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Women in technology: meeting the challenge for the next generation

Camille Crittenden, Executive Director, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute | October 5, 2016

With the fall semester well underway, many students are assessing their academic strengths and interests, measuring them against possible majors and long-term plans. Unfortunately, most young women will rule out paths leading to careers in technology and computer science, areas where jobs will be plentiful and creativity in demand for the foreseeable future. Gender diversity … Continue reading »

‘Imitation Game’ honors my hero, Alan Turing, world-changer persecuted in his time

Christos Papadimitriou, professor, electrical engineering and computer sciences | December 4, 2014

In 1936 a young man of 24 years took a long walk in the crisp air of the Cambridgeshire spring, and during that walk had an idea that changed the world. The idea was his answer to a question whose time had come: “What is a computer?” The young man was Alan Turing, protagonist of … Continue reading »