Home Users Cite Laziness for Lax Online Security
A survey examining why people do not adequately protect their …
New Research on Gigabit Wireless Communications
Two papers presented at the recent IEEE 2014 Wireless Communications …
Cheaper Joints and Digits Bring the Robot Revolution Closer
SRI International is rethinking the design of Boston Dynamics' Atlas …
The Danger of Requiring Computer Science in K-12 Schools
We are not ready to make CS a requirement for all children in the US, even if that's where we want to be one day.
Those Who Say Code Does Not Matter
Often, you will be told programming languages do not matter much. It is a pretty general rule that people arguing language does...
The Benefits of Working on Research As An Undergraduate Student
This article presents three practical benefits of working on research as an undergraduate student.
Can We Really Upload Johnny Depp's Brain?
When Wally Pfister's Transcendence is released on April 17, millions of moviegoers will be asking themselves, "Could we really upload Johnny Depp into a computer one day?"
The New Academic Celebrity
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Back in 1991, a New York Times Magazine writer, Anne Matthews, described Andrew Ross, a doyen of American studies, strolling through the Modern Language Association conference in his "pale mango wool-and-silk Commes des Garcons blazer" on his way to a session on gangsta rap and censorship, as admiring graduate students gawked and murmured, "That’s him!"
4 Amazing Things NASA Invented, and 4 You Think It Did
NASA is everywhere.
The edge of the Internet is an unruly place.
Major-League SEMAT: Shy Should an Executive Care?
Ivar Jacobson, Pan-Wei Ng, Ian Spence, Paul E. McMahon
Becoming better, faster, cheaper, and happier.
Christoph Paasch, Olivier Bonaventure
Decoupled from IP, TCP is at last able to support multihomed hosts.
Technical Perspective: A 'Reasonable' Solution to Deformation Methods
Jacobson et al. construct a deformation method that allows a wide range of handle types (points, line segments, open and closed...
Bounded Biharmonic Weights for Real-Time Deformation
Alec Jacobson, Ilya Baran, Jovan Popović, Olga Sorkine-Hornung
Changing an object's shape is a basic operation in computer graphics. Our goal is to make the design and control of deformations...
Who Does What in a Massive Open Online Course?
Daniel T. Seaton, Yoav Bergner, Isaac Chuang, Piotr Mitros, David E. Pritchard
Student-participation data from the inaugural MITx (now edX) course — 6.002x: Circuits and Electronics — unpacks MOOC student...
Formally Verified Mathematics
Jeremy Avigad, John Harrison
With the help of computational proof assistants, formal verification could become the new standard for rigor in mathematics.
Unifying Functional and Object-Oriented Programming with Scala
Martin Odersky, Tiark Rompf
Scala unifies traditionally disparate programming-language philosophies to develop new components and component systems.
Security and Privacy for Augmented Reality Systems
Franziska Roesner, Tadayoshi Kohno, David Molnar
AR systems pose potential security concerns that should be addressed before the systems become widespread.
Trends in Steganography
Elżbieta Zielińska, Wojciech Mazurczyk, Krzysztof Szczypiorski
Methods for embedding secret data are more sophisticated than their ancient predecessors, but the basic principles remain unchanged...
Computation Takes Time, But How Much?
Reinhard Wilhelm, Daniel Grund
Timing analysis for hard real-time systems.