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Three Success Stories About Compact Data Structures
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

Compact data structures have been at the forefront of research in data structures over the last 20 years.

What Should Be Done About Social Media?
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

One of the most basic and urgent policy questions is how to tackle the rising role of social media in our public sphere.

Weighing Grad School Payback
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

In his September 2020 column, Moshe Vardi criticizes Trump Administration policies prohibiting foreign graduate students and points out the dearth of domestic graduate students willing to fill positions. I would like to share my perspective on why I chose another path.

Bringing Industry Back to Conferences, and Paying for Results
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

David Patterson wants to boost industry submissions to conferences, while Yegor Bugayenko suggests productivity should govern coders' pay when they work from home.

Copyright's Online Service Providers Safe Harbors Under Siege
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

Reviewing the most significant changes recommended in the recently released U.S. Copyright Office Section 512 Study.

The Latin American Supercomputing Ecosystem for Science
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

High-performance computing represents a strategic resource for Latin American researchers to respond to the region's economical and societal challenges.

Why Me?
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

Solving the apparent paradox of potentially unpredictable random process results is the objective of a verifiable randomness service offered by the University of Chile.

Welcome
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

The special section on Latin America highlights the excellent level of research in computer science that flourishes in the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries in the region.

A Tour of Dependable Computing Research in Latin America
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

A view of dependable computing research in Latin America.

A Technological and Innovative Approach to COVID-19 in Uruguay
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

This article presents a technological and innovative approach developed to help the Uruguayan government in their fight against COVID-19.

Five Nonobvious Remote Work Techniques
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

Emulating the efficiency of in-person conversations.

A Perspective on Theoretical Computer Science in Latin America
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

The Latin American theoretical computer science community has made many noteworthy achievements.

Coding at a Crossroads
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

While millions of students worldwide have enjoyed coding experiences over the last decade, the next challenge is spreading educational values and approaches.

Tackling the Challenges of CS Education
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

Chris Stephenson on the complex challenges that continue to plague the computer science education community.

A Career Unfolds in Phases
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

I can divide my career into three phases: practicing science, enabling science, and advocating for science.

Understanding Salsa
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

An interdisciplinary research field called music information retrieval seeks to develop computational data search and retrieval techniques applied to music.

Imaging Sciences R&D Laboratories in Argentina
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

A brief history of three research laboratories with the most relevant R&D activities in imaging sciences in Argentina.

Contextualized Interpretable Machine Learning for Medical Diagnosis
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

The explanations of prediction models must be based on features that are meaningful to physicians.

A Panorama of Computing in Central America and the Caribbean
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

Costa Rica has managed to close the gap in access to technology for its citizens, and it is now leading the way in the region.

Toward Smart and Sustainable Cities
Sun, 11/01/2020 -4:00

Evidence-based public policymaking is starting to gain attention as governments and academic projects apply modern computer science techniques to develop tools for operating a city's daily life and guiding long-term management.