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Judgement-proof robots and artificial intelligence: a comparative law and economics approach
Kovač M., Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 2020. 184 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030536-43-5)
Artificial intelligence (AI) research is moving incredibly fast and requires regulation. For instance, a recent study reversed a machine learning model that creates nontoxic drugs and made it create toxic drugs . This is called “dual use....
Jun 22 2022
A world without email
Newport C., Penguin Random House, New York, NY, 2021. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-5-255365-58-6)
Intellectual work draws a lot from communication between collaborating parties. Speed and ease of communication have enormously improved--both qualitatively and quantitatively--in the course of the last decades. So, how come the day-to-d...
Jun 15 2022
Technology and global public health
Murthy P., Ansehl A., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 425 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030463-54-0)
Applications of modern technology in various traditional domains are gaining momentum. In particular, various modern technologies in healthcare can improve treatment outcomes and quality of life for both medical practitioners and patients....
Jun 1 2022
Mind over matter and artificial intelligence: building employee mental fitness for organisational success
Athota V., Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2021. 78 pp. Type: Book (978-9-811604-81-2)
In six dense chapters, Athota’s
Mind over matter and artificial intelligence
digs deep into the technological changes affecting workplaces and workers that trigger the need for different approaches to managing the workforce. He looks ...
May 30 2022
Machines we trust: perspectives on dependable AI
Pelillo M., Scantamburlo T., MIT Press, Boston, MA, 2021. 174 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262542-09-8)
Skynet is here. This was my mindset when I undertook to review
Machines we trust
. The book comprises an introduction plus eight chapters divided into three parts: “Setting the Stage” (chapters 2 and 3); “Issues” (cha...
May 24 2022
Social engineering: how crowdmasters, phreaks, hackers, and trolls created a new form of manipulative communication
Gehl R., Lawson S., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2022. 344 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262543-45-3)
The book’s subtitle is a fitting 13-word summary of what it is about. The book taught me that social engineering is a polite, obfuscating, nonthreatening label for the pernicious, amoral manipulation of people to accomplish someone else̵...
May 13 2022
Practical doomsday: a user’s guide to the end of the world
Zalewski M., No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2022. 250 pp. Type: Book (978-1-718502-12-3)
Why is this book relevant to computing professionals? When this book was made available for review, I was curious about why it was listed, and I selected it. We all have digital assets that we protect. In day-to-day behavior, we back up our data ...
Apr 18 2022
Big data mining for climate change
Zhang Z., Li J., ELSEVIER, Cambridge, MA, 2020. 344 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128187-03-6)
The book looks more like an encyclopedia than a handbook or textbook. The chapter titles mention climate issues that are typically discussed in the last subsections of the given chapter. Each chapter systematically goes through the formal computer...
Apr 14 2022
Leveraging data science for global health
Celi L., Majumdar M., Ordonez P., Osorio J., Paik K., Somai M., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2020. 646 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030479-93-0)
Medical care is becoming increasingly personalized based on individual patient data. Data science is one enabler of this medical practice. For example, data science techniques are being integrated into healthcare applications, such as electronic m...
Mar 24 2022
An empirical study of students’ perceptions on the setup and grading of group programming assignments
Aivaloglou E., van der Meulen A. ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE) 3(21): 1-22, 2021. Type: Article
The ever-changing business world requires teams of agile developers, testers, technical leaders, product owners, and scrum masters to cooperatively develop and maintain new products. But how should academic institutions effectively be training cur...
Mar 15 2022
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