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AT&T's iPad Security Breach
From Schneier on Security

AT&T's iPad Security Breach

I didn't write about the recent security breach that disclosed tens of thousands of e-mail addresses and ICC-IDs of iPad users because, well, there was nothingwere...

Procter at the Shanghai Expo
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter at the Shanghai Expo

An article about P&G's involvement at the 2010 China Shanghai exposition, now ongoing. More about the expo here.

Where Americans are Moving
From The Eponymous Pickle

Where Americans are Moving

This Forbes feature has received much publicity. Based on IRS data it is a dynamic visualization of US internal migration data. Simple and well done.

Delivering Health: mHealth
From The Eponymous Pickle

Delivering Health: mHealth

Mark Montgomery of Kyield sends along an excellent link:The mHealth RevolutionIndustry insiders offer their insight into the way new technologieswill change how...

One Time Display Password
From The Eponymous Pickle

One Time Display Password

StorefrontBackTalk reports that Mastercard is experimenting with a one time use password display. This approach has been used for access to secure resources for...

Boldly Going NoWhere
From The Eponymous Pickle

Boldly Going NoWhere

From CACM: NASA ends plan to put man back on the moon.

Gridworks and Needlebase
From The Noisy Channel

Gridworks and Needlebase

One of the big challenges of working with heterogeneous data is curating it. Below are introductions to two tools for doing do: Gridworks, developed by David Huynh...

IBM's Watson Natural Language System
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM's Watson Natural Language System

In Mindhacks: Information about IBM's Watson system, which is designed to analyze and answer natural language queries. Also points to a NYT article on the topic...

Becoming a Design Leader
From The Eponymous Pickle

Becoming a Design Leader

Thoughts on becoming a design leader, by David Sherwin. Nicely put. In the Design Mind blog.

ISIT Day 2 (2010)
From My Biased Coin

ISIT Day 2 (2010)

First, finishing up day 1, the banquet was, as expected, a fairly nondescript affair involving chicken of some sort, which I happily got to spend with a group of...

Screen Games
From The Eponymous Pickle

Screen Games

Giant Screen social games at events, via Springwise. Why not done remotely as well? I saw a simpler example on the Lake Geneva fountain a number of years ago.

Variable Sun
From The Eponymous Pickle

Variable Sun

In an earlier academic life experience I did sun modeling. This field has made considerable strides over the years. I am no longer involved with the technologies...

UXnet disbanded
From Putting People First

UXnet disbanded

Louis Rosenfeld, president of the Board of Directors of UXnet, announced last night that the user experience network is being disbanded: “On behalf of UXnet

New Masters in Service Design at Domus Academy
From Putting People First

New Masters in Service Design at Domus Academy


Parliament of Things
From Putting People First

Parliament of Things


Friday Squid Blogging: LOLSquid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: LOLSquid

It's supposed to be a classic, but I've never seen it before.

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Remote Printing to an E-Mail Address
From Schneier on Security

Remote Printing to an E-Mail Address

This is cool technology from HP: Each printer with the ePrint capability will be assigned its own e-mail address. If someone wants to print a document from an...

The fallacy of absolute numbers
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The fallacy of absolute numbers

I often come across the following type of arguments in research papers: You could save 3 bits of storage for every value in your database. Surely that’s irrelevant...

Visual Concept Search Solved?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visual Concept Search Solved?

From a paper by Cees Snoek and Arnold Smeulders of the University of Amsterdam, suggests that the machine understanding of images is within reach. Minimal abstract...
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