articles tagged: computer science
jordan peterson’s fan club goes after computer science and big data
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jordan peterson’s fan club goes after computer science and big data

Followers of viral regressive ideologues found a new supposed hive of politically correct scum and radical feminist villainy: computer science.

why tech companies aren’t building our new machine overlords
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why tech companies aren’t building our new machine overlords

Pundits are charging that not only are tech billionaires taking advantage of their employees and automating them out of a job, they’re actually on a mission to make humans obsolete.

how fixing particle colliders’ discarded data problem could bring us a better internet
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how fixing particle colliders’ discarded data problem could bring us a better internet

Particle colliders have a huge, seldom discussed problem when trying to record experimental data. Solving it could help us find ground breaking new physics and give us a more reliable internet.

world of weird things podcast: artificial untelligence
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world of weird things podcast: artificial untelligence

Everyone is talking about artificial intelligence, but what do they actually mean by that? Turns out nailing down the meaning of the term is a lot harder that it seems at first glance.

when philosophers keep hearing the siren call of digital communism
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when philosophers keep hearing the siren call of digital communism

To address income inequality, economists and philosophers keep coming up with the same ideas, most of which involve resurrecting heavy-handed control economies and adding computers.

world of weird things podcast: cyber weapons
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world of weird things podcast: cyber weapons

Killer drones and hackable weapons and easy targets for spies, oh my...

web development today is giving me a heckin’ concern, a big heckin’ concern…
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web development today is giving me a heckin’ concern, a big heckin’ concern…

With web development becoming more and more commoditized, automation is just around the corner and junior level careers will be on the chopping block.

how to tame your superintelligent robot…
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how to tame your superintelligent robot…

Programmer Maciej Ceglowski refuses to fall for the Gospel of the Nerd Rapture and offers a novel idea for giving people a more realistic idea of what AI really is.

when every myth you’re trying to debunk isn’t actually wrong…
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when every myth you’re trying to debunk isn’t actually wrong…

George Dvorsky decided to try some myth-busting about the future of AI and the nature of the technology. The end result needs a lot of myth-busting of its own...

why we can’t, and shouldn’t, police abusive speech on web
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why we can’t, and shouldn’t, police abusive speech on web

The bad news is that we can't wipe offensive speech and trolls off the web. The good news is that trolls tend to turn on each other quickly.

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