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Ownership of TV Falls in the US
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ownership of TV Falls in the US

In the NYT, " For the first time in 20 years, the number of homes in the United States with television sets has dropped ... "   I note not the number of TV sets...

What is the CCC?
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

What is the CCC?

A bit of shameless self-promotion: I’ve been asked many questions about the Computing Community Consortium in the past year — and we’ve recently put together a...

Sock Monkey and Scratch
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Sock Monkey and Scratch

Last week Sock Monkey attended the National Science Foundation Working Group on High School Introductory Computer Science where he had the pleasure of meeting Mitch...

Sock Monkey and Scratch
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Sock Monkey and Scratch

Last week Sock Monkey attended a meeting of the National Science Foundation Working Group on High School Introduction to Computer Science. While he was there...

Decline in Cursive Writing Leads to Increase in Forgery Risk?
From Schneier on Security

Decline in Cursive Writing Leads to Increase in Forgery Risk?

According to this article, students are no longer learning how to write in cursive. And, if they are learning it, they're forgetting how. Certainly the ubiquity...

Hello @WalmartLabs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hello @WalmartLabs

An intriguing development.  As part of my role in the innovation centers I hosted Wal-Mart many times and I hope we inspired them to set up something similarKosmix...

ZuluTime Issued Patent for Location Aware Wireless Networks
From The Eponymous Pickle

ZuluTime Issued Patent for Location Aware Wireless Networks

We talked to Zulutime's founder about his Digimarc watermarking technology for packaging. Implemented for demonstration in the innovation center.   Recently I talked...

Bing to Power Blackberry Search and Maps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bing to Power Blackberry Search and Maps

In recent months I have been increasingly impressed with the searches and mapping and image search available in Bing.  Now they are providing that software for...

Making a Photo Move
From The Eponymous Pickle

Making a Photo Move

Here is a good example of an animated process that can be used to augment a normally still image.  Useful and engaging for online images.  I had seen something...

Ease of Use and Mobility in BI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ease of Use and Mobility in BI

Good article in ECommerce Times on trends in Business Intelligence.  I have noticed it as well, mobile applications put you just a few clicks away from always available...

? BT, Set My Music Free!
From Wild WebMink

? BT, Set My Music Free!

The Free Software Foundation Europe has a new campaign group in the UK, and their first target is BT’s upcoming music streaming service. Read about it over on ComputerWorldUK...

links for 2011-05-03
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-05-03

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Nikon Image Authentication System Cracked
From Schneier on Security

Nikon Image Authentication System Cracked

Not a lot of details: ElcomSoft research shows that image metadata and image data are processed independently with a SHA-1 hash function. There are two 160-bit...

Most Read Posts
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Most Read Posts

I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the top read blog posts from April 2011. I look at both web statistics and RSS statistics.In some ways I feel...

USACM Chair to Testify on Data Breaches
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Chair to Testify on Data Breaches

Prompted by the recent data breaches of the PlayStation Network and the email marketing company Epsilon, the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee of the...

On the Timing of Bunchball
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Timing of Bunchball

In GigaOM:   I talked to Bunchball today, quite impressive.  See their Gamification 101 white paper.I" ... n 2005, when the company debuted its software platform...

Making Computer Science Relevant
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Making Computer Science Relevant

As computer science educators, we see the need for computer science education. There is an element of self-interest, but we believe computer science knowledge and...

? Flattr Is Back
From Wild WebMink

? Flattr Is Back

Flattr is a system that allows you to show your satisfaction with things you find on the internet by making tiny gifts to them. If enough people make the tiny gifts...

NFC Based Coupons on Your Android Phone
From The Eponymous Pickle

NFC Based Coupons on Your Android Phone

A good example of how promotional consideration is starting to get easier to deliver in a mobile way.

IPhone Tracking Bug to be Fixed
From The Eponymous Pickle

IPhone Tracking Bug to be Fixed

As expected, although the carefully set up, unencrypted storage of tracking locations was quickly declared a 'bug', it is definitely bad privacy publicity. ...
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