Parenthood is a key driver of gender imbalance in STEM. Almost half of all women in full-time science jobs leave or go part-time after the birth of their first...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | June 19, 2019
Facebook's announcement of a new cryptocurrency, Libra, and the nonprofit association that will oversee it raises questions about the future of global banking and...The Verge From ACM Opinion | June 18, 2019
A recent article about languages that developers love and those that they hate reported that Java was the third most loved language as well as the second most hated...Azul Systems From ACM Opinion | June 17, 2019
The majority of open-source projects that we usually consider sustainable are actually receiving income below industry standards or even below the poverty threshold...André Staltz From ACM Opinion | June 17, 2019
Many risks of catastrophic failures of critical infrastructures can be significantly reduced by relatively simple measures to increase resiliency.
Peter J. Denning, David Brin From Communications of the ACM | June 1, 2019
Total-system hardware and microarchitectural issues are becoming increasingly critical.
A. T. Markettos, R. N. M. Watson, S. W. Moore, P. Sewell, P. G. Neumann From Communications of the ACM | June 1, 2019
Seeking to increase awareness of WPA2 Enterprise network security technology flaws and reduce risk to users.
Alberto Bartoli, Eric Medvet, Andrea De Lorenzo, Fabiano Tarlao From Communications of the ACM | May 1, 2019
Artificial intelligence systems can—if properly used—help make government more effective and responsive, improving the lives of citizens. Improperly used, however...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | April 18, 2019
A swathe of the world is adopting China's vision for a tightly controlled internet over the unfettered American approach, a stunning ideological coup for Beijing...Bloomberg From ACM Opinion | April 15, 2019
As U.S. officials have pressured allies not to use networking gear from Chinese technology giant Huawei over spying concerns, President Trump has urged American...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | April 10, 2019
At 10:30pm on 29 October 1969, a graduate student at UCLA sent a two-letter message from an SDS Sigma 7 computer to another machine a few hundred miles away at...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | April 8, 2019
Years into the robocalling frenzy, your phone probably still rings off the hook with "important information about your account," updates from the "Chinese embassy...Wired From ACM Opinion | April 8, 2019