Issue No. 05 - September/October (2003 vol. 5)
<div>News: Cooperation Amid Competition: Solving Selfish Internet Behavior</div><p>Few things in modern life are more stressful and frustrating than when the Internet slows to a creep or-worse-grinds to a halt. Perhaps the only other aspect of modern life equally frustrating is a traffic jam. Indeed, experts who study computer networks draw many analogies between traffic on our highways and traffic on the Net. </p><div>News brief: Neuron-controlled Robots: Hitting the Art Scene and Revealing Keys to Learning</div><p>By creating robots controlled by rat brain cells, a team of computer scientists are gathering information that might lead to partially organic computer systems capable of adaptive behavior and learning. </p>
A. Jacobson, "News," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 5, no. , pp. 6-9, 2003.