Thomas Edison is often described as America's greatest inventor. His successes include electric power generation, sound recording, and the electric lightbulb.
Technology Review From ACM Opinion | April 1, 2019
Considering the possible implications for free trade, traditionally based on non-digital goods, for a modern global economy that is increasingly based on intangible...Mari Sako From Communications of the ACM | April 1, 2019
The recently signed executive order establishing the American AI Initiative correctly identifies artificial intelligence as central to American competitiveness...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | February 26, 2019
When Bill Gates floated the idea of imposing a tax on robots a couple of years ago, Lawrence Summers, a former top economic adviser to President Barack Obama, called...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 25, 2019
Considering the implications of the "link tax" provision of the proposed EU Directive for the Digital Single Market for traditional press publishers.
Pamela Samuelson From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2019
A few years ago, the leaders of the College Board, the folks who administer the SAT college entrance exam, asked themselves a radical question: Of all the skills...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 13, 2019
President Trump signed an executive order on February 11 meant to shore up our competitive position in the international race for AI supremacy, but it is short...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 13, 2019
The US leads the world in artificial intelligence technology. Decades of federal research funding, industrial and academic research, and streams of foreign talent...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 12, 2019
Considering the expression "computational thinking" as an entry point to understand why the fundamental contribution of computing to science is the shift from solving...Enrico Nardelli From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2019
Carnegie Mellon University's successful efforts enrolling, sustaining, and graduating women in computer science challenge the belief in a gender divide in CS education...Carol Frieze, Jeria L. Quesenberry From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2019
Two weeks ago, MIT's David Autor gave the prestigious Richard T. Ely lecture at the annual meeting of American economists in Atlanta. Introduced by the former chair...NPR From ACM Opinion | January 15, 2019