acm-header
Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Recent Opinion



Be Wary of Trusting Algorithms in Volatile Markets
From ACM Opinion

Be Wary of Trusting Algorithms in Volatile Markets

IT leaders can prevent disaster by understanding and articulating the risks of relying on increasingly complex algorithms

The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3
From ACM Opinion

The Inherent Limitations of GPT-3

Why GPT-3 as is will not cost many people their jobs or soon lead to AGI

A Fix-It Job for Government Tech
From ACM Opinion

A Fix-It Job for Government Tech

To build trust in the government, it would help if the website worked

Stop the Blame Game to Achieve Research Integrity
From ACM Opinion

Stop the Blame Game to Achieve Research Integrity

Helping every scientist to improve is more effective than ferreting out a few frauds

AI Reality Check
From ACM Opinion

AI Reality Check

The limitations in getting machines to understand a world they don't live in

How to Fix Facebook
From ACM Opinion

How to Fix Facebook

Twelve leading experts share bold solutions to the company's urgent problems

China's AI Dream and the AI 'Arms Race'
From ACM Opinion

China's AI Dream and the AI 'Arms Race'

Stanford postdoctoral fellow discusses research exploring impact of AI in a possible U.S.-China power transition

Computational Thinking for Professionals
From Communications of the ACM

Computational Thinking for Professionals

Professionals practice a form of computational thinking that is significantly more advanced than popular descriptions suggest.

An Insider's View of 'Algorithmic Warfare'
From ACM Opinion

An Insider's View of 'Algorithmic Warfare'

Artificial intelligence will change the nature of war, says a former U.S. deputy secretary of defense.

AI Needs to Prevent Cyberattacks, Not Just Detect Them
From ACM Opinion

AI Needs to Prevent Cyberattacks, Not Just Detect Them

AI should be enabling faster, automated, more ubiquitous prevention of cyberattacks

Let Crypto Regulate Itself
From ACM Opinion

Let Crypto Regulate Itself

What's needed is a self-regulatory organization for digital assets to promote ethical trading and governance

Imagining AI's Potential for Good
From ACM Opinion

Imagining AI's Potential for Good

Kai-Fu Lee and Yoky Matsuoka discuss "human-in-the-loop" technology, and how AI might be used for health and caregiving

AI Is Not A-OK
From ACM Opinion

AI Is Not A-OK

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says humans will need to find a way to coexist with artificial intelligence

Henry Kissinger's Last Crusade: Stopping Dangerous AI
From ACM Opinion

Henry Kissinger's Last Crusade: Stopping Dangerous AI

Former secretary of state has a whole new area of interest: artificial intelligence

New York, Miami, and the Future of Crypto Cities
From ACM Opinion

New York, Miami, and the Future of Crypto Cities

Cities and the crypto community can gain a lot from a closer relationship

The Turing Test Is Bad for Business
From ACM Opinion

The Turing Test Is Bad for Business

Technology should focus on the complementarity game, not the imitation game

Teens and Social Media: The Question We're Not Asking
From ACM Opinion

Teens and Social Media: The Question We're Not Asking

Should they be using these services at all?

Artificial Intelligence Needs to Slow Down
From ACM Opinion

Artificial Intelligence Needs to Slow Down

Timnit Gebru believes the incentives around AI research are all wrong

'Yeah, We're Spooked', Says Expert about AI's Potential Impact
From ACM Opinion

'Yeah, We're Spooked', Says Expert about AI's Potential Impact

Professor Stuart Russell says field of AI needs to grow up quickly to ensure humans remain in control

AI and the Intelligence Community: The Tangled Web of Budget and Acquisition
From ACM Opinion

AI and the Intelligence Community: The Tangled Web of Budget and Acquisition

The intelligence community still faces basic hurdles as it moves to transition and integrate AI at speed and scale
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account