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December 2023


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Is AI Leading to a Reproducibility Crisis In Science?

Is AI Leading to a Reproducibility Crisis In Science?

Scientists worry that ill-informed use of artificial intelligence is driving a deluge of unreliable or useless research.


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Thus Spake ChatGPT

Thus Spake ChatGPT

On the reliability of AI-based chatbots for science communication.


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Why Is the Current XAI Not Meeting the Expectations?

Why Is the Current XAI Not Meeting the Expectations?

Seeking better explanations for how algorithmic decisions are made.


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A Clash of Civilizations

A Clash of Civilizations

The much-sought holy grail of more and faster innovation will come from integrating pipeline thinking and adoption thinking.


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Halfway Around the World

Halfway Around the World

Learn the language, meet the people, eat the food.


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Five Ways Executives Misunderstand Technology

Five Ways Executives Misunderstand Technology

How executives might better understand technology.


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A Strategy for Scaling Advanced Analytics

A Strategy for Scaling Advanced Analytics

Key elements for scaling advanced analytics.


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There Was No 'First AI Winter'

There Was No 'First AI Winter'

Despite challenges and failures, the artificial intelligence community grew steadily during the 1970s.


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Ulterior Motives

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 during her career.

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