The opinion archive provides access to past opinion stories from Communications of the ACM and other sources by date.
Although popular narratives tend to focus on threats posed by artificial intelligence, many of the technology's dangers have been overhyped, its promises neglected.
Artificial intelligence is making machines more creative — but machines don't make art.
Limiting sensitive information leakage via smart-home sensor data.
With increasing complexity comes increasing risk.
The S-shaped curve of technology adoption is a welcome recurrence in an otherwise chaotic adoption world.
Programming research has entered the Neuroage.
A discussion of ethical considerations.
The comparison between organic viruses and computer viruses is compelling. But why?
Is a skill-based, multi-level win-win, and (almost) zero-cost model for undergraduate science and engineering programs in a research university plausible?
The world's largest mass-produced cylindrical slide rules come from Loga-Calculator AG in Zurich/Uster, Switzerland.
New Zealand software firm Rocos announced a partnership with Boston …
Police departments in several U.S. cities are using updated software …
Researchers have developed prototype multifunctional e-glasses equipped with flexible electrodes …