DEPARTMENT: Editorial pointers
DEPARTMENT: News track
The online encyclopedia's method of adding information risks conflating facts with popular opinion.
COLUMN: Online first
COLUMN: Staying connected
The Internet and technology seek to influence politics as usual.
COLUMN: The business of software
Exploring different units for measuring software.
SPECIAL ISSUE: Beyond silicon: new computing paradigms
The meaning and implementation of the term "computing" has changed greatly since ACM was first organized 60 years ago. This special section presents overview articles collectively called "non-silicon-based new computing paradigms …
Attempting to build nanometer-scale circuits that are both defect- and fault-tolerant.
The remarkable properties of carbon nanotubes make them very promising candidates for future computing elements---both as a successor for silicon-basedtechnology and beyond.
Evaluating computation at the level of individual molecules.
Surveying recent developments in bio-DNA computing.
Surveying the recent past and projecting future developments and applications involving quantum information science.
Focusing on the reality and promise of optical computing.
Fluid-based computing may smooth the transition to microscale systems.
Implementing a deadlock-breaking neural computing scheme that can flexibly search for reasonable solutions without any resource allocation program.
Parallelization lets applications exploit the high throughput of new multicore processors, and the OpenMP parallel programming model helps developers create multithreaded applications.
The European Union's SmartGov project transforms public-sector employees into developers of the government e-services used directly by the public.
Web site designers take heed: Not all interface characteristics are created equal.
Focusing on the right issues at the right time increases the likelihood of success.
There are several tactics CIOs can use for SOX compliance implementation. A pivotal one is understanding their relationship with the CEO, CFO, and auditors.
Research has shown that privacy policies tend to intensify privacy concerns rather than engender trust. One way to combat this dichotomy is to redesign their content, language, and presentation format.
COLUMN: Technical opinion
Seeking to improve the commonly used online survey sampling approaches.
DEPARTMENT: Hot Links
COLUMN: Inside risks