When the Walt Disney Company bought Pixar Animation Studios for $7.4 billion in 2006, there was understandable concern that the media conglomerate that drove...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 7, 2011
Viewing computer science in a broader context to dispel common misperceptions and provide more accurate guidance to students who are...Mordechai (Moti) Ben-Ari From Communications of the ACM | July 1, 2011
Reinstituting formalities — notice of copyright claims and registration requirements — could help address problems related to too many copyrights that last for...Pamela Samuelson From Communications of the ACM | July 1, 2011
"Cars 2" director John Lasseter talked with The Wall Street Journal in his office at the Emeryville headquarters of Pixar Animation Studios, where he is chief...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | June 20, 2011
In today's hyper-networked world, where anyone can reach anybody at any time, John Lasseter is something of an anachronism. Though he is routinely armed with...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | May 27, 2011
Software developers should use empirical methods to analyze their designs to predict how working systems will behave.
Clayton T. Morrison, Richard T. Snodgrass From Communications of the ACM | June 1, 2011
Considerable progress has been made toward the formation of a computing profession since we started tracking it in this column a decade ago.
Peter J. Denning, Dennis J. Frailey From Communications of the ACM | June 1, 2011
The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace represents a shift in the way the U.S. government is approaching identity management, privacy, and the...Ari Schwartz From Communications of the ACM | June 1, 2011
A company suffers a catastrophic attack on its servers. Gone are names, email addresses, home phone numbers, passwords, credit card numbers. Everything ends up...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 10, 2011
Horse bettor John Astarita have plenty of explanations why horse racing revenue is on the decline. One complaint concerns deep-pocket investors who use computer...Las Vegas Sun From ACM Opinion | May 6, 2011
In the wake of the recent hacking attacks, which compromised more than 100 million account records on its PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment services...San Jose Mercury news From ACM News | May 6, 2011