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How the AI Boom Went Bust
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How the AI Boom Went Bust

Fallout from an exploding bubble of hype triggered the real AI Winter in the late 1980s.

Toward a Solid Acceptance of the Decentralized Web of Personal Data: Societal and Technological Convergence
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Toward a Solid Acceptance of the Decentralized Web of Personal Data: Societal and Technological Convergence

Giving individuals more control of their personal data.

NVIDIA at the Center of the Generative AI Ecosystem – For Now
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NVIDIA at the Center of the Generative AI Ecosystem – For Now

Assessing the ascent of NVIDIA.

Ulterior Motives
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Ulterior Motives

2023-2024 ACM Athena Lecturer Margo Seltzer recalls the motivations behind the development of the Berkeley DB database software library, and other achievements...

Thus Spake ChatGPT
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Thus Spake ChatGPT

On the reliability of AI-based chatbots for science communication.

Why Is the Current XAI Not Meeting the Expectations?
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Why Is the Current XAI Not Meeting the Expectations?

Seeking better explanations for how algorithmic decisions are made.

There Was No 'First AI Winter'
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There Was No 'First AI Winter'

Despite challenges and failures, the artificial intelligence community grew steadily during the 1970s.

The Infrapolitics of Algorithmic Resistance
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The Infrapolitics of Algorithmic Resistance

Exploring the complex interactions between humans and machines governed by algorithms.

Machine Learning Sensors
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Machine Learning Sensors

A design paradigm for the future of intelligent sensors.

Legal Challenges to Generative AI, Part II
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Legal Challenges to Generative AI, Part II

Deliberating on inconclusive AI-generated policy questions.

How Software Stifles Competition and Innovation
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How Software Stifles Competition and Innovation

Factoring the slowing up of startups.

Generative AI as a New Innovation Platform
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Generative AI as a New Innovation Platform

Considering the stability and longevity of a potential new foundational technology.

Closing Our Digital Divides
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Closing Our Digital Divides

Seeking a more efficient path to improved broadband Internet access.

Dilemma of the Artificial Intelligence Regulatory Landscape
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Dilemma of the Artificial Intelligence Regulatory Landscape

Navigating the complex and varying AI regulatory landscape.

For a More Transparent Governance of Open Source
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For a More Transparent Governance of Open Source

Seeking the best governance models for FOSS projects.

Why You Should Be Able to Make Your Own Individualized, Digital Nano-Currency
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Why You Should Be Able to Make Your Own Individualized, Digital Nano-Currency

Increasing opportunities for access to traditional financial systems.

Fragility in AIs Using Artificial Neural Networks
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Fragility in AIs Using Artificial Neural Networks

Suggesting ways to reduce fragility in AI systems that include artificial neural networks.

Can Generative AI Bots Be Trusted?
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Can Generative AI Bots Be Trusted?

It will be a long road to learning how to use generative AI wisely.

Do the Right Thing
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Do the Right Thing

Exploring the intersection of legal compliance and ethical judgment.

Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly
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Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly

A unique viewpoint on risks to senior citizens from academia.
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