SECTION: Research Highlights
"Actionable Auditing Revisited," by Inioluwa Deborah Raji and Joy Buolamwini, examines how companies producing commercial facial classification software responded to the publication of the groundbreaking 2018 "Gender Shades" …
SECTION: Contributed Articles
A review of network science and complexity theory as they apply to the ability of systems to resist stress and recover from faults.
Constructing a unified platform for the scalable, reliable, robust, and efficient development and deployment of ECCI applications.
Creating a programming environment and compilation flow that empowers programmers to create their own DSAs efficiently and affordably on FPGAs.
SECTION: Research Highlights
This paper investigates the commercial impact of Gender Shades, the first algorithmic audit of gender- and skin-type performance disparities in commercial facial analysis models.
COLUMN: Last Byte
Poring over possible mixtures.
SECTION: Review Articles
Two linearizability-style correctness conditions that can be used to argue safety properties of progressively more concurrent behaviors of objects.
Can cryptocurrencies cut their environmental impact?
COLUMN: Technology Strategy and Management
Attempting to disentangle mechanical principles.
COLUMN: Law and Technology
Navigating moniker management.
Considering the conundrum of software updates.
DEPARTMENT: Editor's Letter
Four years have seen accelerating division and growing fissures driven by international geopolitics and increasing technology and trade restrictions. The world is at an inflection point. What should ACM do?
For the U.S. to compete with China, the U.S. is using Chinese talent. Approximately 65% of doctoral students in computing in North America are international students. My estimate is that this pool is dominated by Chinese students …
DEPARTMENT: Career Paths in Computing
I became a computer science student without ever having seen a computer before.
Marc Rotenberg looks at how an early AI study led to the 1974 Privacy Act, while Jeremy Roschelle considers different aspects of human-centric AI.
The overhead of error correction presents a serious challenge to scaling up quantum computing and may produce unexpected winners.
New AI technologies are making it possible to autonomously reduce traffic.
Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. "was a statesman in the best sense of the word, as well as a great leader, a very kind man, and a fine engineer," said fellow ACM A.M. Turing Award winner and ACM Fellow Ivan Sutherland.
Computer scientist Valérie Issarny, a director of research at France's National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology and chair of the ACM Europe Council since October 2021, passed away November 12, 2022.
In search of more efficient data sharing.
The end of classical computer science is coming, and most of us are dinosaurs waiting for the meteor to hit.
Attempting to balance sometimes-conflicting interests.
CPT can provide actionable and precise latency analysis.
Keeping data safe in the presence of crashes is a fundamental problem.