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Computing as an evolving discipline

SECTION: Features

Computing as an evolving discipline

Throughout computing's history, there have been dramatically different opinions on what computing, as a discipline, is "really" about. Each decade has changed our views of bleeding-edge technology, core knowledge in computing, the nature of computing as a discipline, and the essential skills and competence of computing professionals.

By Matti Tedre, October 2018

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You are not “just” your Ph.D.

COLUMN: Advice

You are not “just” your Ph.D.

By Andrew J. Hunsucker, April 2018

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UC Irvine WICS blazing trails for women in CS

DEPARTMENT: Updates

UC Irvine WICS blazing trails for women in CS

By David Byrd, December 2016

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Quantum computation

COLUMN: INIT

Quantum computation

By Dawei Ding, September 2016

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Energy and IOT<br />An engineer's perspective

COLUMN: Careers

Energy and IOT
An engineer's perspective

By Madison Capps, December 2015

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Why

DEPARTMENT: Blogs

Why "celebrate women in computing"?

The XRDS blog highlights a range of topics from conference coverage, to security and privacy, to CS theory. Selected blog posts, edited for print, are featured in every issue. Please visit xrds.acm.org/blog to read each post in its entirety. If you are interested in joining as a student blogger, please contact us.

By Nur Al-huda Hamdan, December 2015

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Writing your dissertation

COLUMN: Advice

Writing your dissertation

By Marius-Tudor Benea, November 2015

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Excellence around the world

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Excellence around the world

This year's ACM award winners share how their chapters came out on top.

By Claudia Schulz, November 2015

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The virtual human interaction lab<br />Stanford, California

DEPARTMENT: Labz

The virtual human interaction lab
Stanford, California

By Andrea Stevenson Won, November 2015

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Crossing boundaries

COLUMN: Letter from the editors

Crossing boundaries

By Inbal Talgam-Cohen, July 2015

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Tips for writing a good scientific paper

COLUMN: Advice

Tips for writing a good scientific paper

By Marius-Tudor Benea, July 2015

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A community for learning

DEPARTMENT: Updates

A community for learning

At Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, the students are also the teachers

By Claudia Schulz, July 2015

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Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute<br />University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

ACM-W chapters at home and abroad<br />An initiative on women, not of women

The Ph.D. journey

COLUMN: Advice

The Ph.D. journey

By Vaggelis Giannikas, March 2015

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Cyber security centre<br />University of Oxford, United Kingdom

The essentials of a computer scientist's toolkit

COLUMN: Advice

The essentials of a computer scientist's toolkit

By Numair Khan, December 2014

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Profile: Trevor van Mierlo<br />The story of building a startup in health informatics

A call for passion

COLUMN: Advice

A call for passion

By Oded Green, Yoav Green, October 2014

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Successfully transitioning from academia to entrepreneurship

National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM)

DEPARTMENT: Labz

National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM)

By Georgios Kontonatsios, Matt Shardlow, October 2014

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Women, hip-hop, and self-teaching<br />the new diversity in computing

A beginner's guide to computer science research

It's deeper than rap, toward culturally responsive CS

SECTION: Features

It's deeper than rap, toward culturally responsive CS

Using hip-hop lyrics and artificial intelligence to engage more students in computer science based on their cultural background.

By Omoju Miller, June 2014

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In search of diverse students

In search of diverse students

In Germany, the IGaDtools4MINT research project aims to integrate gender and diversity in STEM subjects.

By Tobias Berg, Rebecca Apel, Carmen Leicht-Scholten, June 2014

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Gendered expectations

Gendered expectations

A look at how implicit biases influence the advancement of women in science and engineering.

By Eve Fine, Amy Wendt, Molly Carnes, June 2014

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Demographics in computing

DEPARTMENT: Back

Demographics in computing

By Finn Kuusisto, June 2014

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Enriching your network via diversity

COLUMN: Letter from the editors

Enriching your network via diversity

By Inbal Talgam-Cohen, March 2014

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Profile: Benjamin Cichy<br>Writing code to run on Mars

SECTION: Features

Profile: Benjamin Cichy
Writing code to run on Mars

By Adrian Scoică, March 2014

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The many stages of writing a paper, and how to close the deal

DEPARTMENT: Blogs

The many stages of writing a paper, and how to close the deal

Originally posted on The Geomblog

By Suresh Venkatasubramanian, December 2013

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Cryptography, security and privacy (CrySP) research group

DEPARTMENT: Hello world

On constructing the tree of life

By Marinka Zitnik, December 2013

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CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (Pittsburgh, PA)

DEPARTMENT: Labz

CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (Pittsburgh, PA)

CUPS, a research lab at Carnegie Mellon University, is dedicated to addressing the broad array of challenges collectively called "usable privacy and security."

By Rich Shay, September 2013

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Facing your supervisor

COLUMN: Advice

Facing your supervisor

By Vaggelis Giannikas, June 2013

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Blogs

DEPARTMENT: Blogs

Blogs

The XRDS blog highlights a range of topics from conference overviews to privacy and security, from HCI to cryptography. Selected blog posts, edited for print, will be featured in every issue. Please visit xrds.acm.org/blog to read each post in its entirety.

By Gidi Nave, Arefin Huq, June 2013

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Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Technology Laboratory (AIART lab)

How to review CS papers

COLUMN: Advice

How to review CS papers

By Santosh Kalwar, March 2013

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Harvard undergraduates earn silver medal in ACM-ICPC

DEPARTMENT: News

Harvard undergraduates earn silver medal in ACM-ICPC

By Michael Zuba, December 2012

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Online education for developing contexts

SECTION: Features

Online education for developing contexts

A personal experience with academia in Pakistan leads to using online education initiatives as an opportunity for massive improvement.

By Arjumand Younos, December 2012

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Voices in ICT for development

Voices in ICT for development

Researchers from around the world tell us about their personal and institutional efforts in international development.

By Nithya Sambasivan, December 2012

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Lessons and opportunities in ICT4D

Lessons and opportunities in ICT4D

If ICT4D aims to effectively answer the grand challenges it faces, young researchers, in both design and computer science, must be aware of the consequences of how terminology frames this field, be willing to critique and adjust research methods and attend to neglected, challenging concepts.

By Samantha Merritt, December 2012

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How to be an

How to be an "entrepredemic"

The life of an academic entrepreneur can help you avoid a false choice.

By Jonathan Friedman, June 2012

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An interview with Mendel Rosenblum

An interview with Mendel Rosenblum

The co-founder of VMware and Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford explains how an academic research project evolved into a commercial idea.

By Asaf Cidon, Tomer London, June 2012

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Want a tenure?

Want a tenure?

Why running a startup is a lot like building a research lab.

By Eldar Sadikov, Montse Medina, June 2012

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On education in entrepreneurship

On education in entrepreneurship

Jessica Mah started her first company, internshipIN.com, at the age of 13, shortly after she began her studies in computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. Currently Product Architect and CEO of inDinero.com, which she co-founded during her undergraduate studies, she discusses the value of her computer science education and how it affected her entrepreneurial path.

By Christina Pop, June 2012

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A linear function for the toughest choice

A linear function for the toughest choice

As you journey along your career path, how will you decide which way to turn when you reach the academia-industry fork in the road?

By Pierpaolo Baccichet, June 2012

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StartX

DEPARTMENT: Labz

StartX

By Alexa Lee, June 2012

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Public relations for computer science students

COLUMN: Advice

Public relations for computer science students

By Vaggelis Giannikas, March 2012

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An interview with Robert Soare

SECTION: Features

An interview with Robert Soare

University of Chicago's Robert Soare, the Paul Snowden Russell Distinguished Service Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, offers his reflections on Alan Turing.

By Arefin Huq, March 2012

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Why now is the right time to study quantum computing

Why now is the right time to study quantum computing

Quantum computing is not merely a recipe for new computing devices, but a new way of looking at the world.

By Aram Harrow, March 2012

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