Google's engineers have succeeded in designing a quantum computer which, for the first time ever, has solved a problem a conventional computer is not able to. Are...finews From ACM Opinion | October 15, 2019
Once, when users called Siri a "slut," the service responded: "I'd blush if I could." Such programming missteps could have been avoided altogether if there were...The Mercury News From ACM Opinion | October 10, 2019
Marc Zao-Sanders, founder and CEO of Filtered, squared off against magpie, the set of algorithms that recommends learning content to people looking to pick up new...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | October 3, 2019
The fear that artificial intelligence machines could become our overlords — or perhaps wipe us out altogether — reflects a misunderstanding of AI.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | September 27, 2019
Increased availability of cloud services and ownership of multiple digital devices create unique opportunities for digital assistants to provide guidance across...Ryen W. White, Adam Fourney, Allen Herring, Paul N. Bennett, Nirupama Chandrasekaran, Robert Sim, Elnaz Nouri, Mark J. Encarnación From Communications of the ACM | October 1, 2019
Summarizing some of the changes that seem increasingly necessary to address known system and network deficiencies and anticipate currently unknown vulnerabilities...Peter G. Neumann From Communications of the ACM | October 1, 2019
Bill de Blasio, New York City mayor and a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, says that as president he would issue a robot tax for corporations...Wired From ACM Opinion | September 6, 2019