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A conversation with Tempestt Neal: continuous authentication methods for mobile platforms

Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

Ubiquity's senior editor Dr. Bushra Anjum chats with Dr. Tempestt Neal to discuss her work to improve access control on mobile devices, specifically developing continuous authentication methods. ...


Machine learning and computational design

by Silvio Carta

The use of computers in design is substantially different today from what it was only 30 years ago, and light-years ahead of how things were designed before computers entered the scene 60 years ago. This article discusses the use of computers, more specifically computational design, as a useful tool for designers. Herein, computational design refers to the application of computational tools to design practice.



How to get the most from your word processor

May 2020
by Philip Yaffe

The personal computer has revolutionized how we work, and that's all because of software development. One of the most important of which is word processing. Since the 1970s word processing has created efficiencies in writing and editing. This article explains how word processors can make you a better thinker. ...


A conversation with Akhil Mathur: toward the vision of equitable AI

April 2020
Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

Ubiquity's senior editor Dr. Bushra Anjum sits with Akhil Mathur, a principal research scientist at Nokia Bell Labs in Cambridge (United Kingdom). Both discuss improving the robustness of AI models deployed on mobile and wearable devices to minimize the accuracy degradation as these devices are used in new domains.