Ubiquity symposium: The science in computer science: the sixteen character traits of science
by Philip Yaffe
Phil Yaffe has provided numerous commentaries on various aspects of professional communication, which have helped readers more effectively articulate their own ideas about the future of computing. Here he tells us about how scientists see the world---the "scientific approach," he calls it---because he thinks many non-scientists see the world in a similar way. This realization can lower barriers of communication with scientists.
Ubiquity symposium: The science in computer science: how to talk about science: five essential insights
by Shawn Carlson
March 2013The goal of the LabRats Science Education Program is to inspire secondary school-age students from all backgrounds to love learning about science and technology. Shawn Carlson, the Executive Director of ...
Science and the spectrum of belief: an interview with Leonard Ornstein
Interviewed by Peter J. Denning
March 2013In 1965 Leonard Ornstein wrote a long and thoughtful essay on information and meaning. Shannon's idea that communication systems could transmit and process information without regard to its meaning just ...