Introducing students to visual programming as a pathway to text-based programming.Pratim Sengupta, Amanda Dickes, Amy Voss Farris, Ashlyn Karan, David Martin, Mason Wright From Communications of the ACM | October 23, 2015
Examining the effects of electronic health records on the safety of patients in medical facilities.Muhammad Zia Hydari, Rahul Telang, William M. Marella From Communications of the ACM | November 1, 2015
Landing in U.S. theaters last week, Ridley Scott's The Martian is being acclaimed as one of the most realistic portrayals of human space exploration ever filmed...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | October 8, 2015
When Navy flyboy Tom Cruise got too close for missiles and switched to guns in the spring of 1986, what seemed like an entire nation got up to follow him.The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | October 7, 2015
There's something about the Red Planet—so close yet so far, inhospitable yet perhaps not totally uninhabitable—that keeps us dreaming about getting there one day...Wired From ACM Opinion | September 30, 2015
Mandating insecurity by requiring government access to all data and communications.
Harold Abelson, Ross Anderson, Steven M. Bellovin, Josh Benaloh, Matt Blaze, Whitfield "Whit" Diffie, John Gilmore, Matthew Green, Susan Landau, Peter G. Neumann, Ronald L. Rivest, Jeffrey I. Schiller, Bruce Schneier, Michael A. Specter, Daniel J. Weitzner From Communications of the ACM | October 1, 2015