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Simulated Design in Fashion
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simulated Design in Fashion

In DW:  Reminds me of similar methods, in completely different domains, like packaging design, which we experimented with for years.    " .. .Soft wear: computer...

On Different Goals for Information Visualizaton
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Different Goals for Information Visualizaton

Just brought to my attention.  Excellent paper.   Different goals and different looks for information visualization and statistical graphics.  By Andrew Gelman...

Luxottica to Make Google Frames
From The Eponymous Pickle

Luxottica to Make Google Frames

From a local company many of us have worked with." ... Google is hoping to make its Internet-connected eyewear more stylish as part of a partnership with the parent...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

In Praise Of P=NP Proofs

Why they can be important Advertising source Joe Bloggs is not a computer scientist, at least not one that we know. As noted by Wikipedia, Joe Bloggs is a “placeholder...

Social Robotics and AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Robotics and AI

What are the implications for improving AI?   In an internet of things and people ... with things getting more intelligent and being able to take the initiative...

A Mess in Communications Among an Internet of Things
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Mess in Communications Among an Internet of Things

In CWorld:   Of interest, in particular standards are key to making this approach work.   Lack of interoperability, in particular in home automation, are key problems...

Twitter Classifications
From The Eponymous Pickle

Twitter Classifications

As part of a recent project about twitter feed relevancy. I found this short mention of content classification of Tweets in the wikipedia.    See the link for further...

Infographic on Workplaces of the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Infographic on Workplaces of the Future

Yes, there are useful numbers in this graphic.  The topic is very interesting. And has a pointer to the origin of the sources.  But I count only 8 readily usable...

Speedier Checkouts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Speedier Checkouts

Always a big labor and satisfaction consideration for physical retail:Kroger takes retail technology of the year:" ... While the bigger retail technology buzz last...

Visualization of Telecommuting Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visualization of Telecommuting Data

A good data visualization of information about US telecommuting, with a strong ability to interact with the data.  In the Tableau Public site.  Much better than...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Jigging
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Jigging

Good news from Malaysia: The Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival (TISJF) will be continued and become an annual event as one of the state's main tourism...

Metaphors of Surveillance
From Schneier on Security

Metaphors of Surveillance

There's a new study looking at the metaphors we use to describe surveillance. Over 62 days between December and February, we combed through 133 articles by 105...

Shoppers Want More Value
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shoppers Want More Value

Pretty obvious stuff.  Shoppers want an exchange of value.  The specific statistics are of interest.Grocery shoppers want more from mobile apps, survey finds  ....

Giving Up Your Right to Sue
From The Eponymous Pickle

Giving Up Your Right to Sue

In the press recently.  Users apparently giving up their right to sue via user agreements. Unclear how binding this is legally,  and the broader implications, but...

From Computer Science Teachers Association

A New Phenomenon Cropping Up

A new phenomenon cropping up certainly among college age students that is trickling down to the K12 arena is the concept of a hackathon. Often the events take place...

From Computer Science Teachers Association

Hackathons as Possible Student Motivators

A new phenomenon cropping up certainly among college age students that is trickling down to the K12 arena is the concept of a hackathon. Often the events take place...

Individual Data for Health
From The Eponymous Pickle

Individual Data for Health

In the CACM:   Not a new idea, but more value as we leverage analytics against bigger data.  Even for our own N=1." ... Consider a new kind of cloud-based app that...

Mission Critical Lesson from P&G
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mission Critical Lesson from P&G

Edward Burghard comments on the A.G. Lafley speech to the Association of National Advertisers 10-15-2000.    Had not seen this, quite good.  A Mission Critical....

From Computational Complexity

Announcements

Time for a short rundown of announcements. STOC will be held May 31-June 3 in New York City. Early registration and hotel deadline is April 30. Student travel...

Resource Revolution
From The Eponymous Pickle

Resource Revolution

 In McKinsey:   Good overview of the challenge.  The emergence of a resource revolution to feed the technological changes created by innovation.  Lots of needs,...
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Students as Computer Science ambassadors
Students as Computer Science ambassadors
04.15.2014

Our final year course where students get course credit for teaching computer science in high schools has benefitsfor kids, teachers …

The Danger of Requiring Computer Science in K-12 Schools
The Danger of Requiring Computer Science in K-12 Schools
04.15.2014

We are not ready to make CS a requirement for all children in the U.S., even if that's where we …

Those Who Say Code Does Not Matter
Those Who Say Code Does Not Matter
04.15.2014

Often, you will be told programming languages do not matter much. It is a pretty general rule that people arguing …

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