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Machine-Learning Robustness, Foundation Models, and Reproducibility
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Machine-Learning Robustness, Foundation Models, and Reproducibility

An interview with Percy Liang, associate professor of Computer Science at Stanford University

I Unplugged What?
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I Unplugged What?

The lessons here are broader than just a simple "Don't do that."

Becoming Universal
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Becoming Universal

A new history of modern computing.

A Brave New World of Mediated Online Discourse
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A Brave New World of Mediated Online Discourse

Is artificial intelligence up to the task of managing online discourse in social networks?

AWS Is Too Big to Fail
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AWS Is Too Big to Fail

Quite simply, AWS is too big and has too many customers for the good of society

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders
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Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders

Enabling effective cross-company AI without data disclosure.

The Growing Cost of Deep Learning for Source Code
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The Growing Cost of Deep Learning for Source Code

Attempting to mitigate problems associated with the trend toward massive dataset scaling.

The Long Road Ahead to Transition to Post-Quantum Cryptography
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The Long Road Ahead to Transition to Post-Quantum Cryptography

Anticipating the output of the competition for new cryptographic algorithms.

Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination
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Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination

Considering the intersection of technical design and civil rights when building and using classification algorithms.

Quantum Computing Nears a Quantum Leap
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Quantum Computing Nears a Quantum Leap

Quantum computers have experienced a number of notable improvements in recent weeks

Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud
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Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud

It's convenient but wrong to assume multicloud will solve your application resilience woes

How Much Has Quantum Computing Actually Advanced?
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How Much Has Quantum Computing Actually Advanced?

John Martinis, former chief architect of Google Sycamore, offers a measured perspective on quantum's progress

An AWS Inconvenience
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An AWS Inconvenience

The company's recent outage took down Adele, Netflix, Tinder, and more, but it could've been worse

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

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

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
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Patent Absurdity

A case when ignorance is the best policy.

Accelerator-Level Parallelism
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Accelerator-Level Parallelism

Charging computer scientists to develop the science needed to best achieve the performance and cost goals of accelerator-level parallelism hardware and software...

'In Situ' Data Rights
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'In Situ' Data Rights

Improving on data portability.

The Chip That Could Transform Computing
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The Chip That Could Transform Computing

Apple's new M1 processors are generating loads of power...and excitement
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