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From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

The Busy Beaver Problem

Can the impossible become practical? Complex analysts gallery source Tibor Radó was a mathematician who was the PhD advisor to a number of computer scientists....

Internet of Things in China
From The Eponymous Pickle

Internet of Things in China

First I had seen of reports on the IOT in China.  In GigaOM:" ... In conversations with companies doing business in China on the IoT front, the picture that emerged...

Skin Patch Monitors Health
From The Eponymous Pickle

Skin Patch Monitors Health

From IdeaConnection:A discrete new 'skin-like' health monitor could be used to monitor a range of conditions from dry skin to cardiovascular disease.Created by...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Complexity Explorer

The following is a special contribution to this blog by Melanie Mitchell, Professor of Computer Science at Portland State University, and External Professor and...

Open Source Dominates Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Source Dominates Big Data

Interesting to see this historical view of a very recent development.  The story of Hadoop.  Also adds to the increasing interest and investment in open source....

Teams and Risks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Teams and Risks

Recent interactions with the compliance community have tuned me into how risks need to be managed.  In the HBR:" ... Many companies pay lip service to the value...

3D Food Printer Approaches Ship Date
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Food Printer Approaches Ship Date

In GigaOM:   A look at the concept of a 3D food printer.  A whimsical idea we toyed with.  Having a hard time understanding it useful application" ... Structur3D’s...

Security Theater in China
From Schneier on Security

Security Theater in China

The Chinese government checked ten thousand pigeons for "dangerous materials." Because fear....

Ohio Aerospace Hub
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ohio Aerospace Hub

Was introduced to the Ohio Aerospace Hub.  Whose vision is to " ... Become the magnet for aerospace entrepreneurs, innovators and business owners seeking opportunity...

3D Printer Startups Video
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Printer Startups Video

Makerbot and other low cost 3D Printer companies are examined in a Netflix video exclusive. Called 'Print the Legend'.  A familiar look at the atmosphere of startups...

Mercedes Self Driving 18 Wheeler
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mercedes Self Driving 18 Wheeler

In CWorld:  Concept Vehicle.  Impressive design.  This should have considerable influence on supply chain efficiency. Good detail in the article." ... Mercedes-Benz...

Newspaper Goes to Virtual Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Newspaper Goes to Virtual Reality

A curious example of how newspapers are looking at using virtual reality.  Look at the tag link belong for examples about how we experimented with this.   I have...

From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

NITRD Agencies To Develop National Privacy Research Strategy

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has asked a steering group in the Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NIH awards initial $46 million for BRAIN Initiative

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced its first wave of investments totaling $46 million to support the goals of the Brain Research through Advancing...

From Computational Complexity

Dagstuhl on Algebra in Computational Complexity

(Reminder- Theory day at UMCP: here is the link. ) There was a Dagstuhl on Algebra in Computational Complexity Sept 22-26. I learned stuff in the talks, over meals...

From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

U.S. Copyright Office Invites Petitions for 2015 DMCA Rulemaking

The U.S. Copyright Office is accepting petitions for the triennial rulemaking proceedings to determine exemptions to the anti-circumvention prohibitions under the...

Domestic abuse and the law
From Putting People First

Domestic abuse and the law

OCAD‘s Super Ordinary Lab in Toronto, Canada also just started an unusual social design project that is worth sharing. Domestic Abuse and the Law: Confronting Systemic...

Research Transformation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Research Transformation

Sounds very familiar. Creating a research transformation agenda for 2015The two most powerful concepts in marketing research — trends and norms — are also the biggest...

Cheap Gesture Detection in Smartphones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cheap Gesture Detection in Smartphones

In Technology Review:  Another one of our research areas.  In particular how you might use it for consumer interaction in retail.   " .... A research project at...
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Computing: Art, Magic, Science
Computing: Art, Magic, Science
09.29.2014

A new EdX MOOC emphasizes abstractions, Design by Contract and software quality.

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 …

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