America is a great place to start a company. Reports state that 52 percent of all Silicon Valley companies were started by immigrants. The problem is, it is now...CloudAve.com From ACM Opinion | October 19, 2009
China is striving to build first-rate research capabilities that can transform its economy from manufacturing based to technology based. In one of the efforts to...CCTV.com From ACM Opinion | October 19, 2009
If you're looking for reasons to puff out your chest and take pride in being American, then take note that all six Nobel Prize winners announced so far this week...MercuryNews.com From ACM Opinion | October 7, 2009
Should computers be intuitive, requiring little to no learning or thinking? Is it even possible for them to be so?
“Nothing is intuitive,” said Slashdot blogger...LinuxInsider From ACM Opinion | September 25, 2009
The venture capital industry, like financial services in general, has fallen on hard times. Part of the problem is that large payoffs...Michael Cusumano From Communications of the ACM | October 1, 2009
Conficker's alarming growth rate in early 2009 along with the apparent mystery surrounding its ultimate purpose had raised concern among...Phillip Porras From Communications of the ACM | October 1, 2009
The July 2009 Communications of the ACM has an interesting article by Matthias Felleisen and Shriram Krishnamurthi "Why Computer Science Doesn't Matter" with the...Computing Education Blog From ACM Opinion | September 10, 2009
Boston College professor Aaron E. Walsh has a vision of making state-of-the-art education freely available to anyone with a computer and Internet connectivity through...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2009
Maurice Wilkes, the designer and builder of the EDSAC, passed away on Nov. 29 at age 97. He reflects on his career in this 2009 interview.David P. Anderson, Maurice Wilkes From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2009
The creation of a statistical index of U.S. telecommunications surveillance activities and their results will benefit both civil liberties and law enforcement.Paul M. Schwartz From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2009
PayScale, a site that collects data on salaries for different professions, recently released an updated data set from over 1.2 million users on the salaries of...The New York Times From ACM CareerNews | July 20, 2009
A recent article in District Administration magazine discusses the aging science labs in schools across the United States and the cost of upgrading them all. The...Educational Technology and Change From ACM Opinion | July 22, 2009
Debating and arguing the points of a proposed code of behavior to provide guidance in making choices can produce the most effective ethics training.
Brian Snow, Clinton Brooks From Communications of the ACM | August 1, 2009