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General

Portal

Computer Science: A Guide to Web Resources (U. of Albany, SUNY)

Dictionary

computer : one that computes; specifically : a programmable usually electronic device that can store, retrieve, and process data — Webster

Computer Dictionaries Directory (CompInfo – The Computer Information Center), FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

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

David Darling’s Internet Encyclopedia of Science, Encyclopædia Britannica

Introduction

Inside your computer lesson (Bettina Bair, TEDEd)

Outline

Outline of Computer Science (Wikipedia)

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

Preservation

History

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Computer History (I-Programmer) (People, Machines)

Museum

List of Computer Museums (Wikipedia)

Library

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

Bibliography

Computer Bibliography (CompInfo – The Computer Information Center)

Participation

Hour of Code.org

Education

K-12 Computer Science Framework

Computer Science Teachers Association
Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (ACM SIGCSE)

Course

MIT OCW Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Occupation

Computer and Information Scientist (US Occupational Outlook Handbook)

Organization

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

News

Important Publications in CS (Wikipedia)
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
EurekAlert (AAAS), Scientific American, Science News
CNET: The Computer Network, Computer World, Computer User

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Humor

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
Computer Stupidities

Toy

Arts

SIGGRAPH 2019 Computer Animation Festival

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Rumor

Snopes.com

Future

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Communications of the ACM: Computer Systems The latest news, opinion and research in computer systems, from Communications online.



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