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How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind
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How AI Could Accidentally Extinguish Humankind

Humanity is not prepared for artificial superintelligence right now.

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.

Blowing Up the Internet...to Protect Kids Online
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Blowing Up the Internet...to Protect Kids Online

Framed as a bill to protect kids online, the California Age Appropriate Design Code Act would radically reshape the Internet—and harm both kids and adults.

 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.

We Need to Talk About How Good AI Is Getting
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We Need to Talk About How Good AI Is Getting

We are in a golden age of progress in artificial intelligence, and it is time to start taking its potential and risks seriously.

Software Can Do Better than 'Male,' 'Female,' and 'Other'
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Software Can Do Better than 'Male,' 'Female,' and 'Other'

Providing more-expansive gender options is not a difficult coding problem.

Interpretable Machine Learning
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Interpretable Machine Learning

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

Let Us Not Put All Our Eggs in One Basket
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Let Us Not Put All Our Eggs in One Basket

Toward new research directions in computer science.

On the Model of Computation: Counterpoint
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On the Model of Computation: Counterpoint: Parallel Programming Wall and Multicore Software Spiral: Denial Hence Crisis

Parallel programming wall and multicore software spiral: Denial hence crisis.

On the Model of Computation: Point
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On the Model of Computation: Point: We Must Extend Our Model of Computation to Account for Cost and Location

We must extend our model of computation to account for cost and location.

The Atlas Milestone
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The Atlas Milestone

Celebrating virtual memory, which has made such a difference in how we approach programming, memory management, and secure computing.

Security by Labeling
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Security by Labeling

Protecting and empowering the digital consumer.

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For
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These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For

Considering copyright licensing issues involving non-fungible tokens to manage creative works.

Recent Dip in Chip Demand Will Not Doom CHIPS-Plus Act
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Recent Dip in Chip Demand Will Not Doom CHIPS-Plus Act

However, critics still have plenty of reasons to be skeptical about the subsidies.

The U.S. Needs Its Own Chips
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The U.S. Needs Its Own Chips

Regardless of what happens between Taiwan and China, the U.S. needs to be prepared.

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.

Can Neural Networks Learn Better than Human Neurons?
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Can Neural Networks Learn Better than Human Neurons?

When AI programmers stop trying to copy the human neuron, neural networks make much better progress.

Why Can't Tech Fix Its Gender Problem?
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Why Can't Tech Fix Its Gender Problem?

A new generation of tech activists, organizers, and whistleblowers, most of whom are female, non-white, gender-diverse, or queer may bring change.
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