This past April a new video of Barack Obama surfaced on the Internet. Against a backdrop that included both the American and presidential flags, it looked like...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | October 4, 2018
Watching a 50th anniversary screening of "2001: A Space Odyssey," I found myself, a mathematician and computer scientist whose research includes work related to...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | October 3, 2018
Since the advent of Donald Trump's candidacy, there's been a ton of focus on botnets and sockpuppets—automated and semiautomated social media accounts that use...Wired From ACM Opinion | October 3, 2018
Over the past few days, the mathematics world has been abuzz over the news that Sir Michael Atiyah, the famous Fields Medalist and Abel Prize winner, claims to....The Conversation From ACM Opinion | September 28, 2018
In mid-August the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transportation Security Administration announced Metro has paid $100,000 each...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | September 28, 2018
During the opening ceremony of Alibaba's 2018 computing conference last week, Simon Hu, president of Alibaba Cloud, invited the MC to taste some tea on the stage—but...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | September 26, 2018
Assessing whether newcomers have a more difficult time achieving paper acceptance at established conferences.
Jordi Cabot, Javier Luis Cánovas Izquierdo, Valerio Cosentino From Communications of the ACM | October 1, 2018