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The expanding landscape of computer science

COLUMN: Letter from the editors

The expanding landscape of computer science

By Diane Golay, October 2018

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The making of a computer scientist

COLUMN: INIT

The making of a computer scientist

By Anne-Kathrin Peters, Judeth Oden Choi, October 2018

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Gender and inclusiveness

SECTION: Features

Gender and inclusiveness

Various policies and processes have been implemented to bring equality for women in the IT sector. Yet there are various issues faced by women that still need to be addressed broadly as an institutional responsibility rather than a mere brand-building strategy.

By Sadhana Deshpande, October 2018

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COLUMN: Careers

Software is for humans
Holding our industry accountable

By Jenn Schiffer, December 2017

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SECTION: Profile

Sara Mauskopf
Innovative thinking in the service of parents

Sara Mauskopf lives in Silicon Valley, and is the CEO and co-founder of Winnie, an app with the mission to make parents' lives easier through technology.

By Adrian Scoică, December 2017

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Jeremy Irish <br /> Bringing treasure hunting to the modern world

Startups and entrepreneurship

COLUMN: INIT

Startups and entrepreneurship

By Jie Qi, June 2017

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Flexing DevOps talent in a startup

COLUMN: Careers

Flexing DevOps talent in a startup

The perfect place for a budding engineer.

By Federico Fregosi, June 2017

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Jon Van Caneghem <br /> Designing games for a generation

SECTION: Profile

Jon Van Caneghem
Designing games for a generation

By Adrian Scoică, June 2017

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Manuel Grenacher<br /> Cautiously tapping into collaborative economics

One thousand interviews

COLUMN: Careers

One thousand interviews

How customer insights keep one company agile, and challenge these data scientist to stay ahead in an ever-changing world.

By Geerten Peek, Ahmet Taspinar, September 2016

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David Deutsch<br /> Understanding computation as a consequence of physics

What's in the job of making music?

COLUMN: Careers

What's in the job of making music?

Harry Lachenmayer navigates the underground music world with a CS degree.

By Harry Lachenmayer, June 2016

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Sanny Gaddafi <br /> Living at the forefront of Indonesia's tech emancipation

How to get hired at a startup as a software developer

Profile: Dennis Bormann<br />The man who introduced Antarctica's Davis Station to 3-D printing

Women who paved the way for IoT<br />A teacher finds her voice

COLUMN: Accolades

Women who paved the way for IoT
A teacher finds her voice

By Kayalvizhi Jayavel, December 2015

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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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In praise of side projects

In praise of side projects

By Natalie Gordon, November 2015

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A fleeting sense of security<br />or security as a science (and how to make your boss understand)

An interview with the director of biomedical informatics at Stanford

SECTION: Features

An interview with the director of biomedical informatics at Stanford

Russ Altman discusses how computational biology is rapidly transforming clinical practice, particularly in his own field of pharmacogenomics.

By Cristina Pop, Billy Rathje, July 2015

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Profile: Sriram Kosuri<br />Never mind the cloud, back up your selfies to DNA

Profile: Sriram Kosuri
Never mind the cloud, back up your selfies to DNA

Never mind the cloud, back up your selfies to DNA

By Adrian Scoică, July 2015

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Computer science faculty careers at liberal arts colleges

COLUMN: Careers

Computer science faculty careers at liberal arts colleges

By Janet Davis, Jeannie Albrecht, Christine Alvarado, Tzu-Yi Chen, Amy Csizmar Dalal, Sohie Lee, March 2015

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Kristin Lauter on Cryptography and Mathematics

SECTION: Features

Kristin Lauter on Cryptography and Mathematics

There are unique challenges posed by cryptography research. This interview examines potential threats to modern security techniques and how to overcome them.

By Shashank Agrawal, Billy Rathje, March 2015

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Profile: Ian Pratt<br />Pioneering security through virtualization

An antidote to impostor syndrome

COLUMN: Careers

An antidote to impostor syndrome

By Dean Jackson, Taliver Heath, December 2014

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

Successfully transitioning from academia to entrepreneurship

Profile: Geoffrey Hinton<br />Unlocking the language of the brain

SECTION: Features

Profile: Geoffrey Hinton
Unlocking the language of the brain

By Adrian Scoică, October 2014

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Doing research in practice<br />some lessons learned

COLUMN: Careers

Doing research in practice
some lessons learned

By Željko Obrenović, June 2014

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Pattern recognition

SECTION: Features

Pattern recognition

Most people like to believe they judge others on their merits, and not by their gender or ethnicity. Neuroscience has shown this isn't always the case, so what can we do about it?

By Freada Kapor Klein, Ana Díaz-Hernández, June 2014

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Campus for moms

Campus for moms

Having a baby and taking a new start. A program for women on maternity leave, teaches them how to give birth to a startup.

By Liron Lifshitz-Yadin, Daniela Raijman-Aharonov, June 2014

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J. Craig Venter Institute<br />Rockville, Maryland

DEPARTMENT: Labz

J. Craig Venter Institute
Rockville, Maryland

By Arka Bhattacharya, June 2014

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Getting a job at Box

COLUMN: Careers

Getting a job at Box

By Tomas Barreto, March 2014

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NICTA ATP lab

DEPARTMENT: Labz

NICTA ATP lab

By Yan Shvartzshnaider, March 2014

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Forget about blenders

COLUMN: Letter from the editors

Forget about blenders

By Peter Kinnaird, Inbal Talgam-Cohen, December 2013

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Maintaining ACM traditions<br />Professional development done right

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Maintaining ACM traditions
Professional development done right

By Michael Zuba, December 2013

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The Google technical interview<br />How to get your dream job

COLUMN: Careers

The Google technical interview
How to get your dream job

By Dean Jackson, December 2013

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Profile: Jessica Staddon<br>Managing Google's privacy research

SECTION: Features

Profile: Jessica Staddon
Managing Google's privacy research

In this profile, Jessica Staddon discusses managing privacy research for one the world's best-known technology corporations.

By Adrian Scoică, September 2013

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Profile Ken Muset<br />A career shaped by creativity

Supercomputers

DEPARTMENT: Back

Supercomputers

By Finn Kuusisto, March 2013

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ICTD at the University of California Berkeley

SECTION: Features

ICTD at the University of California Berkeley

Several leading researchers from UC Berkeley share their personal research stories, opinions about the field, and advice for students interested in ICTD.

By Nithya Sambasivan, 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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Facing the African ICTD academic divide

Facing the African ICTD academic divide

This article stitches together the current journey of ICTD researchers based in Africa who formed a virtual network, which hopes to contribute toward the enhancement of representation within the academic ICTD community.

By Kathleen Diga, December 2012

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User experience practices in Nairobi's iHub community

User experience practices in Nairobi's iHub community

How a forthcoming user experience (UX) lab will meet the needs of the African technology community.

By Mark Kamau, Angela Crandall, Kagonya Awori, December 2012

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Matthew Kam: Technology, impact and development

Big data

COLUMN: INIT

Big data

By Andrew Cron, Huy L. Nguyen, Aditya Parameswaran, September 2012

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Six tips for students interested in big data analytics

COLUMN: Advice

Six tips for students interested in big data analytics

By Anjul Bhambhri, September 2012

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Big data and internships at Cloudera

SECTION: Features

Big data and internships at Cloudera

Students working in the big data space get uniquely valuable experiences and perspectives by taking industrial internships, which can help further their research agendas.

By Yanpei Chen, Andrew Ferguson, Brian Martin, Andrew Wang, Patrick Wendell, September 2012

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