Accomplishments

The Promise of Flexible Displays

First page of "The Promise of Flexible Displays" article

Article about advances in electronic displays that can bend, be made in irregular shapes, and be produced through a print-like process.

Association for Computing Machinery
Article
June, 2011
1700 words

Evaluating Government Funding

Article as it appeared in print

Abstract: “A presidential report asserts the value of U.S. government investments in the cross-agency Networking and Information Technology Research and Development program and specifies areas needing greater focus.”

Association for Computing Machinery
Article
February, 2011
600 words

ACM China Nearing Launch

News story about the Association for Computing Machinery’s expansion into China. (Published in Communications of the ACM.)

Association for Computing Machinery
Article
September, 2010
600 words

Beyond the Smart Grid

Feature story about sensors to monitor energy consumption and other environmental data in residences. (Published in Communications of the ACM.)

Association for Computing Machinery
Article
June, 2010
1300 words

Rebuilding for Eternity

Article about “e-heritage”, digitization of large-scale historical sites such as the Bayon Temple in Cambodia.

Association for Computing Machinery
Article
January, 2010
1250 words

Shaping the Future

First page of "Shaping the Future" article

Article about “claytronics” — ensembles of tiny robots that self-assemble into larger functional units.

Association for Computing Machinery
Article
October, 2009
1200 words

IT drives policy — and vice versa

Image of the article as it appeared in print

Reporting on a three-day conference about technology policy. This was my biggest case of preparation overkill: 12,000 words of notes went into a 575-word article.

Association for Computing Machinery
Article
August, 2009
575 words

Practice Makes Perfect, Even for Brain-Controlled Prosthetics

First page of Neuroprosthetics article

Short, online-only news article about brain-machine interfaces — or, as I call it, “MONKEYS CONTROLLING ROBOTS WITH THEIR BRAINS!!!”

Association for Computing Machinery
Article
July, 2009
450 words