The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
Sept. 28, 2020 • ~4 min
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A language generation program's ability to write articles, produce code and compose poetry has wowed scientists
GPT-3 is the biggest, most creative language generation program to date. But with awesome power comes awesome responsibility.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: artificial-intelligence computer-science writing technology editing
The tech field failed a 25-year challenge to achieve gender equality by 2020 – culture change is key to getting on track
Diversifying leadership can change organizational cultures, which removes barriers to women in the tech industry and academia.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: computer-science equality women stem technology gender-pay-gap diversity supercomputers equal-pay female-leadership womens-representation organizational-managmeent pay-gap
Many more people have been infected with coronavirus than the statistics suggest.
June 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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A social media researcher explains how bots and sock puppet accounts manipulate and polarize public debate.
June 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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A new initiative at Cambridge will equip young researchers outside computer science with the skills they need to use machine learning and artificial
Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence computer-science philanthropy
We need to update models on death rates or introduce truly random testing to understand the true impact of the coronavirus.
April 2, 2020 • ~8 min
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Krittika D'Silva is a PhD candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Technology, a Gates Cambridge Scholar and a member of Jesus College. Alongside her academic research in AI and machine learning, she has worked for NASA on monitoring astronaut health with AI and wearable devices, and for the UN in using data science to inform public policy. Here, she tells us about her motivation, goals, and how she ended up playing a tennis match against HRH Prince Edward.
Tags: machine-learning women-in-stem artificial-intelligence computer-science
Highly-targeted messaging campaigns from law enforcement can be surprisingly effective at dissuading young gamers from getting involved in cybercrime, a new study has suggested.
Tags: crime computer-science cybersecurity cybercrime
Following an international search, Professor Neil Lawrence has been appointed as the inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at Cambridge, supported by a benefaction from the world-leading British AI company.
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