Welcome to "Cerf's Up!" I am grateful for Editor-in-Chief Moshe Vardi's invitation to continue writing for Communications; this column succeeds the "From the President" column I penned during my service to ACM in that role.Vinton G. Cerf Page 7DEPARTMENT: Letters to the Editor
Teaching computing ethics in a manner that allows students to address both abstract ethical knowledge and actual ethical practice.Chuck Huff, Almut Furchert Pages 25-27COLUMN: Technology strategy and management
The Caltech CSN project collects sensor data from thousands of personal devices for real-time response to dangerous earthquakes.Matthew Faulkner, Robert Clayton, Thomas Heaton, K. Mani Chandy, Monica Kohler, Julian Bunn, Richard Guy, Annie Liu, Michael Olson, MingHei Cheng, Andreas Krause Pages 66-75
Exploring the inherent technical challenges in realizing the potential of Big Data.H. V. Jagadish, Johannes Gehrke, Alexandros Labrinidis, Yannis Papakonstantinou, Jignesh M. Patel, Raghu Ramakrishnan, Cyrus Shahabi Pages 86-94SECTION: Research highlights
JMB, a joint multiuser beamforming system, enables independent access points (APs) to beamform their signals and communicate with their clients on the same channel as if they were one large MIMO transmitter.
Hariharan Rahul, Swarun Kumar, Dina Katabi Pages 97-106COLUMN: Last byte