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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

Smartphones and Health Systems Research at Intel Seattle
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Smartphones and Health Systems Research at Intel Seattle

The ubiquity of smartphones  and their increasing ability to collect and transmit information will lead the way for the next advances in health monitoring and improvement...

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.

Designing Effective Warnings
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Designing Effective Warnings

Computer security warnings are something we all see everyday, but many people find them annoying and ignore them. What are better ways of designing warnings?

CS Education in the States
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CS Education in the States

Decisions about whether there is computer science in the classroom are largely state-based. The most recent example is the State of Kansas, which is moving to remove...

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  

Smart Grids: Getting Personal
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Smart Grids: Getting Personal

How many electronic devices do you own? It is tempting to answer, “Just a handful,” but the truth is much more nuanced. Here’s a simple experiment that will (quite...

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.

Why Doesn't the ­U.S. Fund Computing Education Research?
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Why Doesn't the ­U.S. Fund Computing Education Research?

How do we bootstrap research in computing education?  Existing education research programs only fund the best research, with the best measurement instruments and...

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.

Frequent Releases Change Software Engineering
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Frequent Releases Change Software Engineering

If you started deploying software much more frequently, how would it change your software development?

CS Faculty Cause Inequality
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CS Faculty Cause Inequality

A series of recent articles suggests that higher education in the United States is actually causing inequality, and that CS faculty play a role in that.

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...
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