The second of a two-part series highlighting several of the world's museums dedicated to preserving, exhibiting, and elucidating computing history.William Aspray From Communications of the ACM | May 1, 2010
In Web parlance, "chrome" is the part of the browser that surrounds the page: the address bar, the "Back" button, and those all-important bookmarks. Chrome is also...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | April 21, 2010
Once U.S. companies dominated Business Week's Most Innovative Companies ranking, outnumbering corporations outside of America. But for the first time ever, more...Business Week From ACM Opinion | April 19, 2010
Professor Dame Wendy Hall, who is involved in the newly founded Institute of Web Science, says the field is experiencing rapid growth as governments increasingly...Computer Weekly From ACM TechNews | April 16, 2010
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) along with Google and numerous other public interest organizations and Internet industry associations joined with Yahoo...Electronic Frontier Foundation From ACM Opinion | April 16, 2010
Pew Internet & American Life Project director Lee Rainie discusses the results of a survey of experts on how technology will develop and impact society in the year...Science News From ACM TechNews | April 16, 2010
The reality--and my fears--dawned only slowly.
For weeks, friends and colleagues complained I had not answered their e-mail messages. I swore I had not received...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | April 13, 2010
The incredible ambition of the Large Hadron Collider has fired our imagination; physicists have become cult TV stars; dramatic new pictures from space grace a million...The Guardian From ACM Opinion | April 13, 2010
For about a decade now, ever since it became clear that the jungle of the World Wide Web would triumph over the walled gardens of CompuServe, AOL and MSN, a general...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | April 12, 2010
"How did you fool so many people for so long?" a reporter asked Tiger Woods at his press conference Monday. Woods replied: "I fooled myself."
And how. Woods was...Slate From ACM Opinion | April 8, 2010
Professional computing education for undergraduate majors and fundamental computer education for non-majors has evolved in China over the past decade as the nation...Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education From ACM Opinion | March 31, 2010
Should we be surprised that the biggest fight over freedom of expression in years involves Google, a company that produces algorithms rather than articles?
Probably...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | March 29, 2010