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'some 22 Year Old Kid Will Revolutionize Internet In India'
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'some 22 Year Old Kid Will Revolutionize Internet In India'

Trust Ajit Balakrishnan of Rediff to be candid with his views and candid he was at the recently held IAMAI Digital Summit. Ajit Balakrishnan said, "The Internet...

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Bangalore Blooming Into Innovation Hothouse

Once primarily a place for outsourcing call centers and repetitive software development, Bangalore is now home to a thriving research and development (R&D) industry...

CS Leader at ­niversity of Texas at Dallas Plans to Continue School's Growth
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CS Leader at ­niversity of Texas at Dallas Plans to Continue School's Growth

It's no secret that the University of Texas at Dallas' Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science wants to become a top-ranked research school. The computer...

Donald Knuth: Geek of the Week
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Donald Knuth: Geek of the Week

Donald Knuth is an extraordinary man. As well as inventing 'Literate Programming' and writing The Art of Computer Programming—often cited as the most important...

Viewpoints: Why Aren't More 'techies' Women?
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Viewpoints: Why Aren't More 'techies' Women?

Although technology jobs have become increasingly popular as a result of the recession, young women are still not choosing careers in technology, writes Silicon...

Broken Builds
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Broken Builds

Frequent broken builds could be symptomatic of deeper problems within a development project.

Computing's Paradigm
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Computing's Paradigm

Trying to categorize computing as engineering, science, or math is fruitless; we have our own paradigm.

Israel's Technology Industry as an Economic Growth Engine
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Israel's Technology Industry as an Economic Growth Engine

How government-industry collaboration can have far-reaching economic influences.

Opening Remarks
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Opening Remarks

Highlighting efforts and providing the rationale to increase the participation and success of underrepresented groups in computing.

Scientists and Engineers on Boards Will Keep Focus on the Long Term
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Scientists and Engineers on Boards Will Keep Focus on the Long Term

Companies would likely have a longer-term perspective  if more scientists and engineers were included on their boards of directors or other leadership roles writes David...

Securing India's Science Future
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Securing India's Science Future

India is uniquely positioned to use technology for progress, but in the recent past has lagged behind in the quality and spread of science research, according to...

Graphics Processing Technology Key to Unlocking It Potential in Middle East
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Graphics Processing Technology Key to Unlocking It Potential in Middle East

Graphics processing units (GPUs) are now becoming instrumental in transforming key industries in the Middle East, as GPUs are poised to unlock groundbreaking capabilities...

Next Siggest Security Threat Will Be Cyber-Terrorism
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Next Siggest Security Threat Will Be Cyber-Terrorism

The next biggest security threat may not be AK 47s or bomb blasts, but cyber terrorism. Terrorists can attack their enemy without stepping out of their home or...

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Letter To The President

There is an interconnect between the IT education policy in a country and the economic growth experienced or expected. "Computation is the most powerful 'thing...

Revamping DARPA Is Vital to Preserving the ­.s. Lead in It
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Revamping DARPA Is Vital to Preserving the ­.s. Lead in It

Government-funded basic and applied research at U.S. universities has been one of the pillars of the U.S. high tech sector. But at least in information technology...

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Is Cloud Bigger Than The Advent Of The Personal Computer?

According to a Reuters report, Google CEO Eric Schmidt told the 900 technology executives at the Utah Technology Council that cloud computing is a phenomenon that's...

Report: Cyberterror Not a Credible Threat
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Report: Cyberterror Not a Credible Threat

A new report by a Washington policy think tank dismisses out of hand the idea that terrorist groups are currently launching cyber attacks and says that the recent...

Tech Advice from Tim Berners-Lee
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Tech Advice from Tim Berners-Lee

When Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, entered the room for the final interview at the recent Web 2.0 Summit, the audience stood up for him. Appropriately...

Need to Take Technology to the Masses in Hindi, Commissioner Says
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Need to Take Technology to the Masses in Hindi, Commissioner Says

Anil Kakodkar, the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India, emphasized the need to take nation-building scientific technologies to the masses in national...

From Communications of the ACM

Steering Self-Learning Distance Algorithms

The concept of distance expresses the distortion measure between any pair of entities lying in a common space. Distances...
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