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The Practice archive provides access to all Practice articles published in past issues of Communications of the ACM.

September 2010


From Communications of the ACM

Injecting Errors for Fun and Profit

Injecting Errors for Fun and Profit

Error-detection and correction features are only as good as our ability to test them.


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Computers in Patient Care: The Promise and the Challenge

Computers in Patient Care: The Promise and the Challenge

Information technology has the potential to radically transform health care. Why has progress been so slow?


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Thinking Clearly About Performance, Part 1

Thinking Clearly About Performance, Part 1

Improving the performance of complex software is difficult, but understanding some fundamental principles can make it easier.

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