How did the technology that we considered "cool" just a decade ago become an assault weapon used to hurt, traumatize, and even kill vulnerable people?
DEPARTMENT: Career Paths in Computing
My journey through the intertwining worlds of computing and manufacturing began, unexpectedly, in the halls of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Alex Vakulov ponders how to protect the Internet of Medical Things.
Computer power helps biologists track the regulation of genetic information.
Generative artificial intelligence and the law: there is no turning back.
Quantum entanglement provides a new direction in navigation.
DEPARTMENT: ACM Publications Finances
Achieving a balance between mission, sustainability, and growth is without question ACM's greatest challenge as we transition to a fully Open Access model over the next few years.
Envisioning a unique approach toward bias and fairness research.
COLUMN: Technology Strategy and Management
Assessing the ascent of NVIDIA.
COLUMN: Law and Technology
Can the government regulate how social media companies moderate their platforms?
Seeking more secure and effective digital representations.
Giving individuals more control of their personal data.
Demystifying rebuttal writing.
David Papworth, a 30-year veteran of Intel, on what led to the P6 microprocessor and how that changed the microarchitectural paradigm.
Working toward a more secure and innovative future.
Enabling confidential computing with AMD SEV-SNP technology.
The team at NVIDIA brings confidentiality and integrity to user code and data for accelerated computing.
Confidential computing enables users to authenticate code running in TEEs, but users also need evidence this code is trustworthy.
Understanding how human memory and learning works, the differences between beginners and experts, and practical steps developers can take to improve their learning, training, and recruitment.
Standards for fair decision making could help us develop algorithms that comport with our consensus views; however, algorithmic fairness has its limits.
As autonomous systems increasingly become part of our lives, it is crucial to foster trust between humans and these systems, to ensure positive outcomes and mitigate harmful ones.
Shortcuts often hinder the robustness of large language models.
SECTION: Research Highlights
"Nonverbal Communication through Expressive Objects," by Stephanie Valencia et al
., describes the design of a physical object to support communication and focuses on the active involvement of an expert Augmentative and Alternative …
In this work, we work closely with an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) user to understand how motion through a physical expressive object can support their communication.
COLUMN: Last Byte
Tilting for treasure.