Volume 28 Issue 12 • 1991

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  • The innovative mind at work

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):23 - 35
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    Some engineers seem to transcend change; they move effortlessly from one technological advance to another, making their mark and enriching the field as they do. IEEE Spectrum asked a few such people to tell us about their backgrounds, achievements, work habits, and feelings about their own creativity and gifts for innovation. Spectrum also asked psychologist Michael Maccoby to analyze the response... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE's Posix: making progress

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):36 - 39
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    The status of the interface standards within the IEEE Portable Operating System Interface (Posix) environment (the x in Posix denotes the Unix operating system origin of this effort) is discussed. The open system standards within the Posix activity are expected to resolve the portability and interoperability problems and to open the door to a major new industry of standard software components, or ... View full abstract»

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