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Nearing the Turing Test
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Nearing the Turing Test

Freelance writer Dan Falk penned an interesting story for The Telegraph last month, reflecting on his experience as a judge in the Turing Test Marathon this summer...

“Tech Jobs Are All Across America”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Tech Jobs Are All Across America”

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute (BACEI) is out with a new report that integrates data from multiple sources, including the biennial Bureau of Labor Statistics...

A U.S.-Israel Collaboration in Computer Science
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

A U.S.-Israel Collaboration in Computer Science

The National Science Foundation (NSF), together with the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF), today announced the U.S.-Israel Collaboration...

Promoting Technology-Mediated Social Participation with a Summer Social Webshop
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Promoting Technology-Mediated Social Participation with a Summer Social Webshop

The following is a special contribution to this blog by Jenny Korn, a Ph.D. student in communications at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Korn was one of the...

NSF Issues New Solicitation for Sustainability (SEES) Fellows
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF Issues New Solicitation for Sustainability (SEES) Fellows

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a solicitation for its Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability (SEES) Fellows program, paving the...

DARPA Seeking Unconventional Processors for ISR Data Analysis
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

DARPA Seeking Unconventional Processors for ISR Data Analysis

Earlier this month, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced a new initiative that aims “to break the status quo of digital processing” by...

Luis von Ahn Featured in NBC Learn Video on Crowdsourcing
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Luis von Ahn Featured in NBC Learn Video on Crowdsourcing

NBC Learn — the educational arm of NBC News — is out with a new video about crowdsourcing, featuring Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist Luis von Ahn...

A Workshop on Quantum Information Science
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

A Workshop on Quantum Information Science

On Sept. 28 and 29, the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) – a partnership of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and University of Maryland —...

“Watson Turns Medic”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Watson Turns Medic”

New Scientist published an interesting story last week describing how Watson – the IBM question-answering supercomputer that bested the world’s leading human competitors...

Recapping the 2012 MUCMD Symposium
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Recapping the 2012 MUCMD Symposium

The following is a special contribution to this blog by Suchi Saria, a 2011 Computing Innovation Fellow who recently joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins University...

“A Hardware Renaissance”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“A Hardware Renaissance”

An interesting article in The New York Times this weekend about the resurgence of hardware prototyping in the Bay Area: In recent years, Silicon Valley seems to...

What Computer Science Can Teach Us About Robotics
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

What Computer Science Can Teach Us About Robotics

In a recent New York Times’ article, the newspaper’s technology writer John Markoff describes how advances in robotics have created new opportunities for automation...

“Algorithmic Rapture”: Music Composed by a Computer
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Algorithmic Rapture”: Music Composed by a Computer

Also in this week’s Nature, a fascinating review of an album of evolved music, composed by the Darwinian computer program Iamus, that is “at the very least musically...

“Computational Social Science: Making the Links”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Computational Social Science: Making the Links”

There’s a great article in this week’s Nature – out this afternoon — featuring computer scientists like Cornell’s Jon Kleinberg, Harvard’s David Lazar, and Columbia’s...

DARPA to Hold Proposers’ Day Ahead of New Foundational Cyberwarfare Program
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

DARPA to Hold Proposers’ Day Ahead of New Foundational Cyberwarfare Program

On Monday, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced a Sept. 27 Proposers’ Day for its Foundational Cyberwarfare program, a new initiative...

“Health IT for You”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Health IT for You”

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) — which in fall 2009 launched the Strategic...

Highlights: “What Makes Paris Look Like Paris?”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Highlights: “What Makes Paris Look Like Paris?”

We all identify cities by certain attributes, such as building architecture, street signage, even the lamp posts and parking meters dotting the sidewalks. Now there’s...

“The Algorithm That Runs the World”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“The Algorithm That Runs the World”

New Scientist published a great story last week describing the history and evolution of the simplex algorithm — complete with a table capturing “2000 years of algorithms”...

Robotics and Automation, the Future of Manufacturing
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Robotics and Automation, the Future of Manufacturing

New York Times‘ tech writer John Markoff has penned a feature in today’s newspaper describing recent advances in robotics and automation, what they mean for the...

Mozilla and NSF Teaming Up to Build Apps for the Future;Idea, App Challenges Offering $500K in Prizes; Deadline Soon
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Mozilla and NSF Teaming Up to Build Apps for the Future;Idea, App Challenges Offering $500K in Prizes; Deadline Soon

The following is a special contribution to this blog by Will Barkis, Gigabit Developer Evangelist at Mozilla Foundation. As the Computing Community Consortium (CCC)...
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