Many risks of catastrophic failures of critical infrastructures can be significantly reduced by relatively simple measures to increase resiliency.
Peter J. Denning, David Brin From Communications of the ACM | June 1, 2019
As U.S. officials have pressured allies not to use networking gear from Chinese technology giant Huawei over spying concerns, President Trump has urged American...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | April 10, 2019
In the wake of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes, people are thinking about how much of their air travel is handled by software...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | April 1, 2019
A report on Thursday from a British government oversight group found that Chinese telecom-equipment maker Huawei has basic but deeply problematic flaws in its product...Wired From ACM Opinion | March 29, 2019
Considering the possible implications for free trade, traditionally based on non-digital goods, for a modern global economy that is increasingly based on intangible...Mari Sako From Communications of the ACM | April 1, 2019
A proposal for building an index of the Web that separates the infrastructure part of the search engine—the index—from the services part that will form the basis...Dirk Lewandowski From Communications of the ACM | April 1, 2019
Considering the implications of the "link tax" provision of the proposed EU Directive for the Digital Single Market for traditional press publishers.
Pamela Samuelson From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2019
The average person would have to spend 76 working days reading all of the digital privacy policies they agree to in the span of a year. Reading Amazon's terms and...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 7, 2019
Considering the expression "computational thinking" as an entry point to understand why the fundamental contribution of computing to science is the shift from solving...Enrico Nardelli From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2019