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Cyber Warranties: Market Fix or Marketing Trick?

Risk transfer options offer hope, but little more.

The Antikythera Mechanism

The discovery of this calculating machine is so significant that part of the history of ancient technology must be re...

A Bounded and Envy-Free Cake Cutting Algorithm

We report on our algorithm that resolved the well-studied cake cutting problem in which the goal is to find an envy-f...

Conferences in an Era of Expensive Carbon

Balancing sustainability and science.

Spotify Guilds

When the value increases engagement, engagement increases the value.

Pivot Tracing: Dynamic Causal Monitoring for Distributed Systems

This paper presents Pivot Tracing, a monitoring framework for distributed systems, which addresses the limitations of...

Automating Visual Privacy Protection Using a Smart LED

We introduce LiShield, which automatically protects a physical scene against photographing, by illuminating it with s...

'Everything Fails All the Time'

Werner Vogels, an expert on ultra-scalable systems, talks about listening to customers, reconceptualizing the stack, ...

CACM Video: Tracking Shoppers Tracking Shoppers

Retailers of all stripes are using technology to follow consumers through their brick-and-mortar stores in order to d...