Aside from the sheer biological ludicrousness of Todd Akin's ideas on female physiology, one unsettling subplot to the debacle is his presence on the House of Committee...Wired From ACM Opinion | August 27, 2012
Wise experts and powerful machines are no match for chaotic events and human declarations. Beware of their predictions and be humble in your own.Peter J. Denning From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2012
Innovation, economic growth, and climate change are just a few of the challenges and opportunities that face the U.S. They are also firmly linked to science.Scientific American From ACM Opinion | August 22, 2012
A report surfaced this week that suggests Kentucky legislators may be experiencing a sort of cognitive dissonance that is likely to be a preview of things we can...ArsTechnica From ACM Opinion | August 20, 2012
Sharing recent experiences with the massive open artificial intelligence course developed and conducted by Stanford faculty Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig.
Fred G. Martin From Communications of the ACM | August 1, 2012
North Korea has a sizeable IT sector. Some 10,000 professionals work in the field, and many more have IT degrees. They are already engaged in outsourcing contracts...Paul Tjia From Communications of the ACM | August 1, 2012
MIT professor Anant Agarwal recently completed teaching Circuits and Electronics, the first course in MITx, a massive open online learning platform from MIT, which...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 24, 2012