Robert L. Ashenhurst

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[] I am increasingly depressed by the assumption in ACM (particularly in the Annual Report, published in the October 1978 edition of Communications) that Anatoly Shcharansky is some kind of hero persecuted by wicked Kremlin tyrants. Considering how much real injustice there is in the Soviet Union, treating Shcharan-sky as a victim of political persecution(More)
Like Stuart Lynn, I had been a department editor for CACM before becoming its EIC. In fact, the "Computer Systems" department was initiated by Kelly Gotlieb during his editorship. He sent me a letter enclosing a submitted paper that he thought should be published in CACM; however, it fit no existing department. It would appear in the September 1965 issue:(More)
PCs and CPs View from Watergate Bridge This letter is in response to the February 1987 President's Letter in Communications (" Personal Computers and Computing Professionals , " pp. 101-102). Right on and write on, Paul Abrahams. Last summer (1986) ACM-SIGGRAPH awarded me an educational resource grant to assist with the creation of computer art workshops(More)
AAAS taped selective symposia during its Annual Meeting in Chicago, 26-30 December 1970. We feel this year's tapes have improved in quality, thus reflecting our efforts since the inception of the AAAS audiotape program in 1968. The tapes are timely and include many scientific disciplines. Foremost researchers and workers in their respective fields have(More)
It is unusual although not unheard of for the Editor-in-Chief of Communications to write an editorial to appear here. Under the recent regimen by which this President's Letter space has frequently been made available to one or another ACM functionary, I am pleased at the opportunity to offer information relevant to what may be termed "the great publications(More)
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