The biggest knock against sending robots to explore the solar system for signs of life has always been their inability to make intuitive, even creative decisions...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2017
Data & Society founder and Microsoft researcher danah boyd discusses the shifting public discourse around online disinformation campaigns, and what role the tech...Wired From ACM Opinion | December 7, 2017
The Cosmic Microwave Background was created as the first atoms formed hundreds of thousands of years after the Big Bang, and it retains information about the formation...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | December 5, 2017
In an interview, Danish computer scientist Danny Lange, who has invented machine-learning platforms for technology giants such as Uber and Amazon, addresses the...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | December 1, 2017
On 15 November, Argentina's Navy lost contact with the ARA San Juan, a small diesel-powered submarine that had been involved in exercises off the east coast of...Nature From ACM Opinion | November 28, 2017
The intersection of quantum computing and espionage may feel like a faraway future. But in his latest novel, David Ignatius, Washington's own John le Carré, tackles...Wired From ACM Opinion | November 27, 2017
The author of "The Martian" and, most recently, "Artemis" has never read Frank Herbert's "Dune": "Yes, I know. I'm the worst sci-fi fan in the universe."
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 20, 2017
Sir Tim Berners-Lee's optimism about the future of the web is starting to wane in the face of a "nasty storm" of issues including the rollback of net neutrality...The Guardian From ACM Opinion | November 17, 2017
In an interview, Prabhat of the U.S. National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center's (NERSC) discusses deep learning, machine learning, and the challenges...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2017
Maureen Dowd: You often get confused for the lead singer of Korn.
Jaron Lanier: No, never. I'm often confused with Arnold Schwarzenegger. I'm kidding.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 9, 2017
At Mental Work, an exhibition at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne ArtLab (EPFL), visitors can drive simple machines using the force of their own...Nature From ACM Opinion | November 2, 2017
It's easy to get sucked in by the wild and wacky science of Star Trek, from beaming and materializing in other places, to the intense blast of deadly light from...Space Nation From ACM Opinion | October 27, 2017
If, like an ever-growing majority of people in the U.S., you own a smartphone, you might have the sense that apps in the age of the pocket-sized computer are designed...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | October 23, 2017
Reshma Saujani, the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, talks about how a failed bid for Congress started it all, how some of the biggest tech companies responded...Marketplace From ACM Opinion | October 19, 2017
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Marcelle Hopkins, deputy video editor and co-director of virtual reality...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 18, 2017
While many of us are impatient with virtual reality—the best headsets are still too expensive, they need to be tethered to beefy computers, and there isn't all...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | October 18, 2017
Earlier this year, video emerged of a new iPhone feature, long before it was released. It showed the phone creating a magical portal in the middle of a city street...The Independent From ACM Opinion | October 12, 2017