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Non-Myths About Programming
From Computer Science Teacher Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Non-Myths About Programming

Mark Guzdial attended the first day of the ICER 2010 conference in Denmark this week. He blogged about that day (Blogging the first day of ICER 2010) and it sure...

Mosaic Theory of Search
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mosaic Theory of Search

Have been involved in the use of a number of technologies like GPS and RFID which can determine the location of someone in a context. A colleague send me a note...

Can Social Save Media?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Can Social Save Media?

Talk from Supernova: Moderators are Wharton's Peter Fader and Eric Barlow ... Via WIMI: Wharton Interactive Media Initiative.

Chrome Calling Phone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Chrome Calling Phone

I like this idea, sending multimedia things to your phone. I have often been in this fix. Need to get things to my phone and ready to go. Android-only according...

Visual Meetings!
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visual Meetings!

Newly brought to my attention, we used David's methods to do group productivity sessions. Always very imppressive. I recognize parts of the book as some of the...

Best Practices
From The Eponymous Pickle

Best Practices

Interesting thoughts about the development and use of best practices, a common thing in the enterprise. Best practices work under a set of given contexts.

links for 2010-08-12
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-08-12

Why We Need To Abolish Software Patents "Patents make a lot of sense in many industries …. But in software these are just nuclear weapons in an arms race. They...

Security Analysis of Smudges on Smart Phone Touch Screens
From Schneier on Security

Security Analysis of Smudges on Smart Phone Touch Screens

"Smudge Attacks on Smartphone Touch Screens": Abstract: Touch screens are an increasingly common feature on personal computing devices, especially smartphones...

Monkey Business
From My Biased Coin

Monkey Business

I see Harvard's in the news yet again, as the Boston Globe broke a story about psychologist Marc Hauser, who is "taking a year-long leave after a lengthy internal...

The King Is Dead, Long Live The King
From Wild WebMink

The King Is Dead, Long Live The King

The move back to collaborative co-development of open source will characterise the next phase of the open source movement.

How to Build a Mind
From The Eponymous Pickle

How to Build a Mind

Still waiting for some of the required details for reverse-engineering. I am no neuroscientist, but even I can see that all the blueprints are not ready yet. "...

Can Our Classrooms Be More Collaborative
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Can Our Classrooms Be More Collaborative

I recently had the privilege of attending the Computer Science and Information Technology Symposium at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California. Wow! What...

Other UK Adventures
From My Biased Coin

Other UK Adventures

While in the UK, I went out to some other places to give talks -- Liverpool and Cambridge.At both places I gave my talk on our analysis of the auction site Swoopo...

Windows Phone 7 Sample applications
From Computer Science Teacher Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Windows Phone 7 Sample applications

Windows Phone 7 Program Manager, Sean Mckenna, visited the Channel 9 studio to demo of some Windows Phone 7 applications. The idea is that these are some core applications...

Smartphones and Retailers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smartphones and Retailers

The possibilities of having shoppers use their own devices to get information to help them understand their options has existed for some time. But now shoppersearly...

From Computational Complexity

Factoring in P ?

(Update on alleged P NE NP proof: There are some issues with it. See these posts on Lipton's blog: here and here and also see a Wikipedia site that (I think) Terry...

Robot Roadmap
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robot Roadmap

In the CACM, A roadmap for the robotic future. " ... The EU-funded CARE project (Coordination Action for Robotics in Europe), coordinated by Rainer Bischoff and...

How Many Books Are There?
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Many Books Are There?

I am a book and library nut. A nice piece by Google that takes a cut at the 'N' question about books. Along the way you learn quite a bit about books and how...

links for 2010-08-11
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-08-11

Oracle Details Upcoming Solaris 11 Release "We're really getting our grip around building a mission critical operating system that includes technologies from openSolaris...

Late Teens and Facebook Privacy
From Schneier on Security

Late Teens and Facebook Privacy

Facebook Privacy Settings: Who Cares?" by danah boyd and Eszter Hargittai. Abstract: With over 500 million users, the decisions that Facebook makes about its...
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