AI will create more jobs than it destroys was the not-so-subtle rebuttal from tech giants to growing concern over the impact of automation technologies on employment.
When we look at a stack of blocks or a stack of Oreos, we intuitively have a sense of how stable it is, whether it might fall over, and in what direction it may fall.
In December, Bloomberg reported that desperate demand for software engineers who know how to build artificial intelligence systems turned a previously low-key academic event into a recruiting frenzy more akin to the National Football League's draft day.
In "Time-Inconsistent Planning: A Computational Problem in Behavioral Economics," Kleinberg and Oren describe a graph-theoretic framework for task planning with quasi-hyperbolic discounting.
We propose a graph-theoretic model of tasks and goals, in which dependencies among actions are represented by a directed graph, and a time-inconsistent agent constructs a path through this graph.
Older adults consistently reject digital technology even when designed to be accessible and trustworthy.
As software becomes a larger part of all products, traditional (hardware) manufacturers are becoming, in essence, software companies.
Being funny is serious work.
Perfect should never be the enemy of better.
The important intersection of computer science and social science.
High-level guidelines for the treatment of crowdworkers.
A call for discussion of governmental investment and intervention in support of cybersecurity.
A look in the rearview mirror at Volkswagon software engineering.
Considering the longer-term implications of a soon-to-be-decided U.S. Supreme Court case.
How digital media could be authenticated, from computational, legal, and ethical points of view.
Three-dimensional printing and other new technologies are revitalizing the business of building buildings.
Mark Guzdial considers the enormous opportunity costs of computer science teachers, while Bertrand Meyer ponders the pleasures of arguing with graduate students.
Just as you cannot separate the mind and the body, you cannot separate cyberspace and physical space. It is time to accept this dependence and act accordingly.
The Internet as we know it today has driven the barrier to the generation and sharing of information to nearly zero. But there are consequences of the reduced threshold for access to the Internet.