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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

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.

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.

AI Is Not A-OK
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AI Is Not A-OK

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says humans will need to find a way to coexist with artificial intelligence

The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger
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The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger

It's a rebrand of Silicon Valley's increasing power and reach, and it's made for companies, not people

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

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.

Medical Artificial Intelligence
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Medical Artificial Intelligence: The European Legal Perspective

Although the European Commission proposed new legislation for the use of "high-risk artificial intelligence" earlier this year, the existing European fundamental...

Shaping Ethical Computing Cultures
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Shaping Ethical Computing Cultures

Lessons from the recent past.

Text and Data Mining of In-Copyright Works
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Text and Data Mining of In-Copyright Works: Is It Legal?

How copyright law might be an impediment to text and data mining research.

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

Facebook Uses Deceptive Math to Hide Its Hate Speech Problem
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Facebook Uses Deceptive Math to Hide Its Hate Speech Problem

The company claims its AI is amazing at removing harmful content, but internal documents suggest the algorithm is ineffective

Instagram Isn't the Only Social Media That's Hurting Girls
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Instagram Isn't the Only Social Media That's Hurting Girls

Researchers and reporters have been documenting social media's harmful effects on kids prior to whistleblower Frances Haugen's testimony

The Challenges of Regulating Cryptocurrency
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The Challenges of Regulating Cryptocurrency

The S.E.C. has yet to set clear rules on cryptocurrencies, leaving the industry guessing. Maybe that's how the agency wants it.

Facebook Can't Be Saved
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Facebook Can't Be Saved

Whistleblower Frances Haugen told senators that Facebook shouldn't be broken up, but its problems are a direct consequence of its size.

It's Time to Stop Paying for a VPN
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It's Time to Stop Paying for a VPN

Many services meant to protect your Web browsing can no longer be trusted

 Losing Facebook Is Bad, but Losing WhatsApp Is Worse
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Losing Facebook Is Bad, but Losing WhatsApp Is Worse

What happens when you lose the encrypted messaging app everyone uses?
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