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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.

Beyond the Editorial Analogy: The Future of the First Amendment on the Internet
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Beyond the Editorial Analogy: The Future of the First Amendment on the Internet

Can the government regulate how social media companies moderate their platforms?

Ulterior Motives
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Ulterior Motives

2023-2024 ACM Athena Lecturer Margo Seltzer recalls the motivations behind the development of the Berkeley DB database software library, and other achievements...

Legal Challenges to Generative AI, Part II
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Legal Challenges to Generative AI, Part II

Deliberating on inconclusive AI-generated policy questions.

How Software Stifles Competition and Innovation
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How Software Stifles Competition and Innovation

Factoring the slowing up of startups.

Closing Our Digital Divides
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Closing Our Digital Divides

Seeking a more efficient path to improved broadband Internet access.

Can Crowdsourcing Rescue the Social Marketplace of Ideas?
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Can Crowdsourcing Rescue the Social Marketplace of Ideas?

How collaborative designs and community-based moderation could improve social media.

SI and Binary Prefixes: Clearing the Confusion
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SI and Binary Prefixes: Clearing the Confusion

Considering the emergence of non-standard acceptance of SI prefixes.

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.

Why You Should Be Able to Make Your Own Individualized, Digital Nano-Currency
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Why You Should Be Able to Make Your Own Individualized, Digital Nano-Currency

Increasing opportunities for access to traditional financial systems.

Fragility in AIs Using Artificial Neural Networks
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Fragility in AIs Using Artificial Neural Networks

Suggesting ways to reduce fragility in AI systems that include artificial neural networks.

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.

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.
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