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David Alan Grier

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By David Alan Grier, IEEE Computer Society Past-President

A recent article on the Google software repository revealed something of the current state of software development. It showed the distance that software production had traveled since its origins in the 1950s and how it keeps returning to a basic set of ideas about the organization of work, ideas that software has fundamentally transformed. Read more


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IoT Data and Context Discovery

One of the most valuable aspects of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) is the data it produces. Businesses use that data to support their decisions, and — as IoT grows — they need better tools for relevant and timely discovery. These days, discovery systems can find the right data without even knowing its structure, semantics, sensor description, or location. These systems can also deduce context information such as annotations and metadata.

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