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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?
The case of the Introduction to Computer Science course.
A rare find: the user manual of the oldest surviving computer in the world, the Zuse Z4 relay machine (1945).
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. Computer Chess Championship in 1970.
Researchers at Germany's Technical University of Munich say they have …
A survey of more than 14,000 people in 16 countries …
Apple and Singapore's government have partnered on the two-year LumiHealth …