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The Strange Allure of the Blockchain
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The Strange Allure of the Blockchain

Are we too aggressively looking to replace the danger of unjust financial systems with wildly risky alternative currencies?

Bitcoin Is Failing Its Original Mandate
From ACM Opinion

Bitcoin Is Failing Its Original Mandate

By plenty of standards, Bitcoin is a failure, but that doesn't mean it's worthless

Why Is Silicon Valley Still Waiting for the Next Big Thing?
From ACM Opinion

Why Is Silicon Valley Still Waiting for the Next Big Thing?

Have the big thinkers of tech lost their mojo?

Open Source Intelligence
From ACM Opinion

Open Source Intelligence

Averting strategic surprises requires uncovering secrets hidden in plain sight

Is LiDAR on Its Way Out?
From ACM Opinion

Is LiDAR on Its Way Out?

As automation proliferates, sensing is increasingly moving toward software and away from LiDAR

Does AI Understand Our Language?
From ACM Opinion

Does AI Understand Our Language?

Can large language models teach us about the nature of language, understanding, intelligence, sociality, and personhood?

2021 Was the Year of Monster AI Models
From ACM Opinion

2021 Was the Year of Monster AI Models

GPT-3 kicked off a new trend in AI for bigger and bigger models, but how large will they get?

Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3
From ACM Opinion

Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3

Idealism surrounding the Web3 vision is great, but we’ve been there before

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders
From Communications of the ACM

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders

Enabling effective cross-company AI without data disclosure.

Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination
From Communications of the ACM

Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination

Considering the intersection of technical design and civil rights when building and using classification algorithms.

Epic Versus Apple and the Future of App Stores
From Communications of the ACM

Epic Versus Apple and the Future of App Stores

Seeking a more equitable way to govern and distribute the revenues generated by App-store marketplaces.

Log4j Vulnerability: Why Your Hot Take on It Is Wrong
From ACM Opinion

Log4j Vulnerability: Why Your Hot Take on It Is Wrong

Log4j vulnerability is too complex to be boiled down to just single cause

Who Killed the Robot Dog?
From ACM Opinion

Who Killed the Robot Dog?

The robotic companion was once a dream of techno-utopianism, but has instead become a terrifying weapon

Quantum Computing Nears a Quantum Leap
From ACM Opinion

Quantum Computing Nears a Quantum Leap

Quantum computers have experienced a number of notable improvements in recent weeks

Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud
From ACM Opinion

Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud

It's convenient but wrong to assume multicloud will solve your application resilience woes

Facebook's Missteps Should Be a Lesson for Web3
From ACM Opinion

Facebook's Missteps Should Be a Lesson for Web3

The new crop of technologists building Web3 can still learn a lot from Open Graph's problems

Securing Kubernetes Environments
From ACM Opinion

Securing Kubernetes Environments

Lack of resources is a massive blocker, so IT leaders need to prioritize

The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3
From ACM Opinion

The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3

Why GPT-3 as is will not cost many people their jobs or soon lead to AGI

'Yeah, We're Spooked', Says Expert about AI's Potential Impact
From ACM Opinion

'Yeah, We're Spooked', Says Expert about AI's Potential Impact

Professor Stuart Russell says field of AI needs to grow up quickly to ensure humans remain in control

Social Media Cos. Help African Governments Abuse 'Disinformation Laws'
From ACM Opinion

Social Media Cos. Help African Governments Abuse 'Disinformation Laws'

Social media platforms alternate between ignoring disinformation and launching broad crackdowns on user speech
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