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Fragility in AIs Using Artificial Neural Networks
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Fragility in AIs Using Artificial Neural Networks

Suggesting ways to reduce fragility in AI systems that include artificial neural networks.

Do the Right Thing
From Communications of the ACM

Do the Right Thing

Exploring the intersection of legal compliance and ethical judgment.

Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly
From Communications of the ACM

Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly

A unique viewpoint on risks to senior citizens from academia.

Improving Section 230, Preserving Democracy, and Protecting Free Speech
From Communications of the ACM

Improving Section 230, Preserving Democracy, and Protecting Free Speech

Proposing a framework for a decentralized market where no one party controls the flow of information.

A Turning Point for Cyber Insurance
From Communications of the ACM

A Turning Point for Cyber Insurance

Technologists who understand and measure cyber risk can motivate policyholders to improve security.

A Legal Challenge to Algorithmic Recommendations
From Communications of the ACM

A Legal Challenge to Algorithmic Recommendations

Reconsidering liability shield considerations.

What's Next for Quantum Computing?
From ACM Opinion

What's Next for Quantum Computing?

Companies are moving away from setting qubit records in favor of practical hardware and long-term goals.

Getting a Handle on Handles
From Communications of the ACM

Getting a Handle on Handles

Navigating moniker management.

The False Promise of America's CHIPS Act
From ACM Opinion

The False Promise of America's CHIPS Act

It is doubtful that large subsidies and government management will keep U.S. chip makers on top.

The 'End of Crypto'? Not So Fast
From ACM Opinion

The 'End of Crypto'? Not So Fast

The trust lost in the FTX debacle will take years to rebuild, but it is certainly not the end of crypto.

Should Quantum Computing Be on IT’s Strategic Roadmap?
From ACM Opinion

Should Quantum Computing Be on IT’s Strategic Roadmap?

Quantum computing is far from being a mature technology, but now is the time to pencil it into IT strategic roadmaps.

 Why Don't Robots Have Rights? A Lawyer's Response
From ACM Opinion

Why Don't Robots Have Rights? A Lawyer's Response

Robots are hardware and software packages that lack a nature or any abilities outside of whatever their designers imagine.

 Why Don't Robots Have Rights?
From ACM Opinion

Why Don't Robots Have Rights?

In the future, people may look back with horror at how humans treated AI in the 21st century.

An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices
From Communications of the ACM

An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices

Parsing the fine print on repair tolerances.

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For
From Communications of the ACM

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For

Considering copyright licensing issues involving non-fungible tokens to manage creative works.

Recent Dip in Chip Demand Will Not Doom CHIPS-Plus Act
From ACM Opinion

Recent Dip in Chip Demand Will Not Doom CHIPS-Plus Act

However, critics still have plenty of reasons to be skeptical about the subsidies.

The U.S. Needs Its Own Chips
From ACM Opinion

The U.S. Needs Its Own Chips

Regardless of what happens between Taiwan and China, the U.S. needs to be prepared.

Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell
From ACM Opinion

Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell

For VR to feel truly immersive, it needs to start stinking it up.

 The CHIPS Act Will Not Solve the Chip Shortage
From ACM Opinion

The CHIPS Act Will Not Solve the Chip Shortage

The U.S. is betting billions to spur semiconductor manufacturing.

AI Researchers Building Surveillance Tech and Deep Fakes Resist Ethical Concerns
From ACM Opinion

AI Researchers Building Surveillance Tech and Deep Fakes Resist Ethical Concerns

The computer vision research community is behind on AI ethics, but it is not just a research problem.
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