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September 2021


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Can We Handle the Truth about Cybersecurity?

Can We Handle the Truth about Cybersecurity?

Standardizing disclosure rules while ensuring transparency can strengthen our total cybersecurity landscape


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There's a Better Way to Stop Ransomware Attacks

There's a Better Way to Stop Ransomware Attacks

Adopt and enforce regulations for the cryptocurrency industry that are equivalent to traditional banking


From Communications of the ACM

Protecting the Global Internet from Technology Cold Wars

Protecting the Global Internet from Technology Cold Wars

Considering the perceived dangers of the global information flow.


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Security Done Right Can Make Smart Cities Wise

Security Done Right Can Make Smart Cities Wise

Seeking security improvements for smart cities.


From Communications of the ACM

Women's Lives in Code

Women's Lives in Code

Exploring Ellen Ullman's 'Close to the Machine' and AMC's 'Halt and Catch Fire.'


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Back of the Envelope

Back of the Envelope

Back-of-the-envelope calculations are a powerful professional practice.


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Testing Educational Digital Games

Testing Educational Digital Games

Diversifying usability studies utilizing rapid application development.


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Whose Smartphone Is It?

Whose Smartphone Is It?

Should two private companies have complete control over the world's cellphones?


From Communications of the ACM

AI Ethics: A Call to Faculty

AI Ethics

Integrating ethics into artificial intelligence education and development.


From Communications of the ACM

Playing With, and Against, Computers

Playing With, and Against, Computers

2019 ACM Computing Prize recipient David Silver on developing the AlphaGo algorithm, his fascination with Go, and on teaching computers to play.

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