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What It's Like to Win the Turing Award
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What It's Like to Win the Turing Award

Michael Stonebraker is an adjunct professor in the Massachussetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and recipient...

Top 10 Myths about Teaching Computer Science
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Top 10 Myths about Teaching Computer Science

Let's put some evidence behind those summertime faculty email list battles about CS teaching.

The Robots are Taking Over! (Perhaps Not Quite Yet.)
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The Robots are Taking Over! (Perhaps Not Quite Yet.)

Programs fix themselves! Today! It's scary!

SF Reading for Computer Scientists: Summer 2015
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SF Reading for Computer Scientists: Summer 2015

Summer reading recommendations for computer scientists, courtesy of the SIGCSE 2015 Using Science Fiction in CS Courses BOF.

The Ethics of Cyberwar
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The Ethics of Cyberwar

Under what conditions should one engage in cyberwar? How should such a conflict be waged?

Exascale Computing and Big Data: Time To Reunite
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Exascale Computing and Big Data: Time To Reunite

It is past time to reunite the big data, cloud, and high-performance computing communities. Each can each learn much from the other.

Improving Computing Education by Viewing Teaching as Community Property
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Improving Computing Education by Viewing Teaching as Community Property

Teaching about computing should be shared, not isolated behind closed doors. 

From Russia, Without Love
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From Russia, Without Love

Considering Russia's alleged involvement in international cyber incidents, and its willingness to stop them.

The Babble of Computing Education: Diverse Perspectives, Confusing Definitions
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The Babble of Computing Education: Diverse Perspectives, Confusing Definitions

 A wide range of differing definitions and diverse adoptions in computing education make it hard to understand and define

St. Petersburg National Research University ITMO Wins 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals
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St. Petersburg National Research University ITMO Wins 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals

ITMO becomes the first team to solve all 13 problems in the ACM-ICPC World Finals!

The ACM-ICPC World Finals: How to Watch and Engage from Home
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The ACM-ICPC World Finals: How to Watch and Engage from Home

A guide to following the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest from afar.

Day Two at the ACM-ICPC World Finals
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Day Two at the ACM-ICPC World Finals

A look at the second day of the ACM-ICPC World Finals in Morocco.

Greetings from Marrakech, Host of the 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals
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Greetings from Marrakech, Host of the 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals

A report from the 39th Annual IBM-Sponsored ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.

Learning About Parallel and Distributed Computing
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Learning About Parallel and Distributed Computing

Parallel and distributed computing are now in the core CS curriculum, and every CS program should be teaching their students about it. How can CS educators learn...

A Taste of CHI Interactivity in Seoul
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A Taste of CHI Interactivity in Seoul

Observations from CHI 2015, the first SIGCHI annual conference held in Asia.

Meet A.I. Joe
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Meet A.I. Joe

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.

CHI 2015: Gangnam Style!
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CHI 2015: Gangnam Style!

ACM's CHI conference April 18-23 in Seoul, Korea, featured groundbreaking research in human-computer interaction. 

The Life of a Computer Pioneer
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The Life of a Computer Pioneer

Obituary of F.L. Bauer, German informatics pioneer.

Budget Beowulf Clusters
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Budget Beowulf Clusters

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.
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