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Beyond the Virtual Salon-Software Games for Girls

A handful of companies have challenged the gaming industry’s latent assumption that girls and technology don’t mix. In doing so, they have begun to reach a huge, previously untapped market.


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The Economics of Architecture-First

The architect, either as an individual, a role, or a team, lovingly crafts, grows, and governs that architecture as it emerges from the thousands of individual design decisions of which it's composed.


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Social Networking

The mass adoption of social-networking websites points to an evolution in human social interaction.


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Making More Out of Open-Source Tools

Engineers frequently use open-source software tools in their normal, day-to-day work. Burnell West analyzes the advantages and difficulties of using open-source tools and calls for improvements.


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The Death of the Security Industry

Noted security expert Bruce Schneier looks at the security industry as a whole and where it stands today.


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Who Needs Evidence, Anyway?

Building and acquiring software requires making many decisions and choosing between numerous solutions, yet the infrastructure to help people make decisions based on good evidence isn't well developed. The software engineering community needs better communication between researchers and practitioners to help make useful bodies of evidence available that can impact practice.


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From the Editor-Tips for Software Authors

If you're thinking of writing for IEEE Software, you'll increase the odds of a favorable outcome by following a few simple tips.


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Guest Editor's Introduction-Intelligent Systems in Biology: Why the Excitement?

Biology has rapidly become a data-rich, information-hungry science because of recent massive data generation technologies. Our biological colleagues are designing more clever and informative experiments because of recent advances in molecular science.


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The New Front Line: Estonia under Cyberassault

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against Estonian computers were completed inexpensively enough to seriously call into question any assumptions that they were coordinated or run by agents of the Russian government.


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Surprising Facts About Implementing ERP

Considering a system for enterprise resource planning? Here are some insights from companies that have been there.


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Special-Purpose Hardware in Cryptanalysis: The Case of 1,024-Bit RSA

Discussion in asymmetric cryptography circles currently focuses on 1,024-bit RSA key security. Interestingly, in this discussion, a major argument put forward for the insecurity of 1,024-bit RSA isn't due to paramount theoretical progress but to hypothetical hardware devices for factoring large numbers. Unlike quantum computers, these special-purpose designs try to work within the bounds of existing technology; this article looks at the ideas underlying some of these designs and their potential.


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Is WiMax's Future Up in the Air?

When the IEEE 802.16 WiMax technology standard emerged from its working group in 2004, it was greeted with great anticipation as a key building block in future network infrastructure.


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What's Good Software, Anyway?

What criteria collectively constitute a definitive, objective trademark of good software?

 

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Getting on Board the Enterprise Service Bus

To meet the challenge of getting diverse applications to work together, companies are focusing on using the enterprise service bus- middleware glue that holds a service-oriented architecture together and enables communication between Web-based enterprise applications.


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Robert's Rules of Order for E-mail Meetings

In the hope of providing basic guidelines and motivating further work, we offer some considerations regarding rules of order for conducting e-mail meetings.


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Where Are All the Intelligent Agents?

There has been much research and talk about intelligent agents, but few real-world implementations.


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Guest Editors' Introduction: Information Discovery--Needles and Haystacks

With the advent of computers, it became possible to store large amounts of information in electronic form —and finding useful needles in the resulting haystacks has since become one of the most important problems in information management.


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Is Your Project a Dilbert Cartoon?

It happened again the other day at work. Management asked me to look at a project to see if it was in trouble. It was. The project was behind schedule and over budget, and little, if anything, worked.


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Embracing "Web 3.0"

With more than 10 years' work on the Semantic Web's foundations and more than five years since the phrase became popular, it's an opportune moment to look at the field's current state and future opportunities.


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Reaching for the Stars with Python

The author describes how Python has helped scientists calibrate and analyze data from the Hubble Space Telescope, first as a means of scripting legacy applications, and, more recently, as a way of developing new applications in Python itself.


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