129 experts in computer science, mathematics, and machine learning call for the release of their colleague, the Imperial College London professor who was arrested...The Guardian From ACM Careers | June 7, 2018
Should technologists prevent their tools from being used to wage war? This question was answered with a furious yes at Google recently, when more than 3,000 employees ...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 4, 2018
On a fall day in 1999, in the heart of Silicon Valley, I arrived at a two-story, L-shaped structure off the 101 freeway. It was young Google's headquarters, and...Wired From ACM Opinion | April 24, 2018
Whenever an impressive new technology comes along, people rush to imagine the havoc it could wreak on society, and they overreact. Today we see this happening with...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | April 17, 2018
In statistics, abstract math meets real life. To find meaning in unruly sets of raw numbers, statisticians like Donald Richards first look for associations: statistical...Quanta Magazine From ACM Opinion | April 13, 2018
In 1959, the mathematician and satirist Tom Lehrer—who turns 90 this month—performed what he characteristically called a "completely pointless" scientific song...Nature From ACM Careers | April 9, 2018
Politicians worldwide are stealing one of the US government's best ideas by drawing up ambitious plans to make the most of advances in artificial intelligence.
...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | April 6, 2018