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Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell
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Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell

For VR to feel truly immersive, it needs to start stinking it up.

AI Education and Research
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AI Education and Research

An interview with Grid.ai's Sebastian Raschka.

There Are Too Few Women in Computer Science and Engineering
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There Are Too Few Women in Computer Science and Engineering

The problem is not disinterest; it is the culture of these fields and how they exclude women and girls.

Why Universities Must Resist GPA-based Enrollment Caps in the Face of Surging Enrollments
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Why Universities Must Resist GPA-based Enrollment Caps in the Face of Surging Enrollments

Considering the challenges for universities to adapt their business models to changing student demands.

Computational Thinking in the Era of Data Science
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Computational Thinking in the Era of Data Science

Incorporating data thinking into computer science education.

'Video Games Are for Boys'
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'Video Games Are for Boys'

Hopscotch app co-founder Samantha John discusses her journey from avoiding video games to helping kids create them.

Words Matter
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Words Matter

Some jargon can be offensive to newcomers and unintentionally shape our thoughts.

Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software
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Apple's Challenge to Virtualization Software

Is it okay for security researchers to virtualize software to look for vulnerabilities?

'Sentience' Is the Wrong Discussion to Have on AI Right Now
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'Sentience' Is the Wrong Discussion to Have on AI Right Now

A more important conversation would be one about human compatibility and trust.

'I Don't Really Trust Papers Out of Top AI Labs Anymore'
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'I Don't Really Trust Papers Out of Top AI Labs Anymore'

The AI domain is grappling with the replication crisis that has gripped the scientific community for ages, mostly because researchers often don't share their source...

How to Write Software with Mathematical Perfection
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How to Write Software with Mathematical Perfection

Leslie Lamport revolutionized how computers talk to each other, and now he's working on how engineers talk to their machines.

The Woman Who Brought Female Representation to Games
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The Woman Who Brought Female Representation to Games

The year-long search for Wabbit creator Van Mai comes to a happy conclusion.

Blending Computer Science with Culture
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Blending Computer Science with Culture

Coding with Culture creator Victor Hicks explains how culturally relevant lessons can be included in STEM learning.

My Nightmare Trip into the Metaverse
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My Nightmare Trip into the Metaverse

A reporter dons a VR headset, heads into the metaverse, and witnesses the most disturbing sights of her life.

Toward Justice in Computer Science through Community, Criticality, and Citizenship
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Toward Justice in Computer Science through Community, Criticality, and Citizenship

Proposing a justice-centered CS education.

Two Paths for Digital Disability Law
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Two Paths for Digital Disability Law

Understanding the legal drivers of efforts to make technology accessible.

Patterns and Prose
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Patterns and Prose

A University of Southern California computer scientist is a coder by trade and a poet at heart.

Our Human Future in an Age of AI
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Our Human Future in an Age of AI

What does it mean to be human in an age where AI agents make decisions that shape human actions?

<i>Communications'</i> Digital Initiative and Its First Digital Event
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Communications' Digital Initiative and Its First Digital Event

How AI and science are shaping each other.

Futures of Digital Governance
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Futures of Digital Governance

Seeking to increase the interoperability among the technical and social sciences toward new forms of governance associated with digital technology.
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