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  • Blog Post: Addressing the Need for More Women in Computer Science Programs

    Last year, women accounted for only 14 percent of computer science college graduates in the United States, according to the Computing Research Association. That’s down from 35 percent in 1985, despite U.S. Labor Department statistics that show computing to be among the fastest-growing, most in...
  • Blog Post: Paradigm Shifting in Scholarly Communications

    Earlier this year, Lee Dirks, Cheri Ekholm, and I attended Phil Bourne’s Beyond the PDF workshop at the University of California, San Diego. This workshop advanced the premise that scholarly communication can and should evolve from static and disparate data and knowledge representation, as embodied...
  • Blog Post: Winner of the Jim Gray eScience Award Announced

    One of the high points of the annual eScience Workshop is the presentation of the Jim Gray Award to a researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of data-intensive computing. I'd like to say a bit more about Jim and why we've named an award after him, but first, here's the identity...
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