From Communications of the ACM
Advocating a new, physically grounded, computational paradigm centered on thermodynamics and an emerging understanding of using…
Todd Hylton, Thomas M. Conte, Mark D. Hill| June 1, 2021
Demand for Chegg roughly doubled when schools shut down, but its chief executive, Dan Rosensweig, now needs to figure out how the company will adapt.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | June 15, 2020
A computer scientist argues that the quest for fully automated robots is misguided, perhaps even dangerous. His decades of warnings are gaining more attention.
...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 22, 2020
Winner-take-all economics and cost-cutting may make many in-person lectures obsolete, but the best education continues to be intensive, expensive, and done in person...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | April 13, 2020
Bostrom, Russell, and other writers argue that even if the probability is small that superintelligent machines will emerge in the foreseeable future, we should...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 1, 2019
Quantum computing is the first computing paradigm since Turing expected to change the fundamental scaling behavior of algorithms, making certain tasks feasible...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 31, 2019
When Bill Gates floated the idea of imposing a tax on robots a couple of years ago, Lawrence Summers, a former top economic adviser to President Barack Obama, called...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 25, 2019
Opportunity, formally known as Mars Exploration Rover B but as Oppy to its many friends and admirers, was pronounced dead on Wednesday after a final round of beamed...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 21, 2019