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Can AI learn to forget?
Greengard S. Communications of the ACM 65(4): 9-11, 2022. Type: Article
Nowadays, we can assume readers of
are familiar with the ideas behind machine learning, where neural networks are trained with large training sets so that they “learn” to recognize patterns ...
Aug 8 2022
A brave new world of genetic engineering
Greengard S. Communications of the ACM 62(2): 11-13, 2019. Type: Article
While CRISPR, Gene Knockout Kit (GKO), and cryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) may be acronyms unknown to the larger computer science (CS) community, they are well known in genetic engineering research. Software and hardware are extendi...
Apr 1 2019
Finding a healthier approach to managing medical data
Greengard S. Communications of the ACM 61(5): 31-33, 2018. Type: Article
Healthcare providers are confronted with formidable obstacles when it comes to providing effective medical care, even without taking into account the existing privacy laws that protect patients. Is the use of patient data when explorin...
Aug 14 2018
The Internet of Things
Greengard S., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015. 232 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262527-73-6)
Aimed at guiding a tour through the emerging Internet of Things (IoT), this book is intended to provide insight from a sociological perspective. Engineers will find a different view of what they are used to, that is, aspects that IoT t...
Nov 12 2015
Computational photography comes into focus
Greengard S. Communications of the ACM 57(2): 19-21, 2014. Type: Article
Greengard, in this paper, beautifully presents the concepts and computational aspects of digital photography beyond the scope of mere image capturing. He predicts that advances in digital cameras and photo-editing software will change ...
Mar 17 2014
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