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ATLANTA – March 20, 2012 – Following a year-long national search, Georgia Tech’s College of Computing has hired renowned computing leaders Lance Fortnow and Annie Antón to chair its schools of Computer Science and Interactive Computing, respectively, effective July 1. Source: Office of Communications

Following a year-long national search, Georgia Tech’s College of Computing has hired renowned computing leaders Lance Fortnow and Annie Antón to chair its schools of Computer Science and Interactive Computing, respectively, effective July 1.

Richard A. DeMillo (Computer Science) and Paul M.A. Baker talk about challenges and opportunities facing colleges at a time of economic pain and technological change—among them the chance that many universities might follow Borders Bookstores into oblivion. Source: Chronicle of Higher Education

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Georgia Tech is running an experimental MOOC, a free-floating forum that exists more in the online postings the students than in the formal materials assigned by professors. Next year, Richard DeMillo (Computer Science) hopes to put together a MOOSe, or massive open online seminar, through a network of universities that will offer credit. Source: New York Times

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Just as people's voices betray hints of the region they originate from, so, it turns out, do phone calls. Mustaque Ahamad (Computer Science), cofounder of Pindrop, discusses how the security company can extract specific information from the line noise on a call. Source: Technology Review

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Richard DeMillo (Computer Science) has been nominated as a technology innovator for his use of 'living laboratories' to drive innovation. Source: Chronicle of Higher Education

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Five College of Computing students won poster session awards at the 2012 Georgia Tech Research & Innovation Conference (GTRIC) on Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Richard DeMillo (Computer Science) was featured at Authors@Google discussing themes from his new book, Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities. Source: Google

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With people at the root of new online security problems, it's nearly inevitable that a company with which you do business is capable of being hacked. Mustaque Ahamad (Computer Science) discusses how you can protect yourself from financial damage even if your information is hacked. Source: Main Street

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Richard DeMillo (Computer Science) discusses his new book, Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities, in this on-air radio interview. Source: LA Talk Radio

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