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It Is Time to Have a Group Chat about AI
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It Is Time to Have a Group Chat about AI

We need to seriously consider how to regulate the use of AI—long before it can replace the functions of tens of millions to billions of people.

The Battle Over Women's Data
From ACM Opinion

The Battle Over Women's Data

In a post-Roe world, bodily autonomy must include control over personal data.

U.K. Online Safety Bill Is Doomed to Fail
From ACM Opinion

U.K. Online Safety Bill Is Doomed to Fail

Draft legislation suffers from mission creep, internal contradictions, and a dire lack of clear definitions.

An Analysis of Black Faculty in CS Research Departments
From Communications of the ACM

An Analysis of Black Faculty in CS Research Departments

Exploring Black faculty at computer science research departments where Ph.D. programs exist.

Four Ways to Add Active Learning to Computing Courses
From Communications of the ACM

Four Ways to Add Active Learning to Computing Courses

How active-learning techniques can benefit students in computing courses.

Are We Cobblers without Shoes?
From Communications of the ACM

Are We Cobblers without Shoes?: Making Computer Science Data FAIR

In search of more efficient data sharing.

Getting a Handle on Handles
From Communications of the ACM

Getting a Handle on Handles

Navigating moniker management.

What Social Media Regulation Could Look Like
From ACM Opinion

What Social Media Regulation Could Look Like

Think of pipelines, not utilities.

The New AI Writing Tool Might Teach Us the Value of Truth
From ACM Opinion

The New AI Writing Tool Might Teach Us the Value of Truth

AI literally does not care what is true.

Global Perspectives of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
From Communications of the ACM

Global Perspectives of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ACM luminaries describe how their experiences with DEI issues vary between the different continents where they have lived.

More Crypto Regulation Is Needed—Now
From ACM Opinion

More Crypto Regulation Is Needed—Now

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission must use the FTX collapse to get clear about the rules and regulations that govern the crypto ecosystem.

 Why Don't Robots Have Rights? A Lawyer's Response
From ACM Opinion

Why Don't Robots Have Rights? A Lawyer's Response

Robots are hardware and software packages that lack a nature or any abilities outside of whatever their designers imagine.

Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance
From Communications of the ACM

Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance

Applying lessons learned developing and deploying task management software.

What Must All Post-Secondary Students Learn about Computing?
From Communications of the ACM

What Must All Post-Secondary Students Learn about Computing?

Expanding students' understanding of computing's potential.

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.

What's Your Placebo?
From Communications of the ACM

What's Your Placebo?

The dangers of participation bias in educational studies.

Storytelling and Science
From Communications of the ACM

Storytelling and Science

Incorporating storytelling into organizational culture.

We've Got Misinformation All Wrong
From ACM Opinion

We've Got Misinformation All Wrong

We must accept that misinformation is not one problem, but a whole set of problems.

How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind
From ACM Opinion

How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind

Humanity is not prepared for artificial superintelligence right now.

Blowing Up the Internet...to Protect Kids Online
From ACM Opinion

Blowing Up the Internet...to Protect Kids Online

Framed as a bill to protect kids online, the California Age Appropriate Design Code Act would radically reshape the Internet—and harm both kids and adults.
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