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May 2019


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Continuity and Change in Internet Law

Continuity and Change in Internet Law

The fundamentals of the field of Internet law have remained consistent, but details have evolved in response to technological innovation.


From Communications of the ACM

Encryption and Surveillance

Encryption and Surveillance

Why the law-enforcement access question will not just go away.


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What Does It Mean for a Computing Curriculum to Succeed?

What Does It Mean for a Computing Curriculum to Succeed?

Examining the expansion, proliferation, and integration of computing education everywhere.


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Enterprise Wi-Fi: We Need Devices That Are Secure by Default

Enterprise Wi-Fi

Seeking to increase awareness of WPA2 Enterprise network security technology flaws and reduce risk to users.

Blog at CACM
The Autocracy of Autonomous Systems
The Autocracy of Autonomous Systems
08.19.2019

We, as developers of such systems, need to take some conscious decisions to make sure we do not usher in …

We Should Stop Saying 'Language Independent.' We Don't Know How To Do That
We Should Stop Saying 'Language Independent.' We Don't Know How To Do That
08.13.2019

We know how to make multi-lingual pseudocode-based assessments, not language-independent assessments.

Who Manufactured the Mysterious Chinese Android?
Who Manufactured the Mysterious Chinese Android?
08.01.2019

In the 18th century, there were several famous makers of automatons in Europe; who created the Chinese musical clock automaton …

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