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Book Review: "Terrible Nerd"

A review of the book by Kevin Savetz. (I liked it.)

Screenshot of my Slashdot book review of "Terrible Nerd"
Date of publication: 
Thu, 12/20/2012

Control without Controllers

A feature article about Disney's Touché sensor project, which explores new ways of controlling electronics with touch.

Screenshot of CACM article about the Touché sensor project
Date of publication: 
Thu, 11/01/2012

The Future of Free Speech Online

A very brief article about whether survey respondents believe that technology companies in the democratic West will increasingly help repressive governments.

Image of the article as it appeared in print
Date of publication: 
Sat, 09/01/2012

Drupal in Context column: "What Three Decades of Publishing Programs Teaches Us"

A column for Issue #3 of "Drupal Watchdog", a print magazine distributed at DrupalCon Denver.

Screenshot of article in Drupal Watchdog Issue #3
Cover of Drupal Watchdog Issue #3
Date of publication: 
Mon, 03/19/2012

DARPA Shredder Challenge Solved

A feature article about a $50,000 challenge issued by DARPA and its solutions, including quotes from the First and Second Place winners.

Screenshot of CACM article about the DARPA Shredder Challenge
Date of publication: 
Wed, 08/01/2012

Talking to Machines

A feature article about modern applications of speech recognition, in particular how they've combined with complementary technologies to produce such consumer products as Siri.

Screenshot of CACM article about speech recognition
Date of publication: 
Sun, 04/01/2012

Cloud-based HPC

A very brief article about a U.S. Government report on whether high-performance computing is cost-effective using cloud-computing techniques.

Image of the article as it appeared in print
Date of publication: 
Thu, 03/01/2012

Managing the Demise of Privacy

A news report on the Privacy Identity Innovation conference in Menlo Park, November 2011, which focused largely on how social media are changing the landscape for consumers.

Screenshot of CACM article about PII
Date of publication: 
Mon, 11/28/2011

Supercomputing's Exaflop Target

A review of Asia's recent ascendency in the Top500 list of the world's leading supercomputers, and the supercomputing field generally.

First page of "Supercomputing's Exaflop Target" article
Date of publication: 
Mon, 08/01/2011

Drupal in Context column: "You are a Mobile Device"

A column for Issue #2 of "Drupal Watchdog", a print magazine distributed at DrupalCon London and later made available online.

Cover of Drupal Watchdog Issue #2
Date of publication: 
Fri, 08/19/2011

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