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COLUMN: INIT

Women on the web

By Nova Ahmed, Elizabeth Churchill, March 2021

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COLUMN: Careers

#2020wasEPIC elevate your career in STEM as the "only"

By Siobahn Day Grady, March 2021

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SECTION: Features

On the future of computer science

Gabriele Kotsis, ACM President and full professor in computer science at Johannes Kepler University, shares her personal experiences and suggestions to shape the future of computer science.

By Elizabeth Churchill, Nova Ahmed, March 2021

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Stories from an autodidact

What does it mean to have a career that has been shaped by luck and learning? With no formal training in the software industry, the author shares a personal story of the ups, downs, and sometimes sideways moments in her career.

By Lisa Long, March 2021

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The women bricoleurs of technology

Understanding the value of reaching from theory to practice by revisiting the contributions of women before us and our assumptions about how we create valuable impact for the future.

By Deborah Schultz, March 2021

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Man on the moon (1969), women on the web (1991 and still going strong)

Whatever you do in your life, you can bring it all together to find your place. This is a story about the twists and turns of life---from architecture to HCI.

By Jeni Paay, March 2021

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COLUMN: Careers

Navigating your path to purpose and passion

By Sharnnia Artis, December 2020

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SECTION: Profile

Rediet Abebe

By Sepideh Maleki, September 2020

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Larry Tesler

By Sepideh Maleki, July 2020

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COLUMN: Advice

Submit first, ask questions later

By Daniela Zieba, April 2020

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SECTION: Profile

Jian Peng

By Sepideh Maleki, April 2020

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Tightening a few loose bolts on the career ship

COLUMN: Careers

Tightening a few loose bolts on the career ship

By Chittaranjan Tripathy, Yannis Pavlidis, November 2019

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The one about resilience, energy, culture, and crafting

SECTION: Features

The one about resilience, energy, culture, and crafting

Joreen Arigye, a data analyst at Fenix International, shares her perspective on the importance of culture in the workplace. Having grown up directly connected to the typical Fenix customer, she has the ability to contribute knowledgeably to validating results from models, analysis, recommendations, and intervention strategies.

By Lynn Kirabo, November 2019

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Alex Pehler and Microsoft TEALS<br />Teachers of high school computer programming

Mike Beall<br />On a wild ride with games and learning

Rendering a new world<br />Lucasfilm Advanced Development Group

DEPARTMENT: Labz

Rendering a new world
Lucasfilm Advanced Development Group

By Sepideh Maleki, September 2019

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Janelle Shane<br />Steering light, steering AI

SECTION: Profile

Janelle Shane
Steering light, steering AI

By Bryan Knowles, April 2019

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Florence Hudson<br />On maturity and the internet of things

What do you have that others don't?

COLUMN: Careers

What do you have that others don't?

By Amit Sheth, October 2018

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Beyond coding: toward software development expertise

SECTION: Features

Beyond coding: toward software development expertise

Understanding what it takes to become an effective developer.

By Marian Petre, André van der Hoek, October 2018

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The search for my computer science

The search for my computer science

A journey spanning Nigeria, the United States, and Tanzania, is one woman's search for meaning and validation as a computer scientist.

By Judith Uchidiuno, October 2018

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Computer science as a global language

Computer science as a global language

How computer science helped me become a citizen of the world and the lessons real-life experiences taught me about effectively interacting with other people.

By María Andreína Francisco Rodríguez, October 2018

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What is the role of a computer scientist in shaping a sustainable future?

What is the role of a computer scientist in shaping a sustainable future?

It is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the warnings of a disrupted climate system, from melting ice caps to species extinction. But the problems are so far removed, and so large, we often wonder what does this have to do with our work as computer scientists?

By Elina Eriksson, October 2018

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Computer scientists in action: Anja Bechman, data science

Computer scientists in action: Sauvik Das, usable security & privacy

Computer scientists in action: Christina Harrington, inclusive technology design

Computer scientists in action: Åsa Cajander, complex systems for society

Computer scientists in action: Lining Yao, fabrication

Computer scientists in action: Jean Luca Bez, high performance computing

Computer scientists in action: Alexandra Jimborean, computer architecture

Aubrey Blanche<br />Atlassian global head of diversity

SECTION: Profile

Aubrey Blanche
Atlassian global head of diversity

By Bryan Knowles, October 2018

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So you want to be an elite hacker? finding your career in cyber operations

Christopher Sheats<br /> Founder of the Emerald Onion

SECTION: Profile

Christopher Sheats
Founder of the Emerald Onion

By Bryan Knowles, July 2018

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Getting the CS job you deserve

COLUMN: Careers

Getting the CS job you deserve

By Caleb Madrigal, April 2018

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Coraline Ada Ehmke <br /> Promoting richer open source communities

When Communication Trumps Coding

COLUMN: Careers

When Communication Trumps Coding

Crucial skills for software engineers

By Zach Boyd, September 2017

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Forests, trees, and false dichotomies

SECTION: Features

Forests, trees, and false dichotomies

As the gap between research and productization continues to narrow, traditional labels may no longer apply.

By Stephen Miller, June 2017

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The Heidelberg Laureate Forum on the moving frontier between mathematics and computer science

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum on the moving frontier between mathematics and computer science

Young and early-career researchers at the 2016 Heidelberg Laureate Forum discuss how the frontier between mathematics and computer science is shifting, what the future promises, and the implications the frontier's shape and dynamics will have on both fields.

By Edmon Begoli, Vincent Schlegel, Michael Atiyah, Praise Adeyemo, Tim Baarslag, April 2017

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Finding your MAP for career choices: what makes a great 'intrapreneur'?

From prototype to product

COLUMN: Letter from the editors

From prototype to product

By Jennifer Jacobs, September 2016

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Profile: Matthew Pryor<br />Using tech to manage droughts, from Australia to California

SWARM joint open lab Politecnico Di Torino, Italy

DEPARTMENT: Labz

SWARM joint open lab Politecnico Di Torino, Italy

By Teodoro Montanaro, December 2015

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