In an interview, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor D. Fox Harrell discusses the development of Grayscale, a video game designed to make players sensitive...MIT News From ACM TechNews | January 22, 2018
Apple is selling out. It's not about the latest version of the iPhone, but the huge cache of personal data that will be going directly to the largest, and one of...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 24, 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
From biotech to climate change, advances in technology raise significant moral questions. To engage responsibly, our next generation of scientists need training...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | January 18, 2018
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The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | January 17, 2018
In 2013, Edward Snowden revealed that the National Security Agency was legally collecting millions of Americans' phone calls and electronic communications—including...Wired From ACM Opinion | January 12, 2018
After the 2009 Green Movement—a failed attempt to overturn a stolen presidential election through street protests—the Iranian political establishment took away...Politico From ACM Opinion | January 3, 2018
Wow, that 2017, though. Quite a year. Let's grab a Juicero and take a moment to reflect on the utter dumpster fires that we've witnessed over the past 12 months...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | December 29, 2017
The end of a politician's time in office often inspires a turn toward the existential, but few causes are as quixotic as the one chosen by James Vacca, who this...The New Yorker From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2017
As self-driving cars inch closer to everyday reality, journalists, futurists, economists, and ethicists have weighed in with numerous predictions about autonomous...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2017
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Chitta Baral, Shih-Fu Chang, Brian Curless, Partha Dasgupta, Julia Hirschberg, Anita Jones From Communications of the ACM | January 1, 2018
When it comes to cyberweapons, America is an elephant and Iran is a flea. Still, a flea can be a persistent nuisance, especially for the unprotected.
The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | December 27, 2017