Everybody's talking about the new tablet computer Apple is expected to unveil this month. Some say it will save newspapers by giving them a new platform where they...Newsweek From ACM Opinion | January 13, 2010
Do you remember where you were the day they unveiled Facebook? No? How about Twitter? Amazon.com? Google Search?
Massive, culture-shifting technologies are almost...Computerworld From ACM Opinion | January 12, 2010
A decade ago, America Online merged with Time Warner in a deal valued at a stunning $350 billion. It was then, and is now, the largest merger in American business...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 11, 2010
The knives came out in full view between Apple and Google earlier this week. On the same day that Google launched its latest Nexus One Android phone, Apple announced...TechCrunch From ACM Opinion | January 8, 2010
A recent Wall Street Journal article, which provided confirmation of an Apple tablet device, had all the earmarks of a controlled leak. Here's how Apple does it...The Mac Observer From ACM Opinion | January 7, 2010
I can remember when I first thought seriously about Twitter. Last March, I was at the SXSW conference in Austin, Tex., where technology, media and music are mashed...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 7, 2010
If there were a jack of all trades at Microsoft, Technical Fellow Butler Lampson, who is also an ACM Fellow and a former ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient, would...ZDNet From ACM Opinion | January 5, 2010
Last week brought some bad news for mobile phone users. German security expert Karsten Nohl demonstrated how easy it is to eavesdrop on GSM-based (Global System...CNET From ACM Opinion | January 4, 2010
In a position paper for community input at NSF's Future of High Performance Computing Workshop in early December, Calit2 Director Larry Smarr reviewed the successes...CALIT2 From ACM Opinion | December 30, 2009
Last week's attempted terror attack on an airplane heading from Amsterdam to Detroit has given rise to a bunch of familiar questions.
How did the explosives get...CNN From ACM Opinion | December 30, 2009
Future computing and mobile interfaces driven by artificial intelligence, speech recognition, and machine vision are consuming the time of Google’s top inventor...SiliconRepublic From ACM Opinion | December 29, 2009
With the caveat that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has yet to confirm any of this on its Web site, there are several indications that orders have...TechCrunch From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2009
As we become increasingly dependent on the Internet, we need to be increasingly concerned about how it is regulated. The Federal Communications Commission has proposed...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2009
Forty years ago, in 1969, Neil Armstrong left footprints on the surface of the moon. It was an extraordinary accomplishment.
Also in 1969, with much less fanfare...Xconomy From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2009
Computer programming has a marketing problem, if you believe what the U.S. National Science Foundation says. The NSF asserts that people like marketers and journalists...Scratch Beginner's Guide From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2009
This one seems to be the best handled racist accusation on any Tech company. HP's face recognition technology seems to fail in tracking Black faces as comparedView...Katonda News Network From ACM Opinion | December 23, 2009
Thanks to the Internet, this list of 100 incredible lectures in the areas of astronomy, biology, medicine, engineering, chemistry, physics, environment, and technology...BestCollegesOnline.com From ACM Opinion | December 22, 2009
The winner of the inaugural Ken Kennedy Award, Francine Berman answers questions about her career, the reasons for her success, and the most important lessons she's...Jack Rosenberger From ACM Opinion | December 4, 2009
On July 17, 2008, Senator Barack Obama held a town hall meeting on national security at Purdue University. He and his panel covered issues of nuclear, biological...CERIAS From ACM Opinion | December 15, 2009