In the zone: the need for flexible roles
Blurring the lines of distinction between team roles is often necessary to adapt to a changing environment.
One giant step backward
Robert L. Glass
Old saying: "The more things change, the more they remain the same" …or do they?
Life beyond the bubbles
The technology, Internet, bandwidth, and content bubbles all burst, scattering not only broken dreams but new seeds of innovation...
Aviel D. Rubin
In the time span of just a few years, wireless local area networking went from being a novelty to revolutionizing the way many...
Security problems in 802.11-based networks
Russ Housley, William Arbaugh
Assessing inherent wireless network security deficiencies and seeking solutions.
Security flaws in 802.11 data link protocols
Nancy Cam-Winget, Russ Housley, David Wagner, Jesse Walker
Understanding the difficulties in security protocol design and attempting to relocate the struggle between hacker and defender...
802.11b access point mapping
Simon Byers, Dave Kormann
Considering some of the practical issues encountered when finding and mapping wireless network access points.
Why Wi-Fi wants to be free
Terry Schmidt, Anthony Townsend
As the telecommunications industry wavers, a global grassroots movement is building the next-generation wireless network.
Payments and banking with mobile personal devices
Mobile devices enable secure, convenient authorization of e-banking, retail payment, brokerage, and other types of transactions...
The eXtensible Rule Markup Language
Jae Kyu Lee, Mye M. Sohn
XRML explicates the rules implicitly embedded in Web pages, enabling software agents to process the rules automatically.
Agility---: the key to survival of the fittest in the software market
Julie Smith David, William E. McCarthy, Brian S. Sommer
The ideas of Darwinian evolution can illuminate the niches in which systems can flourish in today's tumultuous IT environment...
"Of course it's true; I saw it on the Internet!": critical thinking in the Internet era
Leah Graham, Panagiotis Takis Metaxas
Students use the Net as a primary source of information, usually with little or no regard as to the accuracy of that information...
Affinity to infinity in peer-to-peer knowledge platforms
Adapting the social paradigm of face-to-face human communication, they promote ad hoc knowledge exchange among peers, leveraging...
Real-time taxi dispatching using Global Positioning Systems
Hailing a taxi in Singapore now employs the latest positioning technology for matching passengers with the nearest available...
IT outsourcing evolution---: past, present, and future
Jae-Nam Lee, Minh Q. Huynh, Ron Chi-Wai Kwok, Shih-Ming Pi
To achieve complex solutions in the rapidly changing world of e-commerce, it is impossible to go it alone. This explains the...
Seeds for random number generators
Techniques for choosing seeds for social and scientific applications of random number generators.
E-epistemology and misinformation
Peter G. Neumann