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AP CS No Longer Counts For High School Graduation in Georgia (for Now)
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AP CS No Longer Counts For High School Graduation in Georgia (for Now)

Georgia used to count AP CS as a fourth "science" class towards high school graduation. As of 1 October 2009, that is no longer true.

Impact of the Social Web on Computing Research
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Impact of the Social Web on Computing Research

Scientists from diverse fields are feeling the impact of Social Web systems and are publishing research papers that characterize, model, prototype, and evaluate...

Economic Crisis and Computer Science
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Economic Crisis and Computer Science

A personal view of the role of computer science in economic crisis.

Final Thoughts About Grace Hopper Conference
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Final Thoughts About Grace Hopper Conference

Just a few final thoughts and pointers to projects and resources.

Grace Hopper Keynote 2: Fran Berman
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Grace Hopper Keynote 2: Fran Berman

Fran Berman's keynote address at the Grace Hopper Conference

Student Research Competition at Grace Hopper
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Student Research Competition at Grace Hopper

Highlights of the top six posters/presentations at the Student Research Competition

Grace Hopper Keynote 1: Megan Smith
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Grace Hopper Keynote 1: Megan Smith

Megan Smith keynote at Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper Conference Opening Session: Part 1
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Grace Hopper Conference Opening Session: Part 1

Grace Hopper Conference--some highlights on who attends and what it's like.

Opening Day of Grace Hopper Conference
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Opening Day of Grace Hopper Conference

A panoply of posters welcome attendees to the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

Donation of Technological Goods and its Impact on a Society
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Donation of Technological Goods and its Impact on a Society

What are the possible consequences of donation of technological goods on the society  

An Einstein-Rosen Bridge
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An Einstein-Rosen Bridge

Science acts as a bridge between societies that trasncends culture, and it may be our best hope for finding a common thread in a globalized future.

Sorry, Turing
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Sorry, Turing

A happy ending to the petition which asked for an apology to Turing from the British government.

Future World: ­Utopia?
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Future World: ­Utopia?

A personal point of view about some technologies of the future world.

The Benefits of Public Engagement
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The Benefits of Public Engagement

Working with public engagment projects can be satisfying, and has benefits for the researcher as well as the general public. This article describes my current Making...

The World Is Small
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The World Is Small

Not that many years ago international travel meant one was largely inaccessible to colleagues at home. Today, when my plane lands, I will turn on my smart phone...

­Update on Connectivity
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­Update on Connectivity

Update on internet connectivity in Colombia

Robotic Delight
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Robotic Delight

Corporate showrooms offer floor after floor of lovable digital strangeness.  It's easy to forget they're after your cash. 

Perception Matters
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Perception Matters

The rapid pace of technology means that there are solutions that worked well, but are now abandoned -- not always for technical reasons.  Perceptions about a technology...

Atonement
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Atonement

A pointer to the petition to get an apology to Alan Turing from the British Government.

­Ubiquity
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­Ubiquity

Technology and information are ominpresent in Tokyo, but nobody seems to notice; a look at the future of ultra-integrated high technology. 
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