Next week, in a case closely watched both by analysts and retailers, the International Trade Commission will decide whether the handset maker HTC should be allowed...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | December 15, 2011
Today's quantum computer researchers have a solid blueprint for a new type of computer that could solve certain problems in seconds that would probably take millennia...New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2011
I’ve known Steve off and on since 1984. I was at Time magazine and he came to our offices to show us the original Macintosh. He was talking about these icons...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 22, 2011
There is a concept in telecommunications called "the last mile," that part of any phone system that is the most difficult to connect—the part that goes from the...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 18, 2011
What do the following have in common: Computers, limousines, empty beds and stay-at-home moms?
The cloud keeps them busy.
The rest of us are next.
Virtualization...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 15, 2011
Why can't Americans tap into the ingenuity that put men on the moon, created the Internet, and sequenced the human genome to revitalize our economy?The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 10, 2011
There were no GPS tracking devices when the framers wrote the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against unreasonable searches. But that does not mean this sometimes...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 8, 2011
One of the questions I wrestled with when writing about Steve Jobs was how smart he was. On the surface, this should not have been much of an issue.The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 31, 2011
At a time of slow economic growth and declining competitiveness, wireless technology remains a shining example of innovation. In the last 10 years, wireless communications...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 24, 2011
Aakash, the world's cheapest tablet computer, has the potential of being a game-changer that empowers India's poor. But its introduction raises important questions...The Times of India From ACM Opinion | October 11, 2011
For more than a decade educators have been expecting the Internet to transform that bastion of tradition and authority, the university. Digital utopians have...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 3, 2011
In November, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could redefine the scope of privacy in an age of increasingly ubiquitous surveillance technologies...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | September 16, 2011
After racing and biking back roads on the San Francisco Peninsula for almost half a century without serious incident, on July 3 I crashed while riding downhill...The New York Times From ACM News | September 12, 2011
In the olden days, it was simple to keep up with pop culture. There were only three channels on TV, and everybody saw the same shows at the same time.The New York Times From ACM Opinion | September 9, 2011
There is widespread alarm in the United States about the state of our math education. The anxiety can be traced to the poor performance of American students on...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | August 30, 2011
If you have a child entering grade school this fall, file away just one number with all those back-to-school forms: 65 percent. Chances are just that good that...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | August 11, 2011
For years, I had a happy weekend ritual. I'd head to my local Tower Records and lose myself in the aisles of CDs and DVDs. After emerging from the store—usually...Time From ACM Opinion | August 11, 2011
“Making fun of Wikipedia is so 2007,” a French journalist said recently to Sue Gardner, the executive director of the foundation that runs the Wikipedia project...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | August 8, 2011