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Cool Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cool Business Intelligence

From the upcoming TDWI World BI conference: Cool BI: Outlook, BI Search  by Cindi HowsonIf you think BI tools have become a commodity, think again. If you think...

Top Ten Technology Trends for the Future
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Top Ten Technology Trends for the Future

Carrie Gates of CA Labs gave a talk at this past weekend's Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing: "Technology Trends for the Future, and Their Implications." ...

ForgeRock: Announcing OpenIDM
From Wild WebMink

ForgeRock: Announcing OpenIDM

You’ll recall that we started ForgeRock near the start of 2010 to provide continuity for customers of Sun’s enterprise identity middleware products and from that...

Find My Phone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Find My Phone

A website that helps you find your phone.  Guess how ...  Precious.

Crime Prediction Software
From The Eponymous Pickle

Crime Prediction Software

Shades of a movie I saw a while back: " ... Soon, people will be able to discover criminals long before they do any harm, with the help of new crime prediction...

Firesheep
From Schneier on Security

Firesheep

Firesheep is a new Firefox plugin that makes it easy for you to hijack other people's social network connections. Basically, Facebook authenticates clients with...

DRM Is Toxic To Culture
From Wild WebMink

DRM Is Toxic To Culture

It’s possible that you think that unauthorised use of copyrighted music, films and books is such a serious problem that it’s worth giving away a little of your...

Imagine Cup 2011 IT Challenge
From Computer Science Teacher Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Imagine Cup 2011 IT Challenge

Imagine Cup 2011 is the premier student technology competition. Inspired by the UN Millennium Development Goals, Imagine Cup encourages students to help

Compliance
From Wild WebMink

Compliance

My essay on open source license compliance for end users is now available in the essays section.

Playstation Smartphone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Playstation Smartphone

Soon to be released, the Playstation, Android-based smartphone.  In Engadget.

Who is going to need a database engine in 2020?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Who is going to need a database engine in 2020?

Given the Big Data phenomenon, you might think that everyone is becoming a database engineer. Unfortunately, writing a database engine is hard: Concurrency is difficult...

Trimble Acquires Thingmagic
From The Eponymous Pickle

Trimble Acquires Thingmagic

Thingmagic, out of MIT, was one of the first EPC RFID companies we worked with.  Here a continued set of mergers in the RFID space.  The RFID tracking world has...

Keeping Retired Knowledge in the Game
From The Eponymous Pickle

Keeping Retired Knowledge in the Game

I met with the management team at YourEncore today and was further impressed by their approaches, projects and future directions, so I thought I would repeat aYourEncore...

Tesco Adds Barcode Scanner
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tesco Adds Barcode Scanner

Tesco has added a barcode scanner to its IPhone App.   A short mention here, which mentions that this can be used at home to add items to a grocery list.   This...

SIGCSE 2011 Paper on My Computing Course for Non-Majors
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

SIGCSE 2011 Paper on My Computing Course for Non-Majors

I submitted a paper to this year's SIGCSE (ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) conference that didn't get in.  The reviews were actually...

Unilever and Ampere Life Sciences
From The Eponymous Pickle

Unilever and Ampere Life Sciences

A brief WSJ piece about Unilever working with Ampere Life Sciences. Forrest Sawyer: He is also a co-founder of Ampere Life Sciences, a newly launched company developing...

From Computational Complexity

FOCS Part II

I'm heading back to Chicago this morning. Dan Spielman had a special talk in honor of his recent Nevanlinna prize. He gave an amazing talk (as always) about solving...

links for 2010-10-26
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-10-26

LibreOffice Contributions stats It's early days, but it seems liberating the OpenOffice.org community from the contributor agreement and excessive vetting has helped...

Seymour Hersh on Cyberwar
From Schneier on Security

Seymour Hersh on Cyberwar

Excellent article from The New Yorker.

Seeing the world from the East
From Putting People First

Seeing the world from the East

Last week I was in Seoul, South Korea. My third visit. And it struck me again how fast Asia, and South Korea in particular, is moving economically, and hence also...
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