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Database Decay and What To Do About It
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Database Decay and What To Do About It

In our opinion, database decay results from the multi-department organization of large implementations.

Tech Industry Ph.D.s: Academia Can Be Nicer Than You Think
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Tech Industry Ph.D.s: Academia Can Be Nicer Than You Think

If more Ph.D.s do not return to the academy, there will not be enough graduates capable of taking all those high tech jobs.

Please Explain
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Please Explain

H-index in Web of Science?

Designing the Activities For a 'Computing Lab' to Support Computational Literacy
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Designing the Activities For a 'Computing Lab' to Support Computational Literacy

Developing the teaching techniques so everyone develops computational literacy skills.

How We Teach Should Be Independent Of Who We Are Teaching
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How We Teach Should Be Independent Of Who We Are Teaching

A look at teaching and diversity in Computer Science.

Stop Trying to Deter Cyberattacks
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Stop Trying to Deter Cyberattacks

Whither cyber deterrence? In my view, let it wither.

What Makes a Program Elegant?
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What Makes a Program Elegant?

Most programmers would agree that some programs are elegant, and that elegant programs are better than others.

Geek Gene, Teacher and Student Self-Efficacy, and the Problem of Python's Self: A Report on Icer 2016
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Geek Gene, Teacher and Student Self-Efficacy, and the Problem of Python's Self: A Report on Icer 2016

A report on ICER 2016 paper awardees, CS teaching and grading, student self-confidence, and the problems of using Python.

Star Trek@50: Inspiring Discovery and Innovation
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Star [email protected]: Inspiring Discovery and Innovation

Star Trek has inspired generations to pursue science and technology careers, not a few of whom have transformed part of it into technological and commercial fact...

The Work and Inspiration of the International Association For Computing and Philosophy
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The Work and Inspiration of the International Association For Computing and Philosophy

A prominent player in the philosophy of computer science includes the two disciplines in its title.

14 Years of a Learner-Centered Python IDE
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14 Years of a Learner-Centered Python IDE

How we thought about the JES pedagogical programming environment for students over the last 14 years.

A Presidential Policy Directive With Little Direction
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A Presidential Policy Directive With Little Direction

Cybersecurity is integral in nature in a very connected world; the insecurity of some contributes to the vulnerability of all.

Meeting the Need For Csp at Georgia Tech
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Meeting the Need For Csp at Georgia Tech

In November, I encouraged CS departments to create AP CS equivalent classes. I tried to make one at my institution, but realized that we were already there.

Does Nature Use Data?
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Does Nature Use Data?

Does nature use databases? Does nature use data structures?  

A Very Local Snapshot of K-12 CS Education
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A Very Local Snapshot of K-12 CS Education

What are students learning in K-12 CS?

A Jolt or Two (Part 1)
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A Jolt or Two (Part 1)

You cannot learn something if you think you already know it, and don't.

Five Principles For Programming Languages For Learners
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Five Principles For Programming Languages For Learners

Five considerations when choosing a programming language for schools

The Emerging Technology Landscape in China
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The Emerging Technology Landscape in China

Observations about the emerging technology landscape in China, looking at mobile social networking, mobile payments, taxi hailing, and same or next day delivery...

Making the World Fair and Just
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Making the World Fair and Just

Wendy Powley and Gloria Childress Townsend report on the National Center for Women & IT Annual Summit, themed "making the world fair and just."  

And the 2016 ICPC Winner Is . . .
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And the 2016 ICPC Winner Is . . .

The results are in for the 2016 ACM-ICPC World Finals
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