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The three academic stereotypes

You encounter a lot of different personalities in academia, but when you get right down to it they all seem to fall under three basic stereotypes.

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Call for papers on managing federated networks

We are seeking papers on the issues involved in managing federations of systems, those that cross enterprise boundaries.

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Computer scientists as university principals

I was surprised to discover a computer scientist as principal of a world-leading university the other day. I was even more surprised to discover that there have been several others.

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The first year

Today marks the first anniversary of my moving to St Andrews. What have I learned since then?

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