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Scientists worry that ill-informed use of artificial intelligence is driving a deluge of unreliable or useless research.
On the reliability of AI-based chatbots for science communication.
Seeking better explanations for how algorithmic decisions are made.
The much-sought holy grail of more and faster innovation will come from integrating pipeline thinking and adoption thinking.
Learn the language, meet the people, eat the food.
How executives might better understand technology.
Key elements for scaling advanced analytics.
Despite challenges and failures, the artificial intelligence community grew steadily during the 1970s.
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.