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The 'End of Crypto'? Not So Fast
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The 'End of Crypto'? Not So Fast

The trust lost in the FTX debacle will take years to rebuild, but it is certainly not the end of crypto.

Should Quantum Computing Be on IT’s Strategic Roadmap?
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Should Quantum Computing Be on IT’s Strategic Roadmap?

Quantum computing is far from being a mature technology, but now is the time to pencil it into IT strategic roadmaps.

 Why Don't Robots Have Rights? A Lawyer's Response
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Why Don't Robots Have Rights? A Lawyer's Response

Robots are hardware and software packages that lack a nature or any abilities outside of whatever their designers imagine.

 Why Don't Robots Have Rights?
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Why Don't Robots Have Rights?

In the future, people may look back with horror at how humans treated AI in the 21st century.

An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices
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An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices

Parsing the fine print on repair tolerances.

Designing to Avoid Worst-Case Outcomes
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Designing to Avoid Worst-Case Outcomes

Interaction designer Jonathan Shariat discusses harmful software design.

'The New Generation of Computer Scientist Wants to Benefit Society'
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'The New Generation of Computer Scientist Wants to Benefit Society'

Professor Jim Kurose discusses the type of science computing researchers are focusing on and the future of the field.

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For
From Communications of the ACM

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For

Considering copyright licensing issues involving non-fungible tokens to manage creative works.

Recent Dip in Chip Demand Will Not Doom CHIPS-Plus Act
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Recent Dip in Chip Demand Will Not Doom CHIPS-Plus Act

However, critics still have plenty of reasons to be skeptical about the subsidies.

The U.S. Needs Its Own Chips
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The U.S. Needs Its Own Chips

Regardless of what happens between Taiwan and China, the U.S. needs to be prepared.

Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell
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Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell

For VR to feel truly immersive, it needs to start stinking it up.

Democratizing LLMs Needs a Revolution in AI Hardware
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Democratizing LLMs Needs a Revolution in AI Hardware

Hardware barriers must be overcome to make LLMs available to a broader audience.

 The CHIPS Act Will Not Solve the Chip Shortage
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The CHIPS Act Will Not Solve the Chip Shortage

The U.S. is betting billions to spur semiconductor manufacturing.

Matthew Ball on the Metaverse
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Matthew Ball on the Metaverse

Leading metaverse theorist shares his thoughts on the sudden rise of the concept, its utility for the enterprise, and what we still get wrong.

AI Researchers Building Surveillance Tech and Deep Fakes Resist Ethical Concerns
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AI Researchers Building Surveillance Tech and Deep Fakes Resist Ethical Concerns

The computer vision research community is behind on AI ethics, but it is not just a research problem.

The Latin of Software Code Is Thriving
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The Latin of Software Code Is Thriving

Next time you laugh at musty old tech, remember that new technologies are often built on it.

Quantifying Computing Power and Innovation
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Quantifying Computing Power and Innovation

Rapid increases in chip speed and power have fueled innovation in many industries, but the future trajectory of that progress may be in jeopardy.

Semiconductor Dependency Imperils American Security
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Semiconductor Dependency Imperils American Security

The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act is only the first step in preventing Chinese dominance.

Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software
From Communications of the ACM

Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software

Is it okay for security researchers to virtualize software to look for vulnerabilities?
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