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Here's Why Resentment is the Key to Happiness
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Here's Why Resentment is the Key to Happiness

Do you find happiness to be fleeting? That shiny new car or big job promotion makes you happy for a few weeks but quickly turns into the same old same old? Maybe...

The Laughing is Over
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The Laughing is Over

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. Computer Chess Championship in 1970.

Learning Computational Thinking to Dominate the Music Industry
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Learning Computational Thinking to Dominate the Music Industry

Music can be a context for middle school students to learn about computational thinking and data science. In a game environment, students can play the role in which...

Welcome to the 40th Annual ACM-ICPC World Finals in Phuket, Thailand
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Welcome to the 40th Annual ACM-ICPC World Finals in Phuket, Thailand

The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, sponsored by IBM, is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming competition in the world.

Wax Woz, Stan Lee, and 30,000 Close Friends
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Wax Woz, Stan Lee, and 30,000 Close Friends

Last weekend, Steve Wozniak and Stan Lee launched the first annual Silicon Valley Comic Con.

A Lovelace, Babbage, and Analytical Engine Lego Set?
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A Lovelace, Babbage, and Analytical Engine Lego Set?

On LEGO's ideas site, a new set has been proposed that would let children build the Analytical Engine, and learn about the roles Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage...

SF Reading For Computer Scientists: Summer 2015
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SF Reading For Computer Scientists: Summer 2015

Summer reading recommendations for computer scientists, courtesy of the SIGCSE 2015 Using Science Fiction in CS Courses BOF.

St. Petersburg National Research U­niversity ITMO Wins 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals
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St. Petersburg National Research U­niversity ITMO Wins 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals

ITMO becomes the first team to solve all 13 problems in the ACM-ICPC World Finals!

The ACM-ICPC World Finals: How to Watch and Engage from Home
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The ACM-ICPC World Finals: How to Watch and Engage from Home

A guide to following the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest from afar.

Day Two at the ACM-ICPC World Finals
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Day Two at the ACM-ICPC World Finals

A look at the second day of the ACM-ICPC World Finals in Morocco.

Greetings from Marrakech, Host of the 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals
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Greetings from Marrakech, Host of the 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals

A report from the 39th Annual IBM-Sponsored ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.

A Taste of CHI Interactivity in Seoul
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A Taste of CHI Interactivity in Seoul

Observations from CHI 2015, the first SIGCHI annual conference held in Asia.

SIGCSE Day 1 Is in the Books
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SIGCSE Day 1 Is in the Books

It was a successful start to the 46th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) in Kansas City, MO.

Why the Pass at the End of Super Bowl XLIX Was the Right Call
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Why the Pass at the End of Super Bowl XLIX Was the Right Call

If we explore the logic behind the Seattle coaching decision near the end of Superbowl XLIX with computational thinking, we'll see it was the correct decision. ...

Socializing with Robots at Ginza
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Socializing with Robots at Ginza

Modern social robots are making their debut in our daily lives.

Recommended SF Reading For Computer Scientists
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Recommended SF Reading For Computer Scientists

Courtesy of a SIGCSE 2014 BOF, here are some SF books containing themes of special interest to computer scientists.

Envisioning Your Ideal Live-In Robot at Miraikan
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Envisioning Your Ideal Live-In Robot at Miraikan

Miraikan in Tokyo showcases Japanese technologies and challenges visitors to think how humans can improve their quality of life while mitigating risks.

Software's Vital Role at Japan Robot Week 2014
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Software's Vital Role at Japan Robot Week 2014

Modern robots are no longer just about hardware. Software algorithms play an essential role in bringing life-like movements to industrial robots and humanoids. ...

What Is Reality?
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What Is Reality?

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