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August 2008

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The most cited CS education paper is, unfortunately, wrong.

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Want to be a great programmer? If so, you have to pull back the curtain and learn how software really …

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Time to Assess National AI Policies
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The Center for AI and Digital Policy has undertaken the first comparative review of national artificial intelligence policies.

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