"Virtual meeting spaces greatly expand the possibilities for online communication—and, at their best, create an environment that…
From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 20, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Law enforcement officials, technology companies and lawmakers have long tried to limit what they call the "radicalization" of young people over the internet.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | August 23, 2017
In the early spring of 1977, Larry Zottarelli, a 40-year-old computer engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, set out for Cape Canaveral, Fla....The New York Times Magazine From ACM Careers | August 21, 2017
At OpenAI, the artificial intelligence lab founded by Tesla's chief executive, Elon Musk, machines are teaching themselves to behave like humans. But sometimes,...The New York Times From ACM News | August 15, 2017
Cars have become rolling listening posts. They can track phone calls and texts, log queries to websites, record what radio stations you listen to—even tell you...The New York Times From ACM News | July 31, 2017
In 2015, Monocle magazine, a favorite read of the global hipsterati, published an enthusiastic report on Lawrenceville, the former blue-collar neighborhood here...The New York Times From ACM Careers | July 24, 2017
In a bygone analog era, lawmakers and corporate chiefs traveled great distances to swap secrets, to the smoke-filled back rooms of the World Economic Forum in Davos...The New York Times From ACM News | July 7, 2017
The rise of robots has long been a topic for sci-fi best sellers and video games and, as of this week, a threat officially taken seriously by central bankers.
The New York Times From ACM News | July 6, 2017
Spoiler alert: If you wish to continue enjoying gargantuan home runs in the future with unspoiled pleasure, free of all polynomial equations, read no further. If...The New York Times From ACM News | June 29, 2017
At a White House gathering of tech titans last week, Timothy D. Cook, the chief executive of Apple, delivered a blunt message to President Trump on how public schools...The New York Times From ACM Careers | June 27, 2017
America's fast-growing ranks of secret cyberwarriors have in recent years blown up nuclear centrifuges in Iran and turned to computer code and electronic warfare ...The New York Times From ACM News | June 13, 2017
Jean E. Sammet, an early software engineer and a designer of COBOL, a programming language that brought computing into the business mainstream, died on May 20 in...The New York Times From ACM News | June 5, 2017