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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.

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.

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.

Will AI Help Us to Work Less?
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Will AI Help Us to Work Less?

The idea that tech will free us from drudgery is an attractive narrative, but history tells a different story.

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.

GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You
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GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You

An interview with OpenAI's Greg Brockman.

Medical AI Is as Much Social as It Is Technological
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Medical AI Is as Much Social as It Is Technological

Medical AI applications need to overcome transparency and trust issues.

Large Language Models Will Change Programming…a Little
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Large Language Models Will Change Programming…a Little

Hype has been a primary driver of the excitement around LLMs.

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.

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

Reconsidering liability shield considerations.

With AI, We Are Reliving the Start of the Smartphone Era
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With AI, We Are Reliving the Start of the Smartphone Era

We often judge the utility of a new technology on how well it deals with the problems of older ones.

Why You Should Not Trust AI Search Engines
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Why You Should Not Trust AI Search Engines

The technology is simply not ready to be used like this at this scale.

Mr. President, Healthcare Has a Data Problem
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Mr. President, Healthcare Has a Data Problem

The U.S. healthcare system is plagued by inefficiencies, in part due to deficiencies of health data interoperability between electronic health records and other...

Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics
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Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics

A wave of research improves reinforcement learning algorithms by pre-training them as if they were human.

ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research
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ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research

Conversational AI is a game-changer for science; here's how to respond.

"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations
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"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations

Conversation without change is just a five-finger exercise.

Yann LeCun: ChatGPT 'Not Particularly Innovative'
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Yann LeCun: ChatGPT 'Not Particularly Innovative'

Deep learning pioneer says many research labs are using the same techniques and doing the same kind of work.
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