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Should I Teach My Kid To Code?

Code literacy is a hot topic. But notions about how to teach it--and when--are still very much in play, raising questions for parents. I am not a coder. The closest I've come to the world of programming is a computer science class I took in college that killed my GPA (I got a C-minus, and that was a generous mark). Show More Summary

Is Preparation H good for puffy eyes? The Beauty Brains Show episode 40

Tune in to hear Perry and I bust some more beauty myths. Plus: Can Perry finally win another round of Beauty Science or Bullsht? Click below to play Episode 40 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes Beauty Science or Bull Sht – a special animal-themed episode Can you […]

Maximum Sum Path

Sometimes here at Programming Praxis we publish exercises taken from homework in computer science classes, sometimes we publish exercises that are based on or related to problems at Project Euler, and sometimes we publish exercises that based on common technical interview questions. Today we hit the trifecta: a common interview question that is frequently assigned […]

40% of Carnegie Mellon’s Incoming Computer Science Freshman are Women

The dearth of women in technology has long been a problem, but it appears that a few leading universities in the United States are starting to figure out how to turn things around. According to a New York Times report, Carnegie Mellon,...Show More Summary

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch as Gay WW2 Hero Alan Turing in The Imitation Game

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The gay WWII hero, considered to be the father of modern computer science, was prosecuted for homosexual acts read more

Netflix Keeps Open Sourcing its "Simian Army" of Useful Cloud Tools

While cloud computing platforms make headlines every day now, including leading open source platforms such as OpenStack, it's still true that cloud computing is a young science. There is a premium on reliable, mature tools for the cloud, and a real need for tools that can usher in better security. Show More Summary

One Man Made Art From His WiFi Signals, And The Results Are Stunning

Luis Hernan was always curious about how wireless technologies like radio are transmitted through the air. So after finishing up his studies in architecture, computer science, and design, Hernan decided to research these invisible signals through a PhD at Newcastle University. Show More Summary

Big Data, Little Servers: Vodafone’s Plan to Carry More Mobile Data

Vodafone and the computer science department of Imperial College in London are testing whether small data centers placed directly at mobile cell towers can boost data services to data-hungry consumers.

The Raspberry Pi B+ Is Here. What’s Changed?

The Raspberry Pi Model B has been a hugely successful product, having shifted hundreds of thousands of units, and becoming an important platform for the education of computer science in schools. And it’s just received a much needed upgrade. Show More Summary

More on speech overlaps in meetings

As part of a project on the application of speech and language technology to meetings, almost 15 years ago, researchers at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) recorded, transcribed and analyzed a large number of their regular technical meetings. The results were published by the Linguistic Data Corsortium as the ICSI Meeting speech and transcripts. […]

Extending Moore's Law: Shrinking transistor size for smaller, more efficient computers

Over the years, computer chips have gotten smaller thanks to advances in materials science and manufacturing technologies. This march of progress, the doubling of transistors on a microprocessor roughly every two years, is called Moore's Law. Show More Summary

Fundamental chemistry findings could help extend Moore's Law

Over the years, computer chips have gotten smaller thanks to advances in materials science and manufacturing technologies. This march of progress, the doubling of transistors on a microprocessor roughly every two years, is called Moore's Law. Show More Summary

Are Gays To Thank For The Rise Of “Heterosexual Ass Play”?

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Gays have given straight people many wonderful and useful things: computer science, “Rocket Man” and Good Will Hunting just to name a brief few. But as we’ve inched out of the closet and onto the pages of those three-page Christmas card updates (“Johnny’s a homosexual now and boy is he handsome”), it appears as though another part of our culture might be […]

Exhibition of new paintings by Pradeep Puthoor on view at Nature Morte in New Delhi

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Nature Morte is presenting a solo show of new paintings by Pradeep Puthoor. In fabulous, mural-size paintings, Pradeep Puthoor seems to suggest a meeting of art, computer science, and biological engineering. Sumptuous colors come together into evocative forms that hover between anatomical elaborations and botanical follies. Show More Summary

Make Me an Offer I Can't Refuse

All of your direct response marketing advertising campaigns are a mixture of art and science. The art is in writing the sales letter. The science is in tracking responses and using statistical computations to plan future campaigns. Writing...Show More Summary

Play Two And Call Me In The Morning: Inside The Emerging Science Of Videogames As Medicine

How researchers are using computer games to treat pain, aging, ADHD, and other ailments. Feeling anxious, depressed, fearful, or unable to focus? Is your memory getting fuzzy? Medication might help. Therapy might help. And someday soon--according...Show More Summary

DARPA wants to develop electronic memory-restoring implants

Earlier this year, we heard about how DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) was setting up its new Biological Technologies Office. The goal of that division is to "merge biology, engineering, and computer science to harness...Show More Summary

How Close Science Is To A Real-Life 'Heads Up Display'

In computer games, you usually know things that your avatar could not, like the locations of enemies on a mini-map. Read more...

Refusing to decrypt data for investigators gets student 6 months in jail

Christopher Wilson is a 22-year-old computer science student with Asperger's syndrome. He's also facing six months in prison for refusing to hand over the encryption keys to police during the course of an investigation. Wilson first found himself on...

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