Imagine it is the spring of 2019. A bottom-feeding website, perhaps tied to Russia, "surfaces" video of a sex scene starring an 18-year-old Kirsten Gillibrand.
...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 5, 2018
The other day my barber asked me whether he should put all his money in Bitcoin. And the truth is that if he'd bought Bitcoin, say, a year ago he'd be feeling pretty...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 30, 2018
Apple is selling out. It's not about the latest version of the iPhone, but the huge cache of personal data that will be going directly to the largest, and one of...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 24, 2018
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The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 17, 2018
Imagine this: When you leave the house, your air conditioner and lights turn off automatically. Then when a motion sensor detects a person in the house, like your...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 5, 2018
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
Back in 2005, a small phone company based in North Carolina named Madison River began preventing its subscribers from making phone calls using the internet application...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 27, 2017
The personal data that users give to a company in exchange for a product or service is worth by some estimates $1,000 per person per year. Companies shouldn't...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 14, 2017
In May 2016, a Facebook page called Heart of Texas urged its nearly 254,000 followers to rise up against what it considered to be an urgent cultural menace.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 9, 2017
The web, or "world wide web" as we used to say, turns 27 years old on December 20. On that date, nearly three decades ago, British engineer and scientist Tim Berners...Time From ACM Opinion | October 18, 2017
Wandering among the engineers and strategy directors and managers of something called "connected customer experience" at the Smart Kitchen Summit, one had to wonder...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 17, 2017
When the owner of an automated Tesla was killed in a crash last year, the carmaker's founder, Elon Musk, urged journalists to peer into the future.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 16, 2017
Who's smarter—you, or the computer or mobile device on which you're reading this article? The answer is increasingly complex, and depends on definitions in flux...Time From ACM Opinion | September 29, 2017