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Hewlett-Packard's senior VP and head of its Software Enterprise Security Products, Art Gilliland, is speaking today at the RSA Security conference in San Francisco. Security is turning out to be one of those small but bright…
Before Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg became the faces of female leadership in Silicon Valley, there was Carly Fiorina.
Wicked problems and learning environments present tough mood challenges for leaders and teachers. Telepresence and sensory gadgets are unlikely to replace physical presence in these areas.
Ten idea seeds.
A proposal for result-based funding for research projects.
Nancy Lynch talks about achieving consensus, developing algorithms, and mimicking biology in distributed systems.
A currently pending case will have significant implications for secondary markets in digital goods.
A longitudinal evaluation of the application of knowledge, skills, and attitudes of ACW participants.
Seeking answers to ethical concerns.
Just because a ranking is computable doesn't mean that it's right.
To measure or to not measure, that is the question. Ask programmers and many will tell you that measurement is …
Contrary to expectations, online lab classes during our current pandemic may actually have some benefits over their in-person counterparts.
The long-standing goal of providing artificial intelligence some measure of …
How do we eliminate bias in automated speech recognition?
The desire for faster, higher-frequency wireless networking is a constant …