As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change
The New York Times
After Paul Minton graduated from college, he worked as a …
In Silicon Valley, Coders Are Making More Room for Curators
It's been almost a decade since the debut of the Netflix …
Physicists Restart Souped-Up Hadron Collider
The Wall Street Journal
After a two-year shutdown, the atom-smashing machine known as the …
What It's Like to Win the Turing Award
Michael Stonebraker is an adjunct professor in the Massachussetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence...
Top 10 Myths about Teaching Computer Science
Let's put some evidence behind those summertime faculty email list battles about CS teaching.
The Robots are Taking Over! (Perhaps Not Quite Yet.)
Programs fix themselves! Today! It's scary!
Kepler-452b: What It Would Be Like to Live On Earth's 'Cousin'
Kepler-452b may be Earth's close cousin, but living on the newfound world would still be an alien experience.
The Truth about the Turing Test
Alan Turing made many predictions about artificial intelligence, but one of his lesser known may sound familiar to those who have heard Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk warn about AI’s threat in 2015.
The Web-Connected Car Is Cool, Until Hackers Cut Your Brakes
The New York Times
When the history of the connected car is written, this week may go down as a pivotal moment for consumers worried about security.
Testing Web Applications with State Objects
Arie van Deursen
Use states to drive your tests.
From the EDVAC to WEBVACs
Daniel C. Wang
Cloud computing for computer scientists.
Using Free and Open Source Tools to Manage Software Quality
Phelim Dowling, Kevin McGrath
An agile process implementation
Technical Perspective: Corralling Crowd Power
Aniket (Niki) Kittur
"Soylent: A Word Processor with a Crowd Inside," introduces an exciting vision of using crowd workers to power an interactive...
Soylent: A Word Processor with a Crowd Inside
Michael S. Bernstein, Greg Little, Robert C. Miller, Björn Hartmann, Mark S. Ackerman, David R. Karger, David Crowell, Katrina Panovich
This paper introduces architectural and interaction patterns for integrating crowdsourced human contributions directly into user...
Technical Perspective: The Simplicity of Cache Efficient Functional Algorithms
William D. Clinger
In "Cache Efficient Functional Algorithms," Blelloch and Harper suggest we analyze the costs of functional algorithms by assuming...
Programming the Quantum Future
Benoît Valiron, Neil J. Ross, Peter Selinger, D. Scott Alexander, Jonathan M. Smith
The Quipper language offers a unified general-purpose programming framework for quantum computation.
Surveillance and Falsification Implications for Open Source Intelligence Investigations
Petra Saskia Bayerl, Babak Akhgar
Legitimacy of surveillance is crucial to safeguarding validity of OSINT data as a tool for law-enforcement agencies.
Challenges Deploying Complex Technologies in a Traditional Organization
Rua-Huan Tsaih, David C. Yen, Yu-Chien Chang
The National Palace Museum in Taiwan had to partner with experienced cloud providers to deliver television-quality exhibits.
Network Science, Web Science, and Internet Science
Thanassis Tiropanis, Wendy Hall, Jon Crowcroft, Noshir Contractor, Leandros Tassiulas
Exploring three interdisciplinary areas and the extent to which they overlap. Are they all part of the same larger domain?
Unifying Logic and Probability
Open-universe probability models show merit in unifying efforts.
Future Internets Escape the Simulator
Mark Berman, Piet Demeester, Jae Woo Lee, Kiran Nagaraja, Michael Zink, Didier Colle, Dilip Kumar Krishnappa, Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Henning Schulzrinne, Ivan Seskar, Sachin Sharma
Future Internet testbeds permit experiments not possible in today's public Net or commercial cloud services.