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
In the early hours of 5 February 1971, Don Eyles had a big problem: Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell were orbiting the moon, preparing to land...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | July 11, 2018
There was much celebrating in America last month when the US Department of Energy unveiled Summit, the world's fastest supercomputer. Now the race is on to achieve...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | July 11, 2018
When journalists arrived in Singapore for the historic summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month, security experts were alarmed...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | July 9, 2018
In its quest to find extant life in the Solar System, NASA has focused its gaze on the Jovian moon Europa, home to what is likely the largest ocean known to humans...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | July 5, 2018
China will succeed in building a powerful technology industry that will rival the United States, even if President Trump starts a trade war to stop it.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 5, 2018