Election systems are supposed to be disconnected from the Internet, for obvious and sensible reasons. Most elections today, however, use computers.
Duncan Buell From BLOG@CACM | March 27, 2018 at 09:22 AM
Is a comparison between operating systems, which are analyzed by software engineers for conditional execution paths, and possible worlds, which are analyzed by...Robin K. Hill From BLOG@CACM | April 29, 2017 at 08:32 PM
Here we are, 70 years into the computer age and we still do not seem to know how to build secure information systems. And yet, our community marches forward with...Moshe Y. Vardi From BLOG@CACM | April 14, 2017 at 09:07 AM
Star Trek has inspired generations to pursue science and technology careers, not a few of whom have transformed part of it into technological and commercial fact...Daniel Reed From BLOG@CACM | September 8, 2016 at 12:00 AM
The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, sponsored by IBM, is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming competition in the world.
Courtney Coolidge From BLOG@CACM | May 16, 2016 at 09:22 AM
State of the Practice focus at SC16 expands opportunities for HPC service providers and practitioners to publish their innovations and best practices.
Dan Stanzione From BLOG@CACM | April 6, 2016 at 04:30 PM
The vast majority of computer and network security experts agree that there is currently no way to adequately secure an online public election.David Jefferson and Barbara Simons From BLOG@CACM | February 24, 2016 at 09:29 AM
SC15 is taking place at a time when high-performance computing (HPC) finds itself at an inflection point. As we approach the end of CMOS, the path forward for HPC's...Dona Crawford From BLOG@CACM | November 16, 2015 at 09:13 AM
The annual SC conference is instituting new practices over the next five years that will help establish SC as the "gold standard" for computational science practice...Michela Taufer and Wilfred Pinfold From BLOG@CACM | November 15, 2015 at 04:58 PM
In the 70 years since the end of World War II, AI has advanced enormously, and the military has continued to show a steady appetite for acquiring lethal robots....John Arquilla From BLOG@CACM | May 1, 2015 at 03:22 PM
At SIGCSE 2015, five CS educators brought and live-demo'd the low-cost Beowulf clusters they had built for teaching parallel and distributed computing.Joel C. Adams From BLOG@CACM | April 2, 2015 at 09:38 AM
As managers and practitioners in the HPC community part of our responsibility is to make sure that everyone we come into professional contact with appreciates how...Dona Crawford From BLOG@CACM | November 21, 2014 at 08:28 AM