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What Is Reality?
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What Is Reality?

 And, what flavor of reality do you prefer: standard, augmented, virtual...

Through A Google Glass, Darkly
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Through A Google Glass, Darkly

I have been wearing Google Glass as both a technical assessment of utility and as a social study in human dynamics and expectations.

So, Who Won The Battle Of The Brains?
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So, Who Won The Battle Of The Brains?

And the winner of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest is...

The Heat Is On
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The Heat Is On

Students work together to solve complicated problems while competing at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Here We Go!
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Here We Go!

The ACM ICPC kicks off!

The Lull Before the Storm
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The Lull Before the Storm

The evening before the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals.

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.

Quantum Gaming
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Quantum Gaming

Scientific discovery games are an exciting new approach to solving thorny scientific problems using contributions from a distributed group of non-expert humans....

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John McCarthy

The contributions and personality of John McCarthy, one of the pioneers of computer science.

Interspecies Interaction Design at CHI
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Interspecies Interaction Design at CHI

A description of new frontiers in animal/human interaction design emerging at CHI. No cats or chickens were harmed in the writing of this article.

The Wonderful World of Cooking Interfaces
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The Wonderful World of Cooking Interfaces

This is an article describing some recent (and bizarre) interfaces to support cooking. The intersection of computer science and culinary art is not as small as...

Game Design Through Mentoring and Collaboration
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Game Design Through Mentoring and Collaboration

About the successful game design program for students at McKinley Tech and George Mason University which encourages young people to study STEM.

Turns out That Brain Training Games Don't Work
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Turns out That Brain Training Games Don't Work

A brief article pointing to a new large scale study published in Nature about the effect of brain training games.

World of Warcraft-Playing Professors
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World of Warcraft-Playing Professors

Are academics taking serious games too seriously?

Learning from the DARPA Network Challenge
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Learning from the DARPA Network Challenge

Part 3: Lessons Learned. This is the story of the Georgia Tech team's experiences in the DARPA Network Challenge, a competition designed to see how online social...

Presentations, Humor, and Memes
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Presentations, Humor, and Memes

I have been reflecting on the nature of technical presentations. Public speaking can be great fun. When done well, it is a form of performance art. Enjoy it, and...

Finding DARPA's 10 Red Balloons
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Finding DARPA's 10 Red Balloons

Part 2: Launch Day. This is the story of the Georgia Tech team's experiences in the DARPA Network Challenge, a competition designed to see how online social networks...

Preparing For the DARPA Network Challenge
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Preparing For the DARPA Network Challenge

In late 2009 DARPA held its Network Challenge, a competition designed to see how online social networks could locate 10 red weather balloons moored throughout the...

Mimi Ito on Amateur Media: Incremental, Experimental
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Mimi Ito on Amateur Media: Incremental, Experimental

When late night comedy can't retain an audience but a man lipsynching in his chair nets more than 700 million views, we know that something is up. What makes...

What Will 2010 Bring?
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What Will 2010 Bring?

What changes will we see in 2010 in computing?
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