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Building a “Data Eye in the Sky”
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Building a “Data Eye in the Sky”

Nearly a year ago, tech writer John Markoff published a story in The New York Times about Open Source Indicators (OSI), a new program by the Federal government’s...

Discovery Informatics: Science Challenges for Intelligent Systems
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Discovery Informatics: Science Challenges for Intelligent Systems

This past February in Arlington, VA, Yolanda Gil (University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute) and Haym Hirsh (Rutgers University) co-organized...

The 25 “Coolest” Computer Networking Research Projects
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The 25 “Coolest” Computer Networking Research Projects

Network World is out with a list of the 25 “coolest” computer networking research projects: University labs, fueled with millions of dollars in funding and some...

New Secure and Trustworthy Computing Solicitation Issued
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

New Secure and Trustworthy Computing Solicitation Issued

The National Science Foundation (NSF) last week issued a new solicitation for its Secure and Trustworthy Computing (SaTC) program: Cyberspace — a global “virtual”...

“Big Data Gets Its Own Photo Album”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Big Data Gets Its Own Photo Album”

From The New York Times‘s Bits Blog: Rick Smolan, the photographer and impresario of media projects, has tackled all sorts of big subjects over the years, from...

One-on-One With New FTC Chief Technologist Steven Bellovin
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

One-on-One With New FTC Chief Technologist Steven Bellovin

Earlier this month, Columbia University computer science professor Steven Bellovin was named the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) chief technologist, taking over...

“A Robot With a Reassuring Touch”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“A Robot With a Reassuring Touch”

The New York Times’s John Markoff has penned another article on robotics today, this time featuring the efforts of Rodney Brooks and Rethink Robotics to engineer...

NIH Seeking Input on New mHealth Public-Private Partnership
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NIH Seeking Input on New mHealth Public-Private Partnership

The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) announcing...

“Improving Our Depth Perception in Augmented Reality”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Improving Our Depth Perception in Augmented Reality”

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science Nation has featured the work of Mississippi State University computer scientist J. Edward Swan II today, describing...

From GPS and Virtual Globes to Spatial Computing-2020
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

From GPS and Virtual Globes to Spatial Computing-2020

The following is a special contribution to this blog from the organizing committee of the Computing Community Consortium’s (CCC) visioning workshop on spatial computing...

“Big Data’s Management Revolution”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Big Data’s Management Revolution”

Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee of MIT have posted an interesting entry to the Harvard Business Review Blog about big data and corporate management: Big data...

Agencies Announcing First Round of NRI Awards
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Agencies Announcing First Round of NRI Awards

The first round of awards for next-generation robotics R&D through the National Robotics Initiative (NRI) are being announced today, according to White House Office...

New National Robotics Initiative Solicitation Issued
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

New National Robotics Initiative Solicitation Issued

The National Science Foundation (NSF), together with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NASA, and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), yesterday issued...

NSF’s CISE, OCI Leadership Issue Letter to Community
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF’s CISE, OCI Leadership Issue Letter to Community

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced an organizational realignment last week, including plans to integrate the Office of Cyberinfrastructure (OCI) within...

New School Year Brings New Round of “CS Bits & Bytes”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

New School Year Brings New Round of “CS Bits & Bytes”

With the start of the 2012-13 school year, the National Science Foundation (NSF) yesterday released the first issue of the second volume of CS Bits & Bytes, focusing...

“Tech’s New Wave, Driven by Data”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“Tech’s New Wave, Driven by Data”

Technology writer Steve Lohr had a great piece about the future of computing — and other fields — in The New York Times yesterday: TECHNOLOGY tends to cascade into...

PCAST Updating 2010 Report on Federal NITRD Program
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

PCAST Updating 2010 Report on Federal NITRD Program

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) heard this morning from Susan L. Graham (UC Berkeley and the Computing Community Consortium)...

“NSF Reshuffling Highlights Global Science”
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

“NSF Reshuffling Highlights Global Science”

Science’s Jeffrey Mervis is reporting tonight that the National Science Foundation (NSF) is undertaking a realignment affecting, among other units, its Office of...

New IOM Study Emphasizes Role of Computing in Improving Health Care
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

New IOM Study Emphasizes Role of Computing in Improving Health Care

Moments ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies released what promises to become a landmark study — Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to...

Judea Pearl’s Turing Lecture Now Available on Video
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Judea Pearl’s Turing Lecture Now Available on Video

As we blogged in this space last month, Judea Pearl – winner of the 2011 ACM A. M. Turing Award ”for fundamental contributions to artificial intelligence through...
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