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Make a Pitch

A pitch is a proposal for an article relevant to the future of computing.

You can make a pitch for any of the Ubiquity article types:

  • Commentaries: analytic, opinion, or tutorial commentaries
    – analyzing an issue, examining trends, rethinking something
    – well grounded and defended opinions on a topic of interest in the next 1-5 years
    – explaining a complex issue to a lay audience
  • Symposia – suggestions for organizing a symposium on a topic
  • Interviews – a conversation with someone who is shaping the future, including innovation leaders.
  • Blogs – explore the influence of computing technology and policies and practices.

Use the pitch form to make your proposal. Blogs can be sent to

You can also use the pitch form to make suggestions for articles the editors might acquire.

For guidance on making a good pitch, see Phil Yaffe's "Three Acid Tests of Persuasive Writing."