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Medical AI Is as Much Social as It Is Technological
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Medical AI Is as Much Social as It Is Technological

Medical AI applications need to overcome transparency and trust issues.

Large Language Models Will Change Programming…a Little
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Large Language Models Will Change Programming…a Little

Hype has been a primary driver of the excitement around LLMs.

With AI, We Are Reliving the Start of the Smartphone Era
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With AI, We Are Reliving the Start of the Smartphone Era

We often judge the utility of a new technology on how well it deals with the problems of older ones.

Who Is Liable when AI Kills?
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Who Is Liable when AI Kills?

We need to change rules and institutions while still promoting innovation to protect people from faulty artificial intelligence.

Why You Should Not Trust AI Search Engines
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Why You Should Not Trust AI Search Engines

The technology is simply not ready to be used like this at this scale.

ChatGPT Can Improve Education, not Threaten It
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ChatGPT Can Improve Education, not Threaten It

A professor explains why he is allowing students to incorporate ChatGPT into their writing process instead of banning it.

Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics
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Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics

A wave of research improves reinforcement learning algorithms by pre-training them as if they were human.

ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research
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ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research

Conversational AI is a game-changer for science; here's how to respond.

"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.

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.

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.

The Premature Obituary of Programming
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The Premature Obituary of Programming

Why deep learning will not replace programming.

Building Machine Learning Models Like Open Source Software
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Building Machine Learning Models Like Open Source Software

Proposing a community-based system for model development.

Software Engineering of Machine Learning Systems
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Software Engineering of Machine Learning Systems

Seeking to make machine learning more dependable.

Ethical AI is Not about AI
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Ethical AI is Not about AI

The equation Ethics + AI = Ethical AI is questionable.

The Elephant in the Room
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The Elephant in the Room

It is time to get the POSIX elephant off our necks.
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