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Managing Complex Technology Projects
From The Eponymous Pickle

Managing Complex Technology Projects

Via Deloitte:3 Rules for Managing Complex Technology ProjectsDefine desired business outcomes, assemble the project team, and stick to a reasonable project plan...

More on HoloLens Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

More on HoloLens Research

Another view.   The first practical, general purpose augmented reality systems?  Interested in the design and virtual prototyping applications being suggested....

Setting your CIO Free to Innovate
From The Eponymous Pickle

Setting your CIO Free to Innovate

In Innovation Excellence:“The CIO’s role is changing driven by cloud and an increasing number of ‘as a Service’ solutions that progressively reduce the organisations...

MIT ConceptNet5 Stores Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

MIT ConceptNet5 Stores Knowledge

Via Jim Spohrer, some Notes from the recent AAAI meetings:" .. I ran into Henry Lieberman (MIT) at AAAI15 conference on Artificial Intelligence/Robotics/CognitiveScience...

Internet psychologists study how the Web affects us
From Putting People First

Internet psychologists study how the Web affects us

​In a pretty short period of time, the internet has changed how we take care of our basic needs, stand up for ourselves, and talk to each other. But psychologists...

The last-mile problem: How data science and behavioral science can work together
From Putting People First

The last-mile problem: How data science and behavioral science can work together

Analytics is typically discussed in terms of computer technology, machine learning algorithms, and big data. Behavioral nudges, on the other hand, concern human...

The anthropology of the Quantified Self
From Putting People First

The anthropology of the Quantified Self

increasing penetration of data into the domain of the “personal” and to the management and care of the self suggest that something is afoot in how the self is understood...

The startup “that helps companies fix their user experience problems”
From Putting People First

The startup “that helps companies fix their user experience problems”

Davey Alba explains in Wired how UserTesting runs an online panel of over 1 million testers—volunteers mostly—who can test products and other company materials...

The rise of the Chief Behavioral Officer
From Putting People First

The rise of the Chief Behavioral Officer

After the Chief Experience Officer, the new trendy job title from corporate America is the Chief Behavioral Officer: “Dan Egan of the automated investing service...

Privacy and human behavior in the age of information
From Putting People First

Privacy and human behavior in the age of information

Privacy and human behavior in the age of information Alessandro Acquisti, Laura Brandimarte and George Loewenstein (of Carnegie Mellon University) Science 30 January...

SAP Complex Event Processing
From The Eponymous Pickle

SAP Complex Event Processing

In Statupfocus: Brought to my attention by a colleague. who is working with SAP Hana.  This lays out the reasons for dealing with more and more complex events.

Friday Squid Blogging: Large Squid Washes up on Greek Beach
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Large Squid Washes up on Greek Beach

No mention of the species, but the photo is a depressing one. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't...

Co3 Systems Is Expanding into Europe
From Schneier on Security

Co3 Systems Is Expanding into Europe

This was supposed to be a secret until the middle of February, but we've been found out. We already have European customers; this is our European office. And, by...

Sharing Data is Crucial
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sharing Data is Crucial

Something we knew for a long time.  This often also requires the expertise available to make the case that sharing data is valuable for both parties.  That alone...

Bayesian Networks as Expert Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bayesian Networks as Expert Systems

Modeling causal reasoning is a favorite topic for me. Bayesia has posted another easy to understand demo of how a Bayesian network can be used to model a system...

Bill Gates on Dangers of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bill Gates on Dangers of AI

In the Wash Post.  He makes some good points about the need for concern. He points to work by MS on personal agents.  And warns: " ... I think we should be very...

Working Ontologist
From The Eponymous Pickle

Working Ontologist

Had reason to go back and look at ontologies and semantic web solutions, first I had since 2008.  See the Working Ontologist site.  Thought not recently updated...

Driverless Cars and Traffic
From The Eponymous Pickle

Driverless Cars and Traffic

Design and Efficiency.  Some simulation work seems to show that driverless cars would make traffic worse.  Early thought assumed that cars could travel closer together...

Unified Decision Processes Drive with Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Unified Decision Processes Drive with Data

At the Webinar today from Innovation Excellence by Julie Anixter on Big Data and New Product development,  Maor Gershoni and Tom Davenport highlighted the work...
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Rapid increase of enrollment in CS classes in the US might undermine efforts to improve diversity.

The NIPS Experiment
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