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Why Better AI May Depend on Fake Data
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Why Better AI May Depend on Fake Data

Synthetic data can provide AI with a broader education than real-world data, but challenges exist

Robot Learning at Google and Generalization via Language
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Robot Learning at Google and Generalization via Language

Google Robotics research scientist Eric Jang talks about robotic manipulation and self-supervised robotic learning

2021 Was the Year of Monster AI Models
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2021 Was the Year of Monster AI Models

GPT-3 kicked off a new trend in AI for bigger and bigger models, but how large will they get?

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders
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Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders

Enabling effective cross-company AI without data disclosure.

Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination
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Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination

Considering the intersection of technical design and civil rights when building and using classification algorithms.

Log4j Vulnerability: Why Your Hot Take on It Is Wrong
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Log4j Vulnerability: Why Your Hot Take on It Is Wrong

Log4j vulnerability is too complex to be boiled down to just single cause

The Dream of U.S.-Made Computer Chips
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The Dream of U.S.-Made Computer Chips

Before we invest in making more chips on U.S. soil, we should be asking what we're trying to achieve

AWS Has a Sexy New Modernization Play: Mainframes
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AWS Has a Sexy New Modernization Play: Mainframes

AWS announced a range of cool services at re:Invent 2021, but none more important than its Mainframe Modernization service

Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud
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Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud

It's convenient but wrong to assume multicloud will solve your application resilience woes

How Much Has Quantum Computing Actually Advanced?
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How Much Has Quantum Computing Actually Advanced?

John Martinis, former chief architect of Google Sycamore, offers a measured perspective on quantum's progress

Securing Kubernetes Environments
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Securing Kubernetes Environments

Lack of resources is a massive blocker, so IT leaders need to prioritize

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

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...

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.

Infrastructure as Code
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Infrastructure as Code

Helping software developers use code to access more control over cloud infrastructure assets

The Challenges of Regulating Cryptocurrency
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The Challenges of Regulating Cryptocurrency

The S.E.C. has yet to set clear rules on cryptocurrencies, leaving the industry guessing. Maybe that's how the agency wants it.

Will the Cloud Eat Your AI?
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Will the Cloud Eat Your AI?

Big cloud providers have a lot going for them when it comes to AI, but are they the only game in town?

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

How GitHub COO Erica Brescia Runs the Coding Gold Mines
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How GitHub COO Erica Brescia Runs the Coding Gold Mines

Tech leader discusses the state of GitHub's infrastructure, open source software philosophies, and more

Who's Building the Foundation Models of the Future?
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Who's Building the Foundation Models of the Future?

Curation, auditing, and evaluation of so-called 'foundation models' should not be left to the tech industry.
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