Archive for November 22nd, 2011

 

More Stanford CS, Entrepreneurship Courses Go Online

November 22nd, 2011
More Stanford CS, Entrepreneurship Courses Go Online [image courtesy www.ml-class.org].

This fall, Stanford launched a highly-publicized experiment in online learning, offering three of its most popular introductory computer science classes -- Machine Learning, Introduction to Databases, and Introduction to Artificial Intelligence -- through the Web for free. The classes, taught by Stanford faculty, are being held online in conjunction with the regular on-campus courses. And by ...

NSF Launches Secure & Trustworthy Cyberspace Program; Webinar Scheduled

November 22nd, 2011
NSF Launches Cross-Foundation Secure & Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Program for FY 12 [image courtesy NSF].

Last month, the National Science Foundation (NSF) launched a new multi-disciplinary program -- Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) -- seeking proposals that address cybersecurity needs. SaTC replaces NSF's Trustworthy Computing (TwC) program, expanding support within the Foundation to include, in addition to the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), the directorates for Social, Behavioral, ...