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Global Perspectives of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Global Perspectives of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ACM luminaries describe how their experiences with DEI issues vary between the different continents where they have lived.

Fix Tech Staffing with Rightsizing, not Layoffs
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Fix Tech Staffing with Rightsizing, not Layoffs

With the latest downturn in the tech industry, analysts urge for rightsizing rather than laying off IT staff.

Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance
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Intelligent Futures in Task Assistance

Applying lessons learned developing and deploying task management software.

What Must All Post-Secondary Students Learn about Computing?
From Communications of the ACM

What Must All Post-Secondary Students Learn about Computing?

Expanding students' understanding of computing's potential.

An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices
From Communications of the ACM

An Emergent Legal Right to Repair Electronic Devices

Parsing the fine print on repair tolerances.

What's Your Placebo?
From Communications of the ACM

What's Your Placebo?

The dangers of participation bias in educational studies.

Storytelling and Science
From Communications of the ACM

Storytelling and Science

Incorporating storytelling into organizational culture.

Let Us Not Put All Our Eggs in One Basket
From Communications of the ACM

Let Us Not Put All Our Eggs in One Basket

Toward new research directions in computer science.

The Atlas Milestone
From Communications of the ACM

The Atlas Milestone

Celebrating virtual memory, which has made such a difference in how we approach programming, memory management, and secure computing.

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For
From Communications of the ACM

These Are Not the Apes You Are Looking For

Considering copyright licensing issues involving non-fungible tokens to manage creative works.

Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell
From ACM Opinion

Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell

For VR to feel truly immersive, it needs to start stinking it up.

There Are Too Few Women in Computer Science and Engineering
From ACM Opinion

There Are Too Few Women in Computer Science and Engineering

The problem is not disinterest; it is the culture of these fields and how they exclude women and girls.

Why Universities Must Resist GPA-based Enrollment Caps in the Face of Surging Enrollments
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Why Universities Must Resist GPA-based Enrollment Caps in the Face of Surging Enrollments

Considering the challenges for universities to adapt their business models to changing student demands.

Computational Thinking in the Era of Data Science
From Communications of the ACM

Computational Thinking in the Era of Data Science

Incorporating data thinking into computer science education.

Words Matter
From Communications of the ACM

Words Matter

Some jargon can be offensive to newcomers and unintentionally shape our thoughts.

Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software
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Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software

Is it okay for security researchers to virtualize software to look for vulnerabilities?

'Sentience' Is the Wrong Discussion to Have on AI Right Now
From ACM Opinion

'Sentience' Is the Wrong Discussion to Have on AI Right Now

A more important conversation would be one about human compatibility and trust.

'I Don't Really Trust Papers Out of Top AI Labs Anymore'
From ACM Opinion

'I Don't Really Trust Papers Out of Top AI Labs Anymore'

The AI domain is grappling with the replication crisis that has gripped the scientific community for ages, mostly because researchers often don't share their source...

My Nightmare Trip into the Metaverse
From ACM Opinion

My Nightmare Trip into the Metaverse

A reporter dons a VR headset, heads into the metaverse, and witnesses the most disturbing sights of her life.

Toward Justice in Computer Science through Community, Criticality, and Citizenship
From Communications of the ACM

Toward Justice in Computer Science through Community, Criticality, and Citizenship

Proposing a justice-centered CS education.
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