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My Nightmare Trip into the Metaverse
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My Nightmare Trip into the Metaverse

A reporter dons a VR headset, heads into the metaverse, and witnesses the most disturbing sights of her life.

Book Review: The Future of AI
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Book Review: The Future of AI

Cyber analyst James Voorhees reviews The New Fire: War, Peace and Democracy in the Age of AI by Ben Buchanan and Andrew Imbrie.

Information: 'I' vs. 'We' vs. 'They'
From Communications of the ACM

Information: 'I' vs. 'We' vs. 'They'

Seeking a balance between protecting and using personal data.

Can AI Improve Road Safety Now?
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Can AI Improve Road Safety Now?

Well before self-driving cars become a reality, there are simpler approaches that can make roads much safer.

Why It Is So Hard to Make AI Fair and Unbiased
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Why It Is So Hard to Make AI Fair and Unbiased

Competing notions of fairness exist, and sometimes they are totally incompatible with each other.

Can Open Source Sustain Itself without Losing Its Soul?
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Can Open Source Sustain Itself without Losing Its Soul?

What it means to be an open source contributor or maintainer has changed in recent years.

The AI in a Jar
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The AI in a Jar

Exploring a metaphysical argument against artificial intelligence.

How Ukraine Has Defended Itself against Cyber Attacks
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How Ukraine Has Defended Itself against Cyber Attacks

As in Ukraine, U.S. organizations should work with U.S. cybersecurity agencies to prepare for and prevent attacks.

The Missing Voices in Natural Language Processing
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The Missing Voices in Natural Language Processing

Who and what is being represented in the data and development of NLP models?

The AI Illusion
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The AI Illusion

State-of-the-art chatbots are not what they seem.

Our Human Future in an Age of AI
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Our Human Future in an Age of AI

What does it mean to be human in an age where AI agents make decisions that shape human actions?

The Future of AI in Games
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The Future of AI in Games

Making artificial intelligence a tool of freedom and creativity for everyone.

Hugs to Boring Tech
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Hugs to Boring Tech

Don't underestimate the tech that makes your eyes glaze over—it holds us all up.

Timnit Gebru Is Building a Slow AI Movement
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Timnit Gebru Is Building a Slow AI Movement

Her new organization, DAIR, aims to show a more thoughtful mode of AI research.

We Need a 911 for the Metaverse
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We Need a 911 for the Metaverse

Citizens of the metaverse deserve an industrywide standard for reporting abuse and harassment.

What Stewart Brand Sees on the Horizon
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What Stewart Brand Sees on the Horizon

Silicon Valley prophet thinks tech can clean itself up.

Democratize Machine Learning with No-Code AI
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Democratize Machine Learning with No-Code AI

Organizations lacking skilled data scientists and ML engineers can create and deploy ML models, too.

How Compute and the Climate Go Hand-in-Hand
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How Compute and the Climate Go Hand-in-Hand

Data is critical to the success of all climate tech projects, whether to drive development or improve efficiency.

Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'
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Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'

Organizations must account for the biases of their own workers to be able to combat AI blunders.

Recognize Science's Unsung Global Pioneers to Alter Its Future
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Recognize Science's Unsung Global Pioneers to Alter Its Future

Modern science wasn't invented in Europe but came about as part of a global exchange.
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