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Commentaries

2003
  • The university of DVD
    Universities and training organizations increasingly use technology to record and distribute original material, bringing on a new class of technological and legal issues. ...
  • The aeffability of knowledge management
    The Aeffability of Knowledge Management [1] The challenge of knowledge management, and hence of online learning, is to make it work with the complexity and richness of actual human communication. ...
  • The digital aid framework
    Technology enables humanitarian relief organizations to come closer to achieving Dunant's dream. ...
  • Fault management in mobile computing
    Business people on the go need portability and mobility in their computing environments. However, such mobile environments often suffer from transient faults. ...
  • Port wars
    In the not-too-distant-future, firewalls spark a battle over port regulation and ownership ...
  • Lowering the cost of computation
    Efficient support for sophisticated interactions between entities in distributed brokering systems ...
  • Commercial computational grids: a road map
    A consideration of the state of computational grids with respect to standards, current uses, and a road map for commercial benefit beyond their common applications ...
  • Running a virtual enterprise
    The story of a software division that managed to survive in spite of the downturn in the industry. ...
  • Predicting context aware computing performance
    Computer systems will increasingly need to be sensitive to their context to serve their users better.In this paper we forecast the capabilities of context aware computing and relating it to ...
  • Hacking primes
    Visualization of prime numbers may further the understanding and safeguarding of encryption techniques. ...
  • Learning by redoing
    The availability of components that do a myriad of tasks could lead programmer complacency ...