While anyone can learn how to design a circuit board, it takes a skilled engineer to design a circuit board that is both well optimized and unlikely to melt, explode...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | August 3, 2018
In 2010, Google made a moral calculus. The company had been censoring search results in China at the behest of the Communist government since launching there in...Wired From ACM Opinion | August 2, 2018
After a five-year, $240 billion acquisition spree, there's a suspicion that the nature of deal-making in the semiconductor industry may be starting to change.
Bloomberg From ACM Opinion | August 1, 2018
The Russian attacks on the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the country's continuing election-related hacking have happened across all three dimensions of cyberspace—physical...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | July 31, 2018
The origins of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration can be traced all the way back to the Wright brothers, but the real story happened over less than...CNET From ACM Opinion | July 30, 2018
In the midst of growing public concern over artificial intelligence (AI), privacy and the use of data, Brent Hecht has a controversial proposal: the computer-science...Nature From ACM Opinion | July 27, 2018
What the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution means when it protects citizens against an unreasonable search by government agents isn't entirely clear.
The Conversation From ACM Opinion | July 26, 2018
President Donald Trump's insistence on holding a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin hobbled U.S. intelligence agencies that would usually...Politico From ACM Opinion | July 25, 2018
Computers' amazing abilities to entertain people, help them work, and even respond to voice commands are, at their heart, the results of decades of technological...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | July 18, 2018
At the heart of the trade war between the United States and China lies a profound and unsettling question: Who should control the key technologies that will rule...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 18, 2018
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is launching a huge expansion of its Electronics Resurgence Initiative, boosting the program to US $1.5 billion...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | July 17, 2018
They perch on poles and glare from streetlamps. Some hang barely visible in the ceiling of the subway, and others seem to stretch out on braced necks and peer into...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 16, 2018
As President Donald Trump prepares to meet Vladimir Putin on Monday, lawmakers from both parties want him to demand that the Russian president hand over 12 hackers...Politico From ACM Opinion | July 16, 2018
Five years ago, 25-year-old radical libertarian Cody Wilson stood on a remote central Texas gun range and pulled the trigger on the world's first fully 3-D-printed...Wired From ACM Opinion | July 11, 2018