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Innovators Assemble
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Innovators Assemble: Ada Lovelace, Walter Isaacson, and the Superheroines of Computing

Can computing history be both inspiring and accurate?

It's Operating Systems Vs. Messaging Apps In The Battle For Tech's Next Frontier
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It's Operating Systems Vs. Messaging Apps In The Battle For Tech's Next Frontier

As mobile devices continue to explore and colonize the technology landscape, their conquests are leading us to a new era, beyond search and apps.

Palmer Luckey: Making Virtual Reality a Reality
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Palmer Luckey: Making Virtual Reality a Reality

"Why shouldn't people be able to teleport wherever they want?" asks Palmer Luckey, the 22-year-old founder of Oculus VR, the virtual-reality company that Facebook...

Let's School the Presidential Hopefuls on Cybersecurity
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Let's School the Presidential Hopefuls on Cybersecurity

In the build up to the 2016 U.S. election, both Democratic and Republican presidential hopefuls are talking about cybersecurity—and specifically state-sponsored...

Why Larry Page Is Stepping Away
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Why Larry Page Is Stepping Away

In the ten years that I’ve been watching him, Larry Page has always wanted to play by his own rules.

With Google as Alphabet, a Bid to Dream Big Beyond Search
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With Google as Alphabet, a Bid to Dream Big Beyond Search

Shortly after its founding, Google posted a document on its site called "Ten things we know to be true," an effort to distill its unusual corporate culture into...

Implementing a European, Not Global, Right to Be Forgotten
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Implementing a European, Not Global, Right to Be Forgotten

In a landmark ruling in May 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) established a "right to be forgotten", or more accurately, a "right to delist"...

Genomics Pioneer Jun Wang on His New AI Venture
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Genomics Pioneer Jun Wang on His New AI Venture

Jun Wang is one of China's most famous scientists.

Tony Fadell: What Will Google's $3.2bn Guru Do Next?
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Tony Fadell: What Will Google's $3.2bn Guru Do Next?

When Google paid $3.2bn (£2.1bn) to buy Tony Fadell's start-up Nest in 2014, it got much more than just an internet-connected thermostat and smoke detector.

Learning Through Computational Creativity
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Learning Through Computational Creativity

Improving learning and achievement in introductory computer science by incorporating creative thinking into the curriculum.

­Understanding the U­.S. Domestic Computer Science Ph.D. Pipeline
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­Understanding the U­.S. Domestic Computer Science Ph.D. Pipeline

Two studies provide insights into how to increase the number of domestic doctoral students in U.S. computer science programs.

Hickory Dickory Doc
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Hickory Dickory Doc

On null encryption and automated documentation.

Permissionless Innovation
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Permissionless Innovation

Seeking a better approach to pharmaceutical research and development.

Security For Mobile and Cloud Frontiers in Healthcare
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Security For Mobile and Cloud Frontiers in Healthcare

Designers and developers of healthcare information technologies must address preexisting security vulnerabilities and undiagnosed future threats.

Ad Tech Is Killing the Online Experience
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Ad Tech Is Killing the Online Experience

There's something so wonderfully easy about reading this column in a physical newspaper.

The Reality of Cyberwar
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The Reality of Cyberwar

When a series of technical glitches hit companies that ranged from United to the New York Stock Exchange this week, suspicions immediately ran to a cyber attack...

The Social Security Number's Insecurities
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The Social Security Number's Insecurities

In both the Anthem insurance hack and the two Office of Personnel Management hacks this year, attackers gained access to Social Security numbers, affecting 80 million...

Saving Fuel with Software
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Saving Fuel with Software

Energy efficiency isn't just a good idea from an environmental perspective; it makes business sense as well.

Technology and The Evolution of Storytelling
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Technology and The Evolution of Storytelling

It is such an exciting time to be a filmmaker.

Sean Parker: Philanthropy For Hackers
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Sean Parker: Philanthropy For Hackers

In the past several decades, there has been a monumental shift in the distribution of wealth on the planet.
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