Evaluating the influence of broadening participation efforts on students, faculty, organizations, and the computing education infrastructure.
Leslie Goodyear, Gary Silverstein, Linda P. Thurston From Communications of the ACM | June 1, 2017
Computer scientists at Stanford are not taught to seriously consider the societal or political impact of their products. This oversight is troubling since technology...The Stanford Review From ACM Opinion | May 16, 2017
Recently I handed over the keys to my email account to a service that promised to turn my spam-bloated inbox into a sparkling model of efficiency in just a few...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 10, 2017
Technology can do a lot more to make our elections more secure and reliable, and to ensure that participation in the democratic process is available to all.
The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | May 10, 2017
On July 17, 2014, as passengers checked in at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, "Necro Mancer"(@666_mancer) tweeted about an unusual...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | May 8, 2017
Self-driving cars, the state of computer science research, artificial intelligence, and other topics were all on the table when MIT' CSAIL hosted Alphabet Chairman...MIT CSAIL From ACM Opinion | May 8, 2017
In 2011 a young computer scientist named Jeff Hammerbacher said something profound while explaining why he'd decided to leave Facebook—and the promise of a small...BloombergBusinessweek From ACM Opinion | May 4, 2017
In October, when malware called Mirai took over poorly secured webcams and DVRs, and used them to disrupt internet access across the United States, I wondered who...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | May 1, 2017
Netflix and Amazon have been nominated for hundreds of Emmys and Golden Globe awards in recent years, and that is a testament to both the quality of those companies...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | April 28, 2017
The election of a politically inexperienced president in the United States, Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the initial rejection of a peace deal...Nature From ACM Opinion | April 25, 2017