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The Computer Scientist Who Is Boosting Privacy on the Internet
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The Computer Scientist Who Is Boosting Privacy on the Internet

Harry Halpin has helped create a new kind of network that might enable more private Internet conversations.

'We All Have A Part to Play in Fixing the Digital Skills Shortage'
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'We All Have A Part to Play in Fixing the Digital Skills Shortage'

Naomi Timperley, co-founder of Tech North Advocates and of GSI, talks about her work with tech startups, scaleups, and tomorrow's entrepreneurs.

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...

Calling Out the 'Toxic Culture' of Computer Science
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Calling Out the 'Toxic Culture' of Computer Science

Berkeley Professor Emeritus Edward Lee tells why he chastised the rejection culture at computer science conferences.

I Was There When: AI Helped Create a Vaccine
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I Was There When: AI Helped Create a Vaccine

An interview with Dave Johnson, chief data and artificial intelligence officer at Moderna.

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.

 Supercomputer Emulator: AI's New Role in Science
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Supercomputer Emulator: AI's New Role in Science

Chris Bishop, Microsoft's head of AI4Science, sees machine learning partially supplanting simulation.

'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.

AI Education and Research
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AI Education and Research

An interview with Grid.ai's Sebastian Raschka.

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.

Quantifying Computing Power and Innovation
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Quantifying Computing Power and Innovation

Rapid increases in chip speed and power have fueled innovation in many industries, but the future trajectory of that progress may be in jeopardy.

Yann LeCun's Bold New Vision for the Future of AI
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Yann LeCun's Bold New Vision for the Future of AI

One of deep learning's godfathers pulls together old ideas to sketch out a fresh path for AI.
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