acm-header
Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Recent Opinion


bg-corner

Talking Software Obsolescence
From ACM Opinion

Talking Software Obsolescence

An interview with Ross John Anderson, professor of Security Engineering at University of Cambridge.

Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good
From ACM Opinion

Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good

A high school senior argues that generative AI can help reshape education for the better.

What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?
From ACM Opinion

What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?

Large language models seem startlingly intelligent, but what is really happening under the hood?

The Mounting Human and Environmental Costs of Generative AI
From ACM Opinion

The Mounting Human and Environmental Costs of Generative AI

Planetary impacts, escalating financial costs, and labor exploitation all factor.

AI Is about to Change Your Job–and Not for the Better
From ACM Opinion

AI Is about to Change Your Job–and Not for the Better

Artificial intelligence is not the issue; the underlying socioeconomic system needs to change.

ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability
From ACM Opinion

ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability

ChatGPT could have dangerous implications for the field if it is not used with the proper context.

The Researcher Who Would Teach Machines to Be Fair
From ACM Opinion

The Researcher Who Would Teach Machines to Be Fair

Princeton computer scientist Arvind Narayanan uses quantitative methods to expose and correct the misuse of quantitative methods.

Afraid of AI?
From ACM Opinion

Afraid of AI?

The startups selling it want you to be.

Academic Publishers Are Missing the Point on ChatGPT
From ACM Opinion

Academic Publishers Are Missing the Point on ChatGPT

Publishers that seize the opportunity to build on these tools to serve their international communities can engage with audiences that were previously inaccessible...

Five Questions for Brenda Darden Wilkerson
From ACM Opinion

Five Questions for Brenda Darden Wilkerson

Former AnitaB.org president/CEO discusses AI, diversity in tech, and much more.

Will AI Help Us to Work Less?
From ACM Opinion

Will AI Help Us to Work Less?

The idea that tech will free us from drudgery is an attractive narrative, but history tells a different story.

AI Expert Weighs In on the Rise of Chatbots
From ACM Opinion

AI Expert Weighs In on the Rise of Chatbots

Products like ChatGPT will never be truly ready to go unless we have a working AI technology that supports continuous life-long learning.

Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly
From Communications of the ACM

Faculty Can Save Lives of the Elderly

A unique viewpoint on risks to senior citizens from academia.

Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience
From Communications of the ACM

Cyber Efficiency and Cyber Resilience

Complementary objectives competing for the same resources.

Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?
From Communications of the ACM

Where Is the Research on Cryptographic Transition and Agility?

Gaps facing the industry as quantum safe algorithms move closer to standardization.

Improving Section 230, Preserving Democracy, and Protecting Free Speech
From Communications of the ACM

Improving Section 230, Preserving Democracy, and Protecting Free Speech

Proposing a framework for a decentralized market where no one party controls the flow of information.

All Sliders to the Right
From Communications of the ACM

All Sliders to the Right

Hardware overkill.

Contracting for Artificial Intelligence
From Communications of the ACM

Contracting for Artificial Intelligence

Considering the promises and perils of contracting for the use of artificial intelligence tools and data.

GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You
From ACM Opinion

GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You

An interview with OpenAI's Greg Brockman.

Do We Need a National Algorithms Safety Board?
From ACM Opinion

Do We Need a National Algorithms Safety Board?

Perfectly safe algorithmic systems are not possible, but safer systems are.
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account