The increasing volume of research data highlights the need for reliable, cost-effective data storage and preservation at the national scale.Francine Berman From Communications of the ACM | December 1, 2010
Digital object repositories are on the cusp of resolving the long-standing problem of universal information access in the Internet.
Peter J. Denning, Robert E. Kahn From Communications of the ACM | December 1, 2010
Imagine a CPU designed to issue and execute up to seven instructions per clock cycle, with a clock rate 10 times faster than the reigning supercomputer. This is...Mark Smotherman, Dag Spicer From Communications of the ACM | December 1, 2010
In a garage in Palo Alto, Calif., in the 1980s, some friends and I were the first humans to experience becoming avatars—that is, movable representations of ourselves...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | October 27, 2010
If we want more computer science students, and if we want computer scientists to be understood for what we are, we must clarify the message about computer science...Duncan Buell From Communications of the ACM | November 1, 2010
Enhancing student learning and understanding by combining theories of learning with the computer's unique attributes.
Stephen Cooper, Lance C. Pérez, Daphne Rainey From Communications of the ACM | November 1, 2010
"In the 1960s I think that in some sense the present was actually about three or four years long," he said, "because in three or four years relatively little...BBC News From ACM Opinion | October 12, 2010
The saga of Steven P. Jobs is so well known that it has entered the nation’s mythology: he’s the prodigal who returned to Apple in 1997, righted a listing ship...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 6, 2010