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Semiconductor Dependency Imperils American Security
From ACM Opinion

Semiconductor Dependency Imperils American Security

The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act is only the first step in preventing Chinese dominance.

Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software
From Communications of the ACM

Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software

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

Why Robots Need to See
From ACM Opinion

Why Robots Need to See

Cameras and vision-based perception will increasingly serve as the technological underpinning for mobile robots going forward.

Democracy Deserves Better Algorithms
From ACM Opinion

Democracy Deserves Better Algorithms

Big Tech could deploy any number of solutions to slow the spread of disinformation, with the most promising being to fix the algorithms.

The Problem with Blaming Robots for Taking Our Jobs
From ACM Opinion

The Problem with Blaming Robots for Taking Our Jobs

For decades, the effects of automation have been fiercely debated. Are we missing the bigger picture?

Two Paths for Digital Disability Law
From Communications of the ACM

Two Paths for Digital Disability Law

Understanding the legal drivers of efforts to make technology accessible.

Can AI Improve Road Safety Now?
From ACM Opinion

Can AI Improve Road Safety Now?

Well before self-driving cars become a reality, there are simpler approaches that can make roads much safer.

The AI in a Jar
From ACM Opinion

The AI in a Jar

Exploring a metaphysical argument against artificial intelligence.

Quantum Computing Has a Hype Problem
From ACM Opinion

Quantum Computing Has a Hype Problem

Quantum computing startups are all the rage, but it is unclear if they will be able to produce anything of use in the near future.

The Ecological Impacts of Computation and the Cloud
From ACM Opinion

The Ecological Impacts of Computation and the Cloud

The cloud is not only material but also an ecological force

Futures of Digital Governance
From Communications of the ACM

Futures of Digital Governance

Seeking to increase the interoperability among the technical and social sciences toward new forms of governance associated with digital technology.

Copyright Implications of Emulation Programs
From Communications of the ACM

Copyright Implications of Emulation Programs

How emulation programs might be affected by new claims of copyright infringement.

Why Is Silicon Valley Still Waiting for the Next Big Thing?
From ACM Opinion

Why Is Silicon Valley Still Waiting for the Next Big Thing?

Have the big thinkers of tech lost their mojo?

Microsoft Quantum Computing Exec Sees Progress
From ACM Opinion

Microsoft Quantum Computing Exec Sees Progress

Company's novel, risky approach to quantum computing might be ready to put setbacks behind it

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
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