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December 2009


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Maximizing Power Efficiency with Asymmetric Multicore Systems

Maximizing Power Efficiency with Asymmetric Multicore Systems

How do we develop software to make the most of the promise that asymmetric multicore systems use a lot less energy?


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What DNS Is Not

What DNS Is Not

DNS is many things to many people — perhaps too many things to too many people.


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A Threat Analysis of RFID Passports

A Threat Analysis of RFID Passports

An RFID-passport attack is more plausible than skimming RFID information. Do RFID passports make us vulnerable to identity theft?