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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
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Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software

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

Why Robots Need to See
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Why Robots Need to See

Cameras and vision-based perception will increasingly serve as the technological underpinning for mobile robots going forward.

Teaching Robots to Help People in Their Everyday Lives
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Teaching Robots to Help People in Their Everyday Lives

An interview with Max Braun of Everyday Robots.

Democracy Deserves Better Algorithms
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Democracy Deserves Better Algorithms

Big Tech could deploy any number of solutions to slow the spread of disinformation, with the most promising being to fix the algorithms.

What Is So Great about Quantum Computing?
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What Is So Great about Quantum Computing?

A Q&A with NIST theorist Alexey Gorshkov.

Code Breaker: Meet the Man Who Virtually Invented Computer Art
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Code Breaker: Meet the Man Who Virtually Invented Computer Art

Herbert W. Franke's digital work is finally being recognized as revolutionary after being rejected and scorned in the 1950s.

The Problem with Blaming Robots for Taking Our Jobs
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The Problem with Blaming Robots for Taking Our Jobs

For decades, the effects of automation have been fiercely debated. Are we missing the bigger picture?

Mark Zuckerberg on His Big Metaverse Bet
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Mark Zuckerberg on His Big Metaverse Bet

Meta CEO explains why he is committed to the metaverse and able to make bets that others will not.

Turning a Million-Qubit Quantum Computing Dream into Reality
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Turning a Million-Qubit Quantum Computing Dream into Reality

Intel's director of quantum hardware talks about quantum computing's reliance on the next generation of chips.

Two Paths for Digital Disability Law
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Two Paths for Digital Disability Law

Understanding the legal drivers of efforts to make technology accessible.

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.

The AI in a Jar
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The AI in a Jar

Exploring a metaphysical argument against artificial intelligence.
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