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Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics
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Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics

A wave of research improves reinforcement learning algorithms by pre-training them as if they were human.

ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research
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ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research

Conversational AI is a game-changer for science; here's how to respond.

"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations
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"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations

Conversation without change is just a five-finger exercise.

Yann LeCun: ChatGPT 'Not Particularly Innovative'
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Yann LeCun: ChatGPT 'Not Particularly Innovative'

Deep learning pioneer says many research labs are using the same techniques and doing the same kind of work.

It Is Time to Have a Group Chat about AI
From ACM Opinion

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.

What's Next for Quantum Computing?
From ACM Opinion

What's Next for Quantum Computing?

Companies are moving away from setting qubit records in favor of practical hardware and long-term goals.

Interpretability of Artificial Neural Network Models in AI versus Neuroscience
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Interpretability of Artificial Neural Network Models in AI versus Neuroscience

Potential synergies and tensions between neuroscientists and AI researchers in interpreting artificial neural networks.

Getting a Handle on Handles
From Communications of the ACM

Getting a Handle on Handles

Navigating moniker management.

Your Creativity Will Not Save Your Job from AI
From ACM Opinion

Your Creativity Will Not Save Your Job from AI

Once considered capable only of unimaginative, routine work, the robots of today craft articles and create award-winning art.

The 'End of Crypto'? Not So Fast
From ACM Opinion

The 'End of Crypto'? Not So Fast

The trust lost in the FTX debacle will take years to rebuild, but it is certainly not the end of crypto.

Should Quantum Computing Be on IT’s Strategic Roadmap?
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Should Quantum Computing Be on IT’s Strategic Roadmap?

Quantum computing is far from being a mature technology, but now is the time to pencil it into IT strategic roadmaps.

Why Synthetic Data Is Key to Paving the Way for Smart Cities
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Why Synthetic Data Is Key to Paving the Way for Smart Cities

Synthetic data helps in projects that place heavy demand on data.

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.

How AI Is Generating a Tech Industry Upturn
From ACM Opinion

How AI Is Generating a Tech Industry Upturn

We have a whole new era of exuberance on our hands.

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...

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.

AI Should Supercharge Workers, not Compete with Them
From ACM Opinion

AI Should Supercharge Workers, not Compete with Them

The economy could get a boost if machine-learning engineers switched from copying human abilities to augmenting them.

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.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Demos
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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Demos

One way to examine the relationship between AI and democracy is to turn the attention toward the very basic unit common to all forms of democracy: the people.
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