The fundamental assumptions of international development are changing, increasingly putting the tools for a digital economy into the hands of the world's poor.
...Richard Heeks From Communications of the ACM | April 1, 2010
Seeking funding for current and future computing initiatives requires both a strong argument and a broad community of supporters.Cameron Wilson, Peter Harsha From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
Emphasizing the importance of creating more programs and investing more funding toward the goal of developing minority faculty at research universities.
Richard Tapia From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
The U.S. Supreme Court will narrow the universe of process innovations that can be patented to those that are "technological," but what will that mean for software...Pamela Samuelson From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
How gaming, as the first media market to successfully transition toward media-as-a-service, is an exemplar for a similar evolutionary transition of content and...Tim Chang From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
Employment at the top 10 Silicon Valley companies declined for Hispanics, blacks, and women for the decade ending in 2005, according to a San Jose Mercury News...The New York Times Online From ACM TechNews | February 19, 2010
Google Inc.'s mastery of Internet search technology is unrivaled, but the high-tech pioneer is in uncharted territory as it finds itself embroiled in U.S. diplomatic...Reuters From ACM Opinion | February 17, 2010
When Toyota Prius owners take their cars to the dealer under the company's latest recall, they'll likely be out of the shop in about 30 minutes. Even though the...Slate From ACM Opinion | February 16, 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
"Perspectives in Science Education" a new book by Marvin Druger, professor emeritus at Syracuse University, includes over 20 essays on the mission of teaching...American Society of Agronomy From ACM Opinion | February 16, 2010
If Iran's post-election uprising last summer was the world's first "Twitter revolution," the massive Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti was the first "Twitter disaster...Foreign Policy From ACM Opinion | February 10, 2010
I like to think of myself as the Dick Cheney of the Browser Wars—an unyielding proponent of greater and greater hostilities between the developers working on Chrome...Slate From ACM Opinion | February 8, 2010
The more, the better. That’s the fashionable recipe for nurturing new ideas these days. It emphasizes a kind of Internet-era egalitarianism that celebrates the...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 1, 2010
Government-funded initiatives, in cooperation with private-sector partners in key technology areas, are fundamental to cybersecurity technical transformation.
Douglas Maughan From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2010