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Is LiDAR on Its Way Out?
From ACM Opinion

Is LiDAR on Its Way Out?

As automation proliferates, sensing is increasingly moving toward software and away from LiDAR

The Future of Robot Nannies
From ACM Opinion

The Future of Robot Nannies

A machine can't love our children, but our children might love them

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders
From Communications of the ACM

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders

Enabling effective cross-company AI without data disclosure.

Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination
From Communications of the ACM

Addressing Algorithmic Discrimination

Considering the intersection of technical design and civil rights when building and using classification algorithms.

The Dream of U.S.-Made Computer Chips
From ACM Opinion

The Dream of U.S.-Made Computer Chips

Before we invest in making more chips on U.S. soil, we should be asking what we're trying to achieve

AWS Has a Sexy New Modernization Play: Mainframes
From ACM Opinion

AWS Has a Sexy New Modernization Play: Mainframes

AWS announced a range of cool services at re:Invent 2021, but none more important than its Mainframe Modernization service

Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud
From ACM Opinion

Your Response to AWS Going Down Shouldn't Be Multicloud

It's convenient but wrong to assume multicloud will solve your application resilience woes

The Chip That Could Transform Computing
From ACM Opinion

The Chip That Could Transform Computing

Apple's new M1 processors are generating loads of power...and excitement

Complexity Is Killing Software Developers
From ACM Opinion

Complexity Is Killing Software Developers

How to regain control, without losing out on the best these technologies have to offer

The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger
From ACM Opinion

The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger

It's a rebrand of Silicon Valley's increasing power and reach, and it's made for companies, not people

Medical Artificial Intelligence
From Communications of the ACM

Medical Artificial Intelligence: The European Legal Perspective

Although the European Commission proposed new legislation for the use of "high-risk artificial intelligence" earlier this year, the existing European fundamental...

Text and Data Mining of In-Copyright Works
From Communications of the ACM

Text and Data Mining of In-Copyright Works: Is It Legal?

How copyright law might be an impediment to text and data mining research.

The Challenges of Regulating Cryptocurrency
From ACM Opinion

The Challenges of Regulating Cryptocurrency

The S.E.C. has yet to set clear rules on cryptocurrencies, leaving the industry guessing. Maybe that's how the agency wants it.

Will the Cloud Eat Your AI?
From ACM Opinion

Will the Cloud Eat Your AI?

Big cloud providers have a lot going for them when it comes to AI, but are they the only game in town?

It's Time to Stop Paying for a VPN
From ACM Opinion

It's Time to Stop Paying for a VPN

Many services meant to protect your Web browsing can no longer be trusted

Where Should Information Go to Be Safe?
From ACM Opinion

Where Should Information Go to Be Safe?

Enterprise data is safest in the cloud and in the 'fog', according to one expert

The World Is Running Out of Microchips—Here's the Solution
From ACM Opinion

The World Is Running Out of Microchips—Here's the Solution

Microchips are produced by a few large companies; an open-source design approach could end their dominance

Tesla's Dojo Is Impressive, but It Won't Transform Supercomputing
From ACM Opinion

Tesla's Dojo Is Impressive, but It Won't Transform Supercomputing

Dojo's reported performance numbers and niche application place it outside the ranks of true supercomputers

Protecting the Global Internet from Technology Cold Wars
From Communications of the ACM

Protecting the Global Internet from Technology Cold Wars

Considering the perceived dangers of the global information flow.

Governing AI Safety through Independent Audits
From ACM Opinion

Governing AI Safety through Independent Audits

Governance of highly automated systems is critical to garner widespread public trust
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