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  1-10 of 20 Reviews about "Automation (K.4.3...)": Date Reviewed
  Future automation: changes to lives and to businesses
Carone T.,  World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc., Hackensack, NJ, 2019. 230 pp. Type: Book

Timothy Carone provides a visionary outlook on what will probably be called our digitized future. The book is split into 11 chapters. First, the author introduces autonomous systems (ASs). ASs are (in addition to the Internet of Things, IoT) the c...

Jul 29 2020
  DevOps for SharePoint: with Packer, Terraform, Ansible, and Vagrant
Medina O., Schumann E.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2018. 256 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484236-87-1)

The existence of, and respect for, software engineering principles in the lives of software engineers, developers, and project managers is quite rich. Moving beyond systems development life cycle (SDLC)-driven models such as waterfall and agile ha...

Jul 14 2020
  Do-it-yourself services and work-like chores: on civic duties and digital public services
Verne G., Bratteteig T.  Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 20(4): 517-532, 2016. Type: Article

Undisputedly, automation of government processes yields a lot of benefits for the “automating” organization and citizens alike, but how do citizens, who formerly were an active part of a manual process, perceive and react to their proc...

Nov 2 2016
  Cyber security: analytics, technology and automation
Lehto M., Neittaanmäki P.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 269 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319183-01-5)

It is the best of times and the worst of times. We are living in an age when individuals treasure their privacy and lose it a thousand times an hour, every day they turn on their computers. The power of computers and the Internet to produce good i...

Oct 7 2015
  The glass cage: automation and us
Carr N.,  W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., New York, NY, 2014. 288 pp. Type: Book (978-0-393240-76-4)

Nicholas Carr, in this book, discusses the fact that we humans are getting ”dumber,” as we are increasingly dominated by technology: the master of technology is turning into its slave. “Automation’s human consequences”...

Jul 27 2015
  Surfing the Net for software engineering notes
Doernhoefer M.  ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes 39(6): 8-16, 2014. Type: Article

With the development of artificial intelligence, embedded system software engineering, and computer science, autonomous systems and robotics are entering and influencing our work and lives. In robotics engineering, engineers are facing great chall...

Apr 8 2015
  The road to a modern IT factory: industrialization - automation - optimization
Abolhassan F.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, Berlin, Germany, 2014. 210 pp. Type: Book (978-3-642402-18-0)

At the beginning of the 18th century, manufacturing was largely based around cottage industries producing low volumes of product of variable quality and cost on a small scale. Within less than a century, many of these cottage industries had been s...

Dec 18 2014
  Using SPIN for automated debugging of infinite executions of Java programs
Adalid D., Salmerón A., Gallardo M., Merino P.  Journal of Systems and Software 9061-75, 2014. Type: Article

Traditionally, debugging has been guided by heuristics and intuition, but the complexity of contemporary software, which is especially evident in the increasing number of modules and the side effects of their interactions, demands algorithmic and ...

Aug 26 2014
  Smart home automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi (2nd ed.)
Goodwin S.,  Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2013. 328 pp. Type: Book (978-1-430258-87-2)

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve finished reading in bed and looked in vain for a rock to throw at the ceiling light. This book describes a simple alternative: one just needs to plug a bayonet or screw X10 gadget into the light f...

Oct 15 2013
  Moving targets: Elliott-Automation and the dawn of the computer age in Britain, 1947-67
Lavington S.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, London, UK, 2011. 732 pp. Type: Book (978-1-848829-32-9)

The major contribution made by the Elliott-Automation company in spearheading the development of early computing technologies in the UK and the Commonwealth is often overlooked. In his latest book, Lavington scrutinizes the extensive work carried ...

Nov 1 2011
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