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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.

The Human Touch
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The Human Touch

There is no substitute for good, direct, honest training.

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.

Lost in Afghanistan: Can the World Take ICT4D Seriously?
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Lost in Afghanistan: Can the World Take ICT4D Seriously?

Seeking to maximize the value of information and communication technologies for development research.

There Is Little Evidence for Today's AI Alarmism
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There Is Little Evidence for Today's AI Alarmism

Over time, we will have a much better sense of which AI areas require significant regulatory intervention and which do not.

Who Should Make the Rules that Govern AI?
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Who Should Make the Rules that Govern AI?

One question for Laura Weidinger and Iason Gabriel, research scientists at Google DeepMind.

Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science
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Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science

How artificial intelligence and computer science grew up together.

When AI Thinks You Are Dead
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When AI Thinks You Are Dead

AI hallucinations can be amusing, but the consequences for society could be dangerous.

Why Conscious AI Is a Bad Idea
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Why Conscious AI Is a Bad Idea

Our minds have not evolved to deal with machines we believe have consciousness.

AI Is Not Going to Reinvent the Alphabet Anytime Soon
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AI Is Not Going to Reinvent the Alphabet Anytime Soon

Artificial intelligence does not understand how humans read well enough to design type on its own.

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.

AI Not Yet Intelligent Enough to Be a Trusted Research Aid
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AI Not Yet Intelligent Enough to Be a Trusted Research Aid

An attempt to use ChatGPT for scholarly research proves uncovers errors and frustration.

 The 5 Biggest Risks of Generative AI
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The 5 Biggest Risks of Generative AI

AI makes our lives easier in many different ways, but these benefits can come with costs.

The Case for Big Action to Regulate AI
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The Case for Big Action to Regulate AI

Why the topic of regulating artificial intelligence ignite such a visceral reaction.

Please Report Your Compute
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Please Report Your Compute

Seeking consistent means of measure.
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