A long time ago, when I was working on my Ph.D. research, I learned to use supercomputers to track the complex 3-D motions of gas blown into space by dying stars...NPR From ACM Opinion | February 9, 2018
Lt. Saul Jaeger, who commands the traffic unit at the Mountain View Police Department, remembers the first time a few years ago when he was given a demo of Waymo's...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | February 6, 2018
Imagine it is the spring of 2019. A bottom-feeding website, perhaps tied to Russia, "surfaces" video of a sex scene starring an 18-year-old Kirsten Gillibrand.
...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 5, 2018
We are living in the midst of a profound technological restructuring of human society. The machines that once only frolicked in science fiction have begun to infiltrate...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 5, 2018
The other day my barber asked me whether he should put all his money in Bitcoin. And the truth is that if he'd bought Bitcoin, say, a year ago he'd be feeling pretty...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 30, 2018
On January 3, the world learned about a series of major security vulnerabilities in modern microprocessors. Called Spectre and Meltdown, these vulnerabilities were...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | January 23, 2018
The National Science Foundation and the National Science Board have just released their biennial "Science & Engineering Indicators," a voluminous document describing...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | January 23, 2018