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Taking on Healthcare:  The Time is Now
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Taking on Healthcare: The Time is Now

The Computing Community Consortium recently prepared a white paper titled, “Information Technology Research Challenges for Healthcare: From Discovery to Delivery...

Crimson Article on SEAS
From My Biased Coin

Crimson Article on SEAS

This article from the Crimson on the state of Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences from a couple of weeks ago serves as a good primer for me on...

UX leadership
From Putting People First

UX leadership


World Laundry Trends
From The Eponymous Pickle

World Laundry Trends

Ad Age piece on the trends on laundry solutions around the world. An old interest of mine from research within the enterprise.

Protecting Cars with The Club
From Schneier on Security

Protecting Cars with The Club

From the Freakonomics blog: At some point, the Club was mentioned. The professional thieves laughed and exchanged knowing glances. What we knew was that the Club...

From Computational Complexity

Whats your Game Mr. Bond- The sequel!

(I will post about CCC 2010 later in the week.) The word Game is used in many different contexts within math and computer science. I list out all that a group...

Lack of steady trajectories and failure
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Lack of steady trajectories and failure

A common advice given out to young researchers is to find a niche. (See Michael’s Branding Your Research). That is certainly good advice. Instead of being another...

Interesting Links 14 June 2010
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 14 June 2010

Is school done for the year where you are? Here in the northeast of the US there is another week or two to go. Teachers are finishing up the year, getting their...

Bad Spill Infographics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bad Spill Infographics

In Junk Charts: Oil Spills Bring out the Worst. A number of examples that just muddy up the data they are trying to deliver. I get the feeling that news organizations...

Culture and Consumer Choices
From The Eponymous Pickle

Culture and Consumer Choices

Colleague Sammy Haroon posts on Culture and Consumer Choices..

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 14
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 14

June 15 Hearing: The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on cyberspace as a national asset, with an emphasis on legislation...

Tomorrow, June 15,  is GS1 MobileCom Day
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tomorrow, June 15, is GS1 MobileCom Day

Always informative value from GS1. Have worked with them for a number of years and reported on their activities here:Tomorrow (Tuesday 15th June) is GS1 MobileCom...

Some CHI papers that we like
From Putting People First

Some CHI papers that we like


? Political Costs Prevent Actual Savings
From Wild WebMink

? Political Costs Prevent Actual Savings

Proprietary technology is a waste of money, says Kroes The speech by Neelie Kroes last week in Brussels was very carefully constructed and avoided almost all mention...

Behavioral Profiling at Airports
From Schneier on Security

Behavioral Profiling at Airports

There's a long article in Nature on the practice: It remains unclear what the officers found anomalous about George's behaviour, and why he was detained. The TSA's...

? Your Chance To Reform
From Wild WebMink

? Your Chance To Reform

The Open Source Initiative is ready for a refit, and it needs your help to make it happen.

Engineering a brighter future
From Putting People First

Engineering a brighter future


The Permanence of Social Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Permanence of Social Data

How much should social network based strategies depend on data from the behavior of those sites? Evan Schuman writes about this in StoreFrontBacktalk. Most social...

Carr vs Pinker
From The Eponymous Pickle

Carr vs Pinker

In Slashdot: Another look at the disagreement between the two Harvard associated thinkers Steven Pinker and David Carr. Does the availability of the Internet hurt...

Who Owns the Data Model?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Who Owns the Data Model?

This topic recently came up in a meeting/ From Information Management.
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