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US-BLS: Computing Employment Outlook Remains Bright
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US-BLS: Computing Employment Outlook Remains Bright

According to the most recent US-BLS Employment Projections, most STEM career opportunities are in computing.

A Lovelace, Babbage, and Analytical Engine LEGO Set?
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A Lovelace, Babbage, and Analytical Engine LEGO Set?

On LEGO's ideas site, a new set has been proposed that would let children build the Analytical Engine, and learn about the roles Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage...

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.

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...

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.

What Are The Best STEM Careers in 2015?
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What Are The Best STEM Careers in 2015?

According to U.S. News & World Report: Money, the top four STEM careers (and nine of the top 20) are all in computing.

Why the Pass at the End of Super Bowl XLIX was the Right Call
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Why the Pass at the End of Super Bowl XLIX was the Right Call

If we explore the logic behind the Seattle coaching decision near the end of Superbowl XLIX with computational thinking, we'll see it was the correct decision.

HPC: Computational Performance vs. Human Productivity
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HPC: Computational Performance vs. Human Productivity

One of the themes at SC14 was the tension between developing programs that run fast vs. the time required by humans to develop and maintain fast-running programs...

Computing Is The Safe STEM Career Choice Today
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Computing Is The Safe STEM Career Choice Today

The US-BLS 2012-2022 employment projections predict that nearly 3 out of 4 new STEM jobs and 3 out of 5 total STEM jobs will be in computing.  

Hot Job Market for Computer Science Graduates
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Hot Job Market for Computer Science Graduates

The newest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projections predict that the already hot job market for computing professionals will become even hotter this decade. 
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