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What Is 'Military Artificial Intelligence'? 
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What Is 'Military Artificial Intelligence'? 

We are in an era of existential fear of technology.

Trump's First 100 Days: Technology, Privacy and Intelligence 
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Trump's First 100 Days: Technology, Privacy and Intelligence 

President-elect Donald Trump's views on technology and tech policy were not prominent campaign features on his contentious path to the White House.

Beyond Touch: Tomorrow's Devices Will Use MEMS Ultrasound to Hear Your Gestures
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Beyond Touch: Tomorrow's Devices Will Use MEMS Ultrasound to Hear Your Gestures

Today, we control our electronic world by touch—we tap, we swipe, we pinch and zoom.

Learning to Learn
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Learning to Learn

Do you get stuck when it is time to learn something new? Read this.

Nailing Smoke
From Communications of the ACM

Nailing Smoke

Curation at the bleeding edge of technology.

Mentoring Female Assistant Professors Enhances Their Success
From Communications of the ACM

Mentoring Female Assistant Professors Enhances Their Success

A randomized controlled trial validates many of the practices used to retain women in academia.

Assessing Abstraction Skills
From Communications of the ACM

Assessing Abstraction Skills

What makes a good question?

(Mis)Managing Parallel Computing Research Through EU Project Funding
From Communications of the ACM

(Mis)Managing Parallel Computing Research Through EU Project Funding

Considering the possible negative long-term effects of EU projects on European scientific culture.

The New Words That Expose Our Smartphone Obsessions
From ACM Opinion

The New Words That Expose Our Smartphone Obsessions

New words sometimes skewer a trend so perfectly you wonder how you survived without them. One of the most delightfully apt new phrases I've found in the last few...

Misinformation on Social Media: Can Technology Save Us?
From ACM Opinion

Misinformation on Social Media: Can Technology Save Us?

If you get your news from social media, as most Americans do, you are exposed to a daily dose of hoaxes, rumors, conspiracy theories and misleading news.

Why Facebook Can't Fix Fake News
From ACM Opinion

Why Facebook Can't Fix Fake News

Imagine going on Facebook and finding no political posts—just your friends and their updates.

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Could Spark a Tech Brain Drain
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Trump's Immigration Crackdown Could Spark a Tech Brain Drain

Clément Garnier doesn't know how much time he has left.

Facebook Fake News Row: Mark Zuckerberg Is a Politician Now
From ACM Opinion

Facebook Fake News Row: Mark Zuckerberg Is a Politician Now

I've long suspected that Mark Zuckerberg, who often refers to himself as the "leader" of Facebook, has dreams of high office.

Manufacturing Jobs Aren't Coming Back
From ACM Opinion

Manufacturing Jobs Aren't Coming Back

Pundits will debate the wellsprings of Donald Trump's election triumph for years.

Silicon Valley Reels After Trump's Election
From ACM Opinion

Silicon Valley Reels After Trump's Election

Silicon Valley's luminaries woke up Wednesday morning to a darkened new global order, one that the ceaseless optimism of their tech-powered visions seemed suddenly...

How Data Failed Us in Calling an Election
From ACM Opinion

How Data Failed Us in Calling an Election

It was a rough night for number crunchers. And for the faith that people in every field—business, politics, sports and academia—have increasingly placed in the...

How Donald Trump Will Dismantle Obama's Internet Legacy
From ACM Opinion

How Donald Trump Will Dismantle Obama's Internet Legacy

President-elect Donald Trump could eviscerate some of the most significant tech policies of the 21st century, all but erasing President Obama's Internet agenda...

Trump’s Win Signals Open Season for Russia's Political Hackers
From ACM Opinion

Trump’s Win Signals Open Season for Russia's Political Hackers

Yesterday, America elected as president the apparently preferred candidate of Russia's intelligence agencies.

What We've Learned About the Media Industry During This Election
From ACM Opinion

What We've Learned About the Media Industry During This Election

When the 2016 campaign began, legacy news organizations already faced dim industry projections.
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