Computing in Astronomy

September 2014

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Advances in computing have empowered astronomers to explore the universe in greater detail. Software-defined instruments relying on digital data capture and processing are more powerful than ever and continue to bring us new knowledge about the universe and our place in it. Read Full Article »

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Andrew S. Tanenbaum: The Impact of MINIX

Andrew S. Tanenbaum: The Impact of MINIX

If you trace the moment where Linux-like OSes flickered to life, you'll find the MINIX OS. In this interview, Tanenbaum describes motivation, development, and impact of the MINIX OS. Read full article »

Computing and the Law: Privacy and Big Data

Computing and the Law: Privacy and Big Data

Big data's explosive growth has prompted the US government to release new reports that address the issues.
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Joseph Hardin: NCSA Mosaic

Computer magazine's multimedia editor Charles Severance interviews Joseph Hardin about the development of the Mosaic browser at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and how it introduced the World Wide Web to the general public.


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