ACM Huffington Post Blogs Provide Unique Viewpoints on the Impact of Computing on Society

August 4, 2016

ACM has partnered with The Huffington Post to share insights of leading computing experts in thought-provoking, insightful blog posts. Written on a rigorously curated list of computing and information technology topics, these in-depth posts will demonstrate to readers how computing and information technology are ubiquitous in our daily lives.

The most recent ACM blogger to explore the impact of technology on society is Kosta Peric, a deputy director for global development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In his post, How Tech Breakthroughs Can Shatter the Bonds of Poverty, Peric discusses how the global revolution in mobile communications can be an important tool in alleviating world poverty, with mobile devices and other platforms allowing the poor to handle their money securely and transfer it instantaneously.

The blog posts appear monthly. Check out other blogs on topics ranging from Diversity to the use of Big Data in treating cancer, collected here.