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Alexey Makarin on Why Social Media Harms Youth Mental Health
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Alexey Makarin on Why Social Media Harms Youth Mental Health

MIT Professor Alexey Makarin, whose research was cited in Social Media and Youth Mental Health, a recent advisory report by the U.S. surgeon general, discusses...

Alexey Makarin on Why Social Media Harms Youth Mental Health
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Alexey Makarin on Why Social Media Harms Youth Mental Health

MIT Professor Alexey Makarin, whose research was cited in Social Media and Youth Mental Health, a recent advisory report by the U.S. surgeon general, discusses...

Francis Enyi on Bridging the Healthcare Deficit in Africa
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Francis Enyi on Bridging the Healthcare Deficit in Africa

Francis Enyi, a senior program analyst with Delta State University Teaching Hospital in Nigeri, discusses how his team of software developers, medical personnel...

Francis Enyi on Bridging the Healthcare Deficit in Africa
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Francis Enyi on Bridging the Healthcare Deficit in Africa

Francis Enyi, a senior program analyst with Delta State University Teaching Hospital in Nigeri, discusses how his team of software developers, medical personnel...

Voice in the Machine: Ethical Considerations for Language-Capable Robots
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Voice in the Machine: Ethical Considerations for Language-Capable Robots

Parsing the promise of language-capable robots.

Improving Computing Education Research through Valuing Design
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Improving Computing Education Research through Valuing Design

Exploring alternatives to existing research systems and methods.

SI and Binary Prefixes: Clearing the Confusion
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SI and Binary Prefixes: Clearing the Confusion

Considering the emergence of non-standard acceptance of SI prefixes.

AI and Society: Ethics, Trust, and Cooperation
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AI and Society: Ethics, Trust, and Cooperation

Trust and trustworthiness are central to how ethics helps society survive and thrive.

Lost in Afghanistan: Can the World Take ICT4D Seriously?
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Lost in Afghanistan: Can the World Take ICT4D Seriously?

Seeking to maximize the value of information and communication technologies for development research.

There Is Little Evidence for Today's AI Alarmism
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There Is Little Evidence for Today's AI Alarmism

Over time, we will have a much better sense of which AI areas require significant regulatory intervention and which do not.

Who Should Make the Rules that Govern AI?
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Who Should Make the Rules that Govern AI?

One question for Laura Weidinger and Iason Gabriel, research scientists at Google DeepMind.

Computer-Related Risks and Remediation Challenges
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Computer-Related Risks and Remediation Challenges

Surveying the nontechnical issues interwoven with computer-related technologies.

Breaking Up a Digital Monopoly
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Breaking Up a Digital Monopoly

How to decompose a vertically integrated digital monopoly to enable competitive services based on a shared data structure.

Unfair Automated Hiring Systems Are Everywhere
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Unfair Automated Hiring Systems Are Everywhere

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission urgently needs to regulate automated hiring systems.

When AI Thinks You Are Dead
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When AI Thinks You Are Dead

AI hallucinations can be amusing, but the consequences for society could be dangerous.

Why Conscious AI Is a Bad Idea
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Why Conscious AI Is a Bad Idea

Our minds have not evolved to deal with machines we believe have consciousness.

You Can't Regulate What You Don't Understand
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You Can't Regulate What You Don't Understand

Why AI regulations should begin with mandated disclosures.

The Indigo Cyberattack Is a Warning of Things to Come
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The Indigo Cyberattack Is a Warning of Things to Come

Those handling state secrets or critical infrastructure seem to fare no better than a bookstore chain.

AI Is Not Going to Reinvent the Alphabet Anytime Soon
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AI Is Not Going to Reinvent the Alphabet Anytime Soon

Artificial intelligence does not understand how humans read well enough to design type on its own.

AI and Politics: How Will We Know What—and Who—Is Real?
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AI and Politics: How Will We Know What—and Who—Is Real?

If we are lucky, new technologies will only cause brief confusion.
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