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These are organized by form and function.

Communications Computation Storage Authoring Simulation
Analog Mail Device Paper Typewriter Automaton
Electronic Network Calculator Tape Recorder Elektro
Digital Internet Computer
Hardware Modem Microprocessor Memory Peripheral Robot, XR
Software Service (Web) Program (OS) Database Application AI, World

These are types of media formats.

Multimedia (Video, Animation), Image (Object), Scent, Flavor, Audio (Text), Haptic, “Other

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


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


Roget’s II (, Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords


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


Inside your computer lesson (Bettina Bair, TEDEd)


Outline of Computer Science (Wikipedia)


WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo



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


List of Computer Museums (Wikipedia)


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


Computer Bibliography (CompInfo – The Computer Information Center)


Hour of


K-12 Computer Science Framework

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


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



Computer and Information Scientist (US Occupational Outlook Handbook)


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)


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







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



SIGGRAPH 2019 Computer Animation Festival


OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form



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

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.

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    on May 29, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Genestack Ltd) Genestack Ltd. today announced that its flagship multi-omics data catalogue, curation and integrative search product, Omics Data Manager (ODM), has been licensed and implemented by AstraZeneca. Genestack's ODM is an enabling technology providing a central hub for organizing and querying multi-omics data from multiple sites, including transcriptomics and proteomics. ODM provides mission-critical technology modules that enable life science enterprises to execute their data […]

  • An EPiQS pursuit
    on May 28, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (University of California - Santa Barbara) UC Santa Barbara condensed matter physicist Andrea Young conducts his work at the boundary of theory and actuality, as he builds instrumentation to probe for signature quantum properties in advanced materials. Using his expertise in the realm of graphene systems, he and his research group also work to coax as-yet hypothetical behaviors from the two-dimensional material's atoms that, if found, could lead to advances in realms such as quantum sensing and […]

  • WPI-led research team shrinks breast cancer...
    on May 28, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) A team of researchers led by Worcester Polytechnic Institute Provost Wole Soboyejo attached anti-cancer agents to the hormone LHRH to create drugs that targeted triple-negative breast cancer, which typically does not respond to conventional targeted cancer therapies. The researchers reported that the treatments reduced the size of tumors in mice with no signs of toxic side effects.

  • Smart windows that self-illuminate on rainy days
    on May 28, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Pohang University of Science & Technology (POSTECH)) A joint research team from POSTECH and KAIST develops self-powering, color-changing humidity sensors.Applicable to various fields including smart windows, health care and safety management.

  • The concept of creating «brain-on-chip»...
    on May 28, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Lobachevsky University) Lobachevsky University scientists in collaboration with their colleagues from Russia, Italy, China and the United States have proposed the concept of a memristive neurohybrid chip to be used in compact biosensors and neuroprostheses. The concept is based on the existing and forward-looking solutions at the junction of neural cellular and microfluidic technologies that make it possible to grow a spatially ordered living neural network.

Scientific American Science news and technology updates from Scientific American