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The Need For Corporate Diplomacy
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The Need For Corporate Diplomacy

Whether global companies succeed or fail often depends on how effectively they develop and maintain cooperative relationships with other organizations and governments...

Beyond Viral
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Beyond Viral

The proliferation of social media usage has not resulted in significant social change.

Apple Policy on Bugs May Explain Why Hackers Would Help F.b.i.
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Apple Policy on Bugs May Explain Why Hackers Would Help F.b.i.

After a third party went to the F.B.I. with claims of being able to unlock an iPhone, many in the security industry said they were not surprised that the thirdApple...

Apple's Carekit Is the Best Argument Yet For Strong Encryption
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Apple's Carekit Is the Best Argument Yet For Strong Encryption

On the eve of his company’s court date with the FBI, where it will defend its right to not weaken the security of its own devices, Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage...

After Alphago, What's Next For Ai?
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After Alphago, What's Next For Ai?

AlphaGo's victories against legendary Go player Lee Se-dol over the last few days mark a major milestone in AI research.

The New Mind Control
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The New Mind Control

Over the past century, more than a few great writers have expressed concern about humanity's future.

Toward the End of Pilots
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Toward the End of Pilots

A memory that’s stayed with me from my stint in the military nearly 50 years ago is a sign that my supply sergeant kept on his desk: "We’ve been working with less...

A Plan in Case Robots Take the Jobs: Give Everyone a Paycheck
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A Plan in Case Robots Take the Jobs: Give Everyone a Paycheck

Let's say computers come for most of our jobs. This may not seem likely at the moment; computer scientists and economists offer wildly varying ideas for how deeply...

How the Feds Could Get Into Iphones Without Apple's Help
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How the Feds Could Get Into Iphones Without Apple's Help

It's a showdown that has the country mesmerized.

Apple's 'code = Speech' Mistake
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Apple's 'code = Speech' Mistake

In its legal fight against the FBI over iPhone security, Apple has made just about every argument it can credibly make.

Ford's Futurist Knows Kids Today See Status in Their Smartphones, Not Cars
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Ford's Futurist Knows Kids Today See Status in Their Smartphones, Not Cars

There can't be many job titles out there cooler than "futurist." And earlier this week, I sat down with Sheryl Connelly, who holds that position at the Ford Motor...

This One Thing Could Hurt Apple's Case in Washington
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This One Thing Could Hurt Apple's Case in Washington

Apple's fight with the FBI is widening beyond the courts.

How Tim Cook Aims to Profit from Protecting Privacy
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How Tim Cook Aims to Profit from Protecting Privacy

Would you stop buying Apple's products if it decided to help the FBI open a terrorist's iPhone?

If Apple Aids Terrorists and the Fbi Is Big Brother… Whom Do We Root For?
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If Apple Aids Terrorists and the Fbi Is Big Brother… Whom Do We Root For?

There's been a lot of bluster about the ongoing encryption saga between the FBI and Apple.

An Interview with Stanford University President John Hennessy
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An Interview with Stanford University President John Hennessy

Stanford University President John Hennessy discusses his academic and industry experiences in Silicon Valley with UC Berkeley CS Professor David Patterson.

Paper Presentation at Conferences
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Paper Presentation at Conferences: Time For a Reset

Seeking an improved paper presentation process.

Riding and Thriving on the API Hype Cycle
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Riding and Thriving on the API Hype Cycle

Guidelines for the enterprise.

The Need For Research in Broadening Participation
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The Need For Research in Broadening Participation

In addition to alliances created for broadening participation in computing, research is required to better utilize the knowledge they have produced.

Fifty Years of Operating Systems
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Fifty Years of Operating Systems

A recent celebration of 50 years of operating system research yields lessons for all professionals in designing offers for their clients.

The Question of Information Justice
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The Question of Information Justice

Information justice is both a business concern and a moral question.
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