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How a Hashtag Changed My Philosophy on Life
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How a Hashtag Changed My Philosophy on Life

Twitter users have a way of self-identifying gratuitous complaints they make. They use the hashtag first-world problems. As in, "I can't believe Netflix is doubling...

Why People Phone Hack; a Look Into the Psyche of Wrongdoing
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Why People Phone Hack; a Look Into the Psyche of Wrongdoing

University of Alabama at Birmingham social psychologist Rex A. Wright explains why some people do not view phone hacking as unethical and why those that see it...

It's Time To Cut Back On 'hack'
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It's Time To Cut Back On 'hack'

It's time to re-examine how we use, or overuse, the words "hack" and "hacker." They're relied on far too often to describe all kinds of activities that don't...

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Welcome to the Age of the Splinternet

Openness is the Internet's great strength—and weakness. With powerful forces carving it up, is its golden age coming to an end?

Ibm Ceo Candidate Talks About His Rise
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Ibm Ceo Candidate Talks About His Rise

Rodney C. Adkins oversees 50,000 employees and is responsible for $18 billion in revenue as senior vice president and group executive for systems and technology...

An Interview with Peter Denning: The End of the Future
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An Interview with Peter Denning: The End of the Future

In a comprehensive Q&A, Peter Denning, the editor-in-chief of Ubiquity, offers his thoughts on the future of computer science and discusses the art of making predictions...

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The Internet of Things (infographic)

When we think of being connected to the Internet, our minds immediately shift to our computers, phones, and most recently tablets. This week at Cisco live, I...

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Leadership of Cyber Warriors

Leadership is a core competency of the officers, warrant officers, and non-commissioned officers across the military services. A principle tenant of leadership...

Journals For Certification, Conferences For Rapid Dissemination
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Journals For Certification, Conferences For Rapid Dissemination

The publication culture in computer science is different. Whereas other disciplines focus on journal publication, the standard practice...

Storage Strife
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Storage Strife

Beware keeping data in binary format.

As Simple As Possible ? But Not More So
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As Simple As Possible ? But Not More So

An assessment of the U.S. government's EINSTEIN project.

From Interests to Values
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From Interests to Values

Computer science is not that difficult but wanting to learn it is.

Geography Is Alive and Well in Virtual Teams
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Geography Is Alive and Well in Virtual Teams

Just because a team is virtual, it doesn't mean geography is dead.

Ted's Chris Anderson: The Man Who Made Youtube Clever
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Ted's Chris Anderson: The Man Who Made Youtube Clever

With his TED Talks series, the former magazine mogul Chris Anderson has racked up 500 million web video views for speeches by academics and technological experts...

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­.s. Cyber Approach 'too Predictable' For One Top General

The nation’s second-ranking military official said Thursday that the U.S. approach to protecting its computer systems was "too predictable" and failed to penalize...

South Korea's School Tablets a Test For Other Countries
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South Korea's School Tablets a Test For Other Countries

South Korea will ban school paper textbooks and replace them with electronic tablets by 2014, which should alarm other nations.  South Korea's students ranked No...

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The Race to Zero: Speech By Andrew Haldane

In a speech at the International Economic Association 16th World Congress in Beijing, Andrew Haldane, Executive Director for Financial Stability and member of...

It Security: Staying Ahead of the Curve
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It Security: Staying Ahead of the Curve

The size and scope of cybersecurity needs to account for the integration of information technology into everything, says Robert Brammer with the Northrop Grumman...

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Former CIA Director: Build a New Internet to Improve Cybersecurity

The United States may seriously want to consider creating a new Internet infrastructure to reduce the threat of cyberattacks, said Michael Hayden, President George...

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Former CIA Director: Build a New Internet to Improve Cybersecurity

The United States may seriously want to consider creating a new Internet infrastructure to reduce the threat of cyberattacks, said Michael Hayden, President George...
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