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When it comes to virtualization platforms, experts say focus first on the services to be delivered.
Large systems projects are failing at an alarming rate. It's time to take evolutionary design methods off the shelf.
Relational database pioneer Patricia G. Selinger explores the vast realm of database technology and trends in a wide-ranging discussion with Microsoft's James Hamilton.
Exploring the evolving dynamics and interconnectedness of India's educational system and its IT work force.
Highlighting the importance of doing one's best in view of code longevity and the impermanence of the changineer.
What are the factors that make certain advisory committee reports successful while others are not?
Two recent reports point to the important of teaching female students to program and that it's never "too late."
How can we apply virtue epistemology to the problem of fake news?
Tally sticks and notched bones are among the oldest digital data carriers.
Researchers in Germany and Australia found China is using a …
An international team used sound waves to control quantum information …
Researchers have developed a method of leveraging artificial intelligence neural …