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Best of the Web

Great programming articles you may have missed

Issue: 19.5 (September/October 2021)
Author: Marc Zeedar
Author Bio: Marc taught himself programming in high school when he bought his first computer but had no money for software. He's had fun learning ever since.
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Article Length (in bytes): 4,217
Starting Page Number: 98
Article Number: 19511
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Here I share links to interesting programming-related articles from around the web. Note that these may not have anything to do with Xojo, and I don't necessarily advocate the opinions shared—I simply think they're worth reading for a broader perspective.

Now that machines can learn, can they unlearn?

Tom Simonite (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/08/now-that-machines-can-learn-can-they-unlearn/)

Excerpt: A nascent area of computer science dubbed machine unlearning seeks ways to induce selective amnesia in artificial intelligence software. The goal is to remove all trace of a particular person or data point from a machine-learning system, without affecting its performance.

If made practical, the concept could give people more control over their data and the value derived from it. Although users can already ask some companies to delete personal data, they are generally in the dark about what algorithms their information helped tune or train. Machine unlearning could make it possible for a person to withdraw both their data and a company's ability to profit from it.

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