During the last seismic Apple announcement, in 2010, I was at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco as Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad, a device he...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | September 15, 2014
Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was shot during an encounter with police in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, was recorded by a convenience store surveillance camera...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | August 21, 2014
Like many people in this modern world, I struggle with the tension between the conveniences offered by the latest technology and the loss of privacy that comes...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 8, 2014
In Mikhail Bulgakov's novel "The Master and Margarita," the protagonist, a writer, burns a manuscript in a moment of despair, only to find out later from the Devil...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 18, 2014
In 1982, polls showed that 44 percent of Americans believed God had created human beings in their present form. Thirty years later, the fraction of the population...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | August 22, 2013
What do the following have in common: Computers, limousines, empty beds and stay-at-home moms?
The cloud keeps them busy.
The rest of us are next.
Virtualization...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 15, 2011
Throwing more teams of specialists at intelligence gaps that allowed terror suspects to slip through the net will not solve the problem, write Rensselaer Polytechnic...Federal Times From ACM TechNews | July 7, 2010
There was no lack of, well, buzz about Google's new Buzz social-media platform last week, but more important were a series of moves that suggest the search giant...Time From ACM Opinion | February 16, 2010
We are already in the Brave New World of cyberwarfare. Cyberattacks have become a permanent fixture on the international scene because they have become easy and...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 17, 2009