From Communications of the ACM
Although the European Commission proposed new legislation for the use of "high-risk artificial intelligence" earlier this year…
Karl Stöger, David Schneeberger, Andreas Holzinger| November 1, 2021
As U.S. officials have pressured allies not to use networking gear from Chinese technology giant Huawei over spying concerns, President Trump has urged American...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | April 10, 2019
Winston Smith works at the Ministry of Truth. Each day, the hero of George Orwell's "1984" "corrects" old newspapers to make sure that the information is in still...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | February 11, 2019
On Tuesday, Wikipedia celebrates its 18th birthday. If the massive crowdsourced encyclopedia project were human, then in most countries, it would just now be considered...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | January 15, 2019
A despairing prediction for the digital future came from an unlikely source recently. Speaking of "deepfakes," or media manipulated through artificial intelligence...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | January 7, 2019
The Facebook video is nuts, but I can't tear my eyes away. A plane, struggling in a huge storm, does a 360-degree flip before safely landing and letting out terrified...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | October 23, 2018
When journalists arrived in Singapore for the historic summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month, security experts were alarmed...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | July 9, 2018
The Supreme Court decided Friday that cell-site location information is protected by the Fourth Amendment's guarantee against unreasonable searches and seizures...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | June 25, 2018
Isn't technology wonderful? At Purdue University, the same IT infrastructure that enables us to manage student assignments and grades, operate residential and dining...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | March 28, 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
The National Science Foundation and the National Science Board have just released their biennial "Science & Engineering Indicators," a voluminous document describing...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | January 23, 2018
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