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Unsecured IP Security Cameras
From Schneier on Security

Unsecured IP Security Cameras

It's amazing how many security cameras are on the Internet, accessible by anyone. And it's not just for viewing; a lot of these cameras can be reprogrammed by...

Experientia trademarked its name
From Putting People First

Experientia trademarked its name

When Experientia’s four partners decided to start a business back in 2005, one of the important discussions then was about the name. After brainstorming on the...

Pleasant things work better
From Putting People First

Pleasant things work better


Experientia congratulates Italy on Esperienza Italia
From Putting People First

Experientia congratulates Italy on Esperienza Italia

2011 marks the 150th anniversary of Italian unification, and it is fitting that the celebrations are kicking off in Turin, which (in addition to being Experientia’s...

Field Trip! Johnny Cupcakes and More
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Field Trip! Johnny Cupcakes and More

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State of the Union
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

State of the Union

“Innovation” and “Internet” are on the rise.

Pay by IPhone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pay by IPhone

More on the motivations of Apple to include near field communications and Wallet software in the IPhone.  A long expected direction ... Phone as Wallet.

QR Code Story Adventures
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

QR Code Story Adventures

A QR code is 2D bar code that was standardized well enough that free decoders are readily available for computers and smart phones.  You can encode about 3 KB of...

Bioencryption
From Schneier on Security

Bioencryption

A group of students at the Chinese University in Hong Kong have figured out how to store data in bacteria. The article talks about how secure it is, and the students...

? Fixing The Chilling Effect of Trademarks
From Wild WebMink

? Fixing The Chilling Effect of Trademarks

Brazil’s new License for Trademarks (Licen

On the monetary value of an education, and bad statistics
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

On the monetary value of an education, and bad statistics

The case that education pays is often made by compare the income of people who graduated against the people who did not. The result is compelling: (Source: U.S....

Robust Robotic Hands
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robust Robotic Hands

In IEEE: Building a super robust Anthropomorphic robotic hand. An example where the robotic can exceed the human.

Experientia and Accenture sign memorandum of understanding
From Putting People First

Experientia and Accenture sign memorandum of understanding

Experientia and Accenture are looking at future project opportunities together, after signing a memorandum of understanding this month. The two companies have previously...

Experientia partner Jan-Christoph Zoels speaks at workshop on smart living
From Putting People First

Experientia partner Jan-Christoph Zoels speaks at workshop on smart living

On Thursday 3 February, Experientia senior partner in charge of user experience design, Jan-Christoph Zoels, will speak at the TouchHouse. Smart living – Communicating...

? Fixing The JCP
From Wild WebMink

? Fixing The JCP

Oracle Nominates Bruno Souza of SouJava to JCP EC A very astute move by Oracle here. They are proposing that the seat on the Java Community Process Executive Committee...

REAL-ID Implementation
From Schneier on Security

REAL-ID Implementation

According to this study, REAL-ID has not only been cheaper to implement than the states estimated, but also helpful in reducing fraud. States are finding that...

2011 U.S. Innovative Education Forum
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

2011 U.S. Innovative Education Forum

The Innovative Education Forum (IEF) is part of a worldwide program from Microsoft Partners in Learning. The program recognizes innovative educators and schools...

Visualizing Your Professional Network
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visualizing Your Professional Network

A clever visualization of your Linkedin Network.  Miy network is on the right." ... It's often hard to visualize the connections between your plethora of contacts...

Connected they write
From Putting People First

Connected they write

Raquel Recuero (blog) is an associate professor at the Departments of Applied Linguistics and Social Communication in Universidade Cat
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