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Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act serves as Facebook and Google's get-out-of-jail-free card for conspiracies and disinformation.
Former world champion Vladimir Kramnik teamed up with AI researchers at Alphabet's DeepMind lab to test game variants that can jolt chess players into creative new patterns.
In-person final exams were canceled for thousands of students this spring, so computers stepped in — to disastrous effect.
Reed Hastings, a founder and co-chief executive of Netflix Inc., discusses working from home, returning to the office, delivering candid feedback, and more.
Stephen Brobst, chief technology officer of Teradata., discusses his career path, his time with customers, storing programs on cassette tape, and more.
Considering the recent increased attention to privacy law issues amid the typically slow pace of legal change.
How more than 25years of experience with aviation safety-critical systems can be applied to autonomous vehicle systems.
Avalanches generate enormous breakdowns. The practices of innovation adoption may be just what you need to resolve them.
Considering the good and the bad effects of technology.
How management science benefits from High Performance Computing.
The case of the Introduction to Computer Science course.
A rare find: the user manual of the oldest surviving computer in the world, the Zuse Z4 relay machine (1945).
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. Computer Chess Championship in 1970.
Researchers at Germany's Technical University of Munich say they have …
A survey of more than 14,000 people in 16 countries …
Apple and Singapore's government have partnered on the two-year LumiHealth …