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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.
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
Microsoft is dedicating significant funding and manpower to its efforts related to quantum computing. Microsoft's decision to build a working prototype highlights...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 21, 2016
The so-called Internet of Things, its proponents argue, offers many benefits: energy efficiency, technology so convenient it can anticipate what you want, even...The New York Times From ACM News | November 3, 2016
Ali Farhadi holds a puny $5 computer, called a Raspberry Pi, comfortably in his palm and exults that his team of researchers has managed to squeeze into it a powerful...The New York Times From ACM News | October 31, 2016