Access control is difficult in an organizational setting. On one hand, every employee needs enough access to do his job. On the other hand, every time you giverole...schneier From Schneier on Security | September 3, 2009 at 05:54 PM
A good overview of the use of collaboration tools in big enterprises.. Object to combine the intellectual property of the entire enterprise. Mostly about the low...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | September 3, 2009 at 12:21 PM
Blog post from Steve Bellovin:
It is vital that the keystream values (a) be truly random and (b) never be reused. The Soviets got that wrong in the 1940s; as a...schneier From Schneier on Security | September 3, 2009 at 12:20 PM
In the CACM: The Status of the P Versus NP ProblemIt's one of the fundamental mathematical problems of our time, and its importance grows with the rise of powerful...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | September 2, 2009 at 10:15 PM
The Computer Science Teachers Association has come a long way since its fledgling days after its founding in 2005.
The area I am most proud of is our membership... From Computer Science Teachers Association | September 2, 2009 at 07:25 PM
Oliver Reichenstein, a Tokyo-based information architect, explores the value of information:
“While producing information costs money, information as such doesnExperientia From Putting People First | September 2, 2009 at 06:58 PM
Eva Hornecker explains on interaction-design.org the evolving concept of Tangible Interaction.
“Broadly, Tangible Interaction encompasses user interfaces and interaction...Experientia From Putting People First | September 2, 2009 at 06:46 PM
Jonathan Donner, a researcher in the Technology for Emerging Markets Group at Microsoft Research India, has submitted a paper — together with Shikoh Gitau and...Experientia From Putting People First | September 2, 2009 at 06:36 PM
Donald Norman’s latest column for Interactions Magazine explores systems thinking and service design.
“A product is actually a service. Although the designer, manufacturer...Experientia From Putting People First | September 2, 2009 at 06:25 PM
One of our staff members, senior designer Luca Troisi, worked previously in the yachting industry and has not forgotten those roots when he joined Experientia....Experientia From Putting People First | September 2, 2009 at 06:11 PM
Testing can be a pain. At least in Ruby on Rails. That is, not only writing tests can be tedious, but also running tests can consume sometimes ridiculous amounts...Tobias Svensson From Return 42; | September 2, 2009 at 03:00 PM
Too many research papers in Computer Science are nonsense: they convey no worthy message. Yet, they pass a Turing test of sort: at a glance, they are indistinguishable... From Daniel Lemire's Blog | September 2, 2009 at 01:31 PM
Good article, which basically says that our policies are based more on fear than on reality.
So why is there so much concern about schneier From Schneier on Security | September 2, 2009 at 12:40 PM
As a follow-up to my posting on Monday about the new co-ownership license Sun has offered to all the bloggers on blogs.sun.com, I thought it would be good to post...webmink From Wild WebMink | September 2, 2009 at 12:22 PM
Comments on a recent NY Times article. I see the point, this is a common startup direction. Clearly more balance needs to be had between targeting and privacy concerns...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | September 2, 2009 at 11:54 AM
I'll be headed to ESA this weekend. My talk is first thing Monday morning, so I'll be there sometime Sunday. If anyone wants to get together for dinner Sunday...Michael Mitzenmacher From My Biased Coin | September 2, 2009 at 11:06 AM
I experienced the Gmail outage here in NYC yesterday. I agree with several pundits that there was no easy way to tell what was going on. Had to go to a number of...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | September 2, 2009 at 09:27 AM
Paula Wallace, president of the Savannah College of Art and Design, interviews Peter Fossick, who is the coordinator of a new program in service design at the college...Experientia From Putting People First | September 2, 2009 at 05:46 AM