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Anne Carpenter: Her Machine Learning Tools Pull Insights from Cell Images
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Anne Carpenter: Her Machine Learning Tools Pull Insights from Cell Images

Computational biologist brings the power of machine learning to researchers seeking answers in mountains of cell images

Strong AI Requires Autonomous Building of Composable Models
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Strong AI Requires Autonomous Building of Composable Models

Models built by AI must encode the fundamental patterns of experience

Jeannette Wing: How Computing Has Transformed
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Jeannette Wing: How Computing Has Transformed

Data science expert talks about how trustworthy AI and causal reasoning can help society solve real-world problems

Who Is Writing Our Digital Future, and Why It Matters?
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Who Is Writing Our Digital Future, and Why It Matters?

The world is not built for everybody—we must make sure every voice is heard and every body seen

Avoiding AI's Bad Reputation
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Avoiding AI's Bad Reputation

AI-based advertising models 'give tech a bad name,' says Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost

Where Computing Might Go Next
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Where Computing Might Go Next

The future of computing depends in part on how we reckon with its past

Wall Street Doesn't Care about the Facebook Leaks, but Mark Zuckerberg Does
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Wall Street Doesn't Care about the Facebook Leaks, but Mark Zuckerberg Does

Facebook's numbers are doing fine for now, but not its reputation

How to Expand and Improve CS Education Around the World
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How to Expand and Improve CS Education Around the World

Six recommendations to take CS education to scale at primary and secondary school levels

How AI Is Reinventing What Computers Are
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How AI Is Reinventing What Computers Are

Three key ways artificial intelligence is changing what it means to compute

We Are Not Users
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We Are Not Users: Gaining Control Over New Technologies

Seeking a more selective approach to technology usage.

Shaping Ethical Computing Cultures
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Shaping Ethical Computing Cultures

Lessons from the recent past.

Programming Hate into AI Will Be Controversial, but Possibly Necessary
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Programming Hate into AI Will Be Controversial, but Possibly Necessary

For a created consciousness to make value judgments, both liking and disliking functions must be part of the system.

Moving Towards Reproducible Machine Learning
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Moving Towards Reproducible Machine Learning

Reporting machine learning-based research can help to improve transparency and reproducibility

In Favor of More Science Communication by AI Researchers
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In Favor of More Science Communication by AI Researchers

Those developing AI should do more to fix the misunderstanding, hype, and misinformation that surrounds it

The Uselessness of Useful Knowledge
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The Uselessness of Useful Knowledge

Today's powerful but little-understood AI breakthroughs echo past examples of unexpected scientific progress

Transparency Can Help Fix Social Media—if Anyone Can Define It
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Transparency Can Help Fix Social Media—if Anyone Can Define It

Transparency promises users more insight into and power over social media services, but also signals how much we must figure out

SEC Isn't Hurting Crypto Innovation, Says Industry Leader
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SEC Isn't Hurting Crypto Innovation, Says Industry Leader

Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin says SEC Chair Gensler may need greater authority over crypto industry

'Small Data' Is Also Crucial for Machine Learning
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'Small Data' Is Also Crucial for Machine Learning

The most promising AI approach you've never heard of doesn't need to go big

The Facebook Whistleblower Won't Change Anything
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The Facebook Whistleblower Won't Change Anything

Whistleblowing keeps the limelight on one person instead of the movements already doing the work.

 Facebook Whistleblower Sophie Zhang Has a Message for the Tech Press, Too
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Facebook Whistleblower Sophie Zhang Has a Message for the Tech Press, Too

Zhang came forward with allegations against Facebook long before Frances Haugen, so why has it taken so long for people to listen?
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