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Computational Thinking: The Discussion Continues
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Computational Thinking: The Discussion Continues

Perspectives on computational thinking.

AI Education for Teens: Lifting the Hood on Data and Machine Learning
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AI Education for Teens: Lifting the Hood on Data and Machine Learning

What are key ideas and intuitions foundational to AI that AI education in secondary schools should target? This blog post describes our approach to teaching AI...

Publishing, The Choice and The Luck
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Publishing, The Choice and The Luck

Selecting publishing targets is a process with no simple solutions.

How to Reduce the Carbon Emissions of Your Website
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How to Reduce the Carbon Emissions of Your Website

We can control our online ecological impact.

Safe AI in Education Needs You
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Safe AI in Education Needs You

Artificial intelligence is coming to your learners and will raise challenging issues that need experts like you. Learn how you can get involved in AI and Educational...

What Should be Done About Facebook?
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What Should be Done About Facebook?

The recent release of the Facebook papers by a whistleblower has confirmed that leaders at the company have long known about problems facilitated by their social...

Patent Protection in Europe
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Patent Protection in Europe

Up to the second half of the 19th century —with the exception of the industrial power Great Britain—the protection of inventions was inadequate and strongly disputed...

Reinforcing Computer Science Education
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Reinforcing Computer Science Education

What do computer science students need to know to be successful in industry?

Not Worth a Thousand Words
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Not Worth a Thousand Words

Pictures are no substitute for substance.

Language Imitation Games and the Arrival of Broad and Shallow AI
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Language Imitation Games and the Arrival of Broad and Shallow AI

On the impact of large language models.

Computers Were Originally Humans
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Computers Were Originally Humans

Until the middle of the 20th century, computers were in fact humans who performed calculations.

Students are Interested in People, and Teachers Value Multiple Languages: ICER 2021 Pointers
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Students are Interested in People, and Teachers Value Multiple Languages: ICER 2021 Pointers

A couple of excellent papers from the International Computing Education Research conference.

Safe Space for Alt-Views
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Safe Space for Alt-Views

Not everyone who questions computational hegemony is appealing to magic, mysticism, or divinity.

We Are Camille
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We Are Camille

Who is Camille Noûs, who has contributed to hundreds of papers on Google Scholar?

Tech Meetups In A Pandemic
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Tech Meetups In A Pandemic

By 2019, I generally thought there wasn't much that could surprise me about organizing meetups. Then Covid-19 hit. I was so wrong.

Protecting Enterprise Use of IoT
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Protecting Enterprise Use of IoT

How to strengthen the security of the Internet of Things in organizations.

The Role of Computer Science in Elite Higher Education: Seeing the Expert Blind Spot
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The Role of Computer Science in Elite Higher Education: Seeing the Expert Blind Spot

CS has an important role in preparing elite scientists, engineers, and mathematicians.

How Does One Multiply with Napier's Rods?
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How Does One Multiply with Napier's Rods?

Napier's multiplication and division rods, deriving from the basic multiplication table, simplify calculations considerably.

A Standard Plan for Modern Requirements
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A Standard Plan for Modern Requirements

The ambitious systems that we develop today need a proper requirements structure. The plan defined here organizes requirements specification along four books, the...
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