Wow, that 2017, though. Quite a year. Let's grab a Juicero and take a moment to reflect on the utter dumpster fires that we've witnessed over the past 12 months...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | December 29, 2017
The end of a politician's time in office often inspires a turn toward the existential, but few causes are as quixotic as the one chosen by James Vacca, who this...The New Yorker From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2017
As self-driving cars inch closer to everyday reality, journalists, futurists, economists, and ethicists have weighed in with numerous predictions about autonomous...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2017
When it comes to cyberweapons, America is an elephant and Iran is a flea. Still, a flea can be a persistent nuisance, especially for the unprotected.
The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | December 27, 2017
Last week the pilot light for my water heater went out. I tried to relight it by following the instructions pasted on the side of the heater, but they were as inscrutable...Wired From ACM Opinion | December 19, 2017
On a spring day more than 5,000 years ago in the Mesopotamian city of Ur, a foreign merchant sold his wares in exchange for a large bundle of silver.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | December 14, 2017
A somewhat neglected issue in discussions of bitcoin is the tremendous increase in power consumption used by miners. The rising power required to mine bitcoin conflicts...Wired From ACM Opinion | December 7, 2017
Intellectual property may be the legal term for creations, including literary or artistic, but there is something inherently human about it as well.
The Conversation From ACM Opinion | December 6, 2017
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission wants to let Comcast, Verizon and other broadband companies turn the internet into a latter-day version of...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | December 5, 2017