Neurotechnology is one of the hottest areas of engineering, and the technological achievements sound miraculous: Paralyzed people have controlled robotic limbs and ...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | November 20, 2017
The personal data that users give to a company in exchange for a product or service is worth by some estimates $1,000 per person per year. Companies shouldn't...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 14, 2017
In May 2016, a Facebook page called Heart of Texas urged its nearly 254,000 followers to rise up against what it considered to be an urgent cultural menace.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 9, 2017
The outcome of the 2016 presidential election is history. But allegations of voter fraud, election interference by foreign governments, and intrusions into state...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | November 7, 2017
Pundits have been fretting a lot lately about robots leaving humans behind, taking our jobs and possibly a lot more, as in The Matrix and Terminator films.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | November 6, 2017
Google, Facebook and Twitter took a beating on Wednesday testifying in front of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees about their role enabling Russia's...Politico From ACM Opinion | November 1, 2017
Later today, executives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter will go before the Senate Intelligence Committee to testify about the ways that Russian operatives used...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | October 31, 2017
Russia's cyber-meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has been accompanied by what U.S. and European experts describe as a worrisome Kremlin campaign to...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | October 25, 2017
The Supreme Court does not compute. Or at least some of its members would rather not. The justices, the most powerful jurists in the land, seem to have a reluctance—even...FiveThirtyEight From ACM Opinion | October 23, 2017