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Communications of the ACM back issues
Crossing the Chasm.(Industry Trend or Event)
April 1, 2001... The keys to a coherent profession are bridges between computing technologists and the multitude. In the previous installment of this column I demonstrated that information technology is rapidly becoming a profession in the same way that health care, law, and library science and...
Academics, and the Scarlet Letter "A".(Industry Trend or Event)
April 1, 2001... The computing world desperately needs truth-seekers, and fewer Advocates. "Scarlet letter: a scarlet letter `A' formerly worn by a person convicted of adultery" --Oxford American Dictionary This column isn't about what you think it's about based on the opening quotation. (This...
April 1, 2001... IN OUR ARTICLE ("GAUGING THE Risks of Internet Elections," Jan. 2001, p. 73), Deborah Phillips and I referred to the U.S. military's pilot Internet voting project in the November 2000 election. According to the Pentagon's spokesperson, Glenn Flood, as quoted in the New York Times, the...
News Track.(News Briefs)
April 1, 2001... ICANN's Domain Name Experiment Appearing before a congressional panel, the head of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers defended the process ICANN used to select new suffixes to compete with the popular established generic top-level domain--.com. With the number of...
Editorial Pointers.(Industry Trend or Event)
April 1, 2001... IN THE WORLD OF TELECOMMUNICAtions, more is never enough. Pursuing ever greater capacity and services, the long-time suppliers of voice-based services are transforming themselves into full-service providers of a galaxy of communication and IT options. The challenge now becomes how to manage...