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Procter Joins Inno360
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Joins Inno360

In Consumer Goods Technology: P&G has joined Inno360 to promote worldwide innovation.' ... to unite global pioneers to co-develop the next-generation open innovation...

Dow to Start Selling Solar Shingles
From The Eponymous Pickle

Dow to Start Selling Solar Shingles

Have followed solar power ideas since the late 70s .... I remember this idea being posed back then. Now it has finally come to fruition. Launching in 2010. About...

Hotel Safe Scam
From Schneier on Security

Hotel Safe Scam

This is interesting: Since then, his scams have tended to take place in luxury hotels around the world. Typically, he would arrive at a hotel, claim to be a guest...

Detecting People Who Want to Do Harm
From Schneier on Security

Detecting People Who Want to Do Harm

I'm dubious: At a demonstration of the technology this week, project manager Robert P. Burns said the idea is to track a set of involuntary physiological reactions...

From Computational Complexity

The last Universal Mathematician was ???

The book Prime Obsessions has the following on Page 159:   You will see it written that Hadamard was the last of the universal mathematicians--- the last, that...

Sadker Awards for Teachers and Students
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Sadker Awards for Teachers and Students

The Myra Sadker Foundation has established teacher and student awards to support the creation of teaching and learning materials that advance educational equity...

Marketing Maneuvers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Marketing Maneuvers

In Forbes: Cheap Entrepreneurial marketing maneuvers for small business, including Twitter use.

Computer-Assisted Witness Identification
From Schneier on Security

Computer-Assisted Witness Identification

Witnesses are much more accurate at identifying criminals when computers assist in the identification process, not police officers. A major cause of miscarriages...

More Harvard Classes Available Online
From My Biased Coin

More Harvard Classes Available Online

Thanks to the Harvard Extension School, the lectures for several more Harvard courses have been put online. My understanding is that these are classes taught at...

? Official Paperwork
From Wild WebMink

? Official Paperwork

FSF Files Amicus Brief in Bilski Another "friend of the court" filing in the US Supreme Court in the reconsideration of the case law that makes...

Videos from the Singularity Summit
From The Eponymous Pickle

Videos from the Singularity Summit

Have only looked at a few, but some interesting videos from the summit. Are you ready to be uploaded? The concept of a technological singularity continues to intrigue...

Getting a Ph.D. for the Money?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Getting a Ph.D. for the Money?

Many of my Ph.D. students have admitted to being motivated by financial gain. Stanford is famous for their graduate-students-turned-entrepreneurs. Sergey Brin and...

Google Meets The Press
From The Noisy Channel

Google Meets The Press

I enjoyed my proverbial fifteen seconds of fame on CNN yesterday, and I even enjoyed lunch at the New York Times cafeteria today. But for a prime-time media show...

Tesco in the US
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tesco in the US

Richard James sends along a link to a very detailed article about Tesco in the US: RETAIL CASE STUDY: ANATOMY OF A TESCO FRESH AND EASY NEIGHBORHOOD. Much written...

Don't Let Hacker Inmates Reprogram Prison Computers
From Schneier on Security

Don't Let Hacker Inmates Reprogram Prison Computers

You'd think this would be obvious: Douglas Havard, 27, serving six years for stealing up to

IPhone App Interacts with SAS
From The Eponymous Pickle

IPhone App Interacts with SAS

Correspondent Sy Truong has just had an Iphone App called BI Flash approved. It allows you to deliver SAS reports and data to the IPhone, enter parameters, capture...

From Computational Complexity

You are coordially invited... Why?

When you get an invitation via email should you accept? How well targeted is it? Some real examples that I got.   EXAMPLE ONE: I would like to invite you toclick...

Google Wave Video
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Wave Video

Good, short, non-technical video all about Google Wave. Also, Businessweek asks if it will replace E-mail and Facebook. -

IPhone as a Security Camera
From The Eponymous Pickle

IPhone as a Security Camera

A $1.99 IPhone App called IP Camera can take a picture every 12 to 15 seconds and then posts the picture to a local network via WiFi. Effectively a security camera...

Malware that Forges Bank Statements
From Schneier on Security

Malware that Forges Bank Statements

This is brilliant: The sophisticated hack uses a Trojan horse program installed on the victim's machine that alters html coding before it's displayed in the user's...
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