My battalion commander, Lt. Col. Michael Kurilla, gave the directive that my squad leaders, platoon sergeant, and myself had heard countless times: my platoon was...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | March 11, 2010
When Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone at 2007's Macworld conference, he began by describing the device's groundbreaking user interface. "We have invented...Slate From ACM Opinion | March 10, 2010
The United States is fighting a cyber-war today, and we are losing. It's that simple. As the most wired nation on Earth, we offer the most targets of significance...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | March 2, 2010
Google's announcement that it might withdraw from China has drawn attention to the aggressiveness of Chinese hackers. Shishir Nagaraja, a postdoctoral research...rediff.com From ACM Opinion | March 2, 2010
"Chromium OS" is the open-source version of the new Chrome OS that Google is developing for netbooks, tablets, and other lightweight machines.
It's built from...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | February 24, 2010
Seeking funding for current and future computing initiatives requires both a strong argument and a broad community of supporters.Cameron Wilson, Peter Harsha From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
Emphasizing the importance of creating more programs and investing more funding toward the goal of developing minority faculty at research universities.
Richard Tapia From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and some other newspapers have published articles indicating that cyber attacks targeting Google and...Xinhua From ACM Opinion | February 24, 2010
The U.S. Supreme Court will narrow the universe of process innovations that can be patented to those that are "technological," but what will that mean for software...Pamela Samuelson From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
How gaming, as the first media market to successfully transition toward media-as-a-service, is an exemplar for a similar evolutionary transition of content and...Tim Chang From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
The show is one week away -- here's a prediction on which technologies will be buzzing.
In the midst of the global recession, I found the RSA 2009 Conference...NetworkWorld From ACM Opinion | February 24, 2010
Google Inc.'s mastery of Internet search technology is unrivaled, but the high-tech pioneer is in uncharted territory as it finds itself embroiled in U.S. diplomatic...Reuters From ACM Opinion | February 17, 2010
Despite the cancellation of NASA's back-to-the-moon program, the next steps on the moon will likely be taken sometime in the next decade under human control. It's...MSNBC From ACM Opinion | February 17, 2010
Themis Papageorge, director of Northeastern University's information assurance program, assesses the real risk associated with cyber threats, and offers advice...Northeastern niversity News From ACM Opinion | February 17, 2010
When Toyota Prius owners take their cars to the dealer under the company's latest recall, they'll likely be out of the shop in about 30 minutes. Even though the...Slate From ACM Opinion | February 16, 2010
There was no lack of, well, buzz about Google's new Buzz social-media platform last week, but more important were a series of moves that suggest the search giant...Time From ACM Opinion | February 16, 2010