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Crimson Editorial on Allston
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Crimson Editorial on Allston

This was the first Crimson editorial I can recall about the upcoming move computer science will be making to Allston next year. I'd encourage students (both undergraduate...

Are the World’s Top Websites Truly Accessible for Global Audiences?
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Are the World’s Top Websites Truly Accessible for Global Audiences?

Are the World’s Top Websites Truly Accessible for Global Audiences? An Evaluation of Acceptance of Email Addresses in 2019. By Mark W. Datysgeld, UASG Ambassador...

Harvard Admissions Lawsuit Decision Out
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Harvard Admissions Lawsuit Decision Out

As someone who reads a significant number of court documents and decisions (I still do expert witness work), I can recommend for your reading pleasure the very....

Meet UASG Vice Chair Dušan Stojičević
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Meet UASG Vice Chair Dušan Stojičević

Hello, my name is Душан Стојичевић. If you can’t read Serbian, how about Dušan Stojičević. Still having issues with pronouncing my name? Let’s try Dusan Stojicevic...

Changing Times
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Changing Times

An old friend from college sent me an e-mail, and it got me thinking.  When I was an undergraduate at Harvard some significant number of years ago, I took the graduate...

Off to ALGO/ESA 2019
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Off to ALGO/ESA 2019

I'm shortly hopping on a plane to head to ALGO/ESA.  I'll be giving a survey-ish talk on Learning Augmented Algorithms, covering my work so far in the area as well...

Happy New Academic Year:  Teaching Randomized Algorithms
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Happy New Academic Year: Teaching Randomized Algorithms

It seems I haven't written on this blog for a while.Today was the start of a new semester.  I'll be teaching Randomized Algorithms and Probabilistic Analysis, using...

The Next Generation of Developers Set Their Sights on a Multilingual Internet
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

The Next Generation of Developers Set Their Sights on a Multilingual Internet

By Harish Chowdhary, UA Ambassador and Technology Analyst for the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) Twenty-four developers, a group with a unique role...

Breaking the Linguistic Barriers to Access the Internet
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Breaking the Linguistic Barriers to Access the Internet

The 9th Language and Technology Conference (LTC 2019) published a paper from members of the UASG. The paper explains IDNs, which are domain names in local languages...

UASG Salutes Don Hollander for His Contributions
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

UASG Salutes Don Hollander for His Contributions

The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) announced today that Don Hollander is retiring from his position as Secretary General at the end of May. Don is a...

Looking Ahead to a Bright Future for the Universal Acceptance of All Domain Names
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Looking Ahead to a Bright Future for the Universal Acceptance of All Domain Names

By Dr. Ajay Data, chair of the UASG; founder and CEO of XgenPlus A month into my new role as Chair of the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG), I am more...

Looking Ahead to a Bright Future for the Universal Acceptance of All Domain Names
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Looking Ahead to a Bright Future for the Universal Acceptance of All Domain Names

By Dr. Ajay Data, chair of the UASG; founder and CEO of XgenPlus A month into my new role as Chair of the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG), I am moreLooking...

UASG Elects New Chair and Vice Chairs
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

UASG Elects New Chair and Vice Chairs

Leadership to Continue the Group’s Work in Ensuring the Universal Acceptance of All Domain Names 15 MARCH 2019 – The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG)UASG...

EAI Readiness in TLDs: A UASG Test
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

EAI Readiness in TLDs: A UASG Test

By John Levine Since its inception in 2015, the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) has focused on raising awareness of Universal Acceptance (UA) issues,...

Internationalized Domain Names and Universal Acceptance: Spreading the Word in China
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Internationalized Domain Names and Universal Acceptance: Spreading the Word in China

This article originally appeared on ICANN.org Last month, I participated in the first of a planned series of roadshows in China that are focused on Internationalized...

ANALCO, SOSA, SODA post
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ANALCO, SOSA, SODA post

I spent the last few days at SODA-ANALCO-ALENEX-SOSA in San Diego.  (Nice location choice, I'd say!)  Here's some news.This will be the last ANALCO (Analytic Algorithms...

ICANN Further Commits to Universal Acceptance of Domain Names and Email Addresses
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

ICANN Further Commits to Universal Acceptance of Domain Names and Email Addresses

Since 2015, when I worked with ICANN to found the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG), a consortium of companies including Afilias, Apple, GoDaddy, Google...

Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Hon`ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan was felicitated as “Universal Acceptance Thought Leader”
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Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Hon`ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan was felicitated as “Universal Acceptance Thought Leader”

Today Smt. Vasundhara raje, Hon`ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan was felicitated as “Universal Acceptance Thought Leader” by UASG. This award was for Raj Mail project...

Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) by ICANN
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Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) by ICANN

So, what is Universal Acceptance ? It is the state where all valid domain names and email addresses are accepted, validated, stored, processed and displayed correctly...

NIPS 2018 Post
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NIPS 2018 Post

Today was my first day at a NIPS conference.  Advertising note, before my thoughts on the experience:Tomorrow I'll be stationed at a poster 10:45 AM -- 12:45 PM...
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