House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued a statement in response to reports that some members have dropped their support of the Stop Online...Committee on the Judiciary (.S. House of Representatives) From ACM Opinion | January 19, 2012
Google dropped its logo-shroud, Wikipedia returned from limbo, normal service in general has been resumed, and all's right with the world… except that SOPA and...Time From ACM Opinion | January 19, 2012
We've blacked out the headlines on our Website homepage today as part of a global internet protest against two radical anti-piracy bills pending in Congress—legislation...Wired From ACM Opinion | January 18, 2012
Solitude is out of fashion. Our companies, our schools and our culture are in thrall to an idea I call the New Groupthink, which holds that creativity and achievement...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 16, 2012
Siri, a program in the latest Apple iPhone that can carry out a wide spectrum of vocal commands without requiring training or special syntax from the user, stands...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | January 12, 2012
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