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3D Printer Launch into Space
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Printer Launch into Space

In Mashable:  A 3D printer is scheduled to be launched into space tomorrow.   I remember a number of plans to test manufacture in zero G.  Not sure of the results...

Blog Stats and Tags
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blog Stats and Tags

This blog is now nearly ten years old, has nearly 10,000 posts. It is supported by over 5,000 tweets.  @FranzD  ..  It grew out of an earlier enterprise blog that...

Introduction to Ethnographic Field Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

Introduction to Ethnographic Field Research

Article and link to a PDF article on the topic.  We had an informal representative of the role in the enterprise, and found in particular the aspect of how they...

The New Digital Medicine
From The Eponymous Pickle

The New Digital Medicine

In the CACM:  How Digital Medicine is changing health care.  And a caution:  " ... Despite the pace of technological development, experts caution all these devices...

An ethnographic introduction
From Putting People First

An ethnographic introduction

A Simple Introduction to the Practice of Ethnography and Guide to Ethnographic Fieldnotes By Brian A. Hoey, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology, Marshall...

Human-centered design toolkit by IDEO.org
From Putting People First

Human-centered design toolkit by IDEO.org

The team at IDEO.org launched Design Kit — a “refresh” of its HCD Connect platform launched in 2011. It is a step-by-step guide to the elements of human-centered...

Evaluating MOOC in Coursera
From The Eponymous Pickle

Evaluating MOOC in Coursera

One of the founding partners of the MOOC giant Coursera is the University of Pennsylvania.  The Most recent alumni magazine has an article on the evaluation of ...

Friday Squid Blogging: Colossal Squid Dissected in New Zealand
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Colossal Squid Dissected in New Zealand

Months after it was found in August, scientists have dissected a colossal squid. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in...

Alibaba IPO Emerges
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alibaba IPO Emerges

If you have not seen it yet.  Alibaba.com  " ... We operate leading online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade, as well as cloud computing and...

AI Meets the C-Suite
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Meets the C-Suite

Good Historically Looking view of executive AI via McKinsey." ... Technology is getting smarter, faster. Are you? Experts including the authors of The Second Machine...

From Computer Science Teachers Association

Computer Science Reaches Students During Afterschool Clubs

Afterschool clubs can be a productive venue to introduce CS activities that enhance the K-12 experience for students. In addition to ventures into school day integration...

iOS 8 Security
From Schneier on Security

iOS 8 Security

Apple claims that they can no longer unlock iPhones, even if the police show up with a warrant. Of course they still have access to everything in iCloud, but it's...

Multi Sensory Packaging
From The Eponymous Pickle

Multi Sensory Packaging

In Packaging Digest:  A long time area of innovation research. The use of touch sensory design in packaging and display. Tactility they are calling it.   Here there...

Proximity Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Proximity Marketing

Short article in ClickZ on proximity marketing with beacons.  " .... Beacons have the ability to accelerate the mobile shopping experience and create increased...

The Challenge to Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Challenge to Innovation

In Innovation Excellence:  The No. 1 Challenge.  To me it is culture and context.  Over a long career have seen many examples.  Here they suggest:   " ... The...

Countering Fraud With Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Countering Fraud With Big Data

Obvious application.  Having more data lets you more easily extract outliers and patterns of interest.  Find correlations that don't need to be causation.  This...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship Program seeking graduate students

The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship Program provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering...

Fake Cell Phone Towers Across the US
From Schneier on Security

Fake Cell Phone Towers Across the US

Earlier this month, there were a bunch of stories about fake cell phone towers discovered around the US These seems to be ISMI catchers, like Harris Corporation's...

Digital tools for design research
From Putting People First

Digital tools for design research

Dan Perkel of IDEO Labs shares how he and his colleagues use digital methods and tools to enhance the research process in five distinct activities: – Exploring...
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Recursion and Language at ICER 2014: A Conference Report
Recursion and Language at ICER 2014: A Conference Report
08.21.2014

Recursion and the unique challenges of programming languages were highlighted at ICER 2014

Hadoop at a Crossroads?
Hadoop at a Crossroads?
08.05.2014

A few facts and opinions and a couple of announcements, with a prediction on where the "Hadoop stack" might be …

What is Reality?
What is Reality?
08.13.2014

 And, what flavor of reality do you prefer: standard, augmented, virtual...

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