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Jeremy Straub

Jeremy Straub, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the North Dakota State University Department of Computer Science and a NDSU Challey Institute Faculty Fellow. His research spans a continuum from autonomous technology development to technology commercialization to asking questions of technology-use ethics and national and international policy. He has published more than 60 articles in academic journals and more than 100 peer-reviewed conference papers. Straub serves on multiple editorial boards and conference committees. He is also the lead inventor on two U.S. patents and a member of multiple technical societies.

Trouble in the Metaverse—Whatever That Is

Steven Spielberg’s 2018 movie, “Ready Player One,” portrays a dystopian world in which society has moved mostly online. Three years later, we learned that this imagined cyber environment—hopefully not dystopian—was being built as the...

Would Regulation Prevent AI From Becoming an Evil Overlord?

Some people are, perhaps, afraid that heavily armed artificially intelligent robotshttps://theconversation.com/losing-control-the-dangers-of-killer -robots-58262. might take over the world and enslave us—or they might even exterminate humanity.https://theconversation.com/what-an-artificial-intelligence-researcher-fears-about-ai-78655. Due to these and other concerns, tech-industry billionaire Elon Musk, late...

Artificial Intelligence, Cyberattacks & the Next Cold War

It’s easy to confuse the current geopolitical situation with the 1980s at the end of the Cold War, when tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States were highest. The Cold War began...

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