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Communication Corner

Silence is golden, especially when you need to say something important

by Philip Yaffe

How well you speak will always be an indicator of how well you know the subject at hand. And while nerves can often lead novice speakers to resort to distracting sounds and placeholders, a second or two of silence will help focus you as well as your audience. In this installment, Philip Yaffe reminds us that silence is golden. ...


Interview

An interview with Lauren Maffeo: understanding the risks of machine learning bias

Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

Lauren Maffeo is a research analyst who joined the global technology sector in 2012. She started her career as a freelance journalist covering tech news for The Next Web and The Guardian. She joined GetApp, a Gartner company, as a content editor in 2016, covering the impact of emerging tech like AI on small and midsize business owners. ...



Interview

An interview with Pamela Wisniewski: making the online world safer for our youth

December 2018
Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

There is new hope for those who despair securing computer systems from external hackers. Recent research at DARPA has shed new light on computer security and formal methods. Heiser and Morris discuss their work behind the scenes. ...


department

How to untie your tongue

December 2018
by Philip Yaffe

There is new hope for those who despair securing computer systems from external hackers. Recent research at DARPA has shed new light on computer security and formal methods. Heiser and Morris discuss their work behind the scenes. ...