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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.

Evaluating Research Results for Practical Applications
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Evaluating Research Results for Practical Applications

The role of the application of research results in assessing the achievements of scientists.

Large Language Models like ChatGPT say The Darnedest Things
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Large Language Models like ChatGPT say The Darnedest Things

ChatGPT makes the same kinds of mistakes its predecessors did. What can and should we do about it?

The ChatAlgebra Educational Revolution
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The ChatAlgebra Educational Revolution

We need a ChatAlgebra revolution to reduce the gatekeeping role of the traditional Algebra course, to ameliorate the student suffering associated with the traditional...

What to Expect When You're Expecting ... GPT-4
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What to Expect When You're Expecting ... GPT-4

What comes after ChatGPT? Seven predictions for 2023.

Is Computing Innovation Getting Harder?
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Is Computing Innovation Getting Harder?

Many of us, inside the ivory tower and outside, have felt at times that research is not quite delivering at the rate we hope it would.

Is ChatGPT Really a 'Code Red' for Google Search?
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Is ChatGPT Really a 'Code Red' for Google Search?

Maybe not.

Inorganic Growth In Tech: Getting Shredded with Acquisitions
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Inorganic Growth In Tech: Getting Shredded with Acquisitions

Acquisitions happen quite often in the tech industry and are far more complicated to pull off successfully than popping a pill.

5 Best Practices for Cloud-Based Backup and Recovery in 2023
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5 Best Practices for Cloud-Based Backup and Recovery in 2023

These practices help technical professionals ensure their organizations' data is protected and can be recovered quickly.

Observation of Bias
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Observation of Bias

It may not be that obvious, but it's observable.

The Key to Successful Threat Intelligence
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The Key to Successful Threat Intelligence

A modern Information Security perspective.

How to Teach
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How to Teach

Make technology boon, not bane.

Did Grace Hopper Create the First Compiler?
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Did Grace Hopper Create the First Compiler?

Heinz Rutishauser (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) is regarded as the developer of automatic programming.
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