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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

Why We Must Rethink AI Benchmarks
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Why We Must Rethink AI Benchmarks

While helpful in comparing AI performance, benchmarks are often taken out of context, sometimes to harmful results

 The Intersection of Math, Computers, and Everything Else
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The Intersection of Math, Computers, and Everything Else

MIT senior Shardul Chiplunkar aims to be a translator between the tech world and the rest of society

Human-Centered Explainable AI and Social Transparency
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Human-Centered Explainable AI and Social Transparency

An interview with doctoral candidate Upol Ehsan, who researched human-centered explainable AI

Securing Kubernetes Environments
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Securing Kubernetes Environments

Lack of resources is a massive blocker, so IT leaders need to prioritize

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

Four AI Trends for 2022
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Four AI Trends for 2022

Look for improvements to neural networks, strategic ethics, hiring practices, and even gastronomy

Why You Should Care about Meta's Push into the Metaverse
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Why You Should Care about Meta's Push into the Metaverse

The futuristic tech Mark Zuckerberg is investing billions in could remake the Internet

Keeping AI in Healthcare in Check
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Keeping AI in Healthcare in Check

Experts discuss the need to prevent AI bias in healthcare

The U.S. Needs a Department of Tech and Science Policy
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The U.S. Needs a Department of Tech and Science Policy

Two former NIH directors call for a cabinet-level department to formulate science policy, oversee tech development

No, We Don't Have Living, Reproducing Robots
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No, We Don't Have Living, Reproducing Robots

Kinematic self-replication is interesting research, but it isn't reproduction or replication

Be Wary of Trusting Algorithms in Volatile Markets
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Be Wary of Trusting Algorithms in Volatile Markets

IT leaders can prevent disaster by understanding and articulating the risks of relying on increasingly complex algorithms

The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3
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The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3

Why GPT-3 as is will not cost many people their jobs or soon lead to AGI

A Fix-It Job for Government Tech
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A Fix-It Job for Government Tech

To build trust in the government, it would help if the website worked

Stop the Blame Game to Achieve Research Integrity
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Stop the Blame Game to Achieve Research Integrity

Helping every scientist to improve is more effective than ferreting out a few frauds

AI Reality Check
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AI Reality Check

The limitations in getting machines to understand a world they don't live in

How to Fix Facebook
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How to Fix Facebook

Twelve leading experts share bold solutions to the company's urgent problems

China's AI Dream and the AI 'Arms Race'
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China's AI Dream and the AI 'Arms Race'

Stanford postdoctoral fellow discusses research exploring impact of AI in a possible U.S.-China power transition

What Every Engineer and Computer Scientist Should Know
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What Every Engineer and Computer Scientist Should Know: The Biggest Contributor to Happiness

Seeking the fundamental factors instrumental to happiness.

Patent Absurdity
From Communications of the ACM

Patent Absurdity

A case when ignorance is the best policy.
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