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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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Flashpoint's San Francisco gathering on Thursday offered a window into how ambitious techies’ visions become reality. Director Merrick Furst (Computer Science) says the program functions “to address uncertainties and risks in the startup phase.” Source: Mashable

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Richard DeMillo (Computer Science) comments on MIT’s decision to grant credentials to online students and the potential impact it could have on higher education. Source: New American

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Has the Internet made us greener? A study by Vytautas Valancius (Computer Science) says splitting data centers into a dispersed network might save energy in other ways. Source: The Kansas City Star

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