The opinion archive provides access to past opinion stories from Communications of the ACM and other sources by date.
Access to computer science education begins with closing the digital divide and ensuring all students have adequate broadband Internet.
Having women in senior leadership positions can positively impact female employee engagement and retention.
Dame Wendy Hall is regius professor of computer science at the U.K.'s University of Southampton, and former president of ACM.
The collection, analysis, and disclosure of diversity data holds the promise of being a powerful lever for progress.
An interview with Balajee Sowrirajan of Samsung Semiconductor India R&D.
A better ethics analysis guide for developers.
Incorporating equity and inclusion in the effort toward access for everyone.
An interview with Jim Selman.
Dead functions and dead features.
Tracing the widening path between Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.
Engineering and algorithmic framework to ensure data privacy and user confidentiality.
SQL represents data stored in rows and tables, while high-growth NoSQL is data stores arranged via nested documents as columnar …
The design of today's electronic computers is usually not very appealing, in contrast to magnificent mechanical calculating machines from earlier …
The algorithm should be respected; the malgorithm should be rejected.
A human brain organoid was cultured in a week in …
A new version of physically unclonable functions could prevent even …
A 2020 locust plague in East Africa was mitigated by …