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AWS Has a Sexy New Modernization Play: Mainframes
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AWS Has a Sexy New Modernization Play: Mainframes

AWS announced a range of cool services at re:Invent 2021, but none more important than its Mainframe Modernization service

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

Courts Must Stop Social Media Cos. from Co-opting the First Amendment
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Courts Must Stop Social Media Cos. from Co-opting the First Amendment

Federal appeals courts should strike down Florida and Texas laws but reject social media companies' broader arguments

 It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington
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It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington

Lawmakers are not interested in the company's proposed concessions

The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security
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The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security

Congressional oversight of the intelligence community is critical to keeping pace with adversaries and gleaning accurate insights

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

Facebook's Missteps Should Be a Lesson for Web3
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Facebook's Missteps Should Be a Lesson for Web3

The new crop of technologists building Web3 can still learn a lot from Open Graph's problems

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

China Will Soon Lead the U.S. in Tech
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China Will Soon Lead the U.S. in Tech

Beijing pulls ahead in 5G and artificial intelligence, while catching up in semiconductors

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
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