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Do the Right Thing
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Do the Right Thing

Exploring the intersection of legal compliance and ethical judgment.

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.

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

Reconsidering liability shield considerations.

Getting a Handle on Handles
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Getting a Handle on Handles

Navigating moniker management.

Software Engineering in Physics Research
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Software Engineering in Physics Research

A discussion on how physics research scientists use software.

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...

An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices
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An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices

Parsing the fine print on repair tolerances.

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For
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These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For

Considering copyright licensing issues involving non-fungible tokens to manage creative works.

The Age of Algorithmic Anxiety
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The Age of Algorithmic Anxiety

Interacting online today means being besieged by system-generated recommendations, but do we want what the machines tell us we want?

Data Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again
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Data Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again

Only when we learn from them can we make headway in stopping the cycle.

Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software
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Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software

Is it okay for security researchers to virtualize software to look for vulnerabilities?

Why Robots Need to See
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Why Robots Need to See

Cameras and vision-based perception will increasingly serve as the technological underpinning for mobile robots going forward.

'I Don't Really Trust Papers Out of Top AI Labs Anymore'
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'I Don't Really Trust Papers Out of Top AI Labs Anymore'

The AI domain is grappling with the replication crisis that has gripped the scientific community for ages, mostly because researchers often don't share their source...

The Planning and Care of Data
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The Planning and Care of Data

Rearranging buckets for no good reason.

Computers Have Memories Too
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Computers Have Memories Too

Simons Foundation Junior Fellow Sebastian Wolff discusses his quest to simplify the switch between the two deletion processes.

Future of Computer Science Is in Its Application to Daily Life
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Future of Computer Science Is in Its Application to Daily Life

Microsoft India CTO Shivkumar Kalyanaraman believes computer science's future will be based on how it can be applied as a utility.

Is AI Threatened by Too Little Data?
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Is AI Threatened by Too Little Data?

Knowing when to limit your data dramatically affects the quality of your artificial intelligence.

Bitcoin Isn't Going to Change
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Bitcoin Isn't Going to Change

There's no evidence that Bitcoin's key players are interested in switching from proof-of-work to energy-saving proof of stake.
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