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November 2018


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The Vulnerabilities of Our Voting Machines

The Vulnerabilities of Our Voting Machines

A few weeks ago computer scientist J. Alex Halderman rolled an electronic voting machine onto a Massachusetts Institute of Technology stage and demonstrated how simple it is to hack an election.


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Kai-Fu Lee Says ­.S. Tech Companies Aren't Ready for Chinese AI

Kai-Fu Lee Says ­.S. Tech Companies Aren't Ready for Chinese AI

The chairman and chief executive officer ofSinovation Ventures says America's technology industry can't afford to underestimate the artificial intelligence companies he's funding in China.


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The Internet Will Be the Death of ­s

The Internet Will Be the Death of ­s


From Communications of the ACM

The EU's Controversial Digital Single Market Directive

The EU's Controversial Digital Single Market Directive

Should copyright enforcement have precedence over the interests of users in information privacy and fundamental freedoms?


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The Big Picture

The Big Picture

A systems-oriented view of trustworthiness.


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How Machine Learning Impacts the Undergraduate Computing Curriculum

How Machine Learning Impacts the Undergraduate Computing Curriculum

The growing importance of machine learning creates challenging questions for computing education.


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Crude and Rude?

Crude and Rude?

Old ways in the new oil business.


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Using Any Surface to Realize a New Paradigm for Wireless Communications

Using Any Surface to Realize a New Paradigm for Wireless Communications

Programmable wireless environments use unique customizable software processes rather than traditional rigid channel models.

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