Long before Google started working on cars that drive themselves and Amazon was creating home appliances that talk, a handful of researchers in Canada—backed by...The New York Times From ACM Careers | April 10, 2017
In "The Beauty and Joy of Computing," the course he helped conceive for nonmajors at the University of California, Berkeley, Daniel Garcia explains an all-important...The New York Times From ACM News | April 4, 2017
President Trump on Monday signed a congressional resolution to complete the overturning of internet privacy protections created by the Federal Communications Commission...The New York Times From ACM News | April 4, 2017
A security loophole that would allow someone to add extra steps to the counter on your Fitbit monitor might seem harmless. But researchers say it points to the...The New York Times From ACM News | March 15, 2017
There is a crisis brewing in the cosmos, or perhaps in the community of cosmologists. The universe seems to be expanding too fast, some astronomers say.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 23, 2017
Underneath the nostalgia and hope in President Obama's farewell address Tuesday night was a darker theme: the struggle to help the people on the losing end of technological...The New York Times From ACM News | January 13, 2017
In its final days, the Obama administration has expanded the power of the National Security Agency to share globally intercepted personal communications with the...The New York Times From ACM News | January 13, 2017
Every once in a while, just for laughs, Kevin Smith-Fagan tries to call a friend of his, Priscilla, using the voice-recognition system in his 2013 Chevrolet Volt...The New York Times From ACM News | January 9, 2017
Aleksandr B. Vyarya thought his job was to defend people from cyberattacks until, he says, his government approached him with a request to do the opposite.
The New York Times From ACM News | December 30, 2016
Jeff Bezos of Amazon, along with a couple of his rivals, may eventually control much of the $1 trillion global market for business computers and software.
The New York Times From ACM News | December 27, 2016
The first job that Sherry Johnson, 56, lost to automation was at the local newspaper in Marietta, Ga., where she fed paper into the printing machines and laid out...The New York Times From ACM News | December 22, 2016
Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing...The New York Times From ACM News | December 20, 2016