Moving Innovation: 2013
"Computer graphic imaging is vital in visualization for biology, medicine and earth sciences. Steve Job’s prediction that one day everyone will want full color 3D graphics on their computer has come true. For those who brought about this revolut..."
Cleve’s Corner blog: 2013
"It took more than a decade for the ASCII character set to be universally adopted. In the mid to late 1970s we still had to deal with computers and computer terminals that had different character sets. Many central main frames had operating systems wi..."
Silvio Micali & Shafi Goldwasser
Journal of Computer and System Sciences: 1984
"This paper proposes an encryption scheme that possesses the following property: Whatever is efficiently computable about the cleartext given the cyphertext, is also efficiently computable without the cyphertext. The security of our encryption ..."
Vicki L. Hanson
Cognition, Age, and Web Browsing: 2009
"Demographic trends show that people, worldwide, are living longer, with the greatest increase being in what could be considered the “oldest of old.” The impact of this is a clear need for technologies that are usable by older adults. The ..."
Christos H. Papadimitriou
Alan and I: 2012
"By that time, many of us had realized that computer science is no longer about the computer: The Internet (by which I mean both the network of networks and the application networks running on it) had become by far the most important computational art..."
Dense Sphere Packings: A Blueprint for Formal Proofs: 2012
"After all is said and done, a proof is only as reliable as the processes that are used to verify its correctness. The ultimate standard of proof is a formal proof, which is nothing other than an unbroken chain of logical inferences from an explicit s..."
Turing’s Cathedral: 2012
"The race to build the hydrogen bomb was accelerated by von Neumann’s desire to build a computer, and the push to build von Neumann’s computer was accelerated by the race to build a hydrogen bomb. ...
Numerical simulation of chain react..."
Women Defining Technology for the Twenty-first Century: A Report from America: 1994
"There is little common or stereotypical about the women who make their careers in computing. We are from all walks of life. We are all types of people. Whatever else, we are drawn to the challenges presented by computing, by the thrill of solving pro..."
Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can’t Protect Us Anymore: 2012
"The ... thing that’s clear about our future password system is which trade-off--convenience or privacy--we’ll need to make. It’s true that a multifactor system will involve some minor sacrifices in convenience as we jump through..."
The Self-Organizing Computer Course: 2012
"Educators don’t necessarily have to teach. Instead, they can provide an environment and resources that tease out your natural ability to learn on your own. Self-study, self-exploration, self-empowerment: these are the virtues of a great educati..."