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Open-Endedness and Evolution through Large Models
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Open-Endedness and Evolution through Large Models

A conversation with Joel Lehman, machine-learning scientist formerly of OpenAI and Uber AI Labs.

Designing to Avoid Worst-Case Outcomes
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Designing to Avoid Worst-Case Outcomes

Interaction designer Jonathan Shariat discusses harmful software design.

The Pope's AI Adviser on Ensuring Algorithms Respect Human Dignity
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The Pope's AI Adviser on Ensuring Algorithms Respect Human Dignity

Franciscan monk Paolo Benanti is the brains behind the Rome Call, a pact aimed at making sure AI is developed with ethics in mind.

Linguistics and the Development of NLP
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Linguistics and the Development of NLP

An interview with Christopher Manning, director of the Stanford University AI Lab and an associate director of Stanford's Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence...

The AI Researcher Giving Her Field Its Bitter Medicine
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The AI Researcher Giving Her Field Its Bitter Medicine

Anima Anandkumar wants computer scientists to move beyond the matrix, among other challenges.

'The New Generation of Computer Scientist Wants to Benefit Society'
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'The New Generation of Computer Scientist Wants to Benefit Society'

Professor Jim Kurose discusses the type of science computing researchers are focusing on and the future of the field.

Interpretable Machine Learning
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Interpretable Machine Learning

A conversation with Been Kim, staff research scientist at Google Brain.

The Computer Scientist Challenging AI to Learn Better
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The Computer Scientist Challenging AI to Learn Better

Christopher Kanan is building algorithms that can continuously learn over time—the way people do.

How to Solve AI's 'Common-Sense' Problem
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How to Solve AI's 'Common-Sense' Problem

AI systems without common sense will make mistakes when they reach the limits of where they've been trained.

An Interview with Dana Scott
From Communications of the ACM

An Interview with Dana Scott

ACM Fellow and A.M. Turing Award recipient Dana Scott reflects on his career.

Matthew Ball on the Metaverse
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Matthew Ball on the Metaverse

Leading metaverse theorist shares his thoughts on the sudden rise of the concept, its utility for the enterprise, and what we still get wrong.

Can Computers Be Mathematicians?
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Can Computers Be Mathematicians?

Artificial intelligence has bested humans at problem-solving challenges like chess and Go. Is mathematics research next?

'Video Games Are for Boys'
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'Video Games Are for Boys'

Hopscotch app co-founder Samantha John discusses her journey from avoiding video games to helping kids create them.

The Computer Scientist Who Parlays Failures into Breakthroughs
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The Computer Scientist Who Parlays Failures into Breakthroughs

An interview with Yale University Sterling Professor of Computer Science Daniel Spielman.

Intro to Model-Free and Model-Based Reinforcement Learning
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Intro to Model-Free and Model-Based Reinforcement Learning

Neuroscientist and author Daeyeol Lee talks reinforcement learning in humans and animals, AI and natural intelligence, and more.

Teaching Robots to Help People in Their Everyday Lives
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Teaching Robots to Help People in Their Everyday Lives

An interview with Max Braun of Everyday Robots.

AI's Threats to Jobs and Human Happiness Are Real
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AI's Threats to Jobs and Human Happiness Are Real

But short-term job chaos will give way to long-term prosperity, says artificial intelligence expert Kai-Fu Lee.

The Woman Who Brought Female Representation to Games
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The Woman Who Brought Female Representation to Games

The year-long search for Wabbit creator Van Mai comes to a happy conclusion.

Mark Zuckerberg on His Big Metaverse Bet
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Mark Zuckerberg on His Big Metaverse Bet

Meta CEO explains why he is committed to the metaverse and able to make bets that others will not.

Computers Have Memories Too
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Computers Have Memories Too

Simons Foundation Junior Fellow Sebastian Wolff discusses his quest to simplify the switch between the two deletion processes.
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