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How Did Scientists Succumb to Aunt Edna? The Dangers of a Superintelligent AI is Fiction
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How Did Scientists Succumb to Aunt Edna? The Dangers of a Superintelligent AI is Fiction

Speaking of the existential threat of AI is science fiction, and bad science fiction for that matter because it is not based on anything we know about science,...

A Turning Point for U.S. AI Policy: Senate Explores Solutions
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A Turning Point for U.S. AI Policy: Senate Explores Solutions

Preparing for the proliferation of Artificial Intelligence.

Creating Organizational Sustainability by Connecting to National Core Values
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Creating Organizational Sustainability by Connecting to National Core Values

The FIRST ISRAEL organization is working to increase its presence in the Israeli geographic periphery by exploiting Israel's social orientation and its strength...

400 Years of Mechanical Calculating Machines
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400 Years of Mechanical Calculating Machines

Germany is celebrating the 400th birthday of Schickard's "calculating clock."

What Can the FATE Community Learn from the Successes and Failures in Privacy?
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What Can the FATE Community Learn from the Successes and Failures in Privacy?

There are many similarities between FATE (Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, Ethics) and privacy, and I believe that there are a lot of lessons that the FATE...

AI in the Public Interest: Education and Democracy
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AI in the Public Interest: Education and Democracy

Now is a critical time to vigorously pursue public interests in education and to avoid a slippery slide into yielding public governance to an entirely private market...

GPT-4's Successes, and GPT-4's Failures
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GPT-4's Successes, and GPT-4's Failures

How GPT-4 fits into the larger tapestry of the quest for artificial general intelligence.

Teaching Data Science Research Methods to Human Resources Practitioners: Part Two
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Teaching Data Science Research Methods to Human Resources Practitioners: Part Two

"When I heard we will be learning Python, I became anxious."

Cybersecurity Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
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Cybersecurity Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Preventing unauthorized access or misuse of confidential data.

Twiddler: Configurability for Me, but Not for Thee
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Twiddler: Configurability for Me, but Not for Thee

Online platform businesses have a distinctly more abusive and sinister character than brick-and-mortar retail chains.

The Urgency of the Technological, Geopolitical, and Sustainability Races
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The Urgency of the Technological, Geopolitical, and Sustainability Races

The HiPEAC Vision 2023.

Enabling AI Projects In An Enterprise
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Enabling AI Projects In An Enterprise

Identifying the development behaviors that have the highest chance of success for artificial intelligence efforts.

Serendipity: When Research in One Area Leads to a Positive Result in Another
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Serendipity: When Research in One Area Leads to a Positive Result in Another

A problem of the extremely optimal family of circulant graphs: when research in one scientific field gives an unexpected result in another.

How Not to Test GPT-3
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How Not to Test GPT-3

Why doing psychology on large language models is harder than you might think.

Using GitHub CoPilot is Like Having a Superpower
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Using GitHub CoPilot is Like Having a Superpower

With the advent of Large Language Models (LLMs) and tools like GitHub CoPilot, I think we’re a step closer towards a world where software can be created by anyone...

ChatGPT for Provost!
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ChatGPT for Provost!

Three to five years from now, we won’t be talking about what ChatGPT can or can’t do, but we could be talking about how ChatGPT brought us all together, and the...

What Google Should Really Be Worried About
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What Google Should Really Be Worried About

How sewers of lies could spell the end of Web search.

What is an Author?
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What is an Author?

In a single-author text (such as this one), we can assume a lot about the process. In the multi-author case, all these assumptions start to break down.

Inside the Heart of ChatGPT's Darkness
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Inside the Heart of ChatGPT's Darkness

A Nightmare on LLM Street.

The Need For Combined Data And Analytic Governance
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The Need For Combined Data And Analytic Governance

Numbers don't mean anything if people don't understand, or trust, the computation behind them.
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