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Menwith Hill
From Schneier on Security

Menwith Hill

Article on the NSA's Menwith Hill listening station in the UK.

Google:  Green Tech Innovation as a Way Forward
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Google: Green Tech Innovation as a Way Forward

Earlier this week, Google released a new report on energy innovation, in which it imagined a number of different

Anonymizing Data Protecting Privacy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Anonymizing Data Protecting Privacy

Does Anonymizing Data Help Protect Customers' Privacy?    When we looked at this we also suspected not, so were even often more careful by statistically generating...

links for 2011-07-01
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-07-01

Google Takeout Google seems committed to what I've long called "the freedom to leave", and that's giving me a lot of confidence trying out Plus. (tags: google security...

Experientia teams with Innovhub, to make its services available to Milan SMEs at 50% of the cost
From Putting People First

Experientia teams with Innovhub, to make its services available to Milan SMEs at 50% of the cost

Innovhub, the innovation agency of the Milan Chamber of Commerce, has selected the international user experience design consultancy Experientia to help Milan-based...

Infographical Data Journalism
From The Eponymous Pickle

Infographical Data Journalism

Data is the new journalism?  I am always skeptical of the term infographics.   Information should be precise, clear, objective and of value.   Anything that emphasises...

That Time in Grad School You Feel a Little Lost
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

That Time in Grad School You Feel a Little Lost

Until you know exactly what your thesis project is going to be, it's easy to feel a little lost.  Even if you know the kinds of things you want to do, but not exactly...

Trend Hunt on The Periphery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Trend Hunt on The Periphery

In the HBR Voices:   Thoughtful statement.  " ... One of the challenges facing market leaders is that transformational trends are only obvious when it is too late...

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From Wild WebMink

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I’ve been a fan of the music made by Lamb for a long time, but I’d assumed that when they broke up we’d not be hearing any more from them. Indeed, Lou Rhodes new...

Who Are the CIFellows?
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Who Are the CIFellows?

We’re still in the midst of reviewing applications for the 2011-12 Computing Innovation Fellows Project, but I thought I would take a moment today to begin highlighting...

P&G Wins at Social Gaming
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Wins at Social Gaming

A good case study of social gaming: P&G's Bounty Picks up Fans From Social GamingGames Grow as Ad Medium; Brands Play Starring Role.Procter & Gamble's Bounty is...

Robot Love
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robot Love

The Japanese have always been interested in companion and help-mate robotics.  Their aging population gives an urgency to that context.   Here an article on some...

Blooms In-Store 3GTV
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blooms In-Store 3GTV

Another example of in-store TV networks to leverage the location of shoppers to their brand choices.  This area, which we studied in depth, continues to evolveCPG...

Documentary about P&G on July 7
From The Eponymous Pickle

Documentary about P&G on July 7

Just Received this, of interest to those intrigued by the historical survival of large comapnies:We wanted to let you know that on July 7th, CNBC will air an original...

Chinese Army Developed Online Wargame
From Schneier on Security

Chinese Army Developed Online Wargame

This is a really weird story: After setting up its own cyber-warfare team, China's military has now developed its first online war game aimed at improving combat...

As Quick as Fire
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

As Quick as Fire

As thousands of firefighters battle huge wildfires in the Southwestern U.S this week, some are using a new tool in their kit:

links for 2011-06-30
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-06-30

Remember what the Fourth Amendment protects? No? Just as well. | United States |Axisoflogic.com The chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit...

From Computational Complexity

The Sputnik Moment

Earlier this month the New York Times had a story Computer Studies Made Cool, on Film and Now on Campus followed-up on a series of short essays on Computer Science's...

Limits of Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Limits of Big Data

Predictive analytics does not predict exactly, no matter how big the data set is.  It is an extension of statistical modeling in most cases, especially when human...

End of Wallet by 2015
From The Eponymous Pickle

End of Wallet by 2015

Paypal, notable online payment facilitator, predicts the end of the old leather wallet by around 2015.
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