An upcoming President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report will address the issue of improving pre-college math and science education...Science Insider From ACM TechNews | May 3, 2010
Imagine a school where a student could sketch out an idea for a new design of bicycle and not only draw it in 3D using a computer-aided design package but actually...BBC News From ACM Opinion | May 3, 2010
"How can global warming be real when there’s so much snow?" Hearing that question—repeatedly—this past February drove Joseph Romm nuts. A massive snowstorm had...Wired From ACM Opinion | April 27, 2010
The second of a two-part series highlighting several of the world's museums dedicated to preserving, exhibiting, and elucidating computing history.William Aspray From Communications of the ACM | May 1, 2010
Professional computing education for undergraduate majors and fundamental computer education for non-majors has evolved in China over the past decade as the nation...Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education From ACM Opinion | March 31, 2010
The fundamental assumptions of international development are changing, increasingly putting the tools for a digital economy into the hands of the world's poor.
...Richard Heeks From Communications of the ACM | April 1, 2010
Physicist Louis Lanzerotti, chairman of the National Science Board's Science and Engineering Indicators committee, says the board's recent report to the White House...ScienceNews From ACM TechNews | March 10, 2010
Seeking funding for current and future computing initiatives requires both a strong argument and a broad community of supporters.Cameron Wilson, Peter Harsha From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
Emphasizing the importance of creating more programs and investing more funding toward the goal of developing minority faculty at research universities.
Richard Tapia From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
The U.S. Supreme Court will narrow the universe of process innovations that can be patented to those that are "technological," but what will that mean for software...Pamela Samuelson From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010