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Toward a Solid Acceptance of the Decentralized Web of Personal Data: Societal and Technological Convergence
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Toward a Solid Acceptance of the Decentralized Web of Personal Data: Societal and Technological Convergence

Giving individuals more control of their personal data.

Ulterior Motives
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Ulterior Motives

2023-2024 ACM Athena Lecturer Margo Seltzer recalls the motivations behind the development of the Berkeley DB database software library, and other achievements...

Microsoft's Chris Young on Bringing AI to Main Street
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Microsoft's Chris Young on Bringing AI to Main Street

Christopher Young, Microsoft's top strategy executive, views non-tech customers as artificial intelligence's big untapped market.

Legal Challenges to Generative AI, Part II
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Legal Challenges to Generative AI, Part II

Deliberating on inconclusive AI-generated policy questions.

How Software Stifles Competition and Innovation
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How Software Stifles Competition and Innovation

Factoring the slowing up of startups.

Closing Our Digital Divides
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Closing Our Digital Divides

Seeking a more efficient path to improved broadband Internet access.

Alexey Makarin on Why Social Media Harms Youth Mental Health
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Alexey Makarin on Why Social Media Harms Youth Mental Health

MIT Professor Alexey Makarin, whose research was cited in Social Media and Youth Mental Health, a recent advisory report by the U.S. surgeon general, discusses...

Alexey Makarin on Why Social Media Harms Youth Mental Health
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Alexey Makarin on Why Social Media Harms Youth Mental Health

MIT Professor Alexey Makarin, whose research was cited in Social Media and Youth Mental Health, a recent advisory report by the U.S. surgeon general, discusses...

For a More Transparent Governance of Open Source
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For a More Transparent Governance of Open Source

Seeking the best governance models for FOSS projects.

Why You Should Be Able to Make Your Own Individualized, Digital Nano-Currency
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Why You Should Be Able to Make Your Own Individualized, Digital Nano-Currency

Increasing opportunities for access to traditional financial systems.

Can Generative AI Bots Be Trusted?
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Can Generative AI Bots Be Trusted?

It will be a long road to learning how to use generative AI wisely.

The Indigo Cyberattack Is a Warning of Things to Come
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The Indigo Cyberattack Is a Warning of Things to Come

Those handling state secrets or critical infrastructure seem to fare no better than a bookstore chain.

AI and Politics: How Will We Know What—and Who—Is Real?
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AI and Politics: How Will We Know What—and Who—Is Real?

If we are lucky, new technologies will only cause brief confusion.

Do the Right Thing
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Do the Right Thing

Exploring the intersection of legal compliance and ethical judgment.
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