Researchers are too focused on whether AI systems can ace tests of dubious value. They should be testing whether systems grasp how the world works.
MIT Technology Review From ACM Opinion | August 5, 2020
Increased automation—with its ability to significantly boost societal productivity—is needed to help modern nations address seemingly intractable challenges such...Robotics Business Review From ACM Opinion | July 28, 2020
A unique partnership seeks to address the underrepresentation and unique barriers facing Latina women and girls of color in information technology.
Jannie Fernandez, JeffriAnne Wilder From Communications of the ACM | August 1, 2020
Rethinking the content of introductory computing around a data-centric approach to better engage and support a diversity of students.
Shriram Krishnamurthi, Kathi Fisler From Communications of the ACM | August 1, 2020
Data scientists face challenges spanning academic and non-academic institutions.
Christine L. Borgman, Michael J. Scroggins, Irene V. Pasquetto, R. Stuart Geiger, Bernadette M. Boscoe, Peter T. Darch, Charlotte Cabasse-Mazel, Cheryl Thompson, Milena S. Golshan From Communications of the ACM | August 1, 2020
Cerf shares his views on the future of the Internet, the importance of trust and empathy, and the impact of new technologies like IoT and AI on the future of communications...ZDNet From ACM Opinion | July 13, 2020
Jim Carrington of the Danforth Plant Science Center says President Trump's freeze on green cards and visas for new immigrants will do more harm than good for cities...St. Louis Public Radio From ACM Opinion | July 8, 2020
Immigrants who came to America for study or employment are more likely to file a patent, publish a scientific paper, start a company, and earn higher wages than...The Times of India From ACM Opinion | June 30, 2020