IT services = People + Tools + processes
by Kemal A. Delic
November 2003People add the power to a simple equation for enlightened decision-making in the IT service industry
Cellular number portability: really such a big deal?
by Kenneth G. Robinson
November 2003The FCC ruling on number portability may have little effect on an already competitive market.
Human brain and neural network behavior: a comparison
by John Peter Jesan, Donald M. Lauro
November 2003On the matter of memory, there is no comparision. Neural networks are potentially faster and more accurate than humans.
The aeffability of knowledge management
by Stephen Downes
October 2003The Aeffability of Knowledge Management  The challenge of knowledge management, and hence of online learning, is to make it work with the complexity and richness of actual human communication.
by William Paul Fiefer
October 2003In the not-too-distant-future, firewalls spark a battle over port regulation and ownership
Ethical and social aspects of biotechnology Ethical and social aspects of biotechnology
by Bernhard Irrgang
September 2003The globalisation of biotechnology brings not only new economic prospects but also new risks. The development of international bio-safety guidelines is essential.
Is child internet access a questionable risk?
by Charles Adetokunbo Shoniregun, Andrew Anderson
September 2003The unlimited and pervasive use of the Internet by young people raises many concerns about child safety. What solutions are available and why aren't they being used?
Towards dependable grid and web services
by Geoffrey Fox, Shrideep Pallickara, Marlon Pierce, David Walker
Falling water, crashing windows: making computers more school friendly
by Mary Burns
Economies and diseconomies of scale in the information society
by Adamantios Koumpis, Bob Roberts
From postgrad to professional
by Sam Lubbe
June 2003Useful tips for choosing and executing a doctoral thesis.
Hasta Luego, Mi Amiga
by Trevis J. Rothwell
June 2003Looking back fondly on an old friend
From thinkers to clickers: the world wide web and the transformation of the essence of being human
by M. O. Thirunarayanan
May 2003Tick-tock, time clicking away
Commercial computational grids: a road map
by Bryan MacKinnon
May 2003A consideration of the state of computational grids with respect to standards, current uses, and a road map for commercial benefit beyond their common applications
Staffing the data center
by M. E. Kabay
May 2003Good staff can make a success of IS operations. Choose wisely.
Is E-learning really the future or a risk?
by Charles A. Shoniregun, Sarah-Jane Gray
April 2003Can e-learning investment decisions be justifiable with the rate in which technology evolves?
Reflections on the user centered design (UCD) perspective in research on wireless applications
by Michele Visciola
April 2003In order to play an influential role in research and practice, UCD communities should implement new methods and tools into current practices and advance the boundaries of the field.
Genesis of an anthill: wireless technology and self-organizing systems
by Espen Andersen
February 2003The future belongs to small, connected devices that will wirelessly allow the user -- and the technology -- to self-organize, creating something smart out of many small and simple nodes and connections.
Intellectual property rights of multimedia enriched websites
by Charles Adetokunbo Shoniregun
January 2003Can original print and music survive the multimedia technology hoax?
Communications policy and information technology
by Lorrie Faith Cranor, Shane Greenstein
January 2003Policy analysis involves tempering enthusiasm with a sobering dose of reality.
Learning by redoing
by Trevis J. Rothwell
January 2003The availability of components that do a myriad of tasks could lead programmer complacency