This month marks the 20th anniversary of the birth of the World Wide Web. Today, social networking and software-as-a-service are an almost seamless part of our daily experience. What comes next? As we enter the Web’s third decade, the digital and physical worlds are converging in many ways. The Web is on the edge to […]
Guest blogger: Laura Haas, Distinguished Engineer and director of computer science at Almaden Research Center
Laura Haas is a Distinguished Engineer and director of computer science at IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California. She is going to be a visiting professor at ETH Zurich. I am about to leave for Zurich, Switzerland, and a 4 month sabbatical at ETH (think of it as the MIT of Switzerland). To […]
Is there a human side to software engineering?Visiting researcher Janice Singer considers the social habits of highly effective software engineers and computer scientists.