Will 2019 be the year when quantum computers show they have the right stuff? Google says so; one of the company's labs, in Santa Barbara, California, has promised...Nature From ACM Opinion | December 19, 2018
The growing use of work robots and the deployment of artificial intelligence have been most disruptive in just those areas of the country that provided President...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | December 14, 2018
When a massive earthquake and tsunami hit the eastern coast of Japan on March 11, 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant failed, leaking radioactive material...Wired From ACM Opinion | December 11, 2018
A quantum computer capable of breaking the strongest codes protecting online communications and computer data is highly unlikely to appear within the next decade...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | December 6, 2018
Shortly before Halloween, the chairman of Harvard's astronomy department openly declared that an interstellar object hurtling through our Solar System might just...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | November 30, 2018
The science and technology behind NASA's latest space explorer to land on Mars are so awe-inducing that it's hardly surprising when scientists commenting on the...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 30, 2018
Feng Zhang, one of the inventors of the gene-editing technique CRISPR, has called for a global moratorium on using the technology to create gene-edited babies.
...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | November 28, 2018
As you travel this holiday season, bouncing from airport to airplane to hotel, you'll likely find yourself facing a familiar quandary: Do I really trust this ...Wired From ACM Opinion | November 19, 2018
The White House has revoked the press pass of Jim Acosta, CNN's chief White House correspondent, after a testy exchange between the reporter and President Trump...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | November 19, 2018
Quantum computing is all the rage. It seems like hardly a day goes by without some news outlet describing the extraordinary things this technology promises.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | November 16, 2018
If there's one line that stands the test of time in Steven Spielbergs 1993 classic "Jurassic Park," it's probably Jeff Goldblum's exclamation, "Your scientists...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | November 15, 2018
Every year at the World Internet Conference, held since 2014 in the photogenic canal town of Wuzhen near Shanghai, companies and government officials have convened ...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 12, 2018
It may not have been the tsunami some expected, but the Democrat's long-promised blue wave was enough to carry the party to a majority in the House of Representatives ...Wired From ACM Opinion | November 7, 2018
The closest place in the universe where extraterrestrial life might exist is Mars, and human beings are poised to attempt to colonize this planetary neighbor within...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | November 6, 2018