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Social media cos. need to give their data to independent researchers to better understand how to keep users safe.
Knowing when to limit your data dramatically affects the quality of your artificial intelligence.
Coding with Culture creator Victor Hicks explains how culturally relevant lessons can be included in STEM learning.
There's no evidence that Bitcoin's key players are interested in switching from proof-of-work to energy-saving proof of stake.
As ML tools become more broadly available when making new compounds and materials, the possibilities of misuse increase and must be guarded against.
A reporter dons a VR headset, heads into the metaverse, and witnesses the most disturbing sights of her life.
Cyber analyst James Voorhees reviews The New Fire: War, Peace and Democracy in the Age of AI by Ben Buchanan and Andrew Imbrie.
Artificial intelligence is enriching a powerful few by dispossessing communities that have been dispossessed before.
Well before self-driving cars become a reality, there are simpler approaches that can make roads much safer.
Competing notions of fairness exist, and sometimes they are totally incompatible with each other.
What it means to be an open source contributor or maintainer has changed in recent years.
Exploring a metaphysical argument against artificial intelligence.
As in Ukraine, U.S. organizations should work with U.S. cybersecurity agencies to prepare for and prevent attacks.
Who and what is being represented in the data and development of NLP models?
A University of Southern California computer scientist is a coder by trade and a poet at heart.
State-of-the-art chatbots are not what they seem.
What does it mean to be human in an age where AI agents make decisions that shape human actions?
Without greater momentum on their side, the New York stunner looks more like chance than pattern.
Making artificial intelligence a tool of freedom and creativity for everyone.
Don't underestimate the tech that makes your eyes glaze over—it holds us all up.
Founder and lead developer Daniel Stenberg discusses looking after cURL and libcurl for the past 25 years.
Her new organization, DAIR, aims to show a more thoughtful mode of AI research.
Tracking the myriad factors influencing shifting supply chains.
Computing professionals use powerful abstractions to tame complexity in large software systems and distributed networks.
Debuggers and assertions.
How AI and science are shaping each other.
Opening the black box or Pandora's Box?