When the original Xbox video-game console went on sale in 2001, it wasn't clear why Microsoft, known for staid workplace software, was branching out into fast...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | November 3, 2011
A conversation with Nicholas Felton shows how Facebook's new apps will uncover uncomfortable truths about users—and how the same data could enable entirely new...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | September 27, 2011
You probably use voice recognition technology already, if in a limited capacity. Maybe you use Google's voice-activated search, or take advantage of its (somewhat...Technology Review From ACM News | July 27, 2011
In this era of Big Data, there is little that cannot be tracked in our online lives—or even in our offline lives. Consider one new Silicon Valley venture, called...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | May 26, 2011
University industrial design programs are usually cloistered in schools of art or architecture, and students in such programs are rarely required to study science...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | April 6, 2011
"Chromium OS" is the open-source version of the new Chrome OS that Google is developing for netbooks, tablets, and other lightweight machines.
It's built from...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | February 24, 2010