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Issue 1 • Date Jan. 2011

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): c1
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  • Saturn 2011: Seventh Annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network Conference

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): c2
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  • Computer [masthead]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Computer Highlights Society Magazines

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • Planning for an Inevitable Future

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):6 - 8
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  • Print, Mobile, and Online

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):9 - 11
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  • The Migration to the Middle

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):12 - 14
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    As we look to the future, we must not only anticipate a year of innovation and progress but also a migration of labor that will remake the field of digital technology. View full abstract»

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  • 32 and 16 Years Ago

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):15 - 16
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    Highlights new technologies being written about in Computer Magazine in 1978 and 1994. View full abstract»

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  • 3D Displays without Glasses: Coming to a Screen near You

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):17 - 19
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  • Scanning the Future with New Barcodes

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):20 - 23
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  • Automating a Building's Carbon Management

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):24 - 30
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    Buildings are the largest contributor to the world's carbon footprint, yet many building managers use only periodic audits to adjust resource consumption and carbon emission levels. The ECView framework leverages existing workflow systems to continually assess a building's carbon emissions in relation to daily weather, commuting and travel patterns, and changing government regulations. View full abstract»

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  • Computing Performance: Game Over or Next Level?

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):31 - 38
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    The end of dramatic exponential growth in single-processor performance marks the end of the dominance of the single microproessor in computing. The era of sequential computing must give way to an era in which parallelism holds the forefront. Although important scientific and engineering challenges lie ahead, this is an opportune time for innovation in programming systems and computing architecture... View full abstract»

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  • From Microprocessors to Nanostores: Rethinking Data-Centric Systems

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):39 - 48
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    The confluence of emerging technologies and new data-centric workloads offers a unique opportunity to rethink traditional system architectures and memory hierarchies in future designs. View full abstract»

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  • Bridging the Interconnection Density Gap for Exascale Computation

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):49 - 57
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    Three-dimensional silicon interposers are the basis for an architectural approach that bridges the interconnection density between FR-4 printed circuit boards and silicon ICs. The promise is increased performance and less complexity relative to monolithic silicon-based designs. View full abstract»

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  • [CS Info Page]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 58
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  • Apoptotic computing: Programmed death by default for computer-based systems

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):59 - 65
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    Inspired by the cellular self-destruct mechanisms in biological apoptosis, apoptotic computing offers a promising means to develop self-managing computer-based systems. View full abstract»

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  • Using Modeling and Simulation to Evaluate Enterprises' Risk Exposure to Social Networks

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):66 - 73
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    An analytic methodology involving modeling and simulation could help decision makers determine how their employees' use of social networks impacts their organization, identify how to mitigate potential risks, and evaluate the financial and organizational implications of doing so. View full abstract»

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  • Career opportunities

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):74 - 80
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  • Bookshelf

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 81
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    Four books are briefly described: "The Game Maker's Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners," by Jacob Habgood and Mark Overmars (Apress, ISBN-978-1-59059-615-9, 336 pp.); "Silicon Earth: Introduction to the Microelectronics and Nanotechnology Revolution," by John D. Cressler (Cambridge University Press; www.cambridge.org; 978-0-521-70505-9; 508 pp.); "Leading the Virtual Workforce: How Great L... View full abstract»

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  • Computer Society Winner Nets $50,000 Prize

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):82 - 84
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  • Call and Calendar

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):85 - 86
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  • Can More Efficient IT Be Worse for the Environment?

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):87 - 89
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    Understanding the role that energy efficiency can play in enabling IT to serve sustainability is critical, both to the computing industry and to the global ecosystem. The information and communication technology sector accounts for 2-2.5 percent of global CO2 emissions and is growing rapidly. Making IT more efficient can also contribute to unsustainable economic growth and related envir... View full abstract»

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  • Achieving Synergy in the Industry-Academia Relationship

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):90 - 92
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    Industry needs bright, talented, well-prepared graduates to join the workforce, while academia requires insight into industry's needs to ensure that it can develop a future workforce that is prepared to meet those needs .After degree and academic performance, relevant professional experience is the next most important criterion in obtaining a job after graduation. View full abstract»

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  • The Promise and Peril of Social Computing

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):93 - 95
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    Social computing has the potential to fundamentally change the structure of human relationships. Will it succeed? This paper will highlight interesting developments in the world of social computing. In addition to exploring interesting phenomena in the social computing world, these articles will strive to peek into what the future holds by examining recent research. View full abstract»

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