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

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#### Protecting Enterprise Use of IoT

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

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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.

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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.

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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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#### How Does One Calculate With A Circular Slide Rule?

The circular slide rule was widely used until the 1970s.

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#### 10 Tips for Implementing Executable Exams

The focus is on executable exams for an Introduction to Computer Science course.

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#### Understanding NoSQL Database Types: Key Value

Of all non-relationals, the key-value store is by far the most popular due to its extreme simplicity.

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#### Inclusive Integration of Computing in School Districts: Two Essential Tradeoffs

When integrating computer science and computational thinking in a school district through inclusive learning pathways, school district leaders face challenging...

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#### Is Computing a Team Sport?

I take a peek at the history of computing to see if pioneering early developments were the results of team effort.

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#### Why Did We Ever Think the First Programming Language Didn't Matter?

Maybe the first programming language didn't really matter, because students learning programming were different.

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#### The Evolution of Computing Power in Switzerland

Milestones in the history of computing from the Swiss National Supercomputing Center, Lugano.

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#### Soresini: A Very Rare Book on the History of Computing

The work is an extremely instructive, rich history of calculating technology. It also includes the analog world and automata, and is written in Italian.

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#### Competitions, Not Confrontation

The ACM as an organizer of international cooperation.

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#### Charles Babbage and the Loom

Babbage wanted to control his analytical engine, regarded as the ancestor of the modern-day computer, with punched cards.

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#### An Open Call to Establish an Interdisciplinary Data Science Education Journal

In this blog, we describe our vision for a journal that would focus on data science education from the interdisciplinarity perceptive.

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#### Computing Education Is Not the Same as Engineering Education

Learning Engineering is not always about Becoming an Engineer. Computing Education outside of Engineering Education is bigger than the part inside.

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#### The World's Most Magnificent Historical Calculating Machines

The design of today's electronic computers is usually not very appealing, in contrast to magnificent mechanical calculating machines from earlier times.