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Interview

An interview with Bushra Anjum: learning to be a generalist is valuable to your career

Interviewed by Peter Denning

The fundamental building block of any good text is each individual word. The wrong word can completely change the meaning of the sentence. Here's how to construct truly effective sentences. ...


Communication Corner

The 7% rule revisited

by Philip Yaffe

The fundamental building block of any good text is each individual word. The wrong word can completely change the meaning of the sentence. Here's how to construct truly effective sentences. ...



department

Banishing the fear of public speaking

October 2018
by Philip Yaffe

Everyone knows speaking in public will not result in painful or permanent impairment. But public speaking seems to be an ever-present threat. However if you write well, you will probably speak well. But if you write poorly, you will probably speak poorly. ...


Symposium

Big data: big data or big brother? that is the question now.

August 2018
by Jeffrey Johnson, Peter Denning, Kemal A. Delic, David Sousa-Rodrigues

This ACM Ubiquity Big Data Symposium presented some of the current thinking about big data developments across four topical dimensions: social, technological, application, and educational. Big digital data has changed and will change the world in many ways. It will bring some big benefits in the future, but combined with big AI and big IoT devices creates several big challenges. These must be carefully addressed and properly resolved for the future benefit of humanity. ...