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Wirelessly Charging Devices from your Washer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wirelessly Charging Devices from your Washer

An unexpected thought covered in Engadget.    " ...   WattUp technology promises to deliver power over the same radio bands as a WiFi router and is apparently able...

Mending Networks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mending Networks

Network design is a favorite topic.  It was taught in Operations Research classes.  It was both analytical and visual.  Combining two appealing ideas.Here, more...

Virtual Reality Boom Beyond Gaming
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtual Reality Boom Beyond Gaming

In Ars Technica:  For a while there it seemed like VR was being used much less outside of gaming. Now the tide seems to have turned.   This article is rich in surprising...

Hacking Team Documentation
From Schneier on Security

Hacking Team Documentation

The Intercept has published the complete manuals for Hacking Team's attack software. This follows a detailed report on Hacking Team's products from August. Hacking...

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CCC Uncertainty in Computation Workshop

Mahsa Mirzargar, Ph.D. and Lace Padilla from the University of Utah contributed to this post. The Computing Community Consortium’s (CCC) Uncertainty in Computation...

Enterprise Message from Microsoft
From The Eponymous Pickle

Enterprise Message from Microsoft

In Computing Now:   I have started to wonder more about how the typical office utilities and methods, like Office 365, will integrate with the cognitive sciences...

Cognitive Systems Colloquium
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cognitive Systems Colloquium

Jim Spohrer writes, more at the live blogging link: " ... Today’s Cognitive Systems Colloquium at IBM Research in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., brings together leaders...

White Noise for the Nose
From The Eponymous Pickle

White Noise for the Nose

We spent much time looking at how to deliver aromas  Which are difficult to manage in complex spaces.  Now some research indicates that you can use the equivalent...

Enigma Simulator
From Schneier on Security

Enigma Simulator

Good article, with pictures, diagrams, and code....

Global Social Media Impact Study
From Putting People First

Global Social Media Impact Study

The Global Social Media Impact Study based at the UCL Department of Anthropology (London, UK) is dedicated to understanding the implications of social networking...

Graphic novel explains our role in the world of Big Data
From Putting People First

Graphic novel explains our role in the world of Big Data

Big Data powers the modern world. What do we gain from Big Data? What do we lose? Al Jazeera America examines the role of technology and the implications of sharing...

From Computational Complexity

Metrics in Academics

Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants, winning the World Series last night. In honor of their victory let's talk metrics. Baseball has truly embraced metrics...

The BancoSmart ATM by Experientia for UniCredit selected for ADI Design Index
From Putting People First

The BancoSmart ATM by Experientia for UniCredit selected for ADI Design Index

Last year Experientia designed the interface of an ATM of UniCredit, a major Italian bank. The interface is now rolled out across the bank’s ATMs in Italy, to great...

Service Robots at Lowes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Service Robots at Lowes

Lowes has always been high on innovation.  Now taking a new retail step forward.  I like in particular the idea of the robots working collaboratively with liveIn...

Connected Health Focus
From The Eponymous Pickle

Connected Health Focus

The latest Cisco Focus Magazine is devoted to Connected Health. " .... This month, Focus, Cisco’s monthly online publication, takes a look at the latest Connected...

A Less Stable Social Media World
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Less Stable Social Media World

Social media leading to a less stable world?   In Knowledge@ Wharton:  " ... While social media provides myriad benefits, the advances in connectivity and wealth...

Recomputing Visualizations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Recomputing Visualizations

Recently did work on the area of laboratory data business intelligence, and this work at MIT came up:" ... In the age of big data, visualization tools are vital...

The Risk of Unfounded Ebola Fears
From Schneier on Security

The Risk of Unfounded Ebola Fears

Good essay. Worry about Ebola (or anything) manifests physically as what's known as a fight, flight, or freeze response. Biological systems ramp up or down to focus...

Watson  Analytics Preps the Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watson Analytics Preps the Data

In InfoWorld:  Looking forward to seeing this.  It is a very key thing to getting analytics done right.  " ... "Often what business users do is rely on a data scientist...
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Software’s Vital Role @Japan Robot Week 2014
Software’s Vital Role @Japan Robot Week 2014
10.28.2014

Modern robots are no longer just about hardware. Software algorithms play an essential role in bringing life-like movements to industrial robots and …

What Is Your Research Culture? Part 1: The Questionnaire
What Is Your Research Culture? Part 1: The Questionnaire
10.25.2014

What kind of computer science culture reigns in your country and organization: retro, or modern? Take the questionnaire and find out.

Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper
Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper
10.16.2014

Thoughts about Satya Nadella's comments at the Grace Hopper Conference.

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