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No Time to Think

No Time to Think

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Google Tech Talks March, 5 2008 ABSTRACT Vannevar Bush's 1945 article, "As We May Think," has been much celebrated as a central inspiration for the development of hypertext and the World Wide Web. Less attention, however, has been paid to Bush's motivation for imagining a new generation of information technologies; it was his hope that more powerful tools, by automating the routine aspects of i...

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Fulfilling the Promise of Micro-Philanthropy - a Web-Based Approach

Fulfilling the Promise of Micro-Philanthropy - a Web-Based Approach

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Google Tech Talks March, 5 2008 ABSTRACT "A revolutionary charity." -- Oprah Winfrey "This new philanthropy system is turning traditional philanthropy on its head." -- ABC World News Tonight "I encourage everybody to go on and make donations...let's make a difference." -- Stephen Colbert "The results are powerful." -- BusinessWeek "I think the capacity to expand is infinite." -- Bill Clinton Do...

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Automated Testing Patterns and Smells

Automated Testing Patterns and Smells

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Google Tech Talks March, 6 2008 ABSTRACT The extensive use of automated testing has been a breakthrough practice in improving the quality of software produced by developers. By now, many companies have experimented with the use of automated functional tests and unit tests. Those that have had good experiences with it rave about it and cannot imagine having been successful without their automate...

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Postsingular: A Science-Fictional Vision of What's Next

Postsingular: A Science-Fictional Vision of What's Next

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Google Tech Talks May, 20 2008 ABSTRACT Rudy Rucker's latest novel, Postsingular, describes an Earth blanketed with a light mesh of nanomachines, about one per square millimeter. The mesh makes everything "visible" on the Web. What happens then? Rudy will read a bit from the novel, describe the underlying ideas, and answer questions about his science-fictional visions of what's next. Speaker: R...

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Verifying Industrial Control Software

Verifying Industrial Control Software

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Google Tech Talks June, 4 2008 ABSTRACT In this talk I will present the results of mathematically verifying third party flight control software. I will then present the results of mathematically verifying automatically generated code using The Mathworks code generation facilities and compare the cost against conventional development including V If time permits I will also present a small exampl...

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