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Will AI Help Us to Work Less?
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Will AI Help Us to Work Less?

The idea that tech will free us from drudgery is an attractive narrative, but history tells a different story.

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.

GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You
From ACM Opinion

GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You

An interview with OpenAI's Greg Brockman.

Medical AI Is as Much Social as It Is Technological
From ACM Opinion

Medical AI Is as Much Social as It Is Technological

Medical AI applications need to overcome transparency and trust issues.

Large Language Models Will Change Programming…a Little
From ACM Opinion

Large Language Models Will Change Programming…a Little

Hype has been a primary driver of the excitement around LLMs.

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.

With AI, We Are Reliving the Start of the Smartphone Era
From ACM Opinion

With AI, We Are Reliving the Start of the Smartphone Era

We often judge the utility of a new technology on how well it deals with the problems of older ones.

Why You Should Not Trust AI Search Engines
From ACM Opinion

Why You Should Not Trust AI Search Engines

The technology is simply not ready to be used like this at this scale.

Mr. President, Healthcare Has a Data Problem
From ACM Opinion

Mr. President, Healthcare Has a Data Problem

The U.S. healthcare system is plagued by inefficiencies, in part due to deficiencies of health data interoperability between electronic health records and other...

Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics
From ACM Opinion

Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics

A wave of research improves reinforcement learning algorithms by pre-training them as if they were human.

ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research
From ACM Opinion

ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research

Conversational AI is a game-changer for science; here's how to respond.

"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.

Yann LeCun: ChatGPT 'Not Particularly Innovative'
From ACM Opinion

Yann LeCun: ChatGPT 'Not Particularly Innovative'

Deep learning pioneer says many research labs are using the same techniques and doing the same kind of work.

It Is Time to Have a Group Chat about AI
From ACM Opinion

It Is Time to Have a Group Chat about AI

We need to seriously consider how to regulate the use of AI—long before it can replace the functions of tens of millions to billions of people.

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.

Interpretability of Artificial Neural Network Models in AI versus Neuroscience
From ACM Opinion

Interpretability of Artificial Neural Network Models in AI versus Neuroscience

Potential synergies and tensions between neuroscientists and AI researchers in interpreting artificial neural networks.

Getting a Handle on Handles
From Communications of the ACM

Getting a Handle on Handles

Navigating moniker management.

Your Creativity Will Not Save Your Job from AI
From ACM Opinion

Your Creativity Will Not Save Your Job from AI

Once considered capable only of unimaginative, routine work, the robots of today craft articles and create award-winning art.
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