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Commenting on Code, Considering Data's Bottleneck

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 00:00

Edwin Torres considers the enduring value of code comments, while Walid Saba wonders if we have overreacted to the knowledge acquisition bottleneck.

ACM's 2018 General Election

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 00:00

Meet the candidates who introduce their plans—and stands—for the Association.

How We Lost the Women in Computing

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 00:00

We cannot understand the current gender disparity in computing without understanding the history of women in computing. How did we lose the women in computing? They did not just leave; they were pushed out.

Toward Sustainable Access

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 00:00

The publishing landscape is changing, and ACM with it. We take this opportunity to describe what ACM thinks about recent trends, recent changes, and the future.

Iran Confirms Arrest of British Computer Science Professor

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:22

A spokesman for Iran's judiciary has confirmed that Abbas Edalat, a British-Iranian academic, has been arrested on security charges.

Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:03

Students from the United States and Japan will talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASA's Year of Education on Station.

Army Researchers Find the Best Cyber Teams Are Antisocial Cyber Teams

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 10:18

Army researchers have discovered what experienced information security teams already know: actual human interaction isn't a key to success when you already know your role on the team.