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The AI Illusion
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The AI Illusion

State-of-the-art chatbots are not what they seem.

Unions Have a Long Way to Go after Amazon Victory
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Unions Have a Long Way to Go after Amazon Victory

Without greater momentum on their side, the New York stunner looks more like chance than pattern.

Hugs to Boring Tech
From ACM Opinion

Hugs to Boring Tech

Don't underestimate the tech that makes your eyes glaze over—it holds us all up.

We Need a 911 for the Metaverse
From ACM Opinion

We Need a 911 for the Metaverse

Citizens of the metaverse deserve an industrywide standard for reporting abuse and harassment.

Quantum Computing Has a Hype Problem
From ACM Opinion

Quantum Computing Has a Hype Problem

Quantum computing startups are all the rage, but it is unclear if they will be able to produce anything of use in the near future.

How Compute and the Climate Go Hand-in-Hand
From ACM Opinion

How Compute and the Climate Go Hand-in-Hand

Data is critical to the success of all climate tech projects, whether to drive development or improve efficiency.

Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'
From ACM Opinion

Fixing AI's Bias Issues Requires More Than a 'Human in the Loop'

Organizations must account for the biases of their own workers to be able to combat AI blunders.

Recognize Science's Unsung Global Pioneers to Alter Its Future
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Recognize Science's Unsung Global Pioneers to Alter Its Future

Modern science wasn't invented in Europe but came about as part of a global exchange.

Congress's Antitrust Bills Have a Problem: The Happy Customer
From ACM Opinion

Congress's Antitrust Bills Have a Problem: The Happy Customer

Politicians must walk a fine line as they try to rein in Big Tech's self-preferencing tactics.

Why You Haven't Heard about the Secret Cyberwar in Ukraine
From ACM Opinion

Why You Haven't Heard about the Secret Cyberwar in Ukraine

Cyberwar has come, but the digital confrontation is playing out in the shadows.

Global Supply Chain Disruption and Resilience
From Communications of the ACM

Global Supply Chain Disruption and Resilience

Tracking the myriad factors influencing shifting supply chains.

Systems Abstractions
From Communications of the ACM

Systems Abstractions

Computing professionals use powerful abstractions to tame complexity in large software systems and distributed networks.

Getting Off the Mad Path
From Communications of the ACM

Getting Off the Mad Path

Debuggers and assertions.

Explainable AI
From Communications of the ACM

Explainable AI

Opening the black box or Pandora's Box?

<i>Communications'</i> Digital Initiative and Its First Digital Event
From Communications of the ACM

Communications' Digital Initiative and Its First Digital Event

How AI and science are shaping each other.

 Russia Is Risking the Creation of an Irreversible 'Splinternet'
From ACM Opinion

Russia Is Risking the Creation of an Irreversible 'Splinternet'

If Russia disconnects—or is booted—from the Internet's governing bodies, the Internet may never be the same.

Deepfake Luke Skywalker Should Scare Us
From ACM Opinion

Deepfake Luke Skywalker Should Scare Us

The power to create convincing deepfake icons could destabilize society

Encourage Women in Tech to Protect against AI Bias
From ACM Opinion

Encourage Women in Tech to Protect against AI Bias

Need to ensure tech accurately reflects the structure of society

Deep Learning Is Hitting a Wall
From ACM Opinion

Deep Learning Is Hitting a Wall

What would it take for artificial intelligence to make real progress?

Yoshua Bengio: 'I Have Rarely Been as Enthusiastic about a New Research Direction'
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Yoshua Bengio: 'I Have Rarely Been as Enthusiastic about a New Research Direction'

Yoshua Bengio gushes about GFlowNets, calling them "a new beast" for which the appropriate optimization algorithms are still making rapid progress
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