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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.
Two recent reports point to the important of teaching female students to program and that it's never "too late."
How can we apply virtue epistemology to the problem of fake news?
Tally sticks and notched bones are among the oldest digital data carriers.
Researchers in Germany and Australia found China is using a …
An international team used sound waves to control quantum information …
Researchers have developed a method of leveraging artificial intelligence neural …