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Building a New Economy
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Building a New Economy: Data, AI, and Web3

How distributed technologies could return more control to users.

Can Universities Combat the 'Wrong Kind of AI'?
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Can Universities Combat the 'Wrong Kind of AI'?

Seeking an artificial intelligence reset.

The Four Horsemen of an Ailing Software Project
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The Four Horsemen of an Ailing Software Project

Don't let the pale rider catch you with an exception.

The Context Problem in Artificial Intelligence
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The Context Problem in Artificial Intelligence

The artificial intelligence design challenge of teaming humans and machines is difficult because machines cannot read the context of use.

Scientists Increasingly Cannot Explain How AI Works
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Scientists Increasingly Cannot Explain How AI Works

AI researchers are warning developers to focus more on how and why a system produces certain results than the fact that the system can accurately and rapidly produce...

AI in Medicine Is Overhyped
From ACM Opinion

AI in Medicine Is Overhyped

AI models for healthcare that predict disease are not as accurate as reports might suggest.

AI Model Transferability in Healthcare: A Sociotechnical Perspective
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AI Model Transferability in Healthcare: A Sociotechnical Perspective

To realize the promised benefits of applying AI and ML models at scale, a roadmap of the challenges and potential solutions to sociotechnical transferability is...

Rethinking Silicon Valley
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Rethinking Silicon Valley: Stewart Brand's Lost Journal

Discovering a hidden chapter in computing history.

Mobile-App Privacy Nutrition Labels Missing Key Ingredients for Success
From Communications of the ACM

Mobile-App Privacy Nutrition Labels Missing Key Ingredients for Success

Android and iOS privacy labels confuse developers and end users.

An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices
From Communications of the ACM

An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices

Parsing the fine print on repair tolerances.

Is This the Beginning of the End of the Internet?
From ACM Opinion

Is This the Beginning of the End of the Internet?

How a single Texas ruling could change the Web forever.

A Common-Sense Test for AI Could Lead to Smarter Machines
From ACM Opinion

A Common-Sense Test for AI Could Lead to Smarter Machines

Injecting common sense into AI could mean big things for humans.

Securing the Company Jewels
From Communications of the ACM

Securing the Company Jewels

GitHub and runbook security.

Data Platforms and Network Effects
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Data Platforms and Network Effects

How data-network effects create opportunities and inflate expectations.

How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind
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How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind

Humanity is not prepared for artificial superintelligence right now.

On the Model of Computation: Counterpoint
From Communications of the ACM

On the Model of Computation: Counterpoint: Parallel Programming Wall and Multicore Software Spiral: Denial Hence Crisis

Parallel programming wall and multicore software spiral: Denial hence crisis.

On the Model of Computation: Point
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On the Model of Computation: Point: We Must Extend Our Model of Computation to Account for Cost and Location

We must extend our model of computation to account for cost and location.

Security by Labeling
From Communications of the ACM

Security by Labeling

Protecting and empowering the digital consumer.

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For
From Communications of the ACM

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For

Considering copyright licensing issues involving non-fungible tokens to manage creative works.

Data Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again
From ACM Opinion

Data Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again

Only when we learn from them can we make headway in stopping the cycle.
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