DEPARTMENT: Department: Editor's letter
Large-scale funding enables examination of larger questions that cross problem spaces, systems, abstractions, even fields. I believe the need for large investments has never been greater.
Bootstrap World has developed online courses in programming, among other subjects, but what makes Bootstrap World so memorable for me is that the team has focused heavily on accessibility.
ACM is under significant pressure to move from a subscription-based to an open access publishing model. Such a transition is exceedingly challenging and would threaten ACM's financial viability, a risk that must be taken seriously …
DEPARTMENT: Letters to the editor
Henry C. Lucas, Jr.'s Viewpoint "Technology and the Failure of the University" (Jan. 2018) was a tour de force of unfounded assertions.
ACM-W chair Jodi Tims offers ways everyone can promote inclusiveness, while Daniel A. Reed assesses the debate over Net neutrality.
Computational theorists prove there is no easy algorithm to find Nash equilibria, so game theory will have to look in new directions.
Companies are racing to develop hardware that more directly empowers deep learning.
Enabled by advances in computing power and neural networks, machines are getting better at recognizing and dealing with human emotions.
COLUMN: Technology strategy and management
Considering the significant interrelationship of innovation, corporate strategy, and public policy for business ecosystems.
COLUMN: Kode vicious
Choosing between programming in the kernel or in user space.
Flipping the publishing business model.
Exploring the connection qualities between smartphones and their users.
The DevOps methodology has come of age in the past several years, and organizations are adopting key DevOps practices to transform their software practices.
It's not magic, it just requires continuous, daily improvement at all levels.
Complex socio-technical systems are hard; film at 11.
Your biggest mistake might be collecting the wrong data.
SECTION: Contributed articles
Smart Internet-based infrastructure is one thing but will be ignored without the public's continuing engagement.
For a static analysis project to succeed, developers must feel they benefit from and enjoy using it.
Data science promises new insights, helping transform information into knowledge that can drive science and industry.
SECTION: Review articles
The challenge of combatting malware designed to breach air-gap isolation in order to leak data.
SECTION: Research highlights
The authors of "Learning Topic Models—Provably and Efficiently," developed a new method for fitting topic models and at large scale.
This article shows that some new theoretical algorithms that have provable guarantees can be adapted to yield highly practical tools for topic modeling.
COLUMN: Last byte
Two teams, blue and red, play a game in which Red has a submarine we call October, as in Tom Clancy's novel The Hunt for Red October.