IT drives policy — and vice versa

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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.

Shaping the Future

First page of "Shaping the Future" article

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

Rebuilding for Eternity

First page of "Rebuilding for Eternity" article

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

Migrating a Web Site to Drupal

Cover of "Migrating a Web Site to Drupal" white paper

White paper to help clients define strategies and tactics for moving their web site to the content-management system Drupal.

Beyond the Smart Grid

First page of "Beyond the Smart Grid" article

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

Adapting four user manuals to HTML

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Took user manuals in Microsoft Word format and adapted them for online reading, which included new screen shots and some reorganization of material. The four manuals were ContentBarrier, Personal Antispam, Personal Backup, and FileGuard.

ACM China Nearing Launch

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