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The Practice archive provides access to all Practice articles published in past issues of Communications of the ACM.

June 2010


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A Tour Through the Visualization Zoo

A Tour Through the Visualization Zoo

A survey of powerful visualization techniques, from the obvious to the obscure.


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Simplicity Betrayed

Simplicity Betrayed

Emulating a video system shows how even a simple interface can be more complex—and capable—than it appears.


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Securing Elasticity in the Cloud

Securing Elasticity in the Cloud

Elastic computing has great potential, but many security challenges remain.