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Researchers at the University of Washington Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering found that both mainstream and misinformation news sites display similar levels of problematic ads.
Edsger Wybe Dijkstra's work and ideas shaped the emerging field of computer science like few others.
Donald Trump and Joe Biden both want to throw out Section 230. Here's why America should fix it instead. By Paul M. Barrett, deputy director of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights.
Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida discusses the PlayStation maker's "American" comeback, videogames he loves to play, and the reason for Sony's electric ca.
A conversation with U.S. National Science Foundation director Sethuraman Panchanathan.
NSF funding for our work in task-specific programming languages.
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.
SQL represents data stored in rows and tables, while high-growth NoSQL is data stores arranged via nested documents as columnar …
The design of today's electronic computers is usually not very appealing, in contrast to magnificent mechanical calculating machines from earlier …
The algorithm should be respected; the malgorithm should be rejected.