He influenced Jobs and dreamed up a digital future designed for learning and thinking. Fifty years on, Alan Kay is still waiting for his dream to come true.
Fast Company From ACM Opinion | September 18, 2017
This Tuesday Apple unveiled a new line of phones to much fanfare, but one feature immediately fell under scrutiny:FaceID, a tool that would use facial recognition...Wired From ACM Opinion | September 15, 2017
Creating noodling piano tunes and endless configurations of cat drawings with AI may not sound like an obvious project for Google, but it makes a lot of sense to...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | September 13, 2017
With Texas just beginning to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey and the Southeastern U.S. preparing for Hurricane Irma's iminent arrival, people...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | September 13, 2017
It's troubling to think that at any moment you might open an email that looks like it comes from your employer, a relative or your bank, only to fall for a ...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | September 11, 2017
From the moment we humans first imagined having mechanical servants at our beck and call, we've assumed they would be constructed in our own image.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | September 11, 2017
Any doubt that Russia has been running a strategically targeted disinformation campaign in the United States was erased on Wednesday, when Facebook revealed that...Politico Magazine From ACM Opinion | September 11, 2017
The U.S. tech industry is leading the charge to pressure Congress to pass a bill to protect so-called "Dreamers" from deportation. Experts say the fight is an uphill...CNET From ACM Opinion | September 7, 2017
On the evening of October 30, 1938, a seventy-six-year-old millworker in Grover's Mill, New Jersey, named Bill Dock heard something terrifying on the radio.
The New Yorker From ACM Opinion | September 6, 2017
In August Google employee James Damore made the news and even Wikipedia by publishing his speculation that female software engineers are underrepresented due to...Wired From ACM Opinion | September 1, 2017