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To Win the Next War, the Pentagon Needs Nerds
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To Win the Next War, the Pentagon Needs Nerds

Data scientists, coders, and other techies could prove decisive in future conflicts—if Uncle Sam can recruit them.

To Make AI Fair, Here's What Must Be Done
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To Make AI Fair, Here's What Must Be Done

AI developers need to collaborate with social scientists and the people affected by its applications.

Is AI Threatened by Too Little Data?
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Is AI Threatened by Too Little Data?

Knowing when to limit your data dramatically affects the quality of your artificial intelligence.

The Perils of Machine Learning in Designing New Chemicals and Materials
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The Perils of Machine Learning in Designing New Chemicals and Materials

As ML tools become more broadly available when making new compounds and materials, the possibilities of misuse increase and must be guarded against.

Book Review: The Future of AI
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Book Review: The Future of AI

Cyber analyst James Voorhees reviews The New Fire: War, Peace and Democracy in the Age of AI by Ben Buchanan and Andrew Imbrie.

AI Is Creating a New Colonial World Order
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AI Is Creating a New Colonial World Order

Artificial intelligence is enriching a powerful few by dispossessing communities that have been dispossessed before.

Can AI Improve Road Safety Now?
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Can AI Improve Road Safety Now?

Well before self-driving cars become a reality, there are simpler approaches that can make roads much safer.

Why It Is So Hard to Make AI Fair and Unbiased
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Why It Is So Hard to Make AI Fair and Unbiased

Competing notions of fairness exist, and sometimes they are totally incompatible with each other.

The AI in a Jar
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The AI in a Jar

Exploring a metaphysical argument against artificial intelligence.

The Missing Voices in Natural Language Processing
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The Missing Voices in Natural Language Processing

Who and what is being represented in the data and development of NLP models?

The AI Illusion
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The AI Illusion

State-of-the-art chatbots are not what they seem.

Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'
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Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'

Organizations must account for the biases of their own workers to be able to combat AI blunders.

<i>Communications'</i> Digital Initiative and Its First Digital Event
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Communications' Digital Initiative and Its First Digital Event

How AI and science are shaping each other.

Deepfake Luke Skywalker Should Scare Us
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Deepfake Luke Skywalker Should Scare Us

The power to create convincing deepfake icons could destabilize society

Encourage Women in Tech to Protect against AI Bias
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Encourage Women in Tech to Protect against AI Bias

Need to ensure tech accurately reflects the structure of society

Deep Learning Is Hitting a Wall
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Deep Learning Is Hitting a Wall

What would it take for artificial intelligence to make real progress?

Yoshua Bengio: 'I Have Rarely Been as Enthusiastic about a New Research Direction'
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Yoshua Bengio: 'I Have Rarely Been as Enthusiastic about a New Research Direction'

Yoshua Bengio gushes about GFlowNets, calling them "a new beast" for which the appropriate optimization algorithms are still making rapid progress

Meta's Yann LeCun on His Vision for Human-level AI
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Meta's Yann LeCun on His Vision for Human-level AI

Rather than try to replace natural intelligence, create AI that is compatible with human intelligence

Europe Is in Danger of Using the Wrong Definition of AI
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Europe Is in Danger of Using the Wrong Definition of AI

Some intelligent systems are at risk of being excluded from oversight in the EU's proposed legislation

Intelligence and Comprehension
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Intelligence and Comprehension

What does it mean to say a computer model 'understands'?
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