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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.

Peter J. Denning,
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LATEST ARTICLES
Communication Corner

How to improve your writing by standing on your head

June 2017
by Philip Yaffe

Have you ever thought of "lying" to your smartphone to protect your privacy? Everyday we face a dilemma about privacy: We take advantage of apps that are able to use our location or data to provide "smart" services at the expense of privacy, or we cling on to our privacy and ignore the benefits of such smart technologies. ...


Commentary

10 rules for an unhackable data vault

May 2017
by James B. Morris

Have you ever thought of "lying" to your smartphone to protect your privacy? Everyday we face a dilemma about privacy: We take advantage of apps that are able to use our location or data to provide "smart" services at the expense of privacy, or we cling on to our privacy and ignore the benefits of such smart technologies. ...



Interview

Cybersecurity skeptics now embracing formal methods: an interview with Gernot Heiser and Jim Morris

May 2017
Interviewed by Ted G. Lewis

Have you ever thought of "lying" to your smartphone to protect your privacy? Everyday we face a dilemma about privacy: We take advantage of apps that are able to use our location or data to provide "smart" services at the expense of privacy, or we cling on to our privacy and ignore the benefits of such smart technologies. ...


Commentary

The glorious promise of the post-truth world

March 2017
by Andrew Odlyzko

Have you ever thought of "lying" to your smartphone to protect your privacy? Everyday we face a dilemma about privacy: We take advantage of apps that are able to use our location or data to provide "smart" services at the expense of privacy, or we cling on to our privacy and ignore the benefits of such smart technologies. ...