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2002
  • Teaching the history of computer science
    Students who are truly interested in computer science would enjoy learning about those programmers who went before them, and how they overcame their difficulties. ...
  • Channeling innovation
    Despite its importance to business, innovation can be a confusing distraction. ...
  • The future of internet security
    Should common security technologies be blended with biometrics for accuracy and reliability? ...
  • Digital promises
    The prospect of living our lives online may not be so attractive after all ...
  • Stamp out technology virginity
    Technology virginity and technology virgins are everywhere -- and more influential than you might like. Time to go on the offensive. ...
  • Beyond numbers
    Martha Amram on the current economics of technology investment. ...
  • The somatic engineer
    Engineers trained in value skills will be superior professionals and designers. ...
  • Nowhere to hide
    Companies will need to make themselves components of their customers' lives rather than trying to make customers a component of their organizations. ...
  • Intel's inside track
    Annabelle Gawer on the surprising sources of leadership in interdependent environments. ...
  • The privacy paradox
    A national biometric database in place of our current flawed identification systems could prevent the loss of liberty and autonomy. ...
  • Freedom to think and speak
    Under Microsoft's Digital Rights Management operating system, the ability to use information freely will be policed at the most intricate level. ...