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Implementing a European, Not Global, Right to Be Forgotten
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Implementing a European, Not Global, Right to Be Forgotten

In a landmark ruling in May 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) established a "right to be forgotten", or more accurately, a "right to delist"...

16 Trends That Will Define the Future of Video Games
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16 Trends That Will Define the Future of Video Games

Hundreds of game developers, publishers and analysts recently descended on Brighton for the annual Develop conference.

Kepler-452b: What It Would Be Like to Live On Earth's 'Cousin'
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Kepler-452b: What It Would Be Like to Live On Earth's 'Cousin'

Kepler-452b may be Earth's close cousin, but living on the newfound world would still be an alien experience.

The Truth about the Turing Test
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The Truth about the Turing Test

Alan Turing made many predictions about artificial intelligence, but one of his lesser known may sound familiar to those who have heard Stephen Hawking or Elon...

The Web-Connected Car Is Cool, Until Hackers Cut Your Brakes
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The Web-Connected Car Is Cool, Until Hackers Cut Your Brakes

When the history of the connected car is written, this week may go down as a pivotal moment for consumers worried about security.

Why I'm Addicted to Browsing Sepia Photos of Old-School NYC
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Why I'm Addicted to Browsing Sepia Photos of Old-School NYC

It's not a game or social media site, but OldNYC.org is as addictive as Angry Birds and as time consuming as Facebook.

Learning Through Computational Creativity
From Communications of the ACM

Learning Through Computational Creativity

Improving learning and achievement in introductory computer science by incorporating creative thinking into the curriculum.

Understanding the U.S. Domestic Computer Science Ph.D. Pipeline
From Communications of the ACM

Understanding the U.S. Domestic Computer Science Ph.D. Pipeline

Two studies provide insights into how to increase the number of domestic doctoral students in U.S. computer science programs.

Hickory Dickory Doc
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Hickory Dickory Doc

On null encryption and automated documentation.

Permissionless Innovation
From Communications of the ACM

Permissionless Innovation

Seeking a better approach to pharmaceutical research and development.

Security for Mobile and Cloud Frontiers in Healthcare
From Communications of the ACM

Security for Mobile and Cloud Frontiers in Healthcare

Designers and developers of healthcare information technologies must address preexisting security vulnerabilities and undiagnosed future threats.

What Edward Snowden Has Wrought
From ACM Opinion

What Edward Snowden Has Wrought

Think of Edward Snowden's vast leaks as a how-to guide for head-choppers looking to keep their own heads far from U.S. bombs.

We Are Data: The Future of Machine Intelligence
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We Are Data: The Future of Machine Intelligence

I look at apps like Grindr and Tinder and see how they’ve rewritten sex culture—by creating a sexual landscape filled with vast amounts of incredibly graphic site...

What Is a 'Computer' Anymore?
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What Is a 'Computer' Anymore?

People used to be computers.

The Future, as Told by 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3'
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The Future, as Told by 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3'

If you've played just one first-person shooter game it was probably in the Call of Duty series.

Ad Tech Is Killing the Online Experience
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Ad Tech Is Killing the Online Experience

There's something so wonderfully easy about reading this column in a physical newspaper.

Pluto Is Just a Baby Step for Humankind
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Pluto Is Just a Baby Step for Humankind

As it advances now beyond Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft is sending back data from its historic encounter with the dwarf planet like a long sigh of relief.

Cli-Fi—That's Climate Fiction—Is the New Sci-Fi
From ACM Opinion

Cli-Fi—That's Climate Fiction—Is the New Sci-Fi

Extreme weather events, changes in precipitation levels, species migration and extinction—climate change promises so many fun things. But why wait?

The View from the Front Seat of the Google Self-Driving Car, Chapter 2
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The View from the Front Seat of the Google Self-Driving Car, Chapter 2

Summer is one of the most dangerous times of the year on U.S. streets, as many of us spend more time behind the wheel, heading out for long road trips or local...

A Team Member's View of All the Work on Earth It Took to Get New Horizons to Pluto
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A Team Member's View of All the Work on Earth It Took to Get New Horizons to Pluto

Science is hard and good science is harder—it takes persistence and tons of patience.
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