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Lost in Afghanistan: Can the World Take ICT4D Seriously?
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Lost in Afghanistan: Can the World Take ICT4D Seriously?

Seeking to maximize the value of information and communication technologies for development research.

Can Generative AI Bots Be Trusted?
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Can Generative AI Bots Be Trusted?

It will be a long road to learning how to use generative AI wisely.

Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science
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Conjoined Twins: Artificial Intelligence and the Invention of Computer Science

How artificial intelligence and computer science grew up together.

 The 5 Biggest Risks of Generative AI
From ACM Opinion

The 5 Biggest Risks of Generative AI

AI makes our lives easier in many different ways, but these benefits can come with costs.

Do the Right Thing
From Communications of the ACM

Do the Right Thing

Exploring the intersection of legal compliance and ethical judgment.

Please Report Your Compute
From Communications of the ACM

Please Report Your Compute

Seeking consistent means of measure.

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.

Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience
From Communications of the ACM

Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience

Complementary objectives competing for the same resources.

Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?
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Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?

Gaps facing the industry as quantum safe algorithms move closer to standardization.

Improving Section 230, Preserving Democracy, and Protecting Free Speech
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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.

Contracting for Artificial Intelligence
From Communications of the ACM

Contracting for Artificial Intelligence

Considering the promises and perils of contracting for the use of artificial intelligence tools and data.

A Turning Point for Cyber Insurance
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A Turning Point for Cyber Insurance

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

Metrics for Success
From Communications of the ACM

Metrics for Success: Why and How to Evaluate Privacy Choice Usability

Assessing the usability of choice and consent mechanisms.

A Legal Challenge to Algorithmic Recommendations
From Communications of the ACM

A Legal Challenge to Algorithmic Recommendations

Reconsidering liability shield considerations.

Section 230 Has to Go
From ACM Opinion

Section 230 Has to Go

The Internet is a toxic waste dump.

Let Section 230 Stay
From ACM Opinion

Let Section 230 Stay

Removing immunity for algorithmic recommendations would make it nearly impossible for social media platforms as we know them to function.

"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations
From ACM Opinion

"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations

Conversation without change is just a five-finger exercise.

The Battle Over Women's Data
From ACM Opinion

The Battle Over Women's Data

In a post-Roe world, bodily autonomy must include control over personal data.

U.K. Online Safety Bill Is Doomed to Fail
From ACM Opinion

U.K. Online Safety Bill Is Doomed to Fail

Draft legislation suffers from mission creep, internal contradictions, and a dire lack of clear definitions.

The Premature Obituary of Programming
From Communications of the ACM

The Premature Obituary of Programming

Why deep learning will not replace programming.
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