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Does AI Understand Our Language?
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Does AI Understand Our Language?

Can large language models teach us about the nature of language, understanding, intelligence, sociality, and personhood?

The Future of Robot Nannies
From ACM Opinion

The Future of Robot Nannies

A machine can't love our children, but our children might love them

2021 Was the Year of Monster AI Models
From ACM Opinion

2021 Was the Year of Monster AI Models

GPT-3 kicked off a new trend in AI for bigger and bigger models, but how large will they get?

Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3
From ACM Opinion

Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3

Idealism surrounding the Web3 vision is great, but we’ve been there before

What Does It Mean for AI to Understand?
From ACM Opinion

What Does It Mean for AI to Understand?

It's simple enough for AI to seem to comprehend data, but devising a true test of a machine's knowledge has proved difficult

Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI
From ACM Opinion

Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI

Applications of AI could pierce through boundaries that safeguard our rights and liberties

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders
From Communications of the ACM

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders

Enabling effective cross-company AI without data disclosure.

Who Killed the Robot Dog?
From ACM Opinion

Who Killed the Robot Dog?

The robotic companion was once a dream of techno-utopianism, but has instead become a terrifying weapon

The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security
From ACM Opinion

The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security

Congressional oversight of the intelligence community is critical to keeping pace with adversaries and gleaning accurate insights

Truly Ethical AI Needs Research to Be Independent from Big Tech
From ACM Opinion

Truly Ethical AI Needs Research to Be Independent from Big Tech

Curb the power of Silicon Valley and protect those who speak up about the harms of AI

Why We Must Rethink AI Benchmarks
From ACM Opinion

Why We Must Rethink AI Benchmarks

While helpful in comparing AI performance, benchmarks are often taken out of context, sometimes to harmful results

Four AI Trends for 2022
From ACM Opinion

Four AI Trends for 2022

Look for improvements to neural networks, strategic ethics, hiring practices, and even gastronomy

Keeping AI in Healthcare in Check
From ACM Opinion

Keeping AI in Healthcare in Check

Experts discuss the need to prevent AI bias in healthcare

Be Wary of Trusting Algorithms in Volatile Markets
From ACM Opinion

Be Wary of Trusting Algorithms in Volatile Markets

IT leaders can prevent disaster by understanding and articulating the risks of relying on increasingly complex algorithms

The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3
From ACM Opinion

The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3

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

AI Reality Check
From ACM Opinion

AI Reality Check

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

An Insider's View of 'Algorithmic Warfare'
From ACM Opinion

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
From ACM Opinion

AI Needs to Prevent Cyberattacks, Not Just Detect Them

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

The Turing Test Is Bad for Business
From ACM Opinion

The Turing Test Is Bad for Business

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

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

'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
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