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Researchers and developers racing to make deep learning available to different applications need to actively seek out and address security challenges before they cause irreparable damage.
Jordan Ellenberg calls on mathematics to explore everything from Internet fads to voting rights.
Collaborations between theorists and experimentalists are crucial for accelerating research.
With 90% of the 2020 U.S. general election ballot contents verifiable by paper, why do only 65% of voters trust the results?
Code needs to run anywhere as long as the necessary dependencies can be resolved.
The locality principle extends beyond computer memories. It teaches us something about being human.
Understanding impostor syndrome's complexity and its effect on research persistence.
Experiences discovering attempts to subvert the peer-review process.
Advocating a new, physically grounded, computational paradigm centered on thermodynamics and an emerging understanding of using thermodynamics to solve problems.