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Certainty through Uncertainty?
Found in: Computer
By Phil Laplante, George Hurlburt, Keith Miller, Jeffrey Voas
Issue Date:February 2011
pp. 79-81
Uncertainty is a sensible defensive tactic in certain software systems, but we must ensure that randomness doesn't make us victims of our own ingenuity.
A Nonlinear Perspective on Higher Education
Found in: Computer
By George Hurlburt,Jeffrey Voas,Keith Miller,Phil Laplante,Bret Michael
Issue Date:December 2010
pp. 90-92
To their detriment, academic institutions are increasingly stove-piped in highly specialized disciplinary fields, often losing touch with emergent social, cultural, and natural realities.
Beyond the Cloud: Cyberphysical Systems
Found in: IT Professional
By George Hurlburt,Jeffrey Voas
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 2-4
Although clouds don't freely interact with fellow or competitor clouds today, this is likely to change, leading to larger networks of collaborative, autonomously operating clouds, each optimized for specific services. As this happens, we'll need a framewor...
Mobile-App Addiction: Threat to Security?
Found in: IT Professional
By George Hurlburt,Jeffrey Voas,Keith W. Miller
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 9-11
Giving individuals this kind of information processing power, along with unprecedented connectivity, might be the single most impressive technical achievement of the 21st century. Nobody knows what the full impact of this transformation will be, but it's c...
The Evolution of Ubiquitously Intelligent Computing
Found in: IT Professional
By George Hurlburt,Jeffrey Voas
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 56-60
This article reviews the history of computing, discussing important theories that have evolved alongside computers. From this historical backdrop, an outlook for fifth-generation computers emerges.
Mobile Applications: The Fifth Cycle
Found in: IT Professional
By George Hurlburt, Jeffrey Voas, Keith W. Miller
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 56-60
<p>The world is poised for a 5th cycle of computer capability, this time focused on the burgeoning phenomena of mobile computing. This era might even render the laptop obsolete. Using forecasts from various organizations, the authors project the futu...
Imagineering an Internet of Anything
Found in: Computer
By Irena Bojanova,George Hurlburt,Jeffrey Voas
Issue Date:June 2014
pp. 72-77
Today, the Internet of Things. Tomorrow, the Internet of Everything. Beyond that, perhaps, the Internet of Anything--a radically super-connected ecosystem where questions about security, trust, and control assume entirely new dimensions.
Mobile Commerce
Found in: IT Professional
By J. Morris Chang,Joseph Williams,George Hurlburt
Issue Date:May 2014
pp. 4-5
Mobile commerce has exploded in the last five years. Learn about the factors driving this rapid growth and about the applications and issues explored in this special issue on mobile commerce.