Sharing lessons learned from a lecture program for making technical material more accessible to conference attendees.
Ethan Katz-Bassett, Justine Sherry, Te-Yuan Huang, Maria Kazandjieva, Craig Partridge, Fahad Dogar From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2016
When president-elect Barack Obama chose physicist John Holdren as his top science adviser in December 2008, some biomedical researchers worried that the pick signalled...Nature From ACM Opinion | August 22, 2016
Job insecurity is a central theme of the 2016 campaign, fueling popular anger about trade deals and immigration. But economists warn that much bigger job losses...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | August 15, 2016
Silicon Valley may be powered by organic kale, but when Chinese tech gurus gather at 3W, a coffee shop-slash-incubator in the Chinese capital, they want sunflower...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | July 21, 2016
The energetic researchers who grounded the new "Ghostbusters" in hard science—giving it "geek cred"—are using a flurry of media attention to alter public perceptions...MIT News Office From ACM Opinion | July 19, 2016
If you've installed the iOS 10 public beta since it came out last week, you’ll know that compatible iPads come loaded with the "Swift Playgrounds" app that Apple...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | July 15, 2016
Matt Krisiloff is in a small, glass-walled conference room off the lobby of Y Combinator’s office in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, shouting distance...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | June 21, 2016