Two weeks ago it was cyberattacks on the Irish power grid. Last month it was a digital assault on U.S. energy companies, including a nuclear power plant. Back in...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | August 31, 2017
As excited as we are about the forthcoming generation of social home robots (including Jibo, Kuri, and many others), it's hard to ignore the fact that most of them...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | August 24, 2017
Andrew Ng has led teams at Google and Baidu that have gone on to create self-learning computer programs used by hundreds of millions of people, including email...The Associated Press From ACM Opinion | August 22, 2017
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Choe Sang-Hun, The Times's Korea correspondent who is based in Seoul...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 6, 2017
Google and Facebook are household names around the world. Baidu? Not yet. Ya-Qin Zhang, president of China's leading search business, says Chinese companies can...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | July 6, 2017
In June 2016, Tony Fadell, the chief executive officer of Nest and one of the most important hardware executives of his generation, announced that he was leaving...Bloomberg From ACM Opinion | June 29, 2017
As an undergraduate at Cambridge University, Geoffrey Everest Hinton thought a lot about the brain. He wanted to better understand how it worked but was frustrated...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | June 23, 2017
Artificial intelligence may be one of the technology world's current obsessions, but many people find it scary, envisioning robots taking over the world.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | June 16, 2017
To distill a clear message from growing piles of unruly genomics data, researchers often turn to meta-analysis—a tried-and-true statistical procedure for combining...Quanta Magazine From ACM Opinion | June 12, 2017
Twenty years ago IBM's Deep Blue computer stunned the world by becoming the first machine to beat a reigning world chess champion in a six-game match.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | June 2, 2017