James Bond-like spies have been eclipsed by a new generation of operatives who don't travel the world (not physically, anyway) or drink martinis, shaken or stirred...John Arquilla From BLOG@CACM | June 18, 2018 at 09:54 AM
The ability to hack algorithms and make data structures optimal was a virtue of programmers a few decades ago. The current reality is much different, with the ability...Yegor Bugayenko From BLOG@CACM | April 23, 2018 at 02:27 PM
The branch of philosophy known as phenomenology can broaden our understanding of what is really going on in the tasks we address with computing.Robin K. Hill From BLOG@CACM | March 29, 2018 at 07:39 AM
Election systems are supposed to be disconnected from the Internet, for obvious and sensible reasons. Most elections today, however, use computers.
Duncan Buell From BLOG@CACM | March 27, 2018 at 09:22 AM