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Scientists Increasingly Cannot Explain How AI Works
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Scientists Increasingly Cannot Explain How AI Works

AI researchers are warning developers to focus more on how and why a system produces certain results than the fact that the system can accurately and rapidly produce...

Avoid Diluting Democracy by Algorithms
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Avoid Diluting Democracy by Algorithms

AI researchers tend to use the concepts of democracy and democratization in ways that are only loosely connected to their political and historical meanings.

AI in Medicine Is Overhyped
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AI in Medicine Is Overhyped

AI models for healthcare that predict disease are not as accurate as reports might suggest.

AI Model Transferability in Healthcare: A Sociotechnical Perspective
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AI Model Transferability in Healthcare: A Sociotechnical Perspective

To realize the promised benefits of applying AI and ML models at scale, a roadmap of the challenges and potential solutions to sociotechnical transferability is...

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.

AI and ML Observability
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AI and ML Observability

Andy Dang, head of Engineering at WhyLabs, discusses observability and data ops for AI/ML applications and how that differs from traditional observability.

Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance
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Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance

Applying lessons learned developing and deploying task management software.

Rethinking Silicon Valley
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Rethinking Silicon Valley: Stewart Brand's Lost Journal

Discovering a hidden chapter in computing history.

What Must All Post-Secondary Students Learn about Computing?
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What Must All Post-Secondary Students Learn about Computing?

Expanding students' understanding of computing's potential.

Mobile-App Privacy Nutrition Labels Missing Key Ingredients for Success
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Mobile-App Privacy Nutrition Labels Missing Key Ingredients for Success

Android and iOS privacy labels confuse developers and end users.

An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices
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An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices

Parsing the fine print on repair tolerances.

Video Game Players Avoid Gay Characters
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Video Game Players Avoid Gay Characters

A study of gamer behavior finds they shy away from gay characters, regardless of their strengths.

AI Should Supercharge Workers, not Compete with Them
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AI Should Supercharge Workers, not Compete with Them

The economy could get a boost if machine-learning engineers switched from copying human abilities to augmenting them.

Is This the Beginning of the End of the Internet?
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Is This the Beginning of the End of the Internet?

How a single Texas ruling could change the Web forever.

'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.

A Common-Sense Test for AI Could Lead to Smarter Machines
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A Common-Sense Test for AI Could Lead to Smarter Machines

Injecting common sense into AI could mean big things for humans.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Demos
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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Demos

One way to examine the relationship between AI and democracy is to turn the attention toward the very basic unit common to all forms of democracy: the people.

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.

What's Your Placebo?
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What's Your Placebo?

The dangers of participation bias in educational studies.

Storytelling and Science
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Storytelling and Science

Incorporating storytelling into organizational culture.
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