On a windy morning in downtown Washington, a hundred Georgetown Law students gathered in a hall for David Cole's lecture on democracy and coercion. The desks were...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 9, 2010
The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecurity.
Under...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 4, 2010
There probably are just two times when you think about a traffic light.
When one just turned yellow. ("Can I make it?")
When one has been red for too long. ("Come...The Washington Post From ACM News | January 7, 2010
America has seen its last Lost Generation.
Thanks to an invisible armada of incessantly broadcasting satellites, collectively called the Global Positioning System...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 10, 2009
The fatal collision of two trains on Washington, D.C., Metro's Red Line may come to symbolize the core problem of automation, which is the relationship between...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | June 29, 2009
The growth of the Web has facilitated a revolution in translation technologies that are primarily based not on language rules but on vast volumes of text translated...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 27, 2009
Researchers are developing socially assistive robots that can provide therapy and support to people with cognitive and physical handicaps. One example is CosmoBot...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2009
Computer scientists are developing machines that enable users to feel digital content. "The world is going digital, but people are analog," says Immersion Corp...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 15, 2008