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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

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Theory

Theory of Computation (CSAIL, MIT)

Preservation

History


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)

Museum

Computational Sciences (American Museum of Natural History)

Library

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

Participation

Education

Course


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

Community

Organization

Association for Computing Machinery

News

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Lego Turning Machine.org
What is Turing Machine (AlanTuring.net)
Turing Machine (Wolfram’s Mathworld)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

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Future


Quantum Computing (Wikipedia)

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  • Parkland School Turns to Experimental...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The Washington PostFlorida's Broward County Public School system will deploy an experimental artificial intelligence network to monitor students and flag potential threats. The Avigilon installation from Motorola Solutions combines 145 surveillance cameras and software so security officials can track students based on their appearance, and it can automatically alert a school-monitoring officer when it senses events "that seem out of the ordinary" and people "in places they are not supposed to […]

  • Software Pirates Use Apple Tech to Put Hacked...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    ReutersSoftware pirates have hijacked technology from Apple to distribute hacked versions of popular apps on iPhones. Security researchers have long warned about the misuse of enterprise developer certificates, which act as digital keys that tell an iPhone a piece of software downloaded from the Internet can be trusted and opened. They are the centerpiece of Apple's program for corporate apps and allow consumers to install apps onto iPhones without Apple's knowledge. Last month, Apple briefly […]

  • Technology Could Make Hard Border Disappear, but...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The Economist“Hard” borders could potentially become invisible within a few years amid technological advancements, but practical applications could carry high costs and intrusive electronic surveillance. Nevertheless, a number of borders around the world are being modernized; for example, Switzerland hopes to digitize its border procedures with the European Union fully by 2026, using its DaziT program to establish a central online portal for all customs services. Blockchain […]

  • Girls Get Tech. They Just Need Others to Believe...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The New York TimesA survey of 2,900 girls and boys ages five to 17 (along with their parents) by the Girl Scout Research Institute on how access to smartphones, tablets, laptops, and gaming devices found girls on equal footing with boys in terms of technology, or exceeding them in some respects. More than 80% of boys play video games for fun, according to the survey results, while just 72% of girls said the same. In addition, 40% of girls surveyed were found to read books and articles on […]

  • The 20 Hottest Job Skills in 2019 That Will Get...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    CNBCThe latest quarterly list of the 20 most sought-after skills in the U.S. job market from freelancing platform Upwork found 17 are technology-related; surprisingly, 75% of the skills are new, which Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel said highlights the value of reskilling. Among the hottest skills on the list are proficiency in genetic algorithms, computational linguistics, app store optimization, and app usability analysis. Major labor market trends include growing investments in big data […]