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Article: ACM XRDS: The Infinite Mixtures of Food Products

The Fall issue of ACM XRDS is here! In this issue of XRDS, we take a closer look at the marriage of physics and computer science through quantum computing. Quantum computing is a model of computation that breaks with the tradition of digital computers...

Also labeled: Data Mining, Computer Science

Article: ACM XRDS: Cultures of Computing

The Summer issue of ACM XRDS is here! The issue is centered around computing, culture, postcoloniality and questions of power. In it, many fascinating authors ask whether an Anglo-European culture of computing could be made more aware of its politics...

Also labeled: Computer Science

Article: ACM XRDS: The Brownian Wanderlust of Things

The Spring issue of ACM XRDS is here! This issue is centered around digital fabrication, which in many ways highlights the expanded role of computer in today's society. Digital fabrication is not merely about 3D printing knickknacks, rather it enables...

Article: ACM XRDS: Activities of Daily Living in the Era of Internet of Things

The Winter issue of ACM XRDS is here! This issue discusses Internet of Things (IoT), a collection of emerging technologies that promise to seamlessly expand our sensing capabilities across the globe with imagination as our only limit. In the issue you...

Article: ACM XRDS: The Marvel Comic Book Universe

The Fall issue of ACM XRDS is here! In this issue we write about virtual reality. Among others, you can read about the virtual reality revolution and ways to bring virtual reality home. The issue also discusses how to use your own muscles to achieve...

Article: ACM XRDS: Understanding Cancer with Matrix Factorization

The Summer issue of ACM XRDS is here! In this issue we write about computational biology. Our features and interviews present different perspectives about some of the most recent advances of computational biology. You can read about personalized...

Article: ACM XRDS: The Anatomy of a Human Disease Network

The Winter 2014 issue of ACM XRDS is here! This issue is on health informatics, which has received considerable attention both in research and general public in recent years. You can read about the opportunities of social media in health and...

Article: ACM XRDS: Dynamics of News from The New York Times

New issue of ACM XRDS is here! The focus of this issue is on techniques for natural language processing in the broader sense. You will find interesting stories about how to detect influencers in social media discussions, how to successfully transition...

Article: ACM XRDS: Exploring Data with Topological Tools

The Summer issue of ACM XRDS is here! This issue focuses on diversity in computer science. You will find columns about how to make the tech more inclusive, women in computing, self-teaching and how hip-hop lyrics can be used in combination with...

Article: ACM XRDS: Efficient Sensor Placement for Environmental Monitoring

The Spring 2014 issue of XRDS: Crossroads, the ACM magazine for students is about cyber-physical systems. My XRDS department contributed a column on efficient sensor placement for environmental monitoring. The column is about an important problem of...

Article: ACM XRDS: On Constructing the Tree of Life

The Winter 2013 issue of XRDS: Crossroads, the ACM magazine for students features the latest in wearable computing, such as wearable brain computer interface, human motion capturing and tracking how we read, the augmented reality and airwriting. In ...

Article: ACM XRDS: Zero-Knowledge Proofs

The Fall 2013 issue of XRDS: Crossroads, the ACM magazine for students is about the complexities of privacy and anonymity. The issue is motivated by the current research problems and recent societal concerns about digital privacy. When real and...

Also labeled: Computer Science, Maths

Article: ACM HQ, NY, XRDS Editorial Meeting

Some of the ACM XRDS Editors are participating these days in a meeting to discuss the magazine's future direction in print and online. We will do our best to further promote the XRDS, enhance its departments, improve web presence, build a community of...

Also labeled: Computer Science

Article: XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students

XRDS, Crossroads is the flagship academic magazine for student members of the ACM. It is published quarterly, both in print and online for ACM student members. The publication was previously named Crossroads and has been running since 1994, edited and...

Also labeled: Computer Science