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Visualizing Sets
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visualizing Sets

Interesting example of a novel data visualization.  From Microsoft Labs.

Morse Code Project
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Morse Code Project

Project ideas come from all sorts of places. Textbooks, other teachers I work with, blogs, random conversations, conferences (do you know about Nifty Assignments...

Yet Another Computer Side Channel
From Schneier on Security

Yet Another Computer Side Channel

Researchers have managed to get two computers to communicate using heat and thermal sensors. It's not really viable communication -- the bit rate is eight per hour...

HPC News Roundup for March 27, 2015
From insideHPC

HPC News Roundup for March 27, 2015

I'm on my way home from a series of Springtime HPC conferences with boatload of new videos and interviews on the latest in high performance computing. Here areHPC...

HPC Market Update from Intersect360 Research
From insideHPC

HPC Market Update from Intersect360 Research

"The drive toward exascale computing, a renewed emphasis on data-centric processing, energy efficiency concerns, and the limitations of memory and I/O performance...

Video: Special Training Session for HPC Systems Managers and Users
From insideHPC

Video: Special Training Session for HPC Systems Managers and Users

In this video from the 2015 HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference, Oded Paz presents: Special Training Session for HPC Systems Managers and Users: EDR InfiniBand...

Sharp methodological critiques on current Big Data practices
From Putting People First

Sharp methodological critiques on current Big Data practices

Two methodological critiques on Big Data that caught our attention: In the Financial Times, economist and journalist Tim Harford points out that sampling bias and...

XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students
From XRDS

XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students


Stay weird, stay different
From XRDS

Stay weird, stay different

Sean Follmer

Inbox
From XRDS

Inbox

XRDS Staff

Alice and Bob in the new world
From XRDS

Alice and Bob in the new world

Shashank Agrawal

ACM-W chapters at home and abroad: An initiative on women, not of women
From XRDS

ACM-W chapters at home and abroad: An initiative on women, not of women

Claudia Schulz

Chronicling ciphers
From XRDS

Chronicling ciphers

Jay Patel

The Ph.D. journey: tips from somebody who managed to defend his thesis
From XRDS

The Ph.D. journey: tips from somebody who managed to defend his thesis

Vaggelis Giannikas

Computer science faculty careers at liberal arts colleges
From XRDS

Computer science faculty careers at liberal arts colleges

Janet Davis, Jeannie Albrecht, Christine Alvarado, Tzu-Yi Chen, Amy Csizmar Dalal, Sohie Lee

Exception handling evaluation of large APIs
From XRDS

Exception handling evaluation of large APIs

Maria Kechagia

On the evolution of security bugs
From XRDS

On the evolution of security bugs

Dimitris Mitropoulos

Kristin Lauter on cryptography and mathematics
From XRDS

Kristin Lauter on cryptography and mathematics

Shashank Agrawal, Billy RathjeThere are unique challenges posed by cryptography research. This interview examines potential threats to modern security techniques...

Fully homomorphic encryption: cryptography's holy grail
From XRDS

Fully homomorphic encryption: cryptography's holy grail

David J. WuFor more than 30 years, cryptographers have embarked on a quest to construct an encryption scheme that would enable arbitrary computation on encrypted...

Encrypted search
From XRDS

Encrypted search

Seny KamaraThe need to embed search functionality into every aspect of technology has produced an abundance of information that is difficult to secure. Can advances...
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The Three Faces of Cyberwar
The Three Faces of Cyberwar
03.26.2015

The different aspects of cyberwar, and what can be done about them.

Agile Methods: A Follow-up ACM Webinar
Agile Methods: A Follow-up ACM Webinar
03.26.2015

A follow-up session to the ACM webinar Agile Methods: The Good, the Hype and the Ugly will take place on March …

Battling Bias
Battling Bias
03.20.2015

A regional Grace Hopper Celebration event this week focused on "advancing a gender diverse technology workforce in New York."

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