Intel Encourages Women to Pursue Cloud Training
Cloud services firms need to do a better job recruiting …
Waiting for the Smart Grid
The technology is here, but barriers remain.
Internet of Things Gets a Hand from ARM's New Operating System
Desktops have Linux. Mobile devices have Android. The Internet of …
Computing: Art, Magic, Science
A new EdX MOOC emphasizes abstractions, Design by Contract and software quality.
Recursion and Language at ICER 2014: A Conference Report
Recursion and the unique challenges of programming languages were highlighted at ICER 2014
What is Reality?
Lawrence M. Fisher
And, what flavor of reality do you prefer: standard, augmented, virtual...
How Humans Could Inhabit the Solar System
With our rising planet's population competing for space and resources, some people are convinced we need to look beyond Earth to help ensure humanity's survival.
The Google Formula for Success
The New York Times
Can Google’s winning ways be applied to all kinds of businesses?
Cyborgs: The Truth About Human Augmentation
At the height of summer, when London was baking in unseasonable heat, I made an ill-fated trip to the Serpentine lido in central London.
Security Collapse in the HTTPS Market
Axel Arnbak, Hadi Asghari, Michel Van Eeten, Nico Van Eijk
Assessing legal and technical solutions to secure HTTPS.
Public, verifiable, append-only logs.
Why Is It Taking So Long to Secure Internet Routing?
Routing security incidents can still slip past deployed security defenses.
Technical Perspective: Attacking a Problem from the Middle
"Dissection: A New Paradigm for Solving Bicomposite Search Problems," by Itai Dinur, Orr Dunkelman, Nathan Keller, and Adi Shamir...
Dissection: A New Paradigm for Solving Bicomposite Search Problems
Itai Dinur, Orr Dunkelman, Nathan Keller, Adi Shamir
In this paper, we introduce the new notion of bicomposite search problems, and show that they can be solved with improved combinations...
Reading News with Maps by Exploiting Spatial Synonyms
Hanan Samet, Jagan Sankaranarayanan, Michael D. Lieberman, Marco D. Adelfio, Brendan C. Fruin, Jack M. Lotkowski, Daniele Panozzo, Jon Sperling, Benjamin E. Teitler
Use this map query interface to search the world, even when not sure what information you seek.
Wikidata: A Free Collaborative Knowledgebase
Denny Vrandečić, Markus Krötzsch
This collaboratively edited knowledgebase provides a common source of data for Wikipedia, and everyone else.
Online Deception in Social Media
Michail Tsikerdekis, Sherali Zeadally
The unknown and the invisible exploit the unwary and the uninformed for illicit financial gain and reputation damage.
Abstractions for Software-Defined Networks
Martin Casado, Nate Foster, Arjun Guha
New abstractions are critical for achieving SDN goals.
Optimality in Robot Motion: Optimal Versus Optimized Motion
Jean-Paul Laumond, Nicolas Mansard, Jean-Bernard Lasserre
Exploring the distinction between an optimal robot motion and a robot motion resulting from the application of optimization techniques...
Efficient Maximum Flow Algorithms
Andrew V. Goldberg, Robert E. Tarjan
Though maximum flow algorithms have a long history, revolutionary progress is still being made.