The U.S. Department of Homeland Security should be doing more to recruit top cyber security talent and develop a highly skilled workforce of cyber security workers...Federal Times From ACM CareerNews | September 14, 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
"Cybersecurity is the soft underbelly of this country," outgoing U.S. National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell declared in a valedictory address to reporters...NewsFactor From ACM Opinion | September 3, 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
John Graham-Cumming's book "The Geek Atlas" is a travel guide for those interested in the history of science, mathematics and technology, and lists 128 sites around...BBC News From ACM Opinion | July 28, 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
The innovative Alice 3 programming environment, currently in beta testing, teaches students to program with Alice and Java software.Wanda Dann, Stephen Cooper From Communications of the ACM | August 1, 2009