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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,...

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...

A Year Embedded in the Crypto-NFT Space
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A Year Embedded in the Crypto-NFT Space

From digital ownership to artistic communities.

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.

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.

Why *is* Bing So Reckless?
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Why *is* Bing So Reckless?

And how did some prominent journalists utterly miss this initially?

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 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.
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