Does a super computer have a really big chip in it? Would we be more or less clever if computers had never been invented? These are the sorts of questions which...Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | October 19, 2018 at 06:28 AM
Our final year course where students get course credit for teaching computer science in high schools has benefits for kids, teachers and students alike.
Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | April 15, 2014 at 08:54 AM
A call for the HCI community to spend some design effort on helping new mothers with the considerable physical and emotional challenges they face.
Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | August 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM
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.Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | March 25, 2013 at 02:06 PM
Belinda Parmar's book Little Miss Geek highlights the gender imbalances within the tech industry, offering practical suggestions of how businesses can overcome...Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | November 15, 2012 at 08:53 AM
Coder Dojo is an inspired movement to bring the joys of programming to young people everywhere. The Edinburgh (Scotland) coder dojo started last night in the Scottish...Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | October 26, 2012 at 09:51 PM
User-centered design is now firmly established within HCI research. It is commonly praised for democratising system development and empowering users. But is this...Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | September 15, 2012 at 04:04 PM
Scientific discovery games are an exciting new approach to solving thorny scientific problems using contributions from a distributed group of non-expert humans....Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | July 24, 2012 at 05:15 AM
An overview discussion of the probems surrounding computing education in UK schools, particularly lack of participation in CS by girls. It is partly based on empirical...Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | June 29, 2012 at 09:25 AM
It's the Turing Centenary Year. Why not plant a sunflower to celebrate? Manchester University, Manchester Science Festival and the Museum of Science and Industry...Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | April 19, 2012 at 10:25 AM
The scandal surrounding the recently published so-called empirical evidence for precognition has caused psychologists to reconsider the way they analyze their data...Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | March 20, 2012 at 10:44 AM
The last week has seen some interesting developments in Computer Science Education in the U.K., with some sensible suggestions for improvements published in a report...Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | January 16, 2012 at 09:26 AM
I propose that 2012 is the year to solve the nastiness problem in Computer Science. Zero tolerance for rude reviewers starts from midnight tonight.Judy Robertson From BLOG@CACM | December 31, 2011 at 09:55 AM