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Many of the inventors who fueled the digital revolution have become household names.
Hackers? Check. Driverless cars? Check. SpaceX? Check. Robots? Check. Elon Musk? Check. ARPANET? Check. Video game addicts? Check. Brainscans? Check. Internet of Things? Check. All we're missing is a Fitbit review.
Software users are looking more and more for software that delights.
A look at the legal background and future possibilities for an issue that is likely to reoccur.
Seeking to expand inclusiveness in computer science education.
Seeking to make Web data "smarter" by utilizing a new kind of semantics.
Calling for research on automatic oversight for artificial intelligence systems.
Sharing lessons learned from a lecture program for making technical material more accessible to conference attendees.
For years, science-fiction moviemakers have been making us fear the bad things that artificially intelligent machines might do to their human creators.