination
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Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination

Considering the intersection of technical design and civil rights when building and using classification algorithms.

Epic Versus Apple and the Future of App Stores
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Epic Versus Apple and the Future of App Stores

Seeking a more equitable way to govern and distribute the revenues generated by App-store marketplaces.

 It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington
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It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington

Lawmakers are not interested in the company's proposed concessions

Truly Ethical AI Needs Research to Be Independent from Big Tech
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Truly Ethical AI Needs Research to Be Independent from Big Tech

Curb the power of Silicon Valley and protect those who speak up about the harms of AI

The Father of Web3 Wants You to Trust Less
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The Father of Web3 Wants You to Trust Less

Gavin Wood believes decentralized technologies are the only hope of preserving liberal democracy
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