If you were a superintendent of a big city school district, would you require every school in your district to teach computer science without reliable production...Mark Guzdial From BLOG@CACM | August 22, 2013 at 10:04 AM
The following question has polarized the computer-science community: Did Alan Turing's 1936 paper 'On Computable Numbers' influence the early history of computer...Edgar Daylight From BLOG@CACM | August 19, 2013 at 09:41 AM
A call for the HCI community to spend some design effort on helping new mothers with the considerable physical and emotional challenges they face.
Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | August 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The global race is on to build ever-faster supercomputers, fueled by a combination of scientific and engineering needs to simulate phenomena with greater resolution...Daniel Reed From BLOG@CACM | July 18, 2013 at 09:38 AM
Representatives Jason Chaffetz (R-UT, 3) and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA,19) discuss the bills they have introduced and the importance of Congressional action on privacy...Katie Fourmy From BLOG@CACM | June 26, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Herb Lin and Jeff Greene emphasized that the industry status quo is not stable. Companies are being aggressively hacked and will not simply sit still.
Andrew Degner From BLOG@CACM | June 25, 2013 at 10:29 AM
There is a growing tension between consumers and content companies when it comes to the manner in which content is purchased and what consumers expect to be able...Andrew Degner From BLOG@CACM | June 25, 2013 at 10:24 AM
HyperCard is an end-user programming tool from the 1990's. A new version that runs on most modern platforms raises the question of the role of end-user programming...Mark Guzdial From BLOG@CACM | April 30, 2013 at 08:44 AM
How often have you picked up a scholarly journal in a discipline far removed from your expertise, only to be stymied and mystified by the disciplinary jargon? We...Daniel Reed From BLOG@CACM | April 24, 2013 at 08:40 AM