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  The book of chatbots: from ELIZA to ChatGPT
Ciesla R., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2024. 159 pp.  Type: Book (9783031510038)

The relatively sudden emergence of chatbots and artificial intelligence (AI) tools accessible to the general public has caused no little interest in their variety, how they work, how they may benefit people, and the potential risks in using them. ...

May 13 2024  
   Hacks, leaks, and revelations: the art of analyzing hacked and leaked data
Lee M., No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2024. 544 pp.  Type: Book (9781718503120)

Imagine you’ve come across a trove of files documenting a serious deed and you feel the need to “blow the whistle.” Or maybe you are an investigative journalist and this whistleblower trusts you and wants to give you said data. O...

May 8 2024  
  Fundamentals of modern electric circuit analysis and filter synthesis: a transfer function approach (2nd ed.)
Izadian A., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 680 pp.  Type: Book (9783031219078)

Written for undergraduates, this book covers both the basics of electrical circuits as well as circuit analysis. As per the preface, the first six chapters present the basics while the rest of the chapters look at analysis using a function-transfo...

May 3 2024  
  Robots and the people who love them: holding on to our humanity in an age of social robots
Herold E., St. Martins Press, Inc., New York , NY, 2024. 256 pp.  Type: Book (9781250122216), Reviews: (1 of 2)

There is little doubt that robots, in one form or another, are embedded in contemporary culture. They are most often encountered as disembodied voices/responders in the initial screening of calls to a business, in using a voice-activated device li...

Apr 23 2024  
  Coding art: a guide to unlocking your creativity with the Processing language and p5.js in four simple steps
Funk M., Zhang Y., Apress, New York, NY, 2023. 333 pp.  Type: Book (9781484297797), Reviews: (2 of 2)

Design thinking may be considered as a set of important constructive processes and precepts used in the design and launch of products and solutions to human design problems. Coding art, now in its second edition, is published as part of the...

Apr 15 2024  
   Living computers
Brazma A., Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 2024. 320 pp.  Type: Book (0192871943)

Living computers is simultaneously philosophical and scientific. Brazma begins with the following claim: “Life and the recording of information emerged together; there is no life without information and, arguably, there is no informat...

Apr 12 2024  
  Writing by hand or digitally in first grade: effects on rate of learning to compose text
Spilling E., Rønneberg V., Rogne W., Roeser J., Torrance M. Computers & Education 1982023.  Type: Article

This paper is one outcome of the DigiHand project (2018-2022), funded by the Research Council of Norway (grant number 273422). It is divided into five sections: “Introduction,” “Method,” “Statistical Analysis,” ...

Apr 10 2024  
  Robotics, vision and control: fundamental algorithms in MATLAB (3rd ed.)
Corke P., Jachimczyk W., Pillat R., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 819 pp.  Type: Book (9783031072611)

Robotics, an area that is often related to artificial intelligence (AI), is concerned with the use of robots for practical applications. Published as part of the “Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics” series, Robotics, vision and co...

Mar 25 2024  
  Responsible AI: best practices for creating trustworthy AI systems
Lu Q., Zhu L., Whittle J., Xu X., Pearson, Hoboken ,NJ, 2023. 320 pp.  Type: Book (9780138073923), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Responsible AI: best practices for creating trustworthy AI systems appears to be a comprehensive guide focused on the principles and practices of developing responsible artificial intelligence (AI) systems. The book seems to address the cri...

Mar 13 2024  
  Trustworthy AI: from principles to practices
Li B., Qi P., Liu B., Di S., Liu J., Pei J., Yi J., Zhou B. ACM Computing Surveys 55(9): 1-46, 2023.  Type: Article, Reviews: (2 of 2)

As computing technology continues to evolve, artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasing role in various aspects of our lives. Although AI dates back many decades--I took an AI subject in my university studies, in 1988--only re...

Mar 12 2024  
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