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  1. Morozevich on Go, computers and cheating

    Chess24.com - Games 10.07 / 09:03 chess24.com
    Alexander Morozevich was once live-rated world no. 1, but at the age of 40 the Russian grandmaster has dropped to world no. 79 and barely plays classical events. In a recent interview he talked about what he’s currently up to, explaining his fascination with Go and how he’s watched as computers have conquered that game just as they did chess during his career. He also talks about what he sees as the chess world’s reluctance to take cheating seriously, despite computer “doping” being so much…
  2. Seagate enhances Guardian Series line with 12TB drives for NAS, desktop computing

    Wwpi.com - Technology 10.07 / 04:07 wwpi.com
    Seagate Technology plc announced Wednesday its IronWolf, IronWolf Pro and BarraCuda Pro hard drives are now available at capacities up to 12TB. Offering the highest capacity, reliability and performance in the industry among network-attached storage (NAS) and desktop HDDs, Seagate’s 12TB IronWolf and BarraCuda Pro drives further extend the capabilities of the Seagate Guardian Series to meet the growing data needs of large enterprise business, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), […
  3. 5 Ways to Support the Environment from Your Computer

    Thepetitionsite.com - Health 10.07 / 03:59 thepetitionsite.com
    The environment needs our individual and collective help more than ever. Hurricanes, flooding, raging forest fires, unprecedented droughts, threatened national monuments, declining species, crazy temperature fluctuations; climate change is quickening its destructive pace and we have a federal government that is unwilling to lift a finger to do anything about it. But, we can make…
  4. Missouri man hit with child porn charges after police reportedly discover thousands of images on home computers

    Wgmd.com -  Delmarva 10.07 / 02:36 wgmd.com
    Thomas Guy, 58, reportedly admitted to owning and distributing child pornography on the internet.  (St. Louis County Police Department) A man in Missouri was charged Friday after investigators reportedly discovered child pornography on computers in his home. Thomas Guy, 58, of Ballwin, was charged with one count of promoting child pornography and three counts of…
  5. Advancing K-12 Computer Science

    Soylentnews.org - Technology 10.07 / 02:12 soylentnews.org
    quietus writes:Last week, President Trump signed a memorandum for $200M per year in federal funding to advance K-12 computer science education. A good initiative, says IEEE, but, for just this once, let's not spend this money on yet again a bunch of 3D-printers, laptops or educational robots. Ideal CS courses should teach computational thinking: logical thinking, abstraction, algorithmic expression, problem decomposition, stepwise fault isolation, and debugging. Hardware ain't helping…
  6. UK Teen Charged for Trying to Hack into Computers of High-Profile CIA, FBI & US DoJ Officials

    Wccftech.com - Technology 10.07 / 02:09 wccftech.com
    A British teenager has admitted in a court today that he tried to hack into the computers of several top officials in the US, including the former CIA chief, John Brennan. Working out of his home in England, Kane Gamble, 18, pleaded guilty to ten charges of attempted intrusions in late 2015 and early 2016, specifically […] The post UK Teen Charged for Trying to Hack into Computers of High-Profile CIA, FBI & US DoJ Officials by Rafia Shaikh appeared first on W…
  7. International Relations Program adds computer science Senior Lecturer Ming Chow as core faculty

    Tuftsdaily.com - Education & Family 10.06 / 17:04 tuftsdaily.com
    Last week, the International Relations (IR) Program welcomed Senior Lecturer Ming Chow from the computer science department, as a core faculty member, meaning that computer science will now have representation among the many departments affiliated with the IR program, according to the Sept. 26 IR newsletter. Additionally, the newsletter announced another three core faculty members from other disciplines: Associate Professor Keith […] The post International Relations Program adds compu…
  8. British teen pleads guilty to hacking ex-CIA director’s computer

    Rinf.com - U.S. 10.06 / 16:02 rinf.com
    Published time: 6 Oct, 2017 15:47 A British teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking into computers belonging to top US government officials, including the ex-CIA director and former President Barack Obama’s intelligence officer. Kane Gamble, 18, from Coalville, north-west Leicestershire, has been warned he could face jail after pleading guilty at Leicester Crown Court on […
  9. UK teen pleads guilty to hacking CIA chief’s computer

    Federalnewsradio.com - World 10.06 / 16:01 federalnewsradio.com
    A British teenager has admitted trying to hack into the computers of the director of the CIA and other U.S. government officials The post UK teen pleads guilty to hacking CIA chief’s computer appeared first on…
  10. WVU Awarded $1 Million Grant From NSF for New High Performance Computing Cluster

    Newswise.com - Science 10.06 / 13:48 newswise.com
    A three-year National Science Foundation grant totaling nearly $1 million will let West Virginia University develop its next-generation High Performance Computing, or HPC, cluster to advance computationally intensive research in a wide array of fields, from drug delivery to genomics and…
  11. Girls Who Code CEO: Colleges 'Biggest Partners' To Tackle Computing Gender Gap

    Wbaa.org - Education & Family 10.06 / 12:13 wbaa.org
    Purdue University’s enrollment of women in computer science has risen 260-percent in the last five years. Still, the program’s current freshman class is comprised of 22-percent women, which is about on par with the national rate of women in the computing field. Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani says while Purdue and other universities have found ways to lessen that gender gap, such as securing female professors, or separating beginning classes based on experience. “The guy who’s…
  12. NASA Langley’s Katherine Johnson Computational Research Facility Opens

    Sfltimes.com - Florida (FL) 10.06 / 09:50 sfltimes.com
    Katherine Johnson, 99 years old, in front of the new NASA computation research facility named in her honor. PHOTO COURTESY OF BLACK PR WIRE Courtesy…
  13. If you like computers, art and music, check out Algorave this weekend

    Technical.ly - Technology 10.06 / 09:47 technical.ly
    The party will feature performers programming music in real time. Sounds…
  14. The Computer That Predicted the U.S. Would Win the Vietnam War

    A cautionary tale about the dangers of big…
  15. 4 examples of computational thinking in journalism

    Today I will be introducing my MA Data Journalism students to computational thinking techniques (you can read my post about why that’s important here). As part of my preparations I’ve been collecting some of my favourite examples of computational thinking being used to spot and execute data journalism stories – and I’m sharing them here……
  16. The Cost Of Letting A Computer Sort Our Online News

    Newsy.com - Technology 10.06 / 08:18 newsy.com
    Watch VideoAs more people than ever go online for news, chances are they've encountered a problem with social media and search websites — whether they know it or not. The machines that decide what news we see online still aren't reliable.Algorithms determine the articles in your Facebook feed or your Google results. The exact inner workings of these computer programs are trade secrets. But they all decide what news to show you based on variables; those could include your i…
  17. 4-H boosts computer science education with Google grant

    Theeasleyprogress.com - Easley 10.06 / 06:08 theeasleyprogress.com
    CLEMSON — South Carolina youth can advance their coding and other computer science skills through new 4-H programming supported by donations from Google.org. South Carolina 4-H received 30 Chromebooks, 20 Google Expedition sets and numerous STEM-based activity kits that teach programming, engineering, soldering and other skills. With one kit, students will learn to make lights…
  18. Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Seminar Series

    Iit.edu - Science 10.06 / 05:02 iit.edu
    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will continue its Seminar Series on Friday, October 6 from 11 a.m.–noon in W…
  19. Scientists finally prove we are not living in a computer simulation like in The Matrix

    Alphr.com - Science 10.06 / 02:52 alphr.com
    Scientists prove we're not living in a computer sim Phew! 4 Oct…
  20. Azure Functions serverless computing to finally get Java

    InfoWorld - News 10.06 / 02:05 www.infoworld.com
    Microsoft’s Azure Functions serverless computing platform now has beta support for Java programming, a feature developers have demanded since Azure Functions’ 2016 debut.The beta inclusion of Java joins Azure Functions’ existing support of JavaScript, C#, F#, Python, PHP, Bash, Batch, and PowerShell.[ A developer’s guide: Get started with serverless computing. Then learn how to use Microsoft’s Azure Functions and how to use AWS Lambda for serverless computing. | Build ’em now! 5 uses for se…