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compute : to determine especially by mathematical means Compute the area of the triangle.; also : to determine or calculate by means of a computer computing pi to over one billion places — Webster

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Computation is any type of calculation that follows a well-defined model understood and expressed as, for example, an algorithm. The study of computation is paramount to the discipline of computer science. — Wikipedia





Theory of Computation (CSAIL, MIT)



History of computers (Georgi Dalakov)

Mechanical Aids to Computation and the Development of Algorithms (Paul E. Dunne)
The History of Early Computing Machines, from Ancient Times to 1981 (Vincze Miklós, Gizmodo)
History of Computing (Wikipedia)


Computational Sciences (American Museum of Natural History)


WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library




Introduction to Computational Media (Ian Bogost, Georgia Tech)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources



Association for Computing Machinery


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)







Lego Turning
What is Turing Machine (
Turing Machine (Wolfram’s Mathworld)


OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form


Song Lyrics


Quantum Computing (Wikipedia)



  • IBM Selects Keio to Host First Quantum Computing...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The Japan Times (Japan)IBM on Thursday opened a research hub at Keio University in Japan to explore quantum computing applications, according to Keio's Naoki Yamamoto. The IBM Q Network Hub is the first Asian facility where scientists will be able to tap into IBM Q, IBM's 20-qubit (quantum bit) computer in New York. Keio's Kohei Ito says a primary goal of the hub will be to identify quantum computing applications, with students, faculty, and private-sector researchers all expected to […]

  • An Electronic Rescue Dog
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    ETH ZurichETH Zurich researchers in Switzerland have created technology that can detect human metabolic emissions, which could potentially aid search and rescue teams. ETH Zurich's Sotiris Pratsinis and his team developed a device combining sensors that pick up traces of acetone, ammonia, and isoprene with off-the-shelf carbon dioxide and moisture detectors. Humans emit these compounds through their breath and skin, and laboratory tests in partnership with Austrian and Cypriot researchers […]

  • UC Berkeley Graduate Recognized With ACM Doctoral...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    HPCwireAviad Rubinstein has been named to receive the ACM 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation, "Hardness of Approximation Between P and NP," in which he established the intractability of the approximate Nash equilibrium problem and several other important problems between P and NP completeness. A persistent issue in theoretical computer science concerns whether an approximate Nash equilibrium--a variant of the Nash equilibrium that enables the possibility that a player may […]

  • New Device Could Increase Battery Life of...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    University of Missouri Battery-operated electronics users often complain that battery life is too short and the devices generate too much heat, and researchers at the University of Missouri (MU) have developed a material that could solve both problems. Led by MU's Deepak K. Singh, the team developed a two-dimensional, nanostructured material by depositing a magnetic permalloy on the honeycomb structure template of a silicon substrate. The new material conducts unidirectional current, and when […]

  • Researchers Develop Virtual Reality Testing...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    MIT NewsEngineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a virtual reality training system for aerial drones so they can navigate empty space while perceiving a rich, artificial environment. The team says its Flight Goggles system could reduce how often drones crash during training, and function as a virtual testbed for an unlimited number of environments and conditions. "If anything, the system can make autonomous vehicles more responsive, faster, and more […]