2004 - April
On writing in a graduate program
by M. E. Kabay
April 2004Say what you mean, mean what you say, and always respect your interlocutors
The neural approach to pattern recognition
by John Peter Jesan
April 2004Artificial neural networks could surpass the capabilities of conventional computer-based pattern recognition systems.
An Interview with David Nagel: Changing lives through technology
by Peter Denning
April 2004David Nagel, CEO of PalmSource, talks about his work at NASA, Apple and AT&T, and gives examples of success and failure in human factors design.
An Interview with Peter Denning: Building a culture of innovation
by Ubiquity staff
April 2004Peter Denning talks about transforming practice in a community, cognitive blindness and finding dead cows
Your (un)reasonable expectations for privacy
by Eric Salveggio
April 2004While law enforcement adapts to the challenges of the electronic era, expectations of privacy diminish
Review of "Rethinking rights and regulations - Institutional responses to new communications technologies" by Laurie Faith Cranor and Steven S. Wildman, Publisher: MIT press, Cambridge, Mass., 2003
by Carl Bedingfield
April 2004Like it or not, as users of new technologies we are playing the telecommunication game by an increasingly complicated set of rules.
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Ubiquity Symposium: Big Data
- Big Data, Digitization, and Social Change (Opening Statement) by Jeffrey Johnson, Peter Denning, David Sousa-Rodrigues, Kemal A. Delic
- Big Data and the Attention Economy by Bernardo A. Huberman
- Big Data for Social Science Research by Mark Birkin
- Technology and Business Challenges of Big Data in the Digital Economy by Dave Penkler
- High Performance Synthetic Information Environments: An integrating architecture in the age of pervasive data and computing By Christopher L. Barrett, Jeffery Johnson, and Madhav Marathe
- Developing an Open Source "Big Data" Cognitive Computing Platform by Michael Kowolenko and Mladen Vouk
- When Good Machine Learning Leads to Bad Cyber Security by Tegjyot Singh Sethi and Mehmed Kantardzic
- Corporate Security is a Big Data Problem by Louisa Saunier and Kemal Delic
- Big Data: Business, technology, education, and science by Jeffrey Johnson, Luca Tesei, Marco Piangerelli, Emanuela Merelli, Riccardo Paci, Nenad Stojanovic, Paulo Leitão, José Barbosa, and Marco Amador
- Big Data or Big Brother? That is the question now (Closing Statement) by Jeffrey Johnson, Peter Denning, David Sousa-Rodrigues, Kemal A. Delic