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  1. Babasola Thomas, my Father at 80

    My father is that rare breed of humanity born with a capacity to tolerate high risk. Some might even say he courts ri...

  2. The Audacious Todd Park

    I have never seen a technologist almost brought to tears over their love of country and the transformative impact of ...

  3. CSExperiencePrediction: Part Two

    While students do not agree that women are smarter than men, half of them are undecided about this statement!

  4. CSExperiencePrediction: Part One, Two Birds with One Stone

    Self-driving trucks are here. We can kill two birds with one stone.

  5. Stumbling into Cultural Analytics

    Data-driven method applied to the experience of intro CS at Universities.

  6. Àsó Oké - Top Drawer

    Deola Sagoe belongs alongside Demas Nwoko, Ikiré Jones ... African artist who transform their medium through their co...

  7. My Tears, Movies, and the Age of Obama.

    I am a film fanatic. I suspect my father is too. Growing up in Lagos we were fed a steady diet of films from the gold...

  8. In Praise of Seymour Papert, the father of AI.

    Seymour’s dream isn’t dead because he is, instead, he has left his work to us his devotees to continue.

  9. 15+ Years of Computational Intelligence.

    How I became an expert in both human and machine intelligence.

  10. A Conceptual Metaphor Analysis of 'I Know'

    We need to understand why rappers use words like “copping” to stand for buying drug or use the language of food “brea...

  11. Teju Cole in Interview with Eleanor Wachtel - On Becoming

    And each one of us ... we all have to figure out what is our relationship to this culture. And the great thing is th...

  12. What I Learned from Peer Reviewed Rejection - Its not Personal

    In truth, “my writing was an offense to good taste.” My ideas were not cogent and I had not developed the ability to ...

  13. The Beauty of Blackness

    The US has a great Black life tradition. Unfortunately, most outsiders are acquainted with only the negative aspects ...

  14. On PhD, Organized Education and Shipping

    Software engineering is both an art and a science. You can't go to university and become Gauguin, Picasso or Yeezy.

  15. An Ode to Demas

    I have often wondered, what would happen when African ways of knowing meet Western thought.

  16. The Real Evil is Supremacy

    At the root of many of these ills lies supremacist ideals. This is not an America problem, it is not an European prob...

  17. Redesigning Computer Science

    Computer Science is the hottest thing on the streets, its like we are selling crack, but the crack that we are sellin...

  18. Microwave Food Versus Michelin Chef

    Microwave Food Versus Michelin Chef: So want to Code? There is coding and then there is becoming a master developer. ...

  19. The GetYourLife Reading List

    I admit, I am super extra. I put this list together for a then boyfriend, who I believe had lost his way, had stoppe...

  20. The State of the Computer Science Union

    A month back, we had the great distinction of having Dr Forbes, a Duke University Computer Science Prof and a proud B...

  21. How Should I Choose?

    I am in a fortunate position where I get a selection of companies that would like me to think about joining their eng...

  22. Automatic Essay Grading: An Exciting - But Not Yet Perfect - Tool

    In April 2012, the Hewlett Foundation hosted a competition on Kaggle, the predictive modeling competition site, to fi...

  23. The Winner Tonight Diversity

    We the people have just re-elect the 44th president of the United States. But I would like to point out that the real...

  24. Social Justice in the Age of Big Data

    Last April, I got a chance to participate in a panel discussion at CITRIS on social justice in the age of big data. T...

  25. The Power of X

    You can do the Impossible. You don't need to wait for someone else to do it. . . I can do it!

  26. Myth Busting Summer

    I consider myself a myth buster. My summer internship experience at UniversityNow, has been another act in a myth bus...

  27. Bridging the Gap From Academic Research to Industry Research

    As a researcher in an academic environment, one gets used to a certain kind of pace. Because we are somewhat the fina...

  28. My campaign for education access

    For the next 10 years, I want to be a social entreprener focused on education. Education not for the upper class 1% b...

  29. On Encouraging Girls in Tech

    Sometime in last year, I decided to be a technovation instructor for their technovation challenge, an after school pr...