Facebook, for the sake of its own business integrity and for the sake of the public, should give up any attempt to guarantee veracity in items posted by users.
...Robin K. Hill From BLOG@CACM | February 26, 2017 at 10:27 PM
As forecasters attempt to understand exactly what happened in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the data itself may hold vital clues.
Sheldon H. Jacobson, Jason J. Sauppe, and Steven E. Rigdon From BLOG@CACM | December 2, 2016 at 01:21 PM
In our opinion, database decay results from the multi-department organization of large implementations.Michael Stonebraker, Raul Castro Fernandez, Dong Deng, and Michael Brodie From BLOG@CACM | October 24, 2016 at 12:00 AM
The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, sponsored by IBM, is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming competition in the world.Courtney Coolidge From BLOG@CACM | May 16, 2016 at 09:22 AM
SC16 has replaced the standard HPC benchmarks in its popular Student Cluster Competition with the task of reproducing the results of a recent HPC paper.Michela Taufer From BLOG@CACM | March 29, 2016 at 11:35 AM
The HPC Matters program is a multi-year effort to communicate the benefits — from the development of new medical therapies to and increased understanding of climate...Wilfred Pinfold From BLOG@CACM | November 16, 2015 at 04:14 PM
The annual SC conference is instituting new practices over the next five years that will help establish SC as the "gold standard" for computational science practice...Michela Taufer and Wilfred Pinfold From BLOG@CACM | November 15, 2015 at 04:58 PM
Parallel and distributed computing are now in the core CS curriculum, and every CS program should be teaching their students about it. How can CS educators learn...Joel C. Adams From BLOG@CACM | May 7, 2015 at 10:28 AM
At SIGCSE 2015, five CS educators brought and live-demo'd the low-cost Beowulf clusters they had built for teaching parallel and distributed computing.Joel C. Adams From BLOG@CACM | April 2, 2015 at 09:38 AM
In the NIPS experiment, 10% of papers submitted to the Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation went through its review process twice, with results compared...John Langford From BLOG@CACM | January 8, 2015 at 10:38 AM
One of the themes at SC14 was the tension between developing programs that run fast vs. the time required by humans to develop and maintain fast-running programs...Joel C. Adams From BLOG@CACM | December 1, 2014 at 04:47 PM
Steadily growing chips, systems, and application parallelism are driving the movement of data across larger distances in systems, and data locality is becoming...Torsten Hoefler From BLOG@CACM | November 20, 2014 at 11:12 AM
SC14 launched this year’s gala with a new plenary session to highlight the advancements that HPC enables in everything from soap to safer cars to the discovery...Wilfred Pinfold From BLOG@CACM | November 18, 2014 at 10:17 AM