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AI Reality Check
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AI Reality Check

The limitations in getting machines to understand a world they don't live in

How to Fix Facebook
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How to Fix Facebook

Twelve leading experts share bold solutions to the company's urgent problems

What Every Engineer and Computer Scientist Should Know
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What Every Engineer and Computer Scientist Should Know: The Biggest Contributor to Happiness

Seeking the fundamental factors instrumental to happiness.

Accelerator-Level Parallelism
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Accelerator-Level Parallelism

Charging computer scientists to develop the science needed to best achieve the performance and cost goals of accelerator-level parallelism hardware and software...

'In Situ' Data Rights
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'In Situ' Data Rights

Improving on data portability.

Computational Thinking for Professionals
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Computational Thinking for Professionals

Professionals practice a form of computational thinking that is significantly more advanced than popular descriptions suggest.

An Insider's View of 'Algorithmic Warfare'
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An Insider's View of 'Algorithmic Warfare'

Artificial intelligence will change the nature of war, says a former U.S. deputy secretary of defense.

AI Needs to Prevent Cyberattacks, Not Just Detect Them
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AI Needs to Prevent Cyberattacks, Not Just Detect Them

AI should be enabling faster, automated, more ubiquitous prevention of cyberattacks

Let Crypto Regulate Itself
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Let Crypto Regulate Itself

What's needed is a self-regulatory organization for digital assets to promote ethical trading and governance

New York, Miami, and the Future of Crypto Cities
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New York, Miami, and the Future of Crypto Cities

Cities and the crypto community can gain a lot from a closer relationship

The Turing Test Is Bad for Business
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The Turing Test Is Bad for Business

Technology should focus on the complementarity game, not the imitation game

The Chip That Could Transform Computing
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The Chip That Could Transform Computing

Apple's new M1 processors are generating loads of power...and excitement

Teens and Social Media: The Question We're Not Asking
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Teens and Social Media: The Question We're Not Asking

Should they be using these services at all?

'Yeah, We're Spooked', Says Expert about AI's Potential Impact
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'Yeah, We're Spooked', Says Expert about AI's Potential Impact

Professor Stuart Russell says field of AI needs to grow up quickly to ensure humans remain in control

AI and the Intelligence Community: The Tangled Web of Budget and Acquisition
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AI and the Intelligence Community: The Tangled Web of Budget and Acquisition

The intelligence community still faces basic hurdles as it moves to transition and integrate AI at speed and scale

Why We Forgive Humans More Readily Than Machines
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Why We Forgive Humans More Readily Than Machines

When things go wrong, flexible moral intuitions cause us to judge computers more severely

Social Media Cos. Help African Governments Abuse 'Disinformation Laws'
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Social Media Cos. Help African Governments Abuse 'Disinformation Laws'

Social media platforms alternate between ignoring disinformation and launching broad crackdowns on user speech

Complexity Is Killing Software Developers
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Complexity Is Killing Software Developers

How to regain control, without losing out on the best these technologies have to offer

The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger
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The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger

It's a rebrand of Silicon Valley's increasing power and reach, and it's made for companies, not people
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