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Register Now for CSTA's Annual CS&IT Conference 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Register Now for CSTA's Annual CS&IT Conference 2011

You are cordially invited to attend the 11h annual Computer Science & Information Technology Symposium at Columbia University Faculty House in New York, NY! July...

? Is Mozilla Open-By-Rule?
From Wild WebMink

? Is Mozilla Open-By-Rule?

Host to the Firefox browser and the Thunderbird mail client among many other projects, the Mozilla Foundation is one of the largest and most significant open source...

Debate on Patent Reform
From The Eponymous Pickle

Debate on Patent Reform

The debate on US patent reform will begin in the Senate.  My own limited interaction with Patents says we need it.  CW Article.

Congressman Rush Holt beats Watson at Jeopardy!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Congressman Rush Holt beats Watson at Jeopardy!

Congressman Rush Holt of New Jersey – the only physicist in Congress, one of the staunchest Congressional supporters of science, recipient of this year’s Philip...

Discussing ethnography at University College London
From Putting People First

Discussing ethnography at University College London

Experientia partner Mark Vanderbeeken will be giving a talk tomorrow at 6 pm, as a part of the Digital Anthropology MSc course at University College London (UCL)...

Buyology Inc's New Website
From The Eponymous Pickle

Buyology Inc's New Website

I see that neuromarketing company: BuyologyInc has a new website.  I have done consulting work with them in the past.  Much better done and more informative site than...

Moonlighting Within the Enterprise
From The Eponymous Pickle

Moonlighting Within the Enterprise

Liked this NYT article: Moonlighting Within Microsoft, in Pursuit of New Apps  Admittedly it would work best in the technical enterprise, where you can slice off...

Gestural Interfaces on the Street
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gestural Interfaces on the Street

An example of gestural interactivity with a screen in store.  We examined early attempts at this kind of interaction on the store shelf.  This appears to be increasing...

AT&T Launches ShopAlerts
From The Eponymous Pickle

AT&T Launches ShopAlerts

It is surprising that this kind of location based promotion service was not launched sooner.   Readwriteweb posts a good overview: ' ... The difference between ...

links for 2011-03-01
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-03-01

Jono Bacon Defends Ubuntu: An Insider's Perspective

Erasing Data from Flash Drives
From Schneier on Security

Erasing Data from Flash Drives

"Reliably Erasing Data From Flash-Based Solid State Drives," by Michael Wei, Laura M. Grupp, Frederick E. Spada, and Steven Swanson. Abstract: Reliably erasing...

The Credit Card Project
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

The Credit Card Project

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? Memorable Links
From Wild WebMink

? Memorable Links

Looking through the list of domain names I’ve acquired over the years, I realised I had a couple that weren’t well used that could be handy for people who want...

What's Happening in CS in Other Countries
From Computer Science Teachers Association

What's Happening in CS in Other Countries

I am part of the organisation that trains and selects students to represent New Zealand at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI). We attract some government...

Official Google Packaged Goods Blog
From The Eponymous Pickle

Official Google Packaged Goods Blog

I was reminded again today of the official Google CPG blog.  A post this month tells us the insights gleaned in 2010.

From Michael Nielsen

I was recently asked to prepare a two minute talk on a topic of my choice, for a small audience of about 10 people. Here

Digital Marketing at Reckitt
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Marketing at Reckitt

The focus on digital video is interesting:In Adage: Can Digital Marketing Rekindle Growth at Reckitt Benckiser?Marketing Chief Jiri Kulik Plans to Remain Biggest...

Primer on Co-Creation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Primer on Co-Creation

Good piece in the HBR on the complexities of using co-creation.  " ... But what is co-creation, really, and how do you do it right? Co-creation involves working...

From Computational Complexity

Interesting Math related to the Unexpected Hanging Paradox

In a prior post I pondered if there was interesting MATH that relates to the Unexpected Hanging Paradox. At the time none of the comments really had any and, alas...

Innovation and model boundaries
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Innovation and model boundaries

When designing an information system, a piece of software or a law, experts work from a model. This model must have boundaries. When these boundaries are violated...
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