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June 2023


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There Is Little Evidence for Today's AI Alarmism

There Is Little Evidence for Today's AI Alarmism

Over time, we will have a much better sense of which AI areas require significant regulatory intervention and which do not.


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Can Generative AI Bots Be Trusted?

Can Generative AI Bots Be Trusted?

It will be a long road to learning how to use generative AI wisely.


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Computer-Related Risks and Remediation Challenges

Computer-Related Risks and Remediation Challenges

Surveying the nontechnical issues interwoven with computer-related technologies.


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The Parchment Path?

The Parchment Path?

Is there ever a time when learning is not of value—for its own sake?


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Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science

Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science

How artificial intelligence and computer science grew up together.


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Breaking Up a Digital Monopoly

Breaking Up a Digital Monopoly

How to decompose a vertically integrated digital monopoly to enable competitive services based on a shared data structure.


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Trust Is Not Enough: Accuracy, Error, Randomness, and Accountability in an Algorithmic Society

Trust Is Not Enough: Accuracy, Error, Randomness, and Accountability in an Algorithmic Society

Searching for improved algorithmic accountability.


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Decentraland: The Alleged Decentralization of Blockchain Applications

Decentraland: The Alleged Decentralization of Blockchain Applications

Breaking down the blockchain.

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