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Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Fabric Designs
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Fabric Designs

Some of these are actually nice.

Algorithmic Pricing on Amazon
From The Eponymous Pickle

Algorithmic Pricing on Amazon

I love the aspect of automatically building interactions.  The first step in artificial intelligence. But caution is always important.  Here is an example of building...

Quick Ways to Liven Up Your Twitter Feed
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quick Ways to Liven Up Your Twitter Feed

Ways to liven up twitter feed, with a number of business examples. Fairly good. Though still I think mostly playing to the weaknesses of Twitter itself.

Resurgence of interest in personalized information
From Geeking with Greg

Resurgence of interest in personalized information

There has been a lot of news about personalization and recommendations of information in the last week.Google News launched additional implicit personalizationFindory...

Educational Games That Teach Computer Science
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Educational Games That Teach Computer Science

There has been an increased interest in educational games lately — especially those that truly give the player a deeper understanding of a topic but are still fun...

A Look at Nokia's Collapse
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Look at Nokia's Collapse

We visited Nokia's innovation group back in the 90s and were very impressed.  They were the big disrupters then. Yet today they have been unable to credibly respond...

An Interagency Multiscale Modeling Initiative
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

An Interagency Multiscale Modeling Initiative

The Interagency Multiscale Modeling and Analysis Group (IMAG) — comprising program staff from NIH, NSF, DoE, DoD, NASA, USDA, and the VA — announced earlier this...

Hard-Drive Steganography through Fragmentation
From Schneier on Security

Hard-Drive Steganography through Fragmentation

Clever: Khan and his colleagues have written software that ensures clusters of a file, rather than being positioned at the whim of the disc drive controller chip...

Interesting Links 25 April 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 25 April 2011

Apparently some people actually do read this blog. I have talked to a couple of people recently who say they keep up with what I

Do the Work
From The Eponymous Pickle

Do the Work

The Kindle edition of Steve Pressfield's excellent book: Do the Work is free. " ...  Could you be getting in your way of producing great work? Have you started...

Textbooks Online
From The Eponymous Pickle

Textbooks Online

An example of bringing textbooks online to Android.  This makes much sense.  Instructional materials are further useful if they can be connected to other resources...

? Document Foundation Member
From Wild WebMink

? Document Foundation Member

Having applied for membership as soon as the process was announced, I’m honoured to have been accepted today as a Member of The Document Foundation. Having been...

Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Decide CSTA's Future
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Decide CSTA's Future

The 2011 CSTA election is drawing to a close. As you are hopefully aware, this year's election has been run entirely online, providing unprecedented convenience...

People are Walking Slower Now
From The Eponymous Pickle

People are Walking Slower Now

In the WSJ,  studies indicate we walk slower now.  Implications for the modeling of retail spaces?  " ... Pedestrians need more time, too. For years, traffic lights...

A Cautionary Incident
From CERIAS Blog

A Cautionary Incident

Recently, Amazon's cloud service failed for several customers, and has not come back fully for well over 24 hours. As of the time I write this, Amazon has not commented...

Wal-Mart Tests Online Grocery Delivery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Tests Online Grocery Delivery

It has been rumored for some time, now the test is to proceed in California.

Weapons of Mass Assignment
From The Eponymous Pickle

Weapons of Mass Assignment

In CACM: A Technical article, with implications for privacy-aware open source development: Weapons of Mass AssigmentA Ruby on Rails app highlights some serious,...

Gamification of Social Media
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gamification of Social Media

Scott Monty, the head of social media for Ford Motor Company, discusses the gamification of social media.  Gamification of business processes is a favorite topic...

Behaviour more significant than opinion when it comes to service design
From Putting People First

Behaviour more significant than opinion when it comes to service design

Behaviour change techniques should be used to develop public services with citizens’ motivations at the heart of their design, says a leading [UK] thinktank. A...

Brain-Computer Interfaces
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brain-Computer Interfaces

An article and video showing an example of brain computer interfaces for communications and control. " .... Brain activity produces electrical signals detectable...
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