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22222 JUNE 2005JUNE 2005JUNE 2005JUNE 2005JUNE 2005 Editor:Editor:Editor:Editor:Editor: Helen Martin
 

Summary: 22222 JUNE 2005JUNE 2005JUNE 2005JUNE 2005JUNE 2005
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Editor:Editor:Editor:Editor:Editor: Helen Martin
TTTTTechnical Consultant:echnical Consultant:echnical Consultant:echnical Consultant:echnical Consultant: Matt Ham
TTTTTechnical Editor:echnical Editor:echnical Editor:echnical Editor:echnical Editor: Morton Swimmer
Consulting Editors:Consulting Editors:Consulting Editors:Consulting Editors:Consulting Editors:
Nick FitzGerald, Independent consultant, NZ
Ian Whalley, IBM Research, USA
Richard Ford, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Edward Wilding, Data Genetics, UK
YOUR COMPUTER IS TOASTYOUR COMPUTER IS TOASTYOUR COMPUTER IS TOASTYOUR COMPUTER IS TOASTYOUR COMPUTER IS TOAST
Earlier this year, I was asked a question: how do you
stop viruses and worms altogether? Completely. Full
stop. No more viruses and worms any place. I had to
think about this for a moment. It's a very interesting
question, and my answer was somewhat surreal: toasters.
I love my toaster. From a user interface point of view, it's
brilliant. Even my youngest child can understand how to
operate it: it has few controls, and it's easy to form a
mental model of how it operates. What's amazing is that

  

Source: Aycock, John - Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences