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October 2013


From ACM Careers

Top 5 Jobs in Silicon Valley

Top 5 Jobs in Silicon Valley

If there's anything observers can say with certainty, it's that Silicon Valley remains an anomalous industry.


From ACM News

Back to the Future of Computer Science

Back to the Future of Computer Science

The first Heidelberg Laureate Forum brought together the brightest minds of the past, the present, and the future in math and computer science.


From ACM News

Website Maps 1.2 Billion Facebook Faces

Website Maps 1.2 Billion Facebook Faces

Facebook has so many usersmore than a billion, or roughly the population of Indiathat squeezing them all into one Web page seems almost impossible.


From ACM News

Your Digital Trail, And How It Can Be ­sed Against You

Your Digital Trail, And How It Can Be ­sed Against You

While the collection of private information by the National Security Agency is under scrutiny worldwide, a remarkable amount of your digital trail is also available to local law enforcement officers, IRS investigators, the FBI…


From ACM TechNews

Bison Enables Complex Nuclear Fuel Modeling, Simulation

Bison Enables Complex Nuclear Fuel Modeling, Simulation

BISON is a new software designed to make it easier for researchers to gain insight into processes they would not otherwise have resources to simulate. 


From ACM TechNews

Google Think Tank Helps Build Virtual Museum For World Constitutions

Google Think Tank Helps Build Virtual Museum For World Constitutions

The Comparative Constitutions Project has built a new website that offers a collection of constitutions from nations around the world.


From ACM TechNews

Tiny Sensor Used in Smartphones Could Create Urban Seismic Network

Tiny Sensor Used in Smartphones Could Create Urban Seismic Network

A tiny chip used in smartphones to adjust the orientation of the screen can detect moderate to strong earthquakes when located near the epicenter. 


From Communications of the ACM

Tuning In to Graphene

Tuning In to Graphene

New ultra-fast wireless antennas may be on the way, but don't throw away your old wireless router just yet.


From Communications of the ACM

Software Helps Linguists Reconstruct, Decipher Ancient Languages

Software Helps Linguists Reconstruct, Decipher Ancient Languages

Linguists who once spent an entire career reconstructing a major language family now can accomplish that in just a few hours.


From Communications of the ACM

The Alan Turing Year Leaves a Rich Legacy

The Alan Turing Year Leaves a Rich Legacy

A year-long celebration of the life and work of a man whom many call the founding father of computer science.


From Communications of the ACM

Making the Internet Safe For Gadgets

Making the Internet Safe For Gadgets

Initiatives favor direct connections, named resources, and cryptography.

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