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Why You Should Care about Meta's Push into the Metaverse
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Why You Should Care about Meta's Push into the Metaverse

The futuristic tech Mark Zuckerberg is investing billions in could remake the Internet

The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3
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The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3

Why GPT-3 as is will not cost many people their jobs or soon lead to AGI

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.

Computer Science Education Is a Global Challenge
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Computer Science Education Is a Global Challenge

Analysis in the Brookings report shows a correlation between a country's economic position and implementation of computer science in schools.

How to Expand and Improve CS Education Around the World
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How to Expand and Improve CS Education Around the World

Six recommendations to take CS education to scale at primary and secondary school levels

Medical Artificial Intelligence
From Communications of the ACM

Medical Artificial Intelligence: The European Legal Perspective

Although the European Commission proposed new legislation for the use of "high-risk artificial intelligence" earlier this year, the existing European fundamental...

Explicative Programming
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Explicative Programming

Making Computational Thinking relevant to schools.

Text and Data Mining of In-Copyright Works
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Text and Data Mining of In-Copyright Works: Is It Legal?

How copyright law might be an impediment to text and data mining research.

Instagram Isn't the Only Social Media That's Hurting Girls
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Instagram Isn't the Only Social Media That's Hurting Girls

Researchers and reporters have been documenting social media's harmful effects on kids prior to whistleblower Frances Haugen's testimony

Amazon Should Invent With Care
From ACM Opinion

Amazon Should Invent With Care

Amazon's spirit of invention is refreshing, but technologists must think through the consequences.

AI Futures
From Communications of the ACM

AI Futures: Fact and Fantasy

Three books offer varied perspectives on the ascendancy of artificial intelligence.

Competitive Compatibility
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Competitive Compatibility: Let's Fix the Internet, Not the Tech Giants

Seeking to make Big Tech less central to the Internet.

Apple and Facebook Are Coming for Your Face Next
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Apple and Facebook Are Coming for Your Face Next

The face computer is coming—brace yourself

Here's Why Tech Companies Are Suddenly Focused on Child Safety
From ACM Opinion

Here's Why Tech Companies Are Suddenly Focused on Child Safety

Tech colossi are responding to shifting political winds and trying to preempt new, impending regulations

Testing Educational Digital Games
From Communications of the ACM

Testing Educational Digital Games

Diversifying usability studies utilizing rapid application development.

Protecting the Global Internet from Technology Cold Wars
From Communications of the ACM

Protecting the Global Internet from Technology Cold Wars

Considering the perceived dangers of the global information flow.

Why So Many Young People Hate STEM Courses
From ACM Opinion

Why So Many Young People Hate STEM Courses

A high school senior recounts why she almost gave up on her dream of becoming a scientist

How Higher Ed Can Win at Tech Offense and Defense
From ACM Opinion

How Higher Ed Can Win at Tech Offense and Defense

To live in a world that is enhanced rather than oppressed by technology, we need to change its culture from one of opportunism to one in the public interest

What Does Saying That 'Programming Is Hard' Really Say, and About Whom?
From Communications of the ACM

What Does Saying That 'Programming Is Hard' Really Say, and About Whom?

Shifting the focus from the perceived difficulty of learning programming to making programming more universally accessible.

The Domestic Computer Science Graduate Students Are There, We Just Need to Recruit Them
From Communications of the ACM

The Domestic Computer Science Graduate Students Are There, We Just Need to Recruit Them

Proven practices to recruit domestic computer science graduate students.
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