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November 2014


From Communications of the ACM

Summing Up

Summing Up

Considering recent privacy- and security-related events through this column.


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An Embarrassment of Riches

An Embarrassment of Riches

A critical review of open innovation systems.


From Communications of the ACM

Designing User Incentives for Cybersecurity

Designing User Incentives for Cybersecurity

How to encourage better user security practices and behavior


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A Future for Computing Education Research

A Future for Computing Education Research

Seeking to address the most important issues facing the computer education research community.


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The Dark Side of the Sharing Economy . . . and How to Lighten It

The Dark Side of the Sharing Economy . . . and How to Lighten It

Improving the sharing economy will require addressing myriad problems.


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Updates on the Intellectual Property Front

Updates on the Intellectual Property Front

Recapping influential U.S. Supreme Court decisions rendered earlier this year.


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Big Data's End Run Around Procedural Privacy Protections

Big Data's End Run Around Procedural Privacy Protections

Recognizing the inherent limitations of consent and anonymity.

Blog at CACM
Software’s Vital Role @Japan Robot Week 2014
Software’s Vital Role @Japan Robot Week 2014
10.28.2014

Modern robots are no longer just about hardware. Software algorithms play an essential role in bringing life-like movements to industrial robots and …

What Is Your Research Culture? Part 1: The Questionnaire
What Is Your Research Culture? Part 1: The Questionnaire
10.25.2014

What kind of computer science culture reigns in your country and organization: retro, or modern? Take the questionnaire and find out.

Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper
Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper
10.16.2014

Thoughts about Satya Nadella's comments at the Grace Hopper Conference.

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Google Developing a Pill That Would Detect Cancer and Other Diseases
10.31.2014

Google is attempting to develop a pill that would send …

Brain Decoder Can Eavesdrop on Your Inner Voice
Brain Decoder Can Eavesdrop on Your Inner Voice
10.31.2014

Talking to yourself used to be a strictly private pastime.

Technology Group Promises Scientists Their Own Clouds (The Data Kind)
Technology Group Promises Scientists Their Own Clouds (The Data Kind)
10.31.2014

The nonprofit Internet2 organization is now offering researchers the opportunity …

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