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Be Wary of Trusting Algorithms in Volatile Markets
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Be Wary of Trusting Algorithms in Volatile Markets

IT leaders can prevent disaster by understanding and articulating the risks of relying on increasingly complex algorithms

A Fix-It Job for Government Tech
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A Fix-It Job for Government Tech

To build trust in the government, it would help if the website worked

Patent Absurdity
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Patent Absurdity

A case when ignorance is the best policy.

Accelerator-Level Parallelism
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Accelerator-Level Parallelism

Charging computer scientists to develop the science needed to best achieve the performance and cost goals of accelerator-level parallelism hardware and software...

'In Situ' Data Rights
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'In Situ' Data Rights

Improving on data portability.

The Chip That Could Transform Computing
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The Chip That Could Transform Computing

Apple's new M1 processors are generating loads of power...and excitement

How AI Is Reinventing What Computers Are
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How AI Is Reinventing What Computers Are

Three key ways artificial intelligence is changing what it means to compute

We Are Not Users
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We Are Not Users: Gaining Control Over New Technologies

Seeking a more selective approach to technology usage.

Medical Artificial Intelligence
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Medical Artificial Intelligence: The European Legal Perspective

Although the European Commission proposed new legislation for the use of "high-risk artificial intelligence" earlier this year, the existing European fundamental...

Shaping Ethical Computing Cultures
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Shaping Ethical Computing Cultures

Lessons from the recent past.

Privacy Engineering Superheroes
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Privacy Engineering Superheroes

Privacy engineers are essential to both preventing and responding to organizational privacy problems.

Text and Data Mining of In-Copyright Works
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Text and Data Mining of In-Copyright Works: Is It Legal?

How copyright law might be an impediment to text and data mining research.

Which Crypto Platform Will Rule Them All?
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Which Crypto Platform Will Rule Them All?

Can Ethereum remain the crypto platform of choice for developers?

Supersized AIs: Are Truly Intelligent Machines Just a Matter of Scale?
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Supersized AIs: Are Truly Intelligent Machines Just a Matter of Scale?

Gigantic neural networks that write with remarkable fluency have led to suggestions that scaling up will usher in ultimately true machine intelligence

It's Time to Stop Paying for a VPN
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It's Time to Stop Paying for a VPN

Many services meant to protect your Web browsing can no longer be trusted

'Self-Driving' Cars Begin to Emerge from a Cloud of Hype
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'Self-Driving' Cars Begin to Emerge from a Cloud of Hype

Developers try to overcome a multitude of technical challenges before vehicles drive on their own

A Developer's Guide to Machine-Learning Security
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A Developer's Guide to Machine-Learning Security

Countering adversarial attacks means understanding the different types as well as the ML weak spots

Divide and Conquer
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Divide and Conquer

The use and limits of bisection.

Remaining Connected Throughout Design
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Remaining Connected Throughout Design

Applying the unique experiences of designing technologies for vulnerable communities.
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