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Learning to Live with Privacy-Preserving Analytics
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Learning to Live with Privacy-Preserving Analytics

Seeking to close the gap between research and real-world applications of PPAs.

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.

The Parchment Path?
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The Parchment Path?

Is there ever a time when learning is not of value—for its own sake?

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.

Trust Is Not Enough: Accuracy, Error, Randomness, and Accountability in an Algorithmic Society
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Trust Is Not Enough: Accuracy, Error, Randomness, and Accountability in an Algorithmic Society

Searching for improved algorithmic accountability.

Decentraland: The Alleged Decentralization of Blockchain Applications
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Decentraland: The Alleged Decentralization of Blockchain Applications

Breaking down the blockchain.

 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.

Updates, Threats, and Risk Management
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Updates, Threats, and Risk Management

Revisiting a recent column considering security updates.

Ethics as a Participatory and Iterative Process
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Ethics as a Participatory and Iterative Process

Facilitating ethical reflection, inquiry, and deliberation.

Please Report Your Compute
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Please Report Your Compute

Seeking consistent means of measure.

The Researcher Who Would Teach Machines to Be Fair
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The Researcher Who Would Teach Machines to Be Fair

Princeton computer scientist Arvind Narayanan uses quantitative methods to expose and correct the misuse of quantitative methods.

Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience
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Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience

Complementary objectives competing for the same resources.

Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?
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Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?

Gaps facing the industry as quantum safe algorithms move closer to standardization.

All Sliders to the Right
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All Sliders to the Right

Hardware overkill.

Contracting for Artificial Intelligence
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Contracting for Artificial Intelligence

Considering the promises and perils of contracting for the use of artificial intelligence tools and data.

Metrics for Success
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Metrics for Success: Why and How to Evaluate Privacy Choice Usability

Assessing the usability of choice and consent mechanisms.

A Map for Innovation
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A Map for Innovation

Innovation is less elusive with the right navigational map.

At the Boundary of Machine and Mind
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At the Boundary of Machine and Mind

An interview with researcher Linus Lee.

The Premature Obituary of Programming
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The Premature Obituary of Programming

Why deep learning will not replace programming.

Building Machine Learning Models Like Open Source Software
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Building Machine Learning Models Like Open Source Software

Proposing a community-based system for model development.
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