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Interesting Links 5 July 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 5 July 2011

Wow! What a week it has been. I came home from ISTE in time for the Fourth of July holiday. I

Coworking vs Working from a Coffee Shop
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coworking vs Working from a Coffee Shop

Working locations for startups and consulting, after the Wifi is established.

Eric Lander and Larry Summers Talk Innovation, R&D
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Eric Lander and Larry Summers Talk Innovation, R&D

At the Brookings Institution last week, Larry Summers, former head of the National Economic Council, and Eric Lander, co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisors...

From Computational Complexity

The Quantum Tivo

Chuck Klosterman writes on watching sports on tape delay and Jeff Ely follows up. I take a quantum mechanics view: A sporting event saved on my Tivo is like Schr...

Research in Secure Chips
From Schneier on Security

Research in Secure Chips

Unsuprisingly, the U.S. military is funding reseach in this.

Virtual Shopping
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtual Shopping

Imteresting case use of virtual displays to shop in the Korean subways More here.

More than passive defense
From CERIAS Blog

More than passive defense

I was watching a video today (more on that later) that reminded me of some history. It also brought to mind that too few defenders these days build forensics capture...

Bill Ford at TED
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Bill Ford at TED

A superb talk by Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, at TED ’11. “The mobility model that we have today simply will not work tomorrow … We need...

The myth of the unavoidable specialization
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The myth of the unavoidable specialization

In a recent essay, Malone et al. claimed that we were entering the age of hyperspecialization. Their core assumption: human beings are more efficient when doing...

Google
From The Noisy Channel

Google

When I left Google last December, it was an open secret that Google was developing a social networking product. Now that Google has released Google+, I am at liberty...

links for 2011-07-04
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-07-04

"We the corporations" – Move to Amend A very happy 4th to all my friends in the USA. A great way to celebrate is to go consider this timely Move To Amend campaign...

For ebook devotees, reading is a whole new experience
From Putting People First

For ebook devotees, reading is a whole new experience

Matt Frassica asks

Business Intelligence and Analytics Survey
From The Eponymous Pickle

Business Intelligence and Analytics Survey

Computerworld's Business Intelligence and Analytics Surveyhttps://web.questback.com/idg/bi2011/        Computerworld is preparing a special report on business intelligence...

Data is the New Platform
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data is the New Platform

The new view from the Accenture technology vision.  Data is a platform in the enterprise.  Quite clear, it has always been that.

Never Failed a Test so Guilty?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Never Failed a Test so Guilty?

From Numbers Rule the World: Good piece on false negatives.  Using the case of bicycler Lance Armstrong having never failed a steroid test, and as a result was...

Computational Thinking in Music
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computational Thinking in Music

In Communications of the ACMAlgorithmic  Composition: Computational Thinking in Music The composer still composes but also gets to take a programming-enabled journey...

For ebook devotees, reading is a whole new experience
From Putting People First

For ebook devotees, reading is a whole new experience

Matt Frassica asks — in The (Louisville, Ky.) Courier-Journal (republished in USA Today) — what the increasing popularity of e-reader devices means for the experience...

Help us say no to Italian internet censorship
From Putting People First

Help us say no to Italian internet censorship

AGCOM, Italy’s independent and autonomous administrative Authority for Communication Guarantees, is about to decide (on July 5) to controversially appoint itself...

Retail Print Circulars
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retail Print Circulars

Steve Frenda on the beginning of the end of retail print circulars.  Many millions are still printed, but is this the end of an era?  Like books, I think they will...

Mindjet on the iPhone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mindjet on the iPhone

I see that the Mindjet App is now available.  Portable mind managers can be very useful. Although useful on the iPhone, it would be most practical if it were available...
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