ACM People in the News
"Turing Award Winner Judea Pearl Believes to Build Truly Intelligent Machines, Researchers Should Teach Them Cause & Effect"
Analytics India, January 31, 2019
ACM A.M. Turing Award laureate Judea Pearl argues that AI has been hampered by an incomplete understanding of what intelligence really is.
"Levchin Prize Names Winners at the 2019 Real-World Crypto Conference"
Business Wire, January 9, 2019
Mihir Bellare, recipient of ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award, receives Levchin Prize.
"The Yoda of Silicon Valley"
The New York Times, December 17, 2018
Stanford computer scientist and ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Donald Knuth reflects on 50 years of his opus-in-progress, The Art of Computer Programming, which has served as the bible of its field.
"Felten confirmed as member of U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board"
Princeton University, October 12, 2018
Former USACM chair Ed Felten confirmed by Senate to PCLOB, the five-person board established at the recommendation of the 9/11 Commission and charged with evaluating and advising on executive branch anti-terrorism measures with respect to privacy and civil liberties.
"Tim Berners-Lee Launched His Vision for an Alternative Web, and His Timing Was Impeccable"
Business Insider, October 1, 2018
2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Sir Tim Berners-Lee has been a vocal opponent of major technology companies abusing user data, calling for more regulation.