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A new history of modern computing
Haigh T., Ceruzzi P., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2021. 544 pp. Type: Book (978-2-625429-00-8), Reviews: (2 of 2)
Whether this book achieves biblical status as a paradigm of the history of modern computing rests with the reader. However, I can say with confidence that if you are a computing historian, a graduate student with a dissertation to complete, or an ...
GraphQL: a systematic mapping study
Quiña-Mera A., Fernandez P., García J., Ruiz-Cortés A. ACM Computing Surveys 551-35, 2023. Type: Article
Software architects ought to continuously strive to develop secure, dependable, and effective software services that can cope with the scalability, revival, idleness, multi-occupancy, and other operational issues of cloud applications. To overcome...
Parallel programming: for multicore and cluster systems (3rd ed.)
Rauber T., Rünger G., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 554 pp. Type: Book (978-3-031-28923-1)
Parallel programming: for multicore and cluster systems
is now in its third English edition (2023). The original German text had, in turn, its three editions in 2000, 2007, and 2012. The current third English edition includes selected (as o...
The NICE cyber security framework: cyber security intelligence and analytics (2nd ed.)
Alsmadi I., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 396 pp. Type: Book (9783031216503)
Demand for skilled workers in the field of cybersecurity is currently strong and expected to remain so for the next few years. At the same time, many countries are experiencing skill shortages in this area. This book describes the National Initiat...
Living with algorithms: agency and user culture in Costa Rica
Siles I., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2023. 234 pp. Type: Book (026254542X)
This book focuses on how people in Costa Rica live with algorithms. More specifically, the author studies how Netflix, Spotify, and TikTok users in that country associate with those platforms....
Ansible for VMware by examples: a step-by-step guide to automating your VMware infrastructure
Berton L., Apress, New York, NY, 2023. 183 pp. Type: Book (978-1484288788)
This book’s stated audience is twofold: Ansible beginners and intermediate/expert users looking for code examples. ...
Towards a validated self-efficacy scale for data management
Wu W. SIGCSE 2023 Toronto, Canada, Mar 15-18, 2023) 186-192, 2023. Type: Proceedings
I found this paper to be a challenging read as it required me to learn some new concepts. I still don’t have a full understanding of the topic, but I appreciate the author’s goals and approach. If I’d been reviewing a draft of th...
Genius: theory, history and technique
Manzocco R., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2023. 182 pp. Type: Book (9783031270918)
Most of us stand in awe of the great intellectual giants who exemplified, or even created, the character of the eras in which they lived. Newton, Einstein, Euler, J. S. Bach, Beethoven, Botticelli, Picasso, and Shakespeare are just a few of these ...
A demographic analysis on prerequisite preparation in an advanced data structures course
Krause-Levy S., Valstar S., Porter L., Griswold W. ACM Inroads 13(2): 2023. Type: Article
This survey article aims to investigate the effects that prerequisite course proficiency has on course outcomes in an advanced data structure (ADS) course, specifically for Black, Latinx, Native American, and Pacific Islander (BLNPI) and transfer ...
Algorithms for the people: democracy in the age of AI
Simons J., PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, Princeton, New Jersey, 2023. 320 pp. Type: Book (0691244006)
The roles of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in society and everyday pursuits continue to be a subject of intellectual debate for business executives, politicians, and research practitioners. Furthermore, how should AI globa...
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