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How Will Language Modelers like ChatGPT Affect Occupations and Industries
A method that assesses which occupations will be most affected by artificial intelligence (AI) predicts that advances such as ChatGPT will have significant effects in education and financial services.
The Occupational Impact of Artificial Intelligence: Labor, Skills, and Polarization
A new impact study may be used to measure the effect of progress in artificial intelligence (AI) on specific occupations. Since 2010, progress in AI has had the greatest effect on high-income occupations.
Computers now make many decisions formerly made by humans. Procedures used to oversee human decision-makers cannot be applied to computers. This article describes technological tools to help developers design algorithms consistent with social goals.
"You Might Also Like:" Privacy Risks of Collaborative Filtering
When one shops online, recommender systems often display related purchases by other users. Researchers designed a cyberattack using these systems to discover what users had bought. The success of the attack shows that these systems leak information.
Security Analysis of the Diebold AccuVote-TS Voting Machine
This paper reveals security problems with a commonly used voting machine.
Inside RISKS: DRM and Public Policy
This paper sets out ground rules for technology designed to help protect copyrighted works.
Privacy Management for Portable Recording Devices
This paper looks at privacy issues with cell phone cameras and similar gadgets.
Understanding Trusted Computing: Will Its Benefits Outweigh Its Drawbacks?
This article looks at controversial software intended to protect against computer viruses.
Informed Consent in the Mozilla Browser: Implementing Value-Sensitive Design
This paper looks at how web browsers can teach users about privacy online.
Cookies and Web Browser Design: Toward Realizing Informed Consent Online
This paper looks at how web browsers can help protect privacy online.