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The AI Illusion
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The AI Illusion

State-of-the-art chatbots are not what they seem.

Our Human Future in an Age of AI
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Our Human Future in an Age of AI

What does it mean to be human in an age where AI agents make decisions that shape human actions?

Unions Have a Long Way to Go after Amazon Victory
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Unions Have a Long Way to Go after Amazon Victory

Without greater momentum on their side, the New York stunner looks more like chance than pattern.

The Future of AI in Games
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The Future of AI in Games

Making artificial intelligence a tool of freedom and creativity for everyone.

Hugs to Boring Tech
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Hugs to Boring Tech

Don't underestimate the tech that makes your eyes glaze over—it holds us all up.

25 years with cURL
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25 years with cURL

Founder and lead developer Daniel Stenberg discusses looking after cURL and libcurl for the past 25 years.

Timnit Gebru Is Building a Slow AI Movement
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Timnit Gebru Is Building a Slow AI Movement

Her new organization, DAIR, aims to show a more thoughtful mode of AI research.

We Need a 911 for the Metaverse
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We Need a 911 for the Metaverse

Citizens of the metaverse deserve an industrywide standard for reporting abuse and harassment.

What Stewart Brand Sees on the Horizon
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What Stewart Brand Sees on the Horizon

Silicon Valley prophet thinks tech can clean itself up.

Quantum Computing Has a Hype Problem
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Quantum Computing Has a Hype Problem

Quantum computing startups are all the rage, but it is unclear if they will be able to produce anything of use in the near future.

Democratize Machine Learning with No-Code AI
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Democratize Machine Learning with No-Code AI

Organizations lacking skilled data scientists and ML engineers can create and deploy ML models, too.

How Compute and the Climate Go Hand-in-Hand
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How Compute and the Climate Go Hand-in-Hand

Data is critical to the success of all climate tech projects, whether to drive development or improve efficiency.

Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'
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Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'

Organizations must account for the biases of their own workers to be able to combat AI blunders.

Recognize Science's Unsung Global Pioneers to Alter Its Future
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Recognize Science's Unsung Global Pioneers to Alter Its Future

Modern science wasn't invented in Europe but came about as part of a global exchange.

Intel CEO Says Semiconductors Are Like Oil
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Intel CEO Says Semiconductors Are Like Oil

Increasing production in U.S. can help to avoid global crises, says Gelsinger.

Congress's Antitrust Bills Have a Problem: The Happy Customer
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Congress's Antitrust Bills Have a Problem: The Happy Customer

Politicians must walk a fine line as they try to rein in Big Tech's self-preferencing tactics.

Why You Haven't Heard about the Secret Cyberwar in Ukraine
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Why You Haven't Heard about the Secret Cyberwar in Ukraine

Cyberwar has come, but the digital confrontation is playing out in the shadows.

AI Suggested 40,000 New Chemical Weapons in Six Hours
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AI Suggested 40,000 New Chemical Weapons in Six Hours

Drug-developing artificial intelligence invents 40,000 potentially lethal molecules in quarter of a day.

Humans Should Be at the Center of AI
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Humans Should Be at the Center of AI

Human-centered AI aims to reduce fears of existential threats and increase benefits for users and society.

Global Supply Chain Disruption and Resilience
From Communications of the ACM

Global Supply Chain Disruption and Resilience

Tracking the myriad factors influencing shifting supply chains.
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