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Citizens of the metaverse deserve an industrywide standard for reporting abuse and harassment.
Silicon Valley prophet thinks tech can clean itself up.
Quantum computing startups are all the rage, but it is unclear if they will be able to produce anything of use in the near future.
Organizations lacking skilled data scientists and ML engineers can create and deploy ML models, too.
Data is critical to the success of all climate tech projects, whether to drive development or improve efficiency.
Organizations must account for the biases of their own workers to be able to combat AI blunders.
Modern science wasn't invented in Europe but came about as part of a global exchange.
Politicians must walk a fine line as they try to rein in Big Tech's self-preferencing tactics.
Increasing production in U.S. can help to avoid global crises, says Gelsinger.
Cyberwar has come, but the digital confrontation is playing out in the shadows.
Drug-developing artificial intelligence invents 40,000 potentially lethal molecules in quarter of a day.
Human-centered AI aims to reduce fears of existential threats and increase benefits for users and society.
The increasing use of computational approaches for data collection and data analysis in social sciences research.
Artificial intelligence's promise and potential for the semiconductor industry.
If Russia disconnects—or is booted—from the Internet's governing bodies, the Internet may never be the same.
The power to create convincing deepfake icons could destabilize society
Need to ensure tech accurately reflects the structure of society
What would it take for artificial intelligence to make real progress?
Yoshua Bengio gushes about GFlowNets, calling them "a new beast" for which the appropriate optimization algorithms are still making rapid progress
Rather than try to replace natural intelligence, create AI that is compatible with human intelligence
For blockchain technology to fulfill its full potential, the security standard needs to mature
Facebook and YouTube could have limited the reach of RT and Sputnik years ago, but they didn't
Some intelligent systems are at risk of being excluded from oversight in the EU's proposed legislation
Software engineer and Wikipedia editor talks about her Web3 skepticism
The cloud is not only material but also an ecological force
What does it mean to say a computer model 'understands'?
Governance tokens may seem like a way to moderate content, but they only give the appearance of democracy.
Brown University professor Seny Kamara talks about the intersection between social responsibility and cryptography/technology
Non-fungible tokens are the next frontier of promotional content on social media, but right now, it's the Wild West.
A balloon's-eyeperspective on a unique distributed, time-critical, geo-location problem.