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System Analysis and Programming

The process of stating a problem in a language that is acceptable to a computer is primarily intuitive rather than formal. A specific example of the process is given

August 23, 2011 — Christopher Strachey

The Top 10 Cities for Technology

To coincide with Scientific American 's "Cities" special topic issue, we put together recently compiled lists ranking U.S. cities on aspects of green living, pollution, health and technology...

August 19, 2011 — Sophie Bushwick

How Did BART Kill Cellphone Service?

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system initially claimed a phone service shut-down was performed by telecoms, but that's not the latest story

August 16, 2011 — Natalie Wolchover and Life's Little Mysteries
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine