January/February 2018 issue of acmqueue

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Originally published in Queue vol. 7, no. 3
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Yonatan Sompolinsky, Aviv Zohar - Bitcoin's Underlying Incentives
The unseen economic forces that govern the Bitcoin protocol

Antony Alappatt - Network Applications Are Interactive
The network era requires new models, with interactions instead of algorithms.

Jacob Loveless - Cache Me If You Can
Building a decentralized web-delivery model

Theo Schlossnagle - Time, but Faster
A computing adventure about time through the looking glass


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Alex | Wed, 24 Aug 2011 05:28:37 UTC

This article seems to obsessed with the idea that a 1 is high intensity and a 0 is no to low intensity. Light has many properties (frequency, polarization, etc) that could be exploited to do computation at a constant intensity, therefore reducing or eliminating the need for optical amplifiers.

Joe | Tue, 12 Jan 2010 16:52:19 UTC

Prediction is difficult, especially about the future of technological innovation.

Beeler and Partridge are in for a Kelvinian faux pas.

Phil Chapolti | Wed, 29 Apr 2009 17:29:28 UTC

Charles and Craig need to talk to Terry Turpin, the former NSA Opitcal Computing guru now working at at Light Wave Logic (LWLG) in Delaware about their super stable high-activity, high-stability organic polymers.

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