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"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations
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"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations

Conversation without change is just a five-finger exercise.

Yann LeCun: ChatGPT 'Not Particularly Innovative'
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Yann LeCun: ChatGPT 'Not Particularly Innovative'

Deep learning pioneer says many research labs are using the same techniques and doing the same kind of work.

How ChatGPT Could Revolutionize Education
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How ChatGPT Could Revolutionize Education

Could an AI chatbot change learning forever?

At the Boundary of Machine and Mind
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At the Boundary of Machine and Mind

An interview with researcher Linus Lee.

The Economy Is Down, but AI Is Hot
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The Economy Is Down, but AI Is Hot

Where do we go from here?

It Is Time to Have a Group Chat about AI
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It Is Time to Have a Group Chat about AI

We need to seriously consider how to regulate the use of AI—long before it can replace the functions of tens of millions to billions of people.

An AI Bill of Rights
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An AI Bill of Rights

Suresh Venkatasubramanian, professor of Computer Science and Data Science at Brown University, discusses the "Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights" and more.

Human Values for Artificial Intelligence
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Human Values for Artificial Intelligence

We must act now to ensure that AI's development is guided by human-centric principles.

The Battle Over Women's Data
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The Battle Over Women's Data

In a post-Roe world, bodily autonomy must include control over personal data.

U.K. Online Safety Bill Is Doomed to Fail
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U.K. Online Safety Bill Is Doomed to Fail

Draft legislation suffers from mission creep, internal contradictions, and a dire lack of clear definitions.

An Analysis of Black Faculty in CS Research Departments
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An Analysis of Black Faculty in CS Research Departments

Exploring Black faculty at computer science research departments where Ph.D. programs exist.

Four Ways to Add Active Learning to Computing Courses
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Four Ways to Add Active Learning to Computing Courses

How active-learning techniques can benefit students in computing courses.

Gavriella Schuster: Empowering Women in Tech
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Gavriella Schuster: Empowering Women in Tech

Despite efforts to attract women into the tech industry, the representation of women at mid-tier and leadership levels remains depressingly static.

What's Next for Quantum Computing?
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What's Next for Quantum Computing?

Companies are moving away from setting qubit records in favor of practical hardware and long-term goals.

Fears about AI Are Overblown
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Fears about AI Are Overblown

ChatGPT is a net gain for society.

Interpretability of Artificial Neural Network Models in AI versus Neuroscience
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Interpretability of Artificial Neural Network Models in AI versus Neuroscience

Potential synergies and tensions between neuroscientists and AI researchers in interpreting artificial neural networks.

Advancing Ethics Review Practices in AI Research
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Advancing Ethics Review Practices in AI Research

Recent initiatives to implement AI ethics review processes, better understand societal impacts, and share learnings have had a positive effect, but more needs to...

AI Is Now Essential National Infrastructure
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AI Is Now Essential National Infrastructure

Building government artificial intelligence capability is as important as roads and rail.

Can AI Invent?
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Can AI Invent?

Recent patent applications for two inventions that are claimed to have been made by an AI are bringing these questions to the fore.

The Overlooked Upsides of Algorithms in the Workplace
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The Overlooked Upsides of Algorithms in the Workplace

Orly Lobel, a law professor at the University of San Diego, believes technology can make the world a better place — and she knows in 2022, that makes her a bit...
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