The fact that the Nobel Prizes awarded in science have drawn controversy since their very inception hints at deep-rooted problems. The Nobels reward individuals...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | October 5, 2017
There is an old debate (at least, counting in internet years) that tends to crop up after major cybersecurity breaches such as the widespread WannaCry ransomware...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | July 19, 2017
When I saw that Google had introduced a "Classic Papers" section of Google Scholar, its search tool for academic journals, I couldn't help but stroke my chin professorially...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | June 27, 2017
Technology can do a lot more to make our elections more secure and reliable, and to ensure that participation in the democratic process is available to all.
The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | May 10, 2017
In October, when malware called Mirai took over poorly secured webcams and DVRs, and used them to disrupt internet access across the United States, I wondered who...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | May 1, 2017
When President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday issuing a temporary ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, it went into effect...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | February 2, 2017
David Fahrenthold's coverage of Donald Trump’s charities this year for The Washington Post stood out for its quality and depth. It also stood out the way he did...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | December 29, 2016