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Communications of the ACM

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ACM Forum


Nobody reads documentation


Notes from COMDEX

Finally, new and interesting ideas about documentation. It is kind of funny, really. Most documentation is written by technicians—not professional writers. And most technicians would include documentation among their top ten  …

Art + design + computer graphics technology


Electronic meeting systems


Examining the computing and centralization debate


MediaView: a general multimedia digital publication system

MediaView is a multimedia digital publication system that was designed to be flexible and free from restrictions. It was also designed to take maximum advantage of the media-rich hardware and software capabilities of the NeXT …

Computers, ethics, and values

Comdex in Las Vegas is the largest North American trade show for personal computer users. The show, which is vast, provided me with many impressions. I jotted many of these in my notebook and will share some of them with you  …