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November 2010


From Communications of the ACM

Sir, Please Step Away from the ASR-33!

Sir, Please Step Away from the ASR-33!

To move forward with programming languages we must first break free from the tyranny of ASCII.


From Communications of the ACM

The Case Against Data Lock-In

The Case Against Data Lock-In

Want to keep your users? Just make it easy for them to leave.


From Communications of the ACM

Keeping Bits Safe: How Hard Can It Be?

Keeping Bits Safe: How Hard Can It Be?

As storage systems grow larger and larger, protecting their data for long-term storage is becoming ever more challenging.