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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.

Computer-Related Risks and Remediation Challenges
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Computer-Related Risks and Remediation Challenges

Surveying the nontechnical issues interwoven with computer-related technologies.

Breaking Up a Digital Monopoly
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Breaking Up a Digital Monopoly

How to decompose a vertically integrated digital monopoly to enable competitive services based on a shared data structure.

 Vint Cerf on 3 Mistakes He Made in TCP/IP
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Vint Cerf on 3 Mistakes He Made in TCP/IP

The co-creator of the Internet’s protocols admits his crystal ball had a few cracks.

Do the Right Thing
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Do the Right Thing

Exploring the intersection of legal compliance and ethical judgment.

Putting a Teaspoon of Programming into Other Subjects
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Putting a Teaspoon of Programming into Other Subjects

Using teaspoon languages to integrate programming across myriad academic disciplines.

Long-Term Mentoring for Computer Science Researchers
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Long-Term Mentoring for Computer Science Researchers

Reaching out across computer science research communities.

NSF on Chien's Grand Challenge for Sustainability
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NSF on Chien's Grand Challenge for Sustainability

This Viewpoint focuses on ways the computing community can contribute broadly to environmental sustainability and identifies NSF Directorate for Computer and Information...

Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly
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Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly

A unique viewpoint on risks to senior citizens from academia.

Improving Section 230, Preserving Democracy, and Protecting Free Speech
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Improving Section 230, Preserving Democracy, and Protecting Free Speech

Proposing a framework for a decentralized market where no one party controls the flow of information.

A Turning Point for Cyber Insurance
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A Turning Point for Cyber Insurance

Technologists who understand and measure cyber risk can motivate policyholders to improve security.

Designing an Ethical Tech Developer
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Designing an Ethical Tech Developer

Studying how to improve teaching young people to ethically exercise the power of technology.

A Legal Challenge to Algorithmic Recommendations
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A Legal Challenge to Algorithmic Recommendations

Reconsidering liability shield considerations.

An Analysis of Black Faculty in CS Research Departments
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An Analysis of Black Faculty in CS Research Departments

Exploring Black faculty at computer science research departments where Ph.D. programs exist.

Four Ways to Add Active Learning to Computing Courses
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Four Ways to Add Active Learning to Computing Courses

How active-learning techniques can benefit students in computing courses.

Are We Cobblers without Shoes?
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Are We Cobblers without Shoes?: Making Computer Science Data FAIR

In search of more efficient data sharing.

Getting a Handle on Handles
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Getting a Handle on Handles

Navigating moniker management.

Global Perspectives of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Global Perspectives of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ACM luminaries describe how their experiences with DEI issues vary between the different continents where they have lived.

AI Model Transferability in Healthcare: A Sociotechnical Perspective
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AI Model Transferability in Healthcare: A Sociotechnical Perspective

To realize the promised benefits of applying AI and ML models at scale, a roadmap of the challenges and potential solutions to sociotechnical transferability is...

Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance
From Communications of the ACM

Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance

Applying lessons learned developing and deploying task management software.
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