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Examining the conflicting claims involving the use of automated tools in copyright-related notice-and-takedown procedures.
Reconsidering conference paper reviewers' requirements for experimental evidence.
Seeking a better understanding of computing through a mixture of theory and appropriate experimental evidence.
Technology boffins argue the new technologies of intelligent personal learning environments will put universities out of business. Will the purported successor, an automated global virtual university, be up to the task of professional…
The world's largest mass-produced cylindrical slide rules come from Loga-Calculator AG in Zurich/Uster, Switzerland.
The role of early high-performance computing capabilities in World War II.
Best paper awardee at SIGCSE 2020 on the impacts on first-year students of competitive enrollment.