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On Expert Testimony

The role of ACM members, as professionals in the computing realm, makes them candidates for the provision of expert testimony in both criminal and civil judicial proceedings.

Scaffolding as Catalyst

As with the huge hotel and condo complex being constructed adjacent to the building where my office is located, tools for building new systems often require temporary scaffolding to reach the point where the intended system can support itself.

On Truth and Belief

I am certainly no philosopher, but as I observe the apparent erosion of agreement on factual evidence in our society. Somewhere along the line, critical thinking must be given the stature it deserves.

Shape the Future of Computing

ACM encourages its members to take a direct hand in shaping the future of the association. There are more ways than ever to get involved.

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