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Make Every e-Book a Social Network
From The Eponymous Pickle

Make Every e-Book a Social Network

Thoughts about turning an e-book into a social reading network.  Makes sense, though I wonder how often people will interact in this way.  Comments on the books...

Magazines Rush to the Pads
From The Eponymous Pickle

Magazines Rush to the Pads

Is it based on Insanity and Fear?  And will it take decades to complete?  An AdAge interview looks at the implications.  I think there will be dual channels for...

From Computational Complexity

RaTLoCC (Ramsey Theory in...)

I was at RatLoCC last week which stands for Ramsey Theory in Logic, Combinatorics and Complexity. The idea was to bring in researchers for all three areas (actually...

The U.S. Seems to Have a Secret Stealth Helicopter
From Schneier on Security

The U.S. Seems to Have a Secret Stealth Helicopter

That's what the U.S. destroyed after a malfunction in Pakistan during the Bin Laden assassination. (For helicopters, "stealth" is less concerned with radar signatures...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 31
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 31

UPDATE (June 1) – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing scheduled for June 1 has been postponed. While the Senate is not in session this week...

Random Hacks of Kindness June 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Random Hacks of Kindness June 2011

Are you interesting in public service, of  using you computer science, web development,  information technology and other

Greenbook on Mobile Market Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

Greenbook on Mobile Market Research

Their section on Mobile, an increasingly important area, as mobile devices become data gathering and sensor devices.    At an event recently I gave an impromptu...

Atlanta (Georgia) Area Windows Phone Camp for Students
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Atlanta (Georgia) Area Windows Phone Camp for Students

Tara Walker is running a three-day Microsoft Mobile Development appLab at the Library at the Atlanta-Fulton County Library June 7 - 9th : 9:30am - 4:00pm This...

Using Recorded Future for Competitive Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Recorded Future for Competitive Intelligence

A good presentation video on competitive intelligence.  The startup Recorded Future is a novel search engine that uses the rich time-based information found intheir...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

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Health IT:  Study Shows Telemedicine Improves Patient Outcomes
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Health IT: Study Shows Telemedicine Improves Patient Outcomes

From this week’s IEEE Spectrum: According to doctors at the

Keeping Sensitive Information Out of the Hands of Terrorists Through Self-Restraint
From Schneier on Security

Keeping Sensitive Information Out of the Hands of Terrorists Through Self-Restraint

In my latest book (available February), I talk about various mechanisms for societal security: how we as a group protect ourselves from the "dishonest minority"...

Interesting Links Post 31 May 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links Post 31 May 2011

Since yesterday was Memorial Day I posted something just a bit fun and saved my links post for today.  I hope those of you in the US enjoyed a three day weekend...

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From The Noisy Channel

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If you Google [relevance theory], you’ll discover this Wikipedia entry about a theory proposed by Dan Sperber and Deirdre Wilson

Visual Beauty of Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visual Beauty of Machine Learning

From Matthew Hurst's site. I remember seeing similar visuals which represented processes like sorting, also very naturally visual.  Since this is so visual, could...

? Old Vienna Reflected In New Vienna
From Wild WebMink

? Old Vienna Reflected In New Vienna


Tide Brings Loads of Hope
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tide Brings Loads of Hope

Tide's Loads of Hope comes to the tornado strucken area. In Drug Store News, a simple but very useful gesture that follows disaster, by my former employer.

Behavioral Economics for Startups
From The Eponymous Pickle

Behavioral Economics for Startups

Reports Dan Ariely:  Looks to be quite interesting, would love to attend. "August 26-28th, 2011   Introducing Startup-OnomicsStartup-Onomics is about infusing behavioral...

Why Computer Science is Relevant No Matter What You're Teaching
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Why Computer Science is Relevant No Matter What You're Teaching

I had only half an hour to put forward my case. I wanted to convince the educators who attended a special CU-WISE event last week, Discover WISE, that no matter...

Deletion Channel Pointer : Kanoria and Montanari
From My Biased Coin

Deletion Channel Pointer : Kanoria and Montanari

For those half a dozen of us in the world who care about the deletion channel (and perhaps I'm overcounting), I'm a bit late in pointing to the now available extended...
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