As self-driving cars inch closer to everyday reality, journalists, futurists, economists, and ethicists have weighed in with numerous predictions about autonomous...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2017
AlphaGo, fake news, cyberwar: 2017 has felt science-fictional in the here and now. Space settlement and sea-steading seem just around the bend; so, at times, do...Nature From ACM Opinion | December 27, 2017
Seeking more effective strategies for training and nurturing CS postdocs to ensure their success.
Chitta Baral, Shih-Fu Chang, Brian Curless, Partha Dasgupta, Julia Hirschberg, Anita Jones From Communications of the ACM | January 1, 2018
When it comes to cyberweapons, America is an elephant and Iran is a flea. Still, a flea can be a persistent nuisance, especially for the unprotected.
The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | December 27, 2017
Last week the pilot light for my water heater went out. I tried to relight it by following the instructions pasted on the side of the heater, but they were as inscrutable...Wired From ACM Opinion | December 19, 2017
On a spring day more than 5,000 years ago in the Mesopotamian city of Ur, a foreign merchant sold his wares in exchange for a large bundle of silver.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | December 14, 2017
The graduate education system in the United States is rightly considered the best in the world. But Republicans in the House of Representatives have passed a bill...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | December 12, 2017