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Jivox Ceo Diaz Nesamoney on Online Video Ads
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Jivox Ceo Diaz Nesamoney on Online Video Ads

Diaz Nesamoney jumped on the video bandwagon in 2007 and founded Jivox Corp., which delivers what he calls "TV commercials for the Web." In an audio interview with...

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...

Long Live the .250 Hitter
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Long Live the .250 Hitter

Minorities make up nearly half the players in today's Major League Baseball. Not so for women in computer science. They're not integrated because computer science...

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...

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Are Supercomputers Just Better Liars?

Supercomputers' superior power compared to ordinary machines does not make their predictions unerring, argues consultant Andrew Jones. He observes, for instance...

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Could the U.s. Repel a Massive Distributed Cyber Attack?

While Russia and the U.S. spend billions on heavy military hardware, China is concentrating on education and hacking. The U.S. is still outsourcing computer work...

STEM Education Status Quo Is a Recipe For Trouble
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STEM Education Status Quo Is a Recipe For Trouble

A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education initiative is long overdue! Data on science education in America collected over the past few...

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.

Computing as Social Science
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Computing as Social Science

College students must be shown that computer science is social, relevant, important, and caring. The way computer science is taught can hold students' interest...

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Will Your Talent Pool Fix You Or Ruin You When Growth Returns?

With the national unemployment rate now above 8% and many companies dealing with frozen or slashed IT budgets, it's a pretty long stretch to imagine a shortage...

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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...

Staying Afloat in Today's Crowded Talent Pool
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Staying Afloat in Today's Crowded Talent Pool

Bob Damon (pictured), president of North America for executive search firm Korn/Ferry International, explains how senior IT professionals can find new job opportunities...

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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...
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