In the early hours of 5 February 1971, Don Eyles had a big problem: Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell were orbiting the moon, preparing to land...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | July 11, 2018
There was much celebrating in America last month when the US Department of Energy unveiled Summit, the world's fastest supercomputer. Now the race is on to achieve...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | July 11, 2018
When journalists arrived in Singapore for the historic summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month, security experts were alarmed...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | July 9, 2018
In its quest to find extant life in the Solar System, NASA has focused its gaze on the Jovian moon Europa, home to what is likely the largest ocean known to humans...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | July 5, 2018
China will succeed in building a powerful technology industry that will rival the United States, even if President Trump starts a trade war to stop it.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 5, 2018
When retired Air Force General Michael Hayden took the helm of the National Security Agency in 1999 he found intelligence gathering, namely electronic espionage...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Opinion | June 28, 2018
As must have been the case with the first glimmers of electric lights in the 19th century, video assistant referees benefited from an initial "Wow! The technology...The Associated Press From ACM Opinion | June 26, 2018
Sixty-two years ago this summer, Dartmouth professor John McCarthy coined the term artificial intelligence. Joi Ito, director of MIT's Media Lab, has come to think...Wired From ACM Opinion | June 22, 2018
Ask finance ministers and central bankers around the world about their worst nightmare and the answer is almost always the same: Sometime soon the North Koreans...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | June 20, 2018
Let me say this upfront: I'm not convinced that 'superintelligent' AI are the most pressing threat from coming generations of deep learning machines.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | June 18, 2018
A Russian sports official earlier this year estimated that as many as 2 million people would flock to the country during the World Cup, the month-long celebration...Wired From ACM Opinion | June 15, 2018