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If you think your office needs a lick of paint and some new furniture, spare a thought for fighter pilots.
Speaking at the 102nd Indian Science Congress at Mumbai University, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India needs to nurture future generations of scientists. "Digital connectivity should become as much a basic right as access…
In 1880 a Bavarian priest created a language that he hoped the whole world could use.
Roughly a year and a half since the first Snowden disclosures, there's already been a judicial order to shut down the National Security Agency's bulk metadata collection program.
As the clock strikes midnight on the new year, so begins the countdown to a new round of security threats and breaches that doubtless will unfold in 2015. But this year will be a little different.
The Turing Award gives us a unique opportunity to become ambassadors of our wonderful field. It increases our outside visibility and enables us to build bridges to other disciplines.
Considering the evolving relationship between established companies and their sharing-economy counterparts.
When more work means less done.
Searching for an answer to the question of how much responsibility search engine operators should bear for privacy-related issues connected to search engine results.
Has the history of computing taken a tragic turn?
Yes, but this may not be as bad as it sounds…
Time will tell if smartwatches will find their niche.
The elements of one of the most used and popular data designs around.
Babbage wanted to control his analytical engine, regarded as the ancestor of the modern-day computer, with punched cards.
In this blog, we describe our vision for a journal that would focus on data science education from the interdisciplinarity …