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
What kind of discipline is computer science? I thought it was a science when I received my bachelor's degree. I believed its subdiscipline software engineering...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | November 12, 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
Patrick Gorman, former associate director of the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence, says the United States should apply the lessons of the space...GovInfoSecurity.com From ACM TechNews | October 13, 2010
A "hacker" is a technologist with a love for computing and a "hack" is a clever technical solution arrived through a non-obvious means. It doesn't mean to compromise...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | September 23, 2010