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How Many Types of Programmers are there?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

How Many Types of Programmers are there?

Paul Vick wrote a post called

Successful Software Platforms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Successful Software Platforms

In CACM: Successful Software Platforms are the Byproducts of Successful Businesses, by Ruben Ortega Most startup business plans I have encountered over the past...

Richer Bar Codes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Richer Bar Codes

Towards richer bar codes ... This is an evolution that has been going on for years, now we are in the midst of making it useful ..." ... A shopper in a self-scan...

Centers of ... Adequacy, Revisited
From CERIAS Blog

Centers of ... Adequacy, Revisited

Almost two years ago I wrote in this blog about how CERIAS (and Purdue) was not going to resubmit for the NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence program. Some of...

DemandTec and Target
From The Eponymous Pickle

DemandTec and Target

We saw DemandTec during their early days as a revenue management system. An impressive and sophisticated approach. Gigaom posts a good article on their work with...

The Real Risk: Traffic Deaths
From Schneier on Security

The Real Risk: Traffic Deaths

The New York Times Room for Debate blog did the topic: "Do We Tolerate Too Many Traffic Deaths?"

Intel transforming lives of senior citizens in 2050
From Putting People First

Intel transforming lives of senior citizens in 2050

This month Chip Chick, the site that focuses on technology for women, was invited by Intel to its annual Upgrade Your Life Event where the company presented what...

Teaching Reflection
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Teaching Reflection

I'm just about finished the Graduate University Teaching Skills Certificate (GUTS) program I took this summer. I also just had the last class of my first timeBinary...

From Computational Complexity

Foundational ... or simply a curiosity (Guest Post by Vijay Vazarani)

(Guest Post by Vijay Vazirani) Foundational ... or Simply a Curiosity? Conventional wisdom has it that whereas linear programs have rational solutions,...

Buying an ATM Skimmer
From Schneier on Security

Buying an ATM Skimmer

Interesting: TM skimmers -- or fraud devices that criminals attach to cash machines in a bid to steal and ultimately clone customer bank card data -- are marketed...

The reality of social media
From Putting People First

The reality of social media

In this post Adrian Chan “teases apart the objective and subjective dimensions of social media, to examine what

Don Norman: the Want interview
From Putting People First

Don Norman: the Want interview

“The ability to explain complex academic theories in palatable layman

Multiple Paths into Computer Science
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Multiple Paths into Computer Science

This started out as a comment on Mark Guzdial

Own Your Own Space
From CERIAS Blog

Own Your Own Space

I have been friends with Linda McCarthy for many years. As a security strategist she has occupied a number of roles -- running research groups, managing corporate...

Scent Branding
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scent Branding

The use of scent was covered nicely in the current Business Week. I have mentioned a number of times our work in the innovation centers installing, testing andposts...

Upcoming fieldwork: What do you want to know?
From Apophenia

Upcoming fieldwork: What do you want to know?

I’m gearing up for a bunch of new on-the-ground fieldwork and intend to do a host of semi-structured interviews with American teenagers in different parts of the...

Cheating on Tests, by the Teachers
From Schneier on Security

Cheating on Tests, by the Teachers

If you give people enough incentive to cheat, people will cheat: Of all the forms of academic cheating, none may be as startling as educators tampering with children's...

Interesting Links 21 June 2010
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 21 June 2010

By rough count I went through 160 Tweets to cull out the interesting links for today’s post. It makes me wonder if I tweet too much. Of course for me Twitter is...

Procter Offers Advice for Male Homemakers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Offers Advice for Male Homemakers

Male oriented housekeeping tips from P&G. I have taken a look at it, well done, it is a multi-contributor blog. " ... Procter & Gamble has launched a household...

From Computational Complexity

CCC 2010

( Reminder:Deadline for submitting to special issue of Theory of Computing in honor of Rajeev Motwani is July 30. See here. ) CCC 2010! Ran Raz gave an...
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