As the COVID-19 epidemic escalates, robots have the potential to be deployed for disinfection, delivering medications and food, measuring vital signs, and assisting...Science Robotics From ACM Opinion | March 26, 2020
The notion of scalable operating systems led Mendel Rosenblum to virtual machines, which have revolutionized datacenters and enabled modern cloud computing.
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Seeking to improve access to conferences and provide support for attendees with children.
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Six black women discuss how they got started in tech, provide advice to other black women looking to start in the industry, and suggest what tech companies can...Refinery29 From ACM Careers | March 20, 2020
Co-authors Alan Lundgard, Crystal Lee, and Arvind Satyanarayan discuss "Sociotechnical Considerations for Accessible Visualization Design," published in the journal IEEE...MIT News From ACM Opinion | March 13, 2020
Joe Steinmeyer, a principal lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, has taught more than 400 students in various Office...MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs From ACM Opinion | March 5, 2020
Claire Le Goues, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University, describes the similarities of high school debate and computer science, why it's fun to take...Women@SCS From ACM Opinion | March 4, 2020
Critics say false positives are far higher for some groups of people than for others, but supporters of the technology says the actual numbers involved are tiny...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | February 25, 2020