The scandal that has erupted around Cambridge Analytica's alleged harvesting of 50m Facebook profiles assembled from data provided by a UK-based academic and his...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | March 22, 2018
The technology at the heart of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin—blockchain—has captured the world's attention, much as the internet, peer-to-peer file transfers, apps...Wired From ACM Opinion | March 22, 2018
Blockchain has been in the news lately, but beyond knowing that it has something to do with payments and digital currencies, most people don't know what blockchain...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | March 13, 2018
Computer code written by scientists forms the basis of an increasing number of studies across many fields—and an increasing number of papers that report the results...Nature From ACM Opinion | March 12, 2018
The world is full of connected devices—and more are coming. In 2017, there were an estimated 8.4 billion internet-enabled thermostats, cameras, streetlights and...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | March 12, 2018
For a field that was not well known outside of academia a decade ago, artificial intelligence has grown dizzyingly fast. Tech companies from Silicon Valley to Beijing...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | March 8, 2018
Mr. President, if you're looking for someone to demonize for killing blue-collar jobs in your favorite industries, don't blame China and "bad trade deals."
Blame...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | March 7, 2018
Something strange, scary and sublime is happening to cameras, and it's going to complicate everything you knew about pictures. Cameras are getting brains.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | March 7, 2018
In electronics, the past halfcentury has been a steady march away from analog and toward digital. Telephony, music recording and playback, cameras, and radio and...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | March 6, 2018
In an unprecedented attack of candour, Sean Parker, the 38-year-old founding president of Facebook, recently admitted that the social network was founded not to...The Guardian From ACM News | March 5, 2018
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Microsoft, a case that many observers believe could have significant ramifications for how...Wired From ACM Opinion | March 2, 2018
When we look at a stack of blocks or a stack of Oreos, we intuitively have a sense of how stable it is, whether it might fall over, and in what direction it may...Wired From ACM Opinion | March 1, 2018
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook will co-chair the Chinese government's showcase global business forum next month, underscoring his increasingly high profile...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | February 27, 2018
I took an Uber to an artificial-intelligence conference at MIT one recent morning, and the driver asked me how long it would take for autonomous vehicles to take...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | February 26, 2018