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August 2017


From Communications of the ACM

Now That We Can Write Simultaneously, How Do We Use That to Our Advantage?

Now That We Can Write <i>Simultaneously</i>, How Do We Use That to Our Advantage?

Word processors now make it possible for many authors to work on the same document concurrently. But what can they actually do?


From Communications of the ACM

Small-Data Computing: Correct Calculator Arithmetic

Small-Data Computing

Rounding errors are usually avoidable, and sometimes we can afford to avoid them.