D-Wave, a company based in British Columbia, has announced a new version of its quantum annealer: the D-Wave 2000Q. As the name suggests, the number of bits has...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | January 26, 2017
As we look ahead to the Trump presidency, instead of scapegoating, we need significant investments in a sustainable education strategy that prepares youths to effectively...Education Week From ACM Opinion | January 25, 2017
"Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald Trump for President." "FBI Agent Suspected in Hillary Email Leaks Found Dead of Apparent Murder-Suicide." "Rush Reveals...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | January 25, 2017
How can cryptography empower users with sensitive data to access large-scale computing platforms in a privacy-preserving manner?
Azer Bestavros, Andrei Lapets, Mayank Varia From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2017
One of the promises that virtual reality offered was that we'd all be able to watch "courtside" sports games without having to leave our couches.
The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | January 20, 2017
If you're familiar with the comedian John Oliver, then you may also remember the man he once memorably called a "dingo." That's Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | January 18, 2017
Automakers ask drivers to trust and share U.S. roadways with autonomous vehicles, but there is no easy answer as to when they will be considered "safe."
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | January 18, 2017
As the privacy and civil liberty community braces for Donald Trump's impending control of US intelligence agencies like the NSA, critics have called on the Obama...Wired From ACM Opinion | January 13, 2017
Trucks that can drive themselves along delivery routes. Computers capable of defeating world champions in a notoriously complex game. Apps that can translate sentences...Time From ACM Opinion | January 12, 2017