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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.

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
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Mobile-App Privacy Nutrition Labels Missing Key Ingredients for Success

Android and iOS privacy labels confuse developers and end users.

Securing the Company Jewels
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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.

On the Model of Computation: Counterpoint
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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
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Security by Labeling

Protecting and empowering the digital consumer.

Can Neural Networks Learn Better than Human Neurons?
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Can Neural Networks Learn Better than Human Neurons?

When AI programmers stop trying to copy the human neuron, neural networks make much better progress.

When Should a Black Box Be Transparent?
From Communications of the ACM

When Should a Black Box Be Transparent?

When is a replacement not a replacement?

An Interview with Dana Scott
From Communications of the ACM

An Interview with Dana Scott

ACM Fellow and A.M. Turing Award recipient Dana Scott reflects on his career.

Transforming Science through Cyberinfrastructure
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Transforming Science through Cyberinfrastructure

NSF's vision for the U.S. cyberinfrastructure ecosystem for science and engineering in the 21st century.

Algorithms with Predictions
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Algorithms with Predictions

Seeking a new approach that goes beyond worst-case analysis.

Cookie Monster
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Cookie Monster

Inscrutable cookie banners torment users while failing to inform consent.

The Future of Information Work
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The Future of Information Work

Considering the recent effects of remote work on network structure.

Our House Is On Fire
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Our House Is On Fire: The Climate Emergency and Computing's Responsibility

Efficiencies delivered by computing technology could play a vital role in enabling continued functionality within a resource-constrained future.

The Planning and Care of Data
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The Planning and Care of Data

Rearranging buckets for no good reason.
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