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One way to examine the relationship between AI and democracy is to turn the attention toward the very basic unit common to all forms of democracy: the people.
A conversation with Joel Lehman, machine-learning scientist formerly of OpenAI and Uber AI Labs.
We must accept that misinformation is not one problem, but a whole set of problems.
To guard against the effect of the Great Resignation, enterprises need to reassess their training programs.
For humanity's brightest future, the blue-sky, lofty thinkers in AI need the help of the muddy-boots pragmatists.
Interaction designer Jonathan Shariat discusses harmful software design.
Franciscan monk Paolo Benanti is the brains behind the Rome Call, a pact aimed at making sure AI is developed with ethics in mind.
An interview with Christopher Manning, director of the Stanford University AI Lab and an associate director of Stanford's Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Institute.
Berkeley Professor Emeritus Edward Lee tells why he chastised the rejection culture at computer science conferences.
Humanity is not prepared for artificial superintelligence right now.
An interview with Dave Johnson, chief data and artificial intelligence officer at Moderna.
Anima Anandkumar wants computer scientists to move beyond the matrix, among other challenges.
Framed as a bill to protect kids online, the California Age Appropriate Design Code Act would radically reshape the Internet—and harm both kids and adults.
We must extend our model of computation to account for cost and location.
Parallel programming wall and multicore software spiral: Denial hence crisis.
Considering copyright licensing issues involving non-fungible tokens to manage creative works.
Protecting and empowering the digital consumer.
Celebrating virtual memory, which has made such a difference in how we approach programming, memory management, and secure computing.
Toward new research directions in computer science.