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CFP: Workshop Explores Privacy By Design
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CFP: Workshop Explores Privacy By Design

Software developers discuss new technologies for protecting privacy.

CFP: Domain Seizures and Online Free Expression
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CFP: Domain Seizures and Online Free Expression

The overwhelming secrecy surrounding seizures conducted under Operation in Our Sites is inexplicable.

CFP: Intellectual Property v. Personal Property: Owning Digital Media and the First Sale Doctrine
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CFP: Intellectual Property v. Personal Property: Owning Digital Media and the First Sale Doctrine

There is a growing tension between consumers and content companies when it comes to the manner in which content is purchased and what consumers expect to be able...

CFP: Prism
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CFP: Prism

PRISM may be least problematic of disclosed programs. -Ashkan Soltani

CFP: Bridging the Divide: U­.S. and E.U. Perspectives on Privacy
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CFP: Bridging the Divide: U­.S. and E.U. Perspectives on Privacy

While we have heard from two representatives from the EU on privacy, no one from the US government will join us for the first panel.

Twitter Coverage of the ACM Awards
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Twitter Coverage of the ACM Awards

An aggregation of tweets I posted during the ACM Awards ceremony in San Francisco on June 15.

The Role of Hypercard in Today's World
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The Role of Hypercard in Today's World

 HyperCard is an end-user programming tool from the 1990's.  A new version that runs on most modern platforms raises the question of the role of end-user programming...

Simplifying Communication
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Simplifying Communication

How often have you picked up a scholarly journal in a discipline far removed from your expertise, only to be stymied and mystified by the disciplinary jargon?  We...

Nerdy Strutting: How to Put Women Off the Tech Industry
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Nerdy Strutting: How to Put Women Off the Tech Industry

A reflection on how interaction patterns in the tech industry might be off putting to women even if they are not offensive or explicitly exclusive.

Innovation For Jobs
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Innovation For Jobs

As technology continues to eliminate some jobs, how can we use innovation to create more?

Software Engineering in the Venice of the North
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Software Engineering in the Venice of the North

ESEC-FSE 2013 (in Saint Petersburg,, 18-26 August) is the place to be for software engineering in 2013.

Who Earned First Computer Science Ph.D.?
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Who Earned First Computer Science Ph.D.?

Guest blogger Ralph L. London describes his efforts to provide a more accurate historical record of the first computer science Ph.D.s in the United States.

Conferences: Publication, Communication, Sanction
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Conferences: Publication, Communication, Sanction

Conferences have three roles; these roles should be separated.

Computer Science: Filling the Education Pipeline Gap
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Computer Science: Filling the Education Pipeline Gap

Computer Science Education Week 2012 Chair Ruthe Farmer talks about the importance of CS education and looks to you to pledge your support.

Little Miss Geek
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Little Miss Geek

Belinda Parmar's book Little Miss Geek highlights the gender imbalances within the tech industry, offering practical suggestions of how businesses can overcome...

Exciting 'Big Data' Medical Applications
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Exciting 'Big Data' Medical Applications

A quick look at two exciting medical applications of big data analysis.

HPC, Big Data and the Peloponnesian War
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HPC, Big Data and the Peloponnesian War

We need a concord and strategic research investment plan that recognizes the shared importance of HPC and big data. Both warrant investments in basic research,...

Priming, Assimilation Bias, Social Proof in Social Media
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Priming, Assimilation Bias, Social Proof in Social Media

As the US election draws near, what is the role that social media play in this political process?  How do social theories and psychological tendencies affect the...

Why Isn't There More Computer Science in ­U.S. High Schools?
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Why Isn't There More Computer Science in ­U.S. High Schools?

 Seems like a simple question, but there are lots of factors that prevent US high school students from getting access to computer science.

Intermittent Net and Mobile/Cloud Development
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Intermittent Net and Mobile/Cloud Development

Intermittent Net: The Importance of Distributed Thinking in Mobile/Cloud Application Development (and Usage)
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