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links for 2011-01-04
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links for 2011-01-04

ACTA blog by FFII Useful reference point for information about the progress of ACTA, worth bookmarking. (tags: ACTA FFII Blog) The Ultimate Patent Troll Patent:...

Imagine Cup News January 20111
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Imagine Cup News January 20111

Are you back at school yet? Hope you had a good holiday break. I know I did. The other day I got the Imagine Cup newsletter via email and thought that this might...

So You Like Big Data
From The Noisy Channel

So You Like Big Data

The increasing volume of data that we generate as a species is a story so overplayed as to have become trite. Indeed, a vast amount of this data is in the public...

Big Data Scientists
From The Eponymous Pickle

Big Data Scientists

In the Noisy Channel: About data scientists, what they hve been doing lately and their relationships to the increasing amounts of data all of us have been generating...

Ads thet Changed the World
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ads thet Changed the World

BBC on six ads that changed the world.

Algorithmic Thinking and Computational Linguistics
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Algorithmic Thinking and Computational Linguistics

The Algorithms and Linguistics page (http://www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/fire/naclo/) on The FIRE Project website is a site that introduces younger students to...

Pseudocontext in Computer Science
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Pseudocontext in Computer Science

Can you imagine a programming assignment or example where "common sense and real-world knowledge are not needed"?  Math teacher (and now PhD student in education)...

From Computational Complexity

What is a breakthrough? Lets have an intelligent discussion!!!!!!

In 2010 this blog announced the following Breakthrough!!!! results: (Listed chronologically.) Better Algorithms for Unique Games, by Arora, Barak, Steurer. (We...

Snap a Picture, Save a Stream
From The Eponymous Pickle

Snap a Picture, Save a Stream

Creek Watch. A simple Smart Water effort via IBM uses a mobile phone application to gather data about stream conditions.  Simple smart sensor application. It does...

Polar Bears Destroying Hidden Cameras
From Schneier on Security

Polar Bears Destroying Hidden Cameras

Watch the video. What valuable security lessons does this teach? EDITED TO ADD (1/3): And why aren't the polar bears destroying the hidden cameras that are...

More About PCAST
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

More About PCAST

As we

links for 2011-01-03
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-01-03

World condemns UK control orders And rightly so. They are as bad as Guantanmo, punishment without end for people accused of being athreat without conviction and...

Interesting Links 3 January 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 3 January 2011

Happy New Year! I hope your year is off to a good start. I know mine is. I

Earth Project Seeks to Simulate Everything
From The Eponymous Pickle

Earth Project Seeks to Simulate Everything

From the BBC:  Quite a huge undertaking.  Including always problematic aspects of human behavior ... " ... Nicknamed the Living Earth Simulator, the project aims...

Developing Robots for the Emergency Room
From The Eponymous Pickle

Developing Robots for the Emergency Room

In CACM: Developing Robots for the hospital emergency room.  I have worked on simulations of an operating room, which would be a good first step for this.

Neuromarketing Daily
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neuromarketing Daily

Newly discovered: The Neuromarketing Daily.-

What Networks Can Tell us About the World
From The Eponymous Pickle

What Networks Can Tell us About the World

Good overview video about using networks to understand systems they describe.   Talk given at the Santa Fe Institute.   The 2010 Ulam LectureNetworks and the World...

Giving Up Yahoo
From Wild WebMink

Giving Up Yahoo

Yahoo Messenger is the only IM network I use where I am bothered daily by spam-porn-bots attempting to add me to their contact lists. Some days there are as many...

2010 in review
From Wild WebMink

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter...

links for 2011-01-02
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-01-02

Facebook Close To Naming Sun Microsystems Campus As New Headquarters The new "you've got no privacy, get over it" moves in. I wonder who will get my old offices...
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