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CFP: Activism and Social Networking Advocating For Privacy
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CFP: Activism and Social Networking Advocating For Privacy

The Computers Freedom and Privacy Conference (CFP) continued Tuesday afternoon with a panel called Activism and Social Networking: Advocating for Privacy.  Panelists...

Internet Information Freedom Revisited.
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Internet Information Freedom Revisited.

Many countries have started to control access to information on Internet for their citizens, most famous case being China, but Latin America does not escape this...

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...

Has the Spam War Been Won?
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Has the Spam War Been Won?

A decade ago, e-mail spam was a severe problem.  Now, e-mail spam is barely noticeable.  After years of battles between spam filters and spammers creating new tricks...

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...

Investigating Old Problems in a New Light at CSCW, Day 2
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Investigating Old Problems in a New Light at CSCW, Day 2

This post will give a summary of one paper each from sessions on Groupware Technologies, the experimental CSCW Horizons, and Everyday Healthcare.

What Will 2010 Bring?
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What Will 2010 Bring?

What changes will we see in 2010 in computing?

The DARPA Network Challenge and the Design of Social Participation Systems
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The DARPA Network Challenge and the Design of Social Participation Systems

What have we learned from the DARPA Network Challenge and the design of social participation systems?  The principal concern for designers of social participation...

Security and Privacy Issues on Internet Social Networks
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Security and Privacy Issues on Internet Social Networks

Last month most Internet users in Colombia were shocked with the case of a young girl who was murdered by a couple of young guys who used the girl's profile to...

Internet Connectivity and Multimedia Content in Latin America
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Internet Connectivity and Multimedia Content in Latin America

How Internet connectivity has affected multimedia content in Latin America.

Grace Hopper Keynote 1: Megan Smith
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Grace Hopper Keynote 1: Megan Smith

Megan Smith keynote at Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper Conference Opening Session: Part 1
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Grace Hopper Conference Opening Session: Part 1

Grace Hopper Conference--some highlights on who attends and what it's like.

The World Is Small
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The World Is Small

Not that many years ago international travel meant one was largely inaccessible to colleagues at home. Today, when my plane lands, I will turn on my smart phone...

Locomotive Complexity
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Locomotive Complexity

Reflections on the the Japanese railyway system as a modern marvel of efficiency and infrastructure. 

What's That You Say?
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What's That You Say?

Science fiction has long told of a Universe thick with real-time speech-to-speech translation devices, and recent experiences in the land of the rising sun suggest...

Campus Party Colombia
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Campus Party Colombia

 July 6 2009, is the starting date for the second edition of “campus party” which is one of the most important technological shows of the world.

Windmills in the Water
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Windmills in the Water

A call to the computer science community for what a research agenda might look like for the role of information and communications technologies in energy, the environment...

High-Performance Computing: Where
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High-Performance Computing: Where

By definition, the raison d’être for high-performance computing is high performance, but floating point operations per second (FLOPS) need not be the only measure...

Connecting the Two Ends: Mobile Clouds
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Connecting the Two Ends: Mobile Clouds

  In 1959, the colorful and brilliant physicist, Richard Feynman, gave a seminal lecture to the American Physical Society entitled, "There's Plenty of Room at...
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