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Ian Watson
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Author, computer scientist & blogger
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Women in Computer Science...
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Welcome to the Myra Cohen Department of Computer Science
A s New Zealand celebrates it's historic decision, 125 years ago , to give women the vote my department has renamed itself, for one week, the Myra Cohen Department of Computer Science after an illustrious female graduate, Myra Cohen a friend of mine. Women ...
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Māori and Machine Learning
Māori and Machine Learning, might not seem like a natural pairing. However, for Māori Language Week Spark have released Kupu , an app for your smartphone that will help you improve your vocabulary. Take a photograph of an object and the app will use Google'...
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Strange but true...
Memo That Allowed IBM's Women to Get Married
Memo That Allowed IBM's Women to Get Married
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Memo That Allowed IBM's Women to Get Married
My colleague, Bob Doran , brought this piece of computing history to my attention. Imagine a time when women employed by IBM had to quit when they got married! This article in The Atlantic recounts one woman's experience of, what now seems, a bizarre situat...
Memo That Allowed IBM's Women to Get Married
Memo That Allowed IBM's Women to Get Married
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Love Auckland library...
Use your library
Use your library
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Use your library
I'm a huge fan of my local library and am really puzzled that people will spend their money on buying books they will probably only read once when they can read the same books for free from the library. I travel a lot and I love my e-book reader on my iPad;...
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Use your library
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Auckland's R programming language is in 7th place...
The 2018 Top Programming Languages
The 2018 Top Programming Languages
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Pretty pleased with that...
Half a million page views!
Half a million page views!
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