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The End of Faking It in Silicon Valley
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The End of Faking It in Silicon Valley

Recent charges, convictions, and sentences all indicate that the start-up world's habit of playing fast and loose with the truth actually has consequences.

CISA Releases Secure-by-Design, -Default Guidance
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CISA Releases Secure-by-Design, -Default Guidance

CISA and federal and international partners released a report providing software manufacturers with advice and specific guidance for creating products built and...

How ChatGPT and Similar AI will Disrupt Education
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How ChatGPT and Similar AI will Disrupt Education

Teachers are concerned about cheating and inaccurate information.

Detection Tool to Fight Flood of Fake Academic Papers
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Detection Tool to Fight Flood of Fake Academic Papers

Academic publishers have introduced an online tool developed by academic and professional publishing association STM that can identify bogus papers fabricated by...

Raspberry Pi Code Editor Wants to Help Next-Generation Programmers
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Raspberry Pi Code Editor Wants to Help Next-Generation Programmers

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched a free coding tool to help next-generation programmers globally hone their skills.

Computer Simulations Show How Drugs Enter the Blood
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Computer Simulations Show How Drugs Enter the Blood

Chemists and pharmaceutical scientists at ETH Zurich in Switzerland and Swiss drugmaker Novartis ran simulations on a supercomputer to gain insights into cyclic...

Schumer Lays Groundwork for Congress to Regulate AI
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Schumer Lays Groundwork for Congress to Regulate AI

Schumer is spearheading the congressional effort to craft legislation regulating AI, circulating a broad framework among experts in recent weeks, a source briefed...

Friend or Foe: Can Computer Coders Trust ChatGPT?
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Friend or Foe: Can Computer Coders Trust ChatGPT?

The use of artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT for coding has inspired both enthusiasm and reluctance among programmers.

Privacy Battle Erupts Over Smart Building Sensors
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Privacy Battle Erupts Over Smart Building Sensors

A project at Carnegie Mellon University to build a secure Internet of Things infrastructure has erupted into a dispute over monitoring and privacy.

Researchers Analyze 53 Million Points of Clinical Data with Embedding Technique
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Researchers Analyze 53 Million Points of Clinical Data with Embedding Technique

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Drexel University used a phenotype embedding technique to analyze 53 million patient notes from more than...

Bitcoin Mining has Raised Texas Electricity Prices 5%
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Bitcoin Mining has Raised Texas Electricity Prices 5%

The costs of cryptocurrency are increasingly clear. Are the benefits?

Germany Taps Africa's IT Sector to Fill Labor Gap
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Germany Taps Africa's IT Sector to Fill Labor Gap

German companies hope to address domestic workforce shortages by training young Africans in information technology (IT).

OpenAI Will Pay People to Report Vulnerabilities in ChatGPT
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OpenAI Will Pay People to Report Vulnerabilities in ChatGPT

OpenAI announced a new bug bounty program that will offer people $200 to $20,000 for finding and reporting vulnerabilities in the ChatGPT chatbot.

ACM Prize in Computing Recognizes Yael Tauman Kalai for Fundamental Contributions to Cryptography
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ACM Prize in Computing Recognizes Yael Tauman Kalai for Fundamental Contributions to Cryptography

ACM has named Yael Tauman Kalai to receive the 2022 ACM Prize in Computing for fundamental contributions to cryptography that have influenced modern practices. ...

'Digidog Is Out of the Pound': Robot Dog Rejoins New York Police
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'Digidog Is Out of the Pound': Robot Dog Rejoins New York Police

New York City Mayor Eric Adams says the New York Police Department will deploy the technology this summer.

Italy Became the First Western Country to Ban ChatGPT. Here's What Other Countries are Doing
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Italy Became the First Western Country to Ban ChatGPT. Here's What Other Countries are Doing

The move has highlighted an absence of any concrete regulations, with the European Union and China among the few jurisdictions developing tailored rules for AI....

AI Cough-Monitoring Can Change the Way We Diagnose Disease
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AI Cough-Monitoring Can Change the Way We Diagnose Disease

Hyfe AI's database of over 700 million cough samples could be used to improve disease diagnosis and treatment.

Four-Legged Robotic System for Playing Soccer on Various Terrains
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Four-Legged Robotic System for Playing Soccer on Various Terrains

The four-legged DribbleBot robot developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers can dribble soccer balls using onboard sensors, computing, and reinforcement...

What Delivery Apps Reveal About Food Disparities in Los Angeles
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What Delivery Apps Reveal About Food Disparities in Los Angeles

University of Southern California researchers used machine learning to analyze digital menus from restaurants across Los Angeles to identify food disparities in...

Predicting the Effects of Environmental Noise on Quantum Information
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Predicting the Effects of Environmental Noise on Quantum Information

An advancement crucial for designing and building quantum computers capable of working in an imperfect world.
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