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computer : one that computes; specifically : a programmable usually electronic device that can store, retrieve, and process data — Webster
Computer is a general purpose device which can be programmed to carry out a finite set of arithmetic or logical operations. Since a sequence of operations can be readily changed, the computer can solve more than one kind of problem. — Wikipedia
How to Criticize Computer Scientists: Humorous essay outlining how to effectively insult a computer scientist (Douglas E. Comer, Purdue University)
How To Destroy Your Computer: Step-by-step instructions
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Communications of the ACM: Computer Systems The latest news, opinion and research in computer systems, from Communications online.
- Copyright's Online Service Providers Safe Harbors...on November 1, 2020 at 4:00 am
Reviewing the most significant changes recommended in the recently released U.S. Copyright Office Section 512 Study.
- Terahertz Networks Move Closer to Realityon November 1, 2020 at 4:00 am
The desire for faster, higher-frequency wireless networking is a constant. Terahertz technology could deliver large gains.
- Honeywell Introduces Quantum Computing as a...on October 30, 2020 at 7:40 pm
Each subscriber gets eight or sixteen hours per month of dedicated time with Honeywell scientists to run algorithms on the trapped-ion hardware.
- Scientists Use 3D Printer to Create World's...on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Researchers at Leiden University in the Netherlands created the world's smallest boat using an electron microscope and a high-resolution three-dimensional printer.
- Motorists' Smartphones May Help Highway Bosses...on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 pm
High-resolution three-axis accelerometers and GPS tracking built into smartphones, along with an app, can provide useful measures of road roughness for civil engineers.
EurekAlert! - Technology, Engineering and Computer Science The premier online source for science news since 1996. A service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
- Smart tablecloth can find fruit and help with...on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am
(Dartmouth College) This interactive fabric can identify items and find lost valuables. When an object or an object's status is determined, the fabric can trigger a desired action or prompt.
- Industry impact: Wojciech Misiolek honored for...on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am
(Lehigh University) Professor Wojciech Misiolek, chair of materials science and engineering at Lehigh University, has received the William Hunt Eisenman Award from ASM International for 'technology transfer of his engineering science knowledge to industrially relevant materials processing.' Misiolek is one of few specialists representing academia to win the award, which is typically given to industry professionals. His work with industrial partners and development of tools with his grad […]
- Researchers devise new method to get the lead outon October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am
(Washington University in St. Louis) Researchers in the lab of Daniel Giammar, in McKelvey School of Engineering have devised a simple, quick and inexpensive way to quantify how much lead is trapped by a water filter.
- A new spin on atoms gives scientists a closer...on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am
(Princeton University, Engineering School) A team of researchers has developed a new way to control and measure atoms that are so close together no optical lens can distinguish them.
- Carbon-releasing 'zombie fires' in peatlands...on October 30, 2020 at 4:00 am
(Imperial College London) New simulations have provided clues on reducing uncontrolled peat fires, which hide underground and are notoriously bad for human health and the environment.
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- Social Media Restrictions Cannot Keep Up with...by Scott Hershberger on October 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Much like spoken language, Internet memes take on shifting political meanings according to context -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- A Sustainable Alternative to Blanket Lockdownsby Sun Sun Lim on October 22, 2020 at 11:00 am
Instead of shutting down whole cities, we can use big data to take a more targeted approach -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- How Speech-Recognition Software Discriminates...by Claudia Lopez-Lloreda on October 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Until programmers recognize their own internal biases, the software they create will be problematic -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- Trolling for Truth on Social Mediaby Joan Donovan on October 12, 2020 at 1:15 pm
What 1990s Internet protest movements share with today’s disinformation campaigns -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- Can an Algorithm Help Solve Political Paralysis?by Julia Hotz on September 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm
As faith in government hits historic lows, organizers in the U.K. are trying a new math-based approach to democracy. Would it work in the bitterly divided U.S? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com