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Daphne Koller discusses probabilistic relational modeling, artificial intelligence, and her new work with biologists.
Debating the public policy issues involved in proposed efforts toward improving voting systems while considering the range of technical and societal challenges.
Tracing the course of influential computing developments and considering possible paths to new paradigms.
Diagnosing the symptoms of failing to accommodate critical software architecture properties that often result in the demise of projects.
Considering the responsibilities of those who build systems fundamental to significant social functions, institutions, and values.
The importance of the students’ voice.
Broadly, NoSQL has an absence of strict schemas for entities/attributes, while SQL rigidly relates/regulates the two.
Rather than fancying you can control Internet access, design exams to reward students who won't need it.
Japanese automaker Honda has launched a limited roll-out of its …
San Francisco-based startup Zipline is delivering coronavirus vaccines to rural …
A research team has developed an underwater rescue robot with …