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Peter J. Denning, Editor in ChiefThe digitally connected world has become a large, swirling sea of information stripped of context. We help our readers make sense of it, find meaning in it, learn what to trust, and speculate on our future.

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LATEST ARTICLES
Communication Corner

How to say what you mean and mean what you say

October 2017
by Philip Yaffe

Fifty billions of devices will be connected by 2020, which will bring new technical challenges, specifically in data processing. Distributed intelligence, or "fog computing," might be the answer. Fog computing can provide intelligent connection of people, processes, data, and things in hierarchical IoT networks. ...


Interview

Art Scott and Michael Frank on energy-efficient computing

September 2017
Interviewed by Ted G. Lewis

Fifty billions of devices will be connected by 2020, which will bring new technical challenges, specifically in data processing. Distributed intelligence, or "fog computing," might be the answer. Fog computing can provide intelligent connection of people, processes, data, and things in hierarchical IoT networks. ...



Commentary

Computational design

August 2017
by Peter J. Denning

Fifty billions of devices will be connected by 2020, which will bring new technical challenges, specifically in data processing. Distributed intelligence, or "fog computing," might be the answer. Fog computing can provide intelligent connection of people, processes, data, and things in hierarchical IoT networks. ...


department

Why writing short sentences may be short-changing your reader

August 2017
by Philip Yaffe

Fifty billions of devices will be connected by 2020, which will bring new technical challenges, specifically in data processing. Distributed intelligence, or "fog computing," might be the answer. Fog computing can provide intelligent connection of people, processes, data, and things in hierarchical IoT networks. ...