Nokia user researcher Jan Chipchase reflects on the issue of culture shock, a condition that can even affect professionals whose livelihood depends on being able...Experientia From Putting People First | December 25, 2009 at 09:38 PM
David Travis has written a fable that “follows a young man’s journey as he discovers the three secrets of user-centred design”.
“Many years ago, I read a book by...Experientia From Putting People First | December 25, 2009 at 09:30 PM
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David Speyer has what looks like a viable proposal for crowdsourcing translation of mathematical texts...Michael Nielsen From Michael Nielsen | December 25, 2009 at 04:11 PM
I discovered today that I’d been hacked earlier this week by a spam link injection attack. I’m still not sure how it happened, but I believe I’ve cleaned out all...Daniel Tunkelang From The Noisy Channel | December 24, 2009 at 10:48 PM
Herb Sorensen in Retailwire writes about mobile price checking. Some further thoughts of my own: I saw a number of price checking devices installed at a local retailer...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | December 24, 2009 at 07:13 PM
Tom Davenport makes an interesting point and expands on it: ' ... As information grows in quantity, consumers of it are willing to accept lower quality. I call...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | December 24, 2009 at 05:47 PM
I'm super excited to be doing round three of my week-long mini-course for grade eight girls 'Computer Science and Games: Just for Girls!' this May. I've been thinking...Gail Carmichael From The Female Perspective of Computer Science | December 24, 2009 at 02:20 PM
Sometimes mediocre encryption is better than strong encryption, and sometimes no encryption is better still.
The Wall Street Journal reported this week that Iraqi...schneier From Schneier on Security | December 24, 2009 at 11:24 AM
Posting will be light over winter break, in part because so little is going on, but more because I'm busy working on papers for upcoming deadlines. I'll describe...Michael Mitzenmacher From My Biased Coin | December 23, 2009 at 09:30 PM
Ah, the holiday break. Time to relax, catch up on sleep, and perhaps read a book or two. If you are looking for some interesting reading related to CS education... From Computer Science Teachers Association | December 23, 2009 at 08:33 PM
The value of understanding a dynamic system as a quantifiable network with a distinct architecture has always intrigued me. Very early on we constructed networks...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | December 23, 2009 at 07:22 PM
I made mention of this announcement when it was first made in October. I hope that if you are at a high school in Illinois you know about this and are getting involved...Alfred Thompson From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson | December 23, 2009 at 12:51 PM
Good piece in Information Management by David M Raab: The Reinvention of BI as We Know itTotal cost of ownership analyses must be expanded to properly capture the...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | December 22, 2009 at 10:00 PM