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Ubiquity and your future: (from the editor)

by Peter J. Denning

Preparing a good text for reading and preparing a good text for speaking are often considered to be unrelated activities. This is incorrect. A good text for reading and a good text for speaking are distinct, but they are not alien. They are complementary. ...


Interview

A conversation with Lauren Wilcox: empowering people in the review, analysis, and management of complex health-related data

Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

Preparing a good text for reading and preparing a good text for speaking are often considered to be unrelated activities. This is incorrect. A good text for reading and a good text for speaking are distinct, but they are not alien. They are complementary. ...



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Professional writing tips and techniques

October 2019
by Philip Yaffe

Each "Communication Corner" essay is self-contained; however, they build on each other. For best results, before reading this essay and doing the exercise, go to the first essay "How an Ugly Duckling Became a Swan," then read each succeeding essay.

Good writing is not easy, but these 12 tips and techniques makes things easier.

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Interview

A conversation with Danish Contractor: advancing chatbots and intelligent question-answering systems to support complex human querying

September 2019
Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

In this series of interviews with innovation leaders, Ubiquity Associate Editor and software engineer, Dr. Bushra Anjum sits down with Danish Contractor, a senior artificial intelligence researcher at IBM Research India. Contractor discusses his work advancing question-answering systems and chatbots for complex human interaction. ...