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Why Design Should Be Rated Alongside Science
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Why Design Should Be Rated Alongside Science

Design education is as important to the future of the economy as the sciences, technology, mathematics and engineering, and should be given equal support.

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Computing Our Children's Future

To the age-old question— "What do you want to do when you grow up?"—children today give many modern answers: "Help feed hungry families." "Prevent and cure diseases...

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Connecting with an Internet Pioneer, 40 Years Later

Forty years ago—on December 5, 1969—the U.S. Department of Defense's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) connected four computer network nodes at the University...

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Connecting with an Internet Pioneer, 40 Years Later

Forty years ago—on December 5, 1969—the U.S. Department of Defense's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) connected four computer network nodes at the University...

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Reconfigurable Computing Research Pushes Forward

Alan George, director of the U.S. National Science Foundation's Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing (CHREC), says that challenges and objectives...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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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...

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...

An Interview with Ping Fu
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An Interview with Ping Fu

Ping Fu, CEO of the digital shape sampling and processing company Geomagic, discusses her background, achievements, and challenges managing a company during a period...

On Public Service and Computer Science
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On Public Service and Computer Science

Members of the computer science community should become more involved in public service by becoming program managers at federal agencies, the opportunities and...

The Broadband Price Is Not Right
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The Broadband Price Is Not Right

Developing an effective pricing index is essential to understanding the value of broadband connectivity.

Are Business Methods Patentable?
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Are Business Methods Patentable?

How the U.S. Supreme Court's forthcoming decision in the Bilski v. Doll case is expected to affect existing and future software patents.

Usable Security: How to Get It
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Usable Security: How to Get It

Why does your computer bother you so much about security, but still isn't secure? It's because users don't have a model for security, or a simple way to keep important...

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Reverse Brain Drain to India and China

America is a great place to start a company. Reports state that 52 percent of all Silicon Valley companies were started by immigrants. The problem is, it is now...

China Racing Ahead in It Revolution
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China Racing Ahead in It Revolution

China is striving to build first-rate research capabilities that can transform its economy from manufacturing based to technology based. In one of the efforts to...
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