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Breadth and Depth
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Breadth and Depth

We all wear many hats, but make sure you have one that fits well.

Is There a Single Method for the Internet of Things?
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Is There a Single Method for the Internet of Things?

Essence can keep software development for the IoT from becoming unwieldy.

Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: Technology for Underserved Communities; Personal Fabrication

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Four Ways to Make CS and IT More Immersive
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Four Ways to Make CS and IT More Immersive

Why the Bell curve hasn't transformed into a hockey stick.

10 Ways to Be a Better Interviewer
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10 Ways to Be a Better Interviewer

Plan ahead to make the interview a successful one.

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

The Debugging Mind-Set
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The Debugging Mind-Set

Understanding the psychology of learning strategies leads to effective problem-solving skills.

Too Big NOT to Fail
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Too Big NOT to Fail

Embrace failure so it does not embrace you.

Conversations with Technology Leaders: Erik Meijer
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Conversations with Technology Leaders: Erik Meijer

Great engineers are able to maximize their mental power.

Pervasive, Dynamic Authentication of Physical Items
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Pervasive, Dynamic Authentication of Physical Items

The use of silicon PUF circuits.

Does Anybody Listen to You?
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Does Anybody Listen to You?

How do you step up from mere contributor to real change-maker?

Resolving Conflict
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Resolving Conflict

Don't "win." Resolve.

Faucet
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Faucet: Deploying SDN in the Enterprise

Using OpenFlow and DevOps for rapid development.

Fresh Starts
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Fresh Starts

Just because you have been doing it the same way doesn't mean you are doing it the right way.

Introducing Research for Practice
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Introducing Research for Practice

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Bad Software Architecture Is a People Problem
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Bad Software Architecture Is a People Problem

When people don't work well together they make bad decisions.

Nine Things I Didn't Know I Would Learn Being an Engineer Manager
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Nine Things I Didn't Know I Would Learn Being an Engineer Manager

Many of the skills aren't technical at all.

Standing on Distributed Shoulders of Giants
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Standing on Distributed Shoulders of Giants

Farsighted physicists of yore were danged smart!

Borg, Omega, and Kubernetes
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Borg, Omega, and Kubernetes

Lessons learned from three container-management systems over a decade.

Delegation as Art
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Delegation as Art

Be someone who makes everyone else better.
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