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Long-Term Mentoring for Computer Science Researchers
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Long-Term Mentoring for Computer Science Researchers

Reaching out across computer science research communities.

NSF on Chien's Grand Challenge for Sustainability
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NSF on Chien's Grand Challenge for Sustainability

This Viewpoint focuses on ways the computing community can contribute broadly to environmental sustainability and identifies NSF Directorate for Computer and Information...

Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good
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Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good

A high school senior argues that generative AI can help reshape education for the better.

What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?
From ACM Opinion

What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?

Large language models seem startlingly intelligent, but what is really happening under the hood?

The Mounting Human and Environmental Costs of Generative AI
From ACM Opinion

The Mounting Human and Environmental Costs of Generative AI

Planetary impacts, escalating financial costs, and labor exploitation all factor.

AI Is about to Change Your Job–and Not for the Better
From ACM Opinion

AI Is about to Change Your Job–and Not for the Better

Artificial intelligence is not the issue; the underlying socioeconomic system needs to change.

ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability
From ACM Opinion

ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability

ChatGPT could have dangerous implications for the field if it is not used with the proper context.

Afraid of AI?
From ACM Opinion

Afraid of AI?

The startups selling it want you to be.

Academic Publishers Are Missing the Point on ChatGPT
From ACM Opinion

Academic Publishers Are Missing the Point on ChatGPT

Publishers that seize the opportunity to build on these tools to serve their international communities can engage with audiences that were previously inaccessible...

Will AI Help Us to Work Less?
From ACM Opinion

Will AI Help Us to Work Less?

The idea that tech will free us from drudgery is an attractive narrative, but history tells a different story.

Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly
From Communications of the ACM

Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly

A unique viewpoint on risks to senior citizens from academia.

Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience
From Communications of the ACM

Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience

Complementary objectives competing for the same resources.

Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?
From Communications of the ACM

Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?

Gaps facing the industry as quantum safe algorithms move closer to standardization.

Improving Section 230, Preserving Democracy, and Protecting Free Speech
From Communications of the ACM

Improving Section 230, Preserving Democracy, and Protecting Free Speech

Proposing a framework for a decentralized market where no one party controls the flow of information.

All Sliders to the Right
From Communications of the ACM

All Sliders to the Right

Hardware overkill.

Contracting for Artificial Intelligence
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Contracting for Artificial Intelligence

Considering the promises and perils of contracting for the use of artificial intelligence tools and data.

GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You
From ACM Opinion

GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You

An interview with OpenAI's Greg Brockman.

Do We Need a National Algorithms Safety Board?
From ACM Opinion

Do We Need a National Algorithms Safety Board?

Perfectly safe algorithmic systems are not possible, but safer systems are.

A Turning Point for Cyber Insurance
From Communications of the ACM

A Turning Point for Cyber Insurance

Technologists who understand and measure cyber risk can motivate policyholders to improve security.

Designing an Ethical Tech Developer
From Communications of the ACM

Designing an Ethical Tech Developer

Studying how to improve teaching young people to ethically exercise the power of technology.
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