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The False Promise of America's CHIPS Act
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The False Promise of America's CHIPS Act

It is doubtful that large subsidies and government management will keep U.S. chip makers on top.

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
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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.

 Why Don't Robots Have Rights?
From ACM Opinion

Why Don't Robots Have Rights?

In the future, people may look back with horror at how humans treated AI in the 21st century.

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.

Fix Tech Staffing with Rightsizing, not Layoffs
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Fix Tech Staffing with Rightsizing, not Layoffs

With the latest downturn in the tech industry, analysts urge for rightsizing rather than laying off IT staff.

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...

Avoid Diluting Democracy by Algorithms
From ACM Opinion

Avoid Diluting Democracy by Algorithms

AI researchers tend to use the concepts of democracy and democratization in ways that are only loosely connected to their political and historical meanings.

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...

Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance
From Communications of the ACM

Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance

Applying lessons learned developing and deploying task management software.

Rethinking Silicon Valley
From Communications of the ACM

Rethinking Silicon Valley: Stewart Brand's Lost Journal

Discovering a hidden chapter in computing history.

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.

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.

Video Game Players Avoid Gay Characters
From ACM Opinion

Video Game Players Avoid Gay Characters

A study of gamer behavior finds they shy away from gay characters, regardless of their strengths.
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