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Open-Endedness and Evolution through Large Models
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Open-Endedness and Evolution through Large Models

A conversation with Joel Lehman, machine-learning scientist formerly of OpenAI and Uber AI Labs.

What's Your Placebo?
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What's Your Placebo?

The dangers of participation bias in educational studies.

Storytelling and Science
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Storytelling and Science

Incorporating storytelling into organizational culture.

The Pope's AI Adviser on Ensuring Algorithms Respect Human Dignity
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The Pope's AI Adviser on Ensuring Algorithms Respect Human Dignity

Franciscan monk Paolo Benanti is the brains behind the Rome Call, a pact aimed at making sure AI is developed with ethics in mind.

How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind
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How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind

Humanity is not prepared for artificial superintelligence right now.

I Was There When: AI Helped Create a Vaccine
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I Was There When: AI Helped Create a Vaccine

An interview with Dave Johnson, chief data and artificial intelligence officer at Moderna.

Blowing Up the Internet...to Protect Kids Online
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Blowing Up the Internet...to Protect Kids Online

Framed as a bill to protect kids online, the California Age Appropriate Design Code Act would radically reshape the Internet—and harm both kids and adults.

Let Us Not Put All Our Eggs in One Basket
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Let Us Not Put All Our Eggs in One Basket

Toward new research directions in computer science.

The Atlas Milestone
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The Atlas Milestone

Celebrating virtual memory, which has made such a difference in how we approach programming, memory management, and secure computing.

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For
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These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For

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

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.

Meta's Message Encryption Was Built to Fail
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Meta's Message Encryption Was Built to Fail

Chat between a teen and her mom about an alleged abortion helped police build their case.

AI Is Transforming How We Bank
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AI Is Transforming How We Bank

Regulators need help to keep up.

Social Media Is Polluting Society
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Social Media Is Polluting Society

Moderation alone will not fix the problem.

The Age of Algorithmic Anxiety
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The Age of Algorithmic Anxiety

Interacting online today means being besieged by system-generated recommendations, but do we want what the machines tell us we want?

Data Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again
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Data Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again

Only when we learn from them can we make headway in stopping the cycle.

Why Universities Must Resist GPA-based Enrollment Caps in the Face of Surging Enrollments
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Why Universities Must Resist GPA-based Enrollment Caps in the Face of Surging Enrollments

Considering the challenges for universities to adapt their business models to changing student demands.

Computational Thinking in the Era of Data Science
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Computational Thinking in the Era of Data Science

Incorporating data thinking into computer science education.

Who Is Liable when AI Kills?
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Who Is Liable when AI Kills?

We need to change rules and institutions while still promoting innovation to protect people from faulty AI.
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