acm - an acm publication
2004 - December
  • Mihai Nadin on Anticipatory Systems
    What is the difference between a falling stone and a falling cat? Mihai Nadin, who directs the newly established Institute for Research in Anticipatory Systems at the University of Texas at Dallas, holds a Ph.D. degree in aesthetics from the University of Bucharest and a post-doctoral degree in philosophy, logic and theory of science from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, West Germany. He earned an M.S. degree in electronics and computer science from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest and an M.A. degree in philosophy from the University of Bucharest. He has authored 23 books, including "The Civilization of Illiteracy," "Mind: Anticipation and Chaos," and "Anticipation: The End is Where We Start From."
  • Michael Schrage on Innovation
    Looking for the great clients who are the true innovators? Co-director of the MIT Media Lab's eMarkets Initiative, a senior advisor to MIT's Security Studies Program, and a consultant to ...
  • Technologically Mediated Lifeworld
    Understanding the connection between science and technology is an essential step toward creating a more humane technoscience in the future. ...
  • Computing or Humanities?
    The application of computing to research problems in the humanities is not new ...
  • Review of Activity-Centered Design
    With new insights to a well-documented topic, this book offers an excellent incentive and useful tools for system designers to pursue activity-centered design. ...