2019 - November
An interview with Sarah Clinch: anticipating adverse effects of technology on human cognition
by Bushra Anjum
In this series of interviews with innovation leaders, Ubiquity Associate Editor and software engineer, Dr. Bushra Anjum sits down with Sarah Clinch, computer science researcher and lecturer at the University of Manchester, to discuss the cognitive burden technology innovations create.
Don't write short texts, write concise ones
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.
Applying specific communication techniques can only be achieved by first understanding the fundamental principles. In this article, Phil Yaffe shares a new one: Your writing should be as long as necessary, and as short as possible.
Ubiquity and your future: (from the editor)
by Peter J. Denning
A perspective on how Ubiquity prepares readers to navigate and shape the future rather than forecasting the future.