B. J. F. Meyer

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The workforce is aging as older workers reenter the workforce or delay retirement. One consequence is that work groups are increasingly becoming intergenerational. Because group work relies on many collaborative tools (e.g., email, shared calendars), it is essential to understand the special requirements that intergenerational groups may have for groupware.(More)
If a patient decides to forgo eating and drinking in order to hasten his or her own death, how should a hospice respond? From a legal standpoint, " voluntarily stopping eating and drinking " (VSED) is an option for individuals in all 50 states and distinct from the natural reduction in nutritional intake that accompanies the dying process. It is a voluntary(More)
J esse Liberty obviously understands that it's not particularly exciting to devote a book to C# as a language, even if that hasn't deterred publishers from filling bookstore shelves with C# books. You can't admit this with a title such as Programming C#, so he takes care to define C# in the preface as a language that " builds on the lessons learned from C(More)
bject technology is here to stay. For a while, after object-oriented ideas burst onto the software scene in the mid-eighties, we heard people say, " It's just a fad and will go away like the others. " Not any more. The commitment of the big players is proof enough. Just mention your favorite household name in hardware or software; almost certainly it has(More)
Get three of the best-known object methodologists in a room and what do you get? A wide-ranging interview in which Grady Booch, lvar Jacobson, and James Rumbaugh share their insights about some o f the topics o f most interest t o the readers o f this department, from patterns t o the role o f modeling and the future o f the software industry Separately,(More)
Short Description The aging workforce represents a major transformation of the workplace that is demanding attention from researchers. Other notable transformations are the diffusion of computer technology and the rising emphasis on teamwork. We study how technology can support collaboration in intergenerational groups. Drawing on small groups theory and(More)
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