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March 2008

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Why I Don't Recommend CSRankings.org: Know the Values You are Ranking On
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 Just because a ranking is computable doesn't mean that it's right.

Measuring Up: How to Properly Measure Your Programmers
Measuring Up: How to Properly Measure Your Programmers
10.16.2020

To measure or to not measure, that is the question. Ask programmers and many will tell you that measurement is …

The Pros and Cons of Online Lab Classes for Computer Science - 2020 Pandemic Edition
The Pros and Cons of Online Lab Classes for Computer Science - 2020 Pandemic Edition
10.16.2020

Contrary to expectations, online lab classes during our current pandemic may actually have some benefits over their in-person counterparts.

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Check-in computers unable to accommodate record turnouts were mainly to …

Undocumented Backdoor That Covertly Takes Snapshots Found in Kids' Smartwatch
Undocumented Backdoor That Covertly Takes Snapshots Found in Kids' Smartwatch
10.19.2020

Researchers at Norwegian security company Mnemonic found an undocumented backdoor …

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10.19.2020

Right under our noses, the Internet's most-used website has been …

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