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Interview

An interview with Katie Schuman: on the future of neuromorphic computing

Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

In this series of interviews with innovation leaders, Ubiquity Associate Editor and software engineer, Dr. Bushra Anjum, sits down with Katie Schuman to discuss computers inspired by biological neural systems as an alternate promising architecture.

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Communication Corner

How to instantaneously improve your speaking voice

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.

Although we spend much more time speaking than we do writing, the fact remains that most people speak very poorly. Phil Yaffe provides some tips on how to purposely redesign your articulation.

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Interview

An interview with Indrajit Roy: toward self-correcting systems

February 2019
Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

Imagine a world where software can run for days, months, and years without any human intervention. This is the future of computing. ...


department

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

February 2019
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. ...