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Beyond Social Currency
From The Noisy Channel

Beyond Social Currency

A research study I like enough to have blogged about it a few times is Princeton sociologist

Layers for Foursquare
From The Eponymous Pickle

Layers for Foursquare

FourSquare has introduced a layer concept that will allow you to view physical map spaces through a number of outside sources of information. More examples at...

Data Shaping Store Shelves
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Shaping Store Shelves

Good overview article in a local paper about how companies are using advanced technologies to understand the shopping progress. With frequent mention of P&G. Yes...

At the Interface between Computer Science and Economics
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

At the Interface between Computer Science and Economics

NSF/CISE has just announced a new program at the Interface between Computer Science and Economics & Social Science (ICES): Computational thinking has the potential...

CS Going Mobile?
From Computer Science Teachers Association

CS Going Mobile?

I recently ran across some statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau that I found interesting. By 2008, the number of text messages sent on cell phones (357 per...

Writing for IPhone and Android
From The Eponymous Pickle

Writing for IPhone and Android

Good introductory CWorld piece on writing Apps for multiple mobile smartphone platforms. I have talked to friends who have done both and there is lots of support...

links for 2010-07-06
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-07-06

Woot calls out Associated Press for plagiarism Lovely Woot piece today, pointing out that if Woot quoted AP the way AP quoted Woot, they would demand payment. AP's...

The Five Most Important Algorithms?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The Five Most Important Algorithms?

Bernhard Koutschan posted a compilation of the most important algorithms. The goal is to determine the 5 most important algorithms. Out of his list, I would select...

Research Report on Cyberattack Capabilities
From Schneier on Security

Research Report on Cyberattack Capabilities

From the National Academies in 2009: Technology, Policy, Law, and Ethics Regarding U.S. Acquisition and Use of Cyberattack Capabilities. It's 390 pages.

Provide input to the PCAST review of the NITRD program!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Provide input to the PCAST review of the NITRD program!

Congress mandates periodic assessments of the federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program — the program under which 14...

Accelerating Artificial Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Accelerating Artificial Intelligence

A redesigned Kurzweil AI site is up, and also an associated blog. We know Ray Kurzweil for his work on intelligence and singularity. Worth watching for tracking...

You Will Pay for IPhone Ads
From The Eponymous Pickle

You Will Pay for IPhone Ads

AT&T's switch from unlimited data to a tiered data payment program means that you may start paying for seeing complex ads on your IPhone. It will make sense toMore...

Old Light
From The Eponymous Pickle

Old Light

From the BBC, a stunning picture of ancient cosmic light. Microwave radiation on to the infrared. Gathering data and assembling it into a visualization. A bit...

From Computational Complexity

Jobs- who ended up where? You tell us!

Within CS theory who ended up at what jobs? Neither Lance nor I knows this. But YOU do--- collectively! So, I ask you, the readers, to leave comments about who...

Tracking Location Based on Water Isotope Ratios
From Schneier on Security

Tracking Location Based on Water Isotope Ratios

Interesting: ...water molecules differ slightly in their isotope ratios depending on the minerals at their source. ...researchers found that water samples from...

Decision Making Institute Launched
From The Eponymous Pickle

Decision Making Institute Launched

The move to non conscious elements of decision making as opposed to rational processes is interesting and getting more common. Worth following. : Draftfcb opens...

TagWhat
From The Eponymous Pickle

TagWhat

In ReadWriteWeb, just examined: ' ... Tagwhat, an augmented reality creation and distribution system, publicly launched this week bringing the world of augmented...

links for 2010-07-05
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-07-05

Groklaw – Open Core and OSI Pamela picks up both my article and Mark's and asks the obvious question. For the record, Mark is wrong to assert that I think only...

Interesting Links July 5 2010
From Computer Science Teacher Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links July 5 2010

Did you have a good Fourth of July weekend? technically a holiday for me today as the real day come on the Sunday. I understand it was a bit of a holiday in Norway...

(n)On Vacation
From My Biased Coin

(n)On Vacation

Despite appearance, the blog hasn't yet disappeared.  I was on family vacation somewhere tropical.  Even though I was on vacation, it didn't always feel like vacation...
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