Computing Research Policy Blog

The Computing Research Association (or CRA) has been involved in shaping public policy of relevance to computing research for more than two decades. More recently the CRA Government Affairs program has enhanced its efforts to help the members of the computing research community contribute to the public debate knowledgeably and effectively.

April 2005

The Drumbeat Continues: SJ Merc News on DARPA IT R&D and Universities

Following in the wake of news stories and OpEds in the New York Times, the San Jose Mercury News editorializes today on the negative impact of DARPA’s shift away from university researchers in computer science and engineering. Of all the government sources of funding for basic technology research, few have delivered more breakthroughs for Silicon […]