acm - an acm publication

2023 - September

  • Lost and Found in Translation

    Each "Communication Corner" essay is self-contained; however, they build on each other. For best results, before reading this essay and doing the exercise, go to the first essay "How an Ugly Duckling Became a Swan," then read each succeeding essay.

    Most people write in their native language, which is why too many pay too little attention to how precisely they say what they want to say. "Well, everyone will understand." People who write or translate into other languages know this isn't true.

  • AI for Environmental Intelligence in the Digital Economy

    In today's digital economy, companies face climate-related damage to their assets, disruptions to supply chains and operations, and increasing pressure from consumers and regulators to their sustainability goals. Researchers need better tools to support climate research; businesses need better technologies to accelerate their sustainable digital transformation journeys. These include reimagining operations, supply chains, emissions management, or ESG and climate risk reporting with the help of emerging technologies for organizations to meet their sustainability goals. In this paper, we focus on some of the proposed approaches for helping enterprises to decarbonize their emission as they embrace their digital economy transformation.