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Christmas Bomber: Where Airport Security Worked
From Schneier on Security

Christmas Bomber: Where Airport Security Worked

With all the talk about the failure of airport security to detect the PETN that the Christmas bomber sewed into his underwear -- and to think I've been using the...

Database Questions for 2010: What
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Database Questions for 2010: What

I started 2009 with an interest in Web  2.0 OLAP and collaborative data processing. The field of collaborative data processing has progressed tremendously. Last...

links for 2010-01-04
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-01-04

YouTube - SunStudioSessions's Channel This is a great YouTube channel. Some fantastic artists, complete with interesting videoMusic...

Latest issue of Interactions Magazine now available
From Putting People First

Latest issue of Interactions Magazine now available

The January-February edition of Interactions Magazine — exploring the evolving nature of experiences, people and technology — is online and some articles are available...

Race shapes teen Facebook and MySpace adoption, says danah boyd
From Putting People First

Race shapes teen Facebook and MySpace adoption, says danah boyd

Two years ago, ethnographer danah boyd had the blogosphere abuzz with her look at class-based divisions between teens on MySpace and Facebook, writes Dana Oshiro...

Where the jobs are
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Where the jobs are

Every second year, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a ten-year forecast of job growth in all fields of employment.

Mapping the World
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mapping the World

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are an old interest of mine. They were used in the enterprise a number of times. Integrity Logic provides a nice view ofShuttle...

The Apparatgeist calls
From Putting People First

The Apparatgeist calls

How you use your mobile phone has long reflected where you live. But the spirit of the machines may be wiping away cultural differences, claims The Economist. The...

Now even medical doctors are launching design firms
From Putting People First

Now even medical doctors are launching design firms

Jay Parkinson, MD, MPH, is a doctor in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who uses his experience in both clinical and preventive medicine to design consumer experiences and...

Free yourself from oppression by technology
From Putting People First

Free yourself from oppression by technology

That new phone or laptop may be giving you a warm glow, but beware a stealth attack on your happiness, warns Yair Amichai-Hamburger in The New Scientist. “Our lifestyles...

Mobiles offer new view of reality
From Putting People First

Mobiles offer new view of reality

The BBC thinks that Augmented reality (AR) “is set to explode” this year. “Futurologist Ian Pearson predicts an explosion of such services next year. “I’m surprised...

Seeing customers as partners in innovation
From Putting People First

Seeing customers as partners in innovation

A freelance writer reports for the New York Times on 3M Company

A thank you to our web service provider Aventure Host
From Putting People First

A thank you to our web service provider Aventure Host

On December 31st 2009 we finished the process of moving our websites and our mail services to Italy. Since the beginning of our company, we had hosted our websites...

Microsoft Patents EMG Controller
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Patents EMG Controller

From Engadget: Not sure of the appropriateness of the patent application, but I like the continuing work at trying to find replacements for ways to control the...

How Much Grading Should Professors Do?
From My Biased Coin

How Much Grading Should Professors Do?

One of the outcomes of the Harvard budget crisis is that the budget for Teaching Assistants has been brought into line. At Harvard, we've been ridiculously spoiled...

Being Digital
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Being Digital

How appropriate of me to read a book on technology from 15 years ago after the decade that I think was the most exciting comes to a close. The funny thing is that...

Search Questions for 2010: What
From The Noisy Channel

Search Questions for 2010: What

Happy New Year to the Noisy Community and everyone else in virtual earshot! I hope everyone is entering 2010 well-rested and ready for great things. And I don’t...

Open Web of Books
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Web of Books

A plan to build an open web of books. ' ... The Internet Archive has unveiled their ambitious project called BookServer, which will allow users to find, buy, or...

links for 2010-01-02
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-01-02

Harsh lessons we may need to learn again "The first lesson is that markets are not self-correcting. Indeed, without adequate regulation...

Cutting the Analog Landlines
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cutting the Analog Landlines

Are we at an end of an era? ' ... AT&T told the FCC that the death of landlines is a matter of when , not if, and asked that a firm deadline be set for pulling...
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