Catherine D'Ignazio, assistant professor of urban science and planning at MIT, speaks about the current boom in COVID-19 data visualizations, and how data visualizers...MIT News From ACM Opinion | April 14, 2020
Winner-take-all economics and cost-cutting may make many in-person lectures obsolete, but the best education continues to be intensive, expensive, and done in person...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | April 13, 2020
Most U.S. schools are closed, with instruction shifting to the Internet. That's a problem for millions of people without reliable broadband, including 20 percent...Wired From ACM Opinion | April 9, 2020
Technical training today should not be solely in the business of making better coders but of making better people who will be able to cultivate the future.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | April 2, 2020
Seeking to improve access to conferences and provide support for attendees with children.
Audrey Girouard, Jon E. Froehlich, Regan L. Mandryk, Mark Hancock From Communications of the ACM | April 1, 2020
Six black women discuss how they got started in tech, provide advice to other black women looking to start in the industry, and suggest what tech companies can...Refinery29 From ACM Careers | March 20, 2020
Joe Steinmeyer, a principal lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, has taught more than 400 students in various Office...MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs From ACM Opinion | March 5, 2020
Claire Le Goues, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University, describes the similarities of high school debate and computer science, why it's fun to take...Women@SCS From ACM Opinion | March 4, 2020
Culturally responsive computing repurposes computer science education by making it meaningful to not only students, but also to their families and communities.
...Michael Lachney, Aman Yadav From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2020
Students should interact with one another to practice skills and construct their own understanding, with assistance from a teacher acting as a coach and guide —...Clif Kussmaul From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2020