I have worked within the wireless communications R&D industry for close to 20 years now and, in my experience, one consistent ingredient that has often escaped the recipe of so many consumer electronic products is simplicity. This facet alone should be instilled, force-fed and, to be honest, beaten into innovators, developers, manufacturers or whomever decides [...]
We are all connected. The need for consumers to sustain a permanent connection has been driven by a deep-seated need, fueled by peers, the furor of social media and just simply a trend to have immediate access to anything at anytime, anywhere. As consumers, we all crave a perpetual connection to the Internet. Personally, I [...]
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has named Cambridge author Judea Pearl the winner of the 2011 ACM A.M. Turing Award, a prestigious honor widely considered to be computing’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize.
100 years ago, Cambridge published a book that transformed the study of mathematics and laid the foundations for the computer age. The Principia Mathematica is the most famous work ever published on the foundations of mathematics. Written by British mathematicians and philosophers Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell, it was published by Cambridge in three volumes [...]
While The Social Network was grabbing Oscar nominations last week, Networks, Crowds, and Markets by David Easley and Jon Kleinberg scored a great review in the Times Higher Education supplement. Go Networks!