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Who Should Make the Rules that Govern AI?
From ACM Opinion

Who Should Make the Rules that Govern AI?

One question for Laura Weidinger and Iason Gabriel, research scientists at Google DeepMind.

Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science
From Communications of the ACM

Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science

How artificial intelligence and computer science grew up together.

When AI Thinks You Are Dead
From ACM Opinion

When AI Thinks You Are Dead

AI hallucinations can be amusing, but the consequences for society could be dangerous.

Why Conscious AI Is a Bad Idea
From ACM Opinion

Why Conscious AI Is a Bad Idea

Our minds have not evolved to deal with machines we believe have consciousness.

AI Is Not Going to Reinvent the Alphabet Anytime Soon
From ACM Opinion

AI Is Not Going to Reinvent the Alphabet Anytime Soon

Artificial intelligence does not understand how humans read well enough to design type on its own.

AI and Politics: How Will We Know What—and Who—Is Real?
From ACM Opinion

AI and Politics: How Will We Know What—and Who—Is Real?

If we are lucky, new technologies will only cause brief confusion.

AI Not Yet Intelligent Enough to Be a Trusted Research Aid
From ACM Opinion

AI Not Yet Intelligent Enough to Be a Trusted Research Aid

An attempt to use ChatGPT for scholarly research proves uncovers errors and frustration.

 The 5 Biggest Risks of Generative AI
From ACM Opinion

The 5 Biggest Risks of Generative AI

AI makes our lives easier in many different ways, but these benefits can come with costs.

The Case for Big Action to Regulate AI
From ACM Opinion

The Case for Big Action to Regulate AI

Why the topic of regulating artificial intelligence ignite such a visceral reaction.

Please Report Your Compute
From Communications of the ACM

Please Report Your Compute

Seeking consistent means of measure.

Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good
From ACM Opinion

Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good

A high school senior argues that generative AI can help reshape education for the better.

What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?
From ACM Opinion

What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?

Large language models seem startlingly intelligent, but what is really happening under the hood?

The Mounting Human and Environmental Costs of Generative AI
From ACM Opinion

The Mounting Human and Environmental Costs of Generative AI

Planetary impacts, escalating financial costs, and labor exploitation all factor.

AI Is about to Change Your Job–and Not for the Better
From ACM Opinion

AI Is about to Change Your Job–and Not for the Better

Artificial intelligence is not the issue; the underlying socioeconomic system needs to change.

ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability
From ACM Opinion

ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability

ChatGPT could have dangerous implications for the field if it is not used with the proper context.

Afraid of AI?
From ACM Opinion

Afraid of AI?

The startups selling it want you to be.

Academic Publishers Are Missing the Point on ChatGPT
From ACM Opinion

Academic Publishers Are Missing the Point on ChatGPT

Publishers that seize the opportunity to build on these tools to serve their international communities can engage with audiences that were previously inaccessible...

Will AI Help Us to Work Less?
From ACM Opinion

Will AI Help Us to Work Less?

The idea that tech will free us from drudgery is an attractive narrative, but history tells a different story.

Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience
From Communications of the ACM

Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience

Complementary objectives competing for the same resources.

Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?
From Communications of the ACM

Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?

Gaps facing the industry as quantum safe algorithms move closer to standardization.
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