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The stuff games are made of
Barr P., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2023. 184 pp. Type: Book (0262546116)
What do we consider the “stuff” that makes up a video game? Is it interesting gameplay? Compelling graphics? Lifelike effects and fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS)? Deep strategy? Engaging mechanics that don’t let you go, tha...
Ethics of artificial intelligence: case studies and options for addressing ethical challenges
Stahl B., Schroeder D., Rodrigues R., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 116 pp. Type: Book (9783031170393)
The ethical challenges presented by artificial intelligence (AI) are not entirely new; rather, they are an extension and amplification of existing ethical and societal issues. Subjects like surveillance, manipulation, and inequality have long been...
Gradient expectations: structure, origins, and synthesis of predictive neural networks
Downing K., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2023. 224 pp. Type: Book (0262545616)
A very interesting and well-grounded work,
provides a thorough overview and explanation of the structure and origins of prediction and predictive neural networks....
Anigrafs: experiments in cooperative cognitive architecture
Richards W., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015. Type: Book (9780262527781)
A perennial challenge in cognitive science is framing an architecture powerful enough to be a credible support for human reasoning, yet simple enough to map to the known machinery of the human brain. Work done in the 1970s on systems s...
Grady Booch. YouTube, 01:04:09, published on Mar 16, 2016, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM),
. Type: Video
This one-hour lecture by Grady Booch is a walk through history seen as an evolution toward computational thinking, which will culminate in a symbiotic relationship between people and computers/machines....
Knowles B., D’Cruz J., Richards J., Varshney K. Communications of the ACM 66(9): 73-79, 2023. Type: Article
While readers of
are more aware than the general population when it comes to whether artificial intelligence (AI) is a magical panacea or the probability of a general intelligence that will develop thinking capabilities an...
Extending "out of the body" tactile phantom sensations to 2D and applying it to mobile interaction
Kim Y., Lee J., Kim G. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 19(8): 1295-1311, 2015. Type: Article
The quest for an all-senses virtual reality is not only of abstract research interest, but has numerous marketplace applications. Researchers have known for decades that the brain map of sensation does not necessarily correspond to phy...
Developing a workflow management system simulation for capturing internal IaaS behavioural knowledge
Al-Haboobi A., Kecskemeti G. Journal of Grid Computing 21(1): 1-26, 2023. Type: Article
Scientific datasets are huge compared to even the most complex business ones, and their analysis methods are accordingly complex. These methods, called scientific workflows, consist of a large number of dependent jobs with complex priority constra...
Managing IT projects: how to pragmatically deliver projects for external customers
Dąbrowski M., Apress, New York ,NY, 2023. 2111 pp. Type: Book (9781484292426)
This book provides a precise analysis of typical information technology (IT) project (procurement to delivery) life cycles, written from the supplier’s perspective. It offers a broad set of tips and tricks for how to succeed and how to avoid...
From net neutrality to ICT neutrality
Maillé P., Tuffin B., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2022. 179 pp. Type: Book (9783031062704)
The Internet has become the backbone of modern life, sometimes nicknamed “digital society,” where activities (including banking, commerce, accounting, social interactions, advertising, referencing, and entertainment) are conducted over...
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