Could Atomically Thin Tin Transform Electronics?
Scientists have been trying to develop room-temperature superconductors—materials that conduct …
Supreme Court to Decide on Patent Protections for Software
The Supreme Court agreed last Friday to rule on the …
World of Spycraft: NSA and CIA Spied in Online Games
Not limiting their activities to the earthly realm, American and …
26 Years of Supercomputing
From humble beginnings 26 years ago to today, the annual SC conference has shaped our community and our technologies.
Spanning the Chasm of the K–12 and Post-Secondary Relationship
This article describes the sometimes fraught relationship between K–12 computer science teachers and university computer science...
Big Data Analyzed by Big Compute, Big Compute Creates Big Data
The science and engineering communities have worked together through several 1,000x leaps in computing capability, each time...
Why Obama Still Uses a BlackBerry
Barack Obama is the world's most prominent BlackBerry user.
7 Epic Fails Brought to You By the Genius Mind of Thomas Edison
Almost everyone can name the man that invented the light bulb.
Is the Future of the Internet in Iceland?
When you clicked on the link to read this article, your computer, tablet or phone sent a request that traveled hundreds or perhaps thousands of miles at the speed of light.
Making the Web Faster with HTTP 2.0
HTTP continues to evolve.
The Challenge of Cross-Language Interoperability
Interfacing between languages is becoming more important
The increasing significance of intermediate representations in compilers.
Technical Perspective: The Cleanest Garbage Collection
In quite a tour de force, the authors of the following paper have built a provably correct real-time garbage collector for reconfigurable...
And Then There Were None: A Stall-Free Real-Time Garbage Collector for Reconfigurable Hardware
David F. Bacon, Perry Cheng, Sunil Shukla
We present a garbage collector synthesized directly to hardware, capable of collecting a heap of uniform objects completely concurrently...
Data Science and Prediction
Big data promises automated actionable knowledge creation and predictive models for use by both humans and computers.
Legal Aspects of Interface Accessibility in the U.S.
Jonathan Lazar, Harry Hochheiser
Accessible information technology is not just good design and a clever way to win new users, it is the law.
Computing Technologies for Reflective, Creative Care of People with Dementia
Neil Maiden, Sonali D'Souza, Sara Jones, Lars Müller, Lucia Pannese, Kristine Pitts, Michael Prilla, Kevin Pudney, Malcolm Rose, Ian Turner, Konstantinos Zachos
Mobile apps manage data on individual residents to help carers deliver more person-centered care.
Replicated Data Consistency Explained Through Baseball
A broader class of consistency guarantees can, and perhaps should, be offered to clients that read shared data.
A Survey of Mobility in Information-Centric Networks
Gareth Tyson, Nishanth Sastry, Ruben Cuevas, Ivica Rimac, Andreas Mauthe
'Where's' in a name?
Algorithmic Trading Review
Philip Treleaven, Michal Galas, Vidhi Lalchand
The competitive nature of AT, the scarcity of expertise, and the vast profits potential, makes for a secretive community where...