On a crisp California afternoon in early December 1968, a square-jawed, mild-mannered Stanford researcher named Douglas Engelbart took the stage at San Francisco's...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | September 18, 2018
Many Americans see the future crowding into the present and some of the innovations ahead unnerve them, especially as they reshape ideas about human dominion.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | September 17, 2018
Wouldn't it be great if your smartphone could call your hairdresser and book an appointment, or haggle with your favorite restaurant for dinner reservations?
Newsweek From ACM Careers | September 13, 2018
As millions of people came online in the late 1990s they needed help figuring out what each webpage was about, and how to find what they were looking for.
The Conversation From ACM Opinion | September 6, 2018
President Donald Trump's Tuesday morning attack on Google for delivering "rigged" search results met with a swift denial from the company, but Trump's threat to...Politico From ACM News | August 29, 2018
Technology companies have taken plenty of hits on privacy this year. In May, Europe began enforcing a sweeping new law that lets people request their online data...The New York Times From ACM Careers | August 28, 2018
Martin Vassilev makes a good living selling fake views on YouTube videos. Working from home in Ottawa, he has sold about 15 million views so far this year, putting...The New York Times From ACM News | August 13, 2018
Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids...The Associated Press From ACM Careers | August 8, 2018
Military troops and other defense personnel at sensitive bases or certain high-risk warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness-tracker or cellphone applications...The Associated Press From ACM Careers | August 7, 2018
Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign that was potentially built to disrupt the midterm elections, with the company ...The New York Times From ACM News | August 1, 2018
Science fiction writers and technologists have been predicting the arrival of robot butlers for the better part of a century. So far domestic robots have been relatively...Bloomberg From ACM Careers | July 24, 2018
While many technology experts and scholars have concerns about the social, political, and economic fallout from the spread of digital activities, they also tend...Pew Research Center From ACM Careers | July 11, 2018
A collection of linguists, data scientists, computer researchers, and emoji enthusiasts gathered at Stanford University this week for the International Workshop...Wired From ACM Careers | June 27, 2018
Silicon Valley companies and law enforcement are starting to talk about how to ward off meddling by malicious actors including Russia on social media in the November...The Washington Post From ACM Careers | June 26, 2018
Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder use computing tools to scan social media data and alert administrators or parents when abuse has occurred.
niversity of Colorado Boulder From ACM Careers | June 12, 2018