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SaaS Sales Models
From The Eponymous Pickle

SaaS Sales Models

On varying sales models for software as a service ." ...  One of the commonly accepted myths of the Software as a Service (SaaS) market and the broader cloud computing...

Neurophone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neurophone

It is inevitable that we see closer people-machine interfaces, what will the implications be? More interruptions than we have today?  In Nick Carr's Roughtype:"New...

Hacking Trial Breaks D.C. Internet Voting System
From Schneier on Security

Hacking Trial Breaks D.C. Internet Voting System

Sounds like it was easy: Last week, the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics opened a new Internet-based voting system for a weeklong test period, inviting computer...

Small Basic Curriculum
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Small Basic Curriculum

Small Basic is, in my opinion, one of the really cool platforms for introducing programming to younger students. A simple IDE, a simple subset of BASIC, and built...

Kotex Launch Driven by Social Media
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kotex Launch Driven by Social Media

A CPG case study of a new product launch" ... Kimberly-Clark and Organic collaborated on perhaps the most successful CPG launch of the year with the debut of U...

My Body, My Data, My Health
From The Eponymous Pickle

My Body, My Data, My Health

Mark Montgomery of Kyield issues a post entitled:  Americans must Unite: My Body, my Data, my Health. About the increasing complexity of the health care system.  ...

Bowls of Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bowls of Learning

From the Google research blog.  An overview of a technical paper that talks about one of the fundamental aspects of artificial intelligence: Machine Learning. Google...

When Automating Analytics Works
From The Eponymous Pickle

When Automating Analytics Works

Fairly obvious paper, but useful thoughts. I think its always useful to think about where analytics exists within the process and considering its time dynamics. ...

From Computational Complexity

Noble and Ig Noble Prizes

What is the Ig Nobel prize? To quote the website: The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think. The prizes are...

Donald Norman on design without designers
From Putting People First

Donald Norman on design without designers

In his latest Core77 contribution, the acclaimed Donald Norman reflects on the role of testing versus creativity in design and innovation. “There is a trend to...

HCI Track at Grace Hopper
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

HCI Track at Grace Hopper

From the Communications of ACM blog:The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing had two special technical tracks added to the program this year: open source...

Research Visions at OSDI
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Research Visions at OSDI

The CCC is interested in stimulating the development of new research visions and challenges. To do so, the CCC has been collaborating with conferences in computer...

Deep Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deep Analytics

Had not heard of the term specifically before, but there is also deep analytics.  I know what it is, practiced it for years, new term for me: " ... One term for...

The Politics of Allocating Homeland Security Money to States
From Schneier on Security

The Politics of Allocating Homeland Security Money to States

From the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: "Politics or Risks? An Analysis of Homeland Security Grant Allocations to the States." Abstract...

Stuxnet
From Schneier on Security

Stuxnet

Computer security experts are often surprised at which stories get picked up by the mainstream media. Sometimes it makes no sense. Why this particular data breach...

Donald Norman on design without designers
From Putting People First

Donald Norman on design without designers

In his latest Core77 contribution, the acclaimed Donald Norman reflects on the role of testing versus creativity in design and innovation.

Closer to a National Digital Library
From The Eponymous Pickle

Closer to a National Digital Library

Was glad to see this item in educause, about a recent meeting concerning the establishment of a national digital library.   I have followed this idea for a long...

ACM and CSTA Release Report Outlining Challenges in K-12 Computer Science Education
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM and CSTA Release Report Outlining Challenges in K-12 Computer Science Education

At a National Press Club event earlier today, ACM and the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) released its report Running on Empty. According to the report...

National Academies Releases Report on Cyberattack Deterrence
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

National Academies Releases Report on Cyberattack Deterrence

Coming from a call from papers and workshop held earlier this year, the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies has released Proceedings...

Running On Empty
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Running On Empty

The ACM and CSTA (Computer Science Teachers Association) released a report this week called
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