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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)



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    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The New York TimesMany databases of facial images are compiled by companies and researchers without the knowledge of the owners of those faces. Privacy advocates have observed that repositories of facial images assembled by Microsoft, Stanford University, and others hold millions of images. Facebook and Google, likely to have amassed the largest facial datasets, purportedly do not distribute their image troves, but academics, activists, and public papers demonstrate that other organizations […]

  • Cyberattacks Inflict Deep Harm at Technology-Rich...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Associated PressSchools that have adopted education technology increasingly are falling prey to the types of cyberattacks once reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data. The resulting disruptions have pushed some districts to halt the use of smart boards, student laptops, and other Internet-connected tools. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says schools are being targeted for the sensitive data they hold, and because they provide critical public services. North […]

  • Automated System Generates Robotic Parts for...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    MIT NewsResearchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an automated system that can design and print in three dimensions complex robotic parts optimized according to a large number of specifications—a task that would be staggeringly difficult for humans to do manually. The researchers demonstrated the system by fabricating actuators that show different monochrome images at different angles. For example, one actuator portrays a Vincent Van Gogh portrait when […]

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    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

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  • Microsoft Eyes Mozilla's Rust to Obliterate C++...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    CSO AustraliaMicrosoft is encouraging developers to adopt Mozilla's "safe" Rust programming language, in an effort to address the memory corruption bugs in C and C++ code that are the main source of modern software vulnerabilities. In a blog post, researchers at the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) outlined the case for developers using "memory-safe languages," highlighting Rust as a solution to help developers focus on feature development, rather than dealing with bugs they introduce […]