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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?

Considering 'Creatively Adequate' AI
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Considering 'Creatively Adequate' AI

The future of artificial intelligence needs less data and can tolerate ambiguity

I've Seen the Metaverse–and I Don't Want It
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I've Seen the Metaverse–and I Don't Want It

The metaverse's seductive idea of a virtual utopia looks more like a late-capitalist technocratic nightmare

Open Source Intelligence
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Open Source Intelligence

Averting strategic surprises requires uncovering secrets hidden in plain sight

Becoming Universal
From Communications of the ACM

Becoming Universal

A new history of modern computing.

Is Your Autonomous Vehicle as Smart as You Expected?
From Communications of the ACM

Is Your Autonomous Vehicle as Smart as You Expected?

Suggesting a better route to evaluate autonomous vehicles' smartness.

A Brave New World of Mediated Online Discourse
From Communications of the ACM

A Brave New World of Mediated Online Discourse

Is artificial intelligence up to the task of managing online discourse in social networks?

The Turing Trap
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The Turing Trap

The promise and peril of human-like artificial intelligence

Facebook's Unglamorous Mistakes
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Facebook's Unglamorous Mistakes

Facebook's little mistakes have big consequences, too, but only for us

Is LiDAR on Its Way Out?
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Is LiDAR on Its Way Out?

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

The Age of AI-ism
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The Age of AI-ism

Is artificial intelligence an existenstial risk to humanity?

Why the FTC Attempt to Stop Tech 'Surveillance' Faces Long Odds
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Why the FTC Attempt to Stop Tech 'Surveillance' Faces Long Odds

Lina Khan's FTC has experienced a series of delays in trying to enact new privacy rules

Dems Will Probably Miss Chance to Shape Crypto Regulation
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Dems Will Probably Miss Chance to Shape Crypto Regulation

Both houses of Congress are back in session with a packed agenda, and way down on that priority list is regulating crypto

I Am Therefore I Think
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I Am Therefore I Think

Scientists say social interaction is 'the dark matter of AI'

Individual AI, a New Technology that Will Change Our World?
From ACM Opinion

Individual AI, a New Technology that Will Change Our World?

Is the next version of AI a technological symbiosis of the human brain and the computer system?

Deep Learning Can't Be Trusted
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Deep Learning Can't Be Trusted

Brain modeling pioneer Stephen Grossberg explains why his ART model is better

Save Social Media by Treating It like a City
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Save Social Media by Treating It like a City

Make online spaces more similar to offline ones to limit the reach of bad actors and keep people safe

Does AI Understand Our Language?
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Does AI Understand Our Language?

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

The Future of Robot Nannies
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The Future of Robot Nannies

A machine can't love our children, but our children might love them

Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3
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Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3

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