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World Wide Web Consortium's Ivan Herman Talks About the Semantic Web
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World Wide Web Consortium's Ivan Herman Talks About the Semantic Web

The Semantic Web could lead to the creation of "mash-ups on steroids," according to Ivan Herman, the World Wide Web Consortium's Semantic Web activity lead. "If...

Why 99.9 Percent Is Not Good Enough
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Why 99.9 Percent Is Not Good Enough

Peter Huber, senior fellow at The Manhattan Institute, is prophetic in this Ubiquity interview about the challenge of improving the U.S. electricity grid, a goal...

Vint Cerf on IPv6's Future, the Net's Redesign, and Google's Power
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Vint Cerf on IPv6's Future, the Net's Redesign, and Google's Power

ACM Fellow and A.M. Turing Award winner Vinton G. Cerf discusses a range of issues including broader Internet availability and his work with universities as Chief...

How H-1B Workers Affect U.S. Jobs
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How H-1B Workers Affect U.S. Jobs

The political backlash against U.S. employers hiring highly-skilled foreign workers resurfaced this week as companies applied for H-1B temporary visas. Professor...

Interview with 2008 ACM A.M. Turing Award Winner Barbara Liskov
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Interview with 2008 ACM A.M. Turing Award Winner Barbara Liskov

An audio interview with MIT Institute Professor Barbara Liskov, head of the Programming Methodology Group at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence...

Google's Alfred Spector on the Hot Seat
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Google's Alfred Spector on the Hot Seat

Google vice president of research Alfred Spector says the search giant is working on a wide variety of research projects. One project is Search by Voice, an intuitive...

Q&A: Our Dame Commander
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Q&A: Our Dame Commander

Wendy Hall discusses her plans to increase ACM's membership and to create task forces in China, India, and Europe.

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Why Businesses Must Push Science Education

There's an argument taking place about America's dwindling stock of talent in science, technology, engineering and math. One side argues that a society built on...

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Twins Separated at Birth: Cloud Computing and HPC

Microsoft's Dan Reed is the director of the Cloud Computing Futures (CCF) organization, whose overall goal is the transformation of the way people construct and...

Q&A: The Robot Wars Have Arrived
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Q&A: The Robot Wars Have Arrived

Brookings Institution fellow P.W. Singer says in an interview that the military's funding of robotics will have ramifications in areas that people are as yet unaware...

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IT Built Into Your Jewelery

Henry Tirri, Nokia's head of research, says the economic downturn will lead to more investments in collaboration tools, broadband, video, and mobile technology...

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Information Architect Alex Wright Talks About the Lessons of IT History

New York Times information architect Alex Wright says in an interview that there is a tendency to concentrate on information technology's future at the expenseView...

The A-Z of Programming Languages: Bourne Shell, or Sh
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The A-Z of Programming Languages: Bourne Shell, or Sh

Steve Bourne, creator of the Bourne shell or sh programming language, says in an interview that the language aimed to remedy the problem of designing the shellView...

IT Skills Shortage Offers a Chance for Unemployed Workers
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IT Skills Shortage Offers a Chance for Unemployed Workers

The IT skills shortage may present a number of opportunities to unemployed tech workers. At a time when large numbers of qualified IT workers are having a difficult...

The Grill: Jeannette M. Wing on the Hot Seat
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The Grill: Jeannette M. Wing on the Hot Seat

Carnegie Mellon University professor Jeannette M. Wing is an expert on computational thinking, the discipline of applying computer science's problem-solving methods...

An Interview With C.A.R. Hoare
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An Interview With C.A.R. Hoare

C.A.R. Hoare, developer of the Quicksort algorithm and a lifelong contributor to the theory and design of programming languages, discusses the practical application...

Q&A: The Upper Limit
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Q&A: The Upper Limit

Jeannette Wing talks about clusters, creativity, and the power of computational thinking.

CTO Virtualization Roundtable
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CTO Virtualization Roundtable: Part II

When it comes to virtualization platforms, experts say focus first on the services to be delivered.

Database Dialogue with Pat Selinger
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Database Dialogue with Pat Selinger

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...

CTO Roundtable on Virtualization
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CTO Roundtable on Virtualization: Part I

Virtualization technology is hot again, but for the right reasons?
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