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The Web Is a Terrorist's Command-and-Control Network of Choice
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The Web Is a Terrorist's Command-and-Control Network of Choice

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) is the first terrorist group whose members have grown up on the internet.

Ft Interview with Google Co-Founder and Ceo Larry Page
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Ft Interview with Google Co-Founder and Ceo Larry Page

Wouldn't the world be a happier place if 90 per cent of the people with jobs put their feet up instead and left the robots to do the work?

What Is It Like to Control a Robotic Arm with a Brain Implant?
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What Is It Like to Control a Robotic Arm with a Brain Implant?

Jan Scheuermann is not your average experimental subject.

Megan Smith: 'you Can Affect Billions of People'
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Megan Smith: 'you Can Affect Billions of People'

Now that you work at the White House, approximately how many times a day do you find yourself thinking, God, we did this so much better at Google?

Human Spaceflight: Find Asteroids to Get to Mars
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Human Spaceflight: Find Asteroids to Get to Mars

Interplanetary flight is the next giant leap for humans in space. Yet consensus on even the smallest steps forward has proven elusive.

The Robot in the Cloud: A Conversation With Ken Goldberg
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The Robot in the Cloud: A Conversation With Ken Goldberg

University of California, Berkeley professor Ken Goldberg is establishing a research center that will focus on developing surgical robots.

Demystifying the Mooc
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Demystifying the Mooc

When massive open online courses first grabbed the spotlight in 2011, many saw in them promise of a revolutionary force that would disrupt traditional higher education...

Why All Employees Must Learn to Code
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Why All Employees Must Learn to Code

The most important technological skill for all employees is being able to code.

Why Rite Aid and Cvs Stopped Taking Apple Pay
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Why Rite Aid and Cvs Stopped Taking Apple Pay

The introduction of Apple Pay last Monday was widely described as the dawn of a new era for smartphone payments.

The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally ­nleashed AI on the World
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The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally ­nleashed AI on the World

A few months ago I made the trek to the sylvan campus of the IBM research labs in Yorktown Heights, New York, to catch an early glimpse of the fast-arriving, long...

Vimeo Tech Chief Takes on 'terrifying' Online Video Challenges
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Vimeo Tech Chief Takes on 'terrifying' Online Video Challenges

Think online video is old hat? Think again.

Designing ­User Incentives For Cybersecurity
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Designing ­User Incentives For Cybersecurity

How to encourage better user security practices and behavior

An Embarrassment of Riches
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An Embarrassment of Riches

A critical review of open innovation systems.

Summing Up
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Summing Up

Considering recent privacy- and security-related events through this column.

A Future For Computing Education Research
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A Future For Computing Education Research

Seeking to address the most important issues facing the computer education research community.

Big Data's End Run Around Procedural Privacy Protections
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Big Data's End Run Around Procedural Privacy Protections

Recognizing the inherent limitations of consent and anonymity.

­Updates on the Intellectual Property Front
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­Updates on the Intellectual Property Front

Recapping influential U.S. Supreme Court decisions rendered earlier this year.

The Dark Side of the Sharing Economy . . . and How to Lighten It
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The Dark Side of the Sharing Economy . . . and How to Lighten It

Improving the sharing economy will require addressing myriad problems.

When Iphones Ring, the Economy Listens
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When Iphones Ring, the Economy Listens

Gloomy economic news and the wild swings of the stock market may be getting you down. But at least you can count on this: We’ve entered the sweet spot of the ...

Could Robots Become Too Cute For Comfort?
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Could Robots Become Too Cute For Comfort?

Would you share your innermost secret with a robot?
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