Fuelled by hype and hysteria, the market in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies went from an obscure niche to a $3-trillion industry. Then the house of cards collapsed...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM News | July 12, 2022
Pennsylvania State University researchers found turning phones on silent or buzz mode may encourage, rather than discourage, more phone checking.
Penn State Institute for Computational and Data Sciences From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2022
Usual punctuation in headlines can make people more likely to share news stories on Facebook, although asking questions is less likely to encourage engagement. ...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2022
Decentralizing the chain of trust to a blockchain–also known as a distributed ledger–causes additional privacy and security issues.
Arnout Jaspers Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | July 12, 2022
"These services, never before available, promise the potential for expanding reach to remote and rural areas and facilitating higher quality broadband services...Ars Technica From ACM News | July 8, 2022