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December 2020


From ACM Opinion

There's No Equity in CS Education Without Connectivity

There's No Equity in CS Education Without Connectivity

Access to computer science education begins with closing the digital divide and ensuring all students have adequate broadband Internet.


From ACM Opinion

Is It Time to Rethink Women Leadership in Technology?

Is It Time to Rethink Women Leadership in Technology?

Having women in senior leadership positions can positively impact female employee engagement and retention.


From ACM Opinion

It's Time to Make Tech Work for Society, Not the Other Way Around

It's Time to Make Tech Work for Society, Not the Other Way Around

Dame Wendy Hall is regius professor of computer science at the U.K.'s University of Southampton, and former president of ACM.


From ACM Opinion

How to Best Use Data to Meet Your DE&I Goals

How to Best Use Data to Meet Your DE&I Goals

The collection, analysis, and disclosure of diversity data holds the promise of being a powerful lever for progress.


From ACM Opinion

What Does It Take To Build a Chip Industry In India?

What Does It Take To Build a Chip Industry In India?

An interview with Balajee Sowrirajan of Samsung Semiconductor India R&D.


From Communications of the ACM

Operationalizing AI Ethics Principles

Operationalizing AI Ethics Principles

A better ethics analysis guide for developers.


From Communications of the ACM

U.S. States Must Broaden Participation While Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

U.S. States Must Broaden Participation While Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

Incorporating equity and inclusion in the effort toward access for everyone.


From Communications of the ACM

Navigating in Real-Time Environments

Navigating in Real-Time Environments

An interview with Jim Selman.


From Communications of the ACM

Removing Kode

Removing Kode

Dead functions and dead features.


From Communications of the ACM

Silicon Politics

Silicon Politics

Tracing the widening path between Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.


From Communications of the ACM

Federated Learning for Privacy-Preserving AI

Federated Learning for Privacy-Preserving AI

Engineering and algorithmic framework to ensure data privacy and user confidentiality.

Blog at CACM
Not Worth a Thousand Words
Not Worth a Thousand Words
10.12.2021

Pictures are no substitute for substance.

Language Imitation Games and the Arrival of Broad and Shallow AI
Language Imitation Games and the Arrival of Broad and Shallow AI
10.07.2021

On the impact of large language models.

Computers Were Originally Humans
Computers Were Originally Humans
10.07.2021

Until the middle of the 20th century, computers were in fact humans who performed calculations.

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