Last October the well-known hacking group Chaos Computer Club revealed that the German state police had been monitoring the computers of ordinary citizens using...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | January 11, 2012
Did Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underplay China's superiority over India in the field of science, research, and technology?
Analysis of new data shared at the...The Economic Times From ACM Opinion | January 9, 2012
From the streets of Tunis to Tahrir Square and beyond, protests around the world last year were built on the Internet and the many devices that interact with...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 5, 2012
Here's my take on what I've begun calling the "knowosphere"—a word intentionally echoing the more allegorical "noosphere," the "planet of the mind" of Vladimir....The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 4, 2012
The next big advances in technology include the replacement of desktop computers with smartphones, the emergence of nanotech batteries, and the rise of augmented...PC World From ACM TechNews | January 3, 2012
In 1984, Canadian movie director James Cameron imagined a world in which computers achieved self-awareness and set about systematically destroying humankind.
...BBC News From ACM Opinion | January 3, 2012
Not until I walked with Bruce Schneier toward the mass of people unloading their laptops did it occur to me that it might not be possible for us to hang around...Vanity Fair From ACM Opinion | December 29, 2011
Increasing the visibility and access to underlying file structure on consumer devices can vastly improve the user experience.
Kai A. Olsen, Alessio Malizia From Communications of the ACM | January 1, 2012
At the beginning of this year I wrote that the transition to universal mobile digital money is likely to be among the most exciting, important and challenging...Irving Wladawsky-Berger From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2011
A robot walks into a bar and says, "I’ll have a screwdriver." A bad joke, indeed. But even less funny if the robot says "Give me what’s in your cash register."...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2011
We've been living in the age of social media for a long time, but 2011 was the year that all the information we share online began to accrete into something greater...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2011