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Google Announces Google Code-In
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Google Announces Google Code-In

I'd like to introduce myself - my name is Carol Smith and I'm the Google Summer of Code program administrator. I recently helped announce the launch of a new program...

Google Goggles: Image Recognition on Mobile
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Goggles: Image Recognition on Mobile

Have been involved in a number of image recognition projects, and the general problem is still hard.  Google Goggles is now available on the Iphone as part of the...

Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing

Just in case I wasn't attending enough Women in Computing events (see posts on this year's Grace Hopper), I registered for the Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing...

From Computational Complexity

Beno

Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.

? Monday Links
From Wild WebMink

? Monday Links

Split JCP: a compromise proposal Stephen Colebourne articulates what I am sure has been on many people’s minds – that it’s time for an independent JCP, and that...

Fingerprinting Telephone Calls
From Schneier on Security

Fingerprinting Telephone Calls

This is clever: The tool is called PinDr0p, and works by analysing the various characteristic noise artifacts left in audio by the different types of voice network...

Interesting Links 18 October 2010
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 18 October 2010

Well things are heating up with the Imagine Cup. Last week was the round one entry for the fall round of the game and Software Development invitational. Lots of...

Smart Grid as Wikinomics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Grid as Wikinomics

The Smart Grid is Wikinomics on a Macro Scale from Voices - HarvardBusiness.org by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. WilliamsAlexander Graham Bell would not recognize...

Exploring Computer Science Website Arrives!
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Exploring Computer Science Website Arrives!

Exploring Computer Science is a K-12/University partnership committed to democratizing computer science. Our mission is to increase and enhance the computer science...

Reusable Baggage Tags
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reusable Baggage Tags

Baggage tags were a long time potential application for RFID .. here is a new example.Reusable Electronic Baggage Tag Powered by RFIDVanguard ID Systems' View Tag...

? Monopolies and patents
From Wild WebMink

? Monopolies and patents

EU to push patent-free eGovernment The European Interoperability Framework (EIF) is still in play, and despite attempts by companies like Microsoft to "own" interoperability...

FIRST Women in Science and Technology Forum (WIST) - November 5, 2010
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

FIRST Women in Science and Technology Forum (WIST) - November 5, 2010

FIRST, the people who bring us a whole range of robotics competitions and more, are once again hosting their annual FIRST Women in Science & Technology Forum. The...

links for 2010-10-16
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-10-16

New Breed of Patent Claim Bedevils Product Makers A gold-rush for weekend vexatious litigants, and another example of why patent law needs reform (although not...

Bill Moggridge audio interview
From Putting People First

Bill Moggridge audio interview

In this audio interview with Design Observer, Bill Moggridge, industrial and interaction designer, co-founder of design firm IDEO, and director of the Smithsonian

Interactions and sustainability at the RCA, London
From Putting People First

Interactions and sustainability at the RCA, London

Some great news from the RCA this week: Design Interactions Research The Design Interactions program at the Royal College of Art, led by Anthony Dunne and Fiona...

Indian OS
From Schneier on Security

Indian OS

India is writing its own operating system so it doesn't have to rely on Western technology: India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) wants...

Adverts in Your Head
From The Eponymous Pickle

Adverts in Your Head

A fairly good article in CNN on Neuromarketing.  They quote Roger Dooley: "the biggest development that I hope we see is some solid research validating neuromarketing...

Design for mobile and for public health
From Putting People First

Design for mobile and for public health

Two new articles in UX Magazine: Design for mobile by Juan Sanchez The Design For Mobile conference, which took place September 20-24 in Chicago, brought together...

Innovative ways of appropriating mobile telephony in Africa
From Putting People First

Innovative ways of appropriating mobile telephony in Africa

The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have jointly published the report entitled “Innovative ways...

UX design in open source development
From Putting People First

UX design in open source development

Olli Savolainen has published a thesis entitled “User experience design in open source development: Approaches to usability work in the Moodle community” at the...
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