Creator of the First Computer Database Honored with National Medal
President Obama today presented computer technology pioneer Charles W. Bachman …
Robots Put to Work on E-Waste
Researchers believe they have automated the process of disassembling liquid …
Faculty Research Reveals Software Improving in Ability to Analyze, Score Writing
Software for evaluating human writing is improving and expanding in …
Locality, Locality, Locality: A Note from SC14
Steadily growing chips, systems, and application parallelism are driving the movement of data across larger distances in systems...
HPC for Undergraduates
At SC14, graduate students mentor undergraduates interested in pursuing advanced degrees in fields related to high performance...
Animal-Human Computer Interaction: The First International Congress Report
Gilang Andi Pradana
Was the Internet communication really invented exclusively for humans, or do you think your cat should join your weekend teleconference...
When Fitbit Is the Expert Witness
Self-tracking using a wearable device can be fascinating. It can drive you to exercise more, make you reflect on how much (or little) you sleep, and help you detect patterns in your mood over time. But something else is happening when you use a wearable device, something that is less immediately apparent: You are no longer the only source of data about yourself.
Uber, a Start-Up Going So Fast It Could Miss a Turn
The New York Times
In just four years of operation, Uber has ignited a new global ride-sharing industry with the promise of transforming urban transportation and helping many people get by without owning cars.
The Simple Question Nobody's Asking About Net Neutrality
President Obama rattled the internet this week when he unloaded his opinion on net neutrality, the notion that all internet traffic should be treated equally.