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Hadoop as Enterprise Software
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hadoop as Enterprise Software

In BiCorner: A recent meeting made it clear that enterprises are seeing the Hadoop ecosystem this way. Was surprising to me.  Very good introduction to that ecosystem...

Shelf Edge Displays
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shelf Edge Displays

Experimented with the behavior influence of shelf displays. They can provide information and engage.  Here is a new example:" .. Display Solution, based in Gilching...

Blockchain Studies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blockchain Studies

Blockchains.  This was new to me, then heard it mentioned several times on one week.  " ... The blockchain is a new organizing paradigm for the discovery, transfer...

Big Data and Manufacturing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Big Data and Manufacturing

In McKinsey. On big data and manufacturing.  Talked that just yesterday with an enterprise.  It is clearly a challenge. Lots of unstructured data is common.   It...

Addressing Consumer Emotions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Addressing Consumer Emotions

In Adage: Study Uses Data to Track Consumer Emotions When They Buy ... But Is Self-Reported Emotional Data Useful for Marketers?

Why Mozilla conducts qualitative user research
From Putting People First

Why Mozilla conducts qualitative user research

“Technology and business organizations often default to a positivist worldview and subsequently believe that quantitative results that provide numeric measures...

Brand Narratives
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brand Narratives

In Fastcocreate.  Coversations come after you established a narrative.Striking up conversations isn't enough for social media marketing, Bob Deutsch writes. Marketers...

With Super Power Comes Super Responsibility
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

With Super Power Comes Super Responsibility

Earlier today several people told me that my name was referenced on SlashDot. Specifically it was in reference to me calling programming a super power in a post...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Beard
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Beard

Impressive. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered....

Lessons from the Sony Hack
From Schneier on Security

Lessons from the Sony Hack

Earlier this month, a mysterious group that calls itself Guardians of Peace hacked into Sony Pictures Entertainment's computer systems and began revealing many...

A Look at Computer Science Education Week
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

A Look at Computer Science Education Week

Computer Science Week has been around for about seven years now. In the early years I think most of us didn’t really know how to deal with it. There was talk about...

Best Visualization Projects of 2014
From The Eponymous Pickle

Best Visualization Projects of 2014

Flowingdata picks a number of examples.  Not the most simple, but some of the most pleasing and artistic examples that are worth a look.    As he notes, his examples...

IBM Rival Sentient
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Rival Sentient

An AI rival to understand: Sentient: With some emphasis on big data and genetic methods.  And the direct use of biomimicry through the use of genetic algorithms...

Thinking Futures
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thinking Futures

Newly discovered, note mention of organizational futuresThinking in new ways about the futureUnderstanding change implications, exploring possible organisational...

SS7 Vulnerabilities
From Schneier on Security

SS7 Vulnerabilities

There are security vulnerability in the phone-call routing protocol called SS7. The flaws discovered by the German researchers are actually functions built into...

Beautiful users: book and exhibition
From Putting People First

Beautiful users: book and exhibition

BOOK Beautiful Users: Designing for People Edited and designed by Ellen Lupton Princeton Architectural Press, 2014, 144 pages In the mid-twentieth century, Henry...

Putting People First blog redesigned
From Putting People First

Putting People First blog redesigned

Experientia’s Putting People First blog has been redesigned. It is now entirely responsive, allows for easier browsing, searching, and filtering, and features larger...

3D Printed Chocolate
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Printed Chocolate

Printing chocolate.   " ... Out of all the companies out there, one instantly pops into most individual’s heads when they think of creamy, rich chocolate, and that...

Amazon Delivers in one Hour in NYC
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Delivers in one Hour in NYC

In the WSJ: Amazon Unveils One-Hour Delivery Service.  Program Is for Prime Customers in New York, Includes Over 25,000 Products.  ... " .  Additional charge.  Expanding...

Watson Almost Lost
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watson Almost Lost

In today's Cognitive Systems Institute talk, Jim Hendler of RPI mentions how close Ken Jennings came to winning the fabled Jeopardy competition ... check out his...
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 Yet Another Major Data Breach, But Will This Time Be Any Different?
Yet Another Major Data Breach, But Will This Time Be Any Different?
12.11.2014

Why is our community having such an anemic response to all of these major data breaches? What can we do …

HPC: Computational Performance vs. Human Productivity
HPC: Computational Performance vs. Human Productivity
12.01.2014

One of the themes at SC14 was the tension between developing programs that run fast vs. the time required by …

Women in STEM, Women in Computer Science: We're Looking At It Incorrectly
Women in STEM, Women in Computer Science: We're Looking At It Incorrectly
12.01.2014

A rethinking of how best to analyze data on women's undergraduate degrees in STEM disciplines. 

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