In recognition of his work in developing the modern personal computer, Charles P. Thacker was awarded the 2009 ACM A.M. Turing Award. The Award, which comes with... From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM | March 12, 2010 at 02:35 PM
A hollowed-out U.S. nickel can hold a microSD card. Pound and euro coins are also available. I blogged about this about a year ago as well.
schneier From Schneier on Security | March 12, 2010 at 12:58 PM
A new report published jointly today by the British, Danish and Dutch governments challenges the way European institutions make decisions and argues that smart...Experientia From Putting People First | March 12, 2010 at 11:24 AM
I have done some examining of the Junaio package here recently, which permits the overlay of information on top of 3D reality representations on smart phones. Lisa...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | March 12, 2010 at 05:59 AM
Imagine what you would be able to come up with if you were not afraid of making mistakes. Think of the creative results you might see when getting it wrong theTerri...Gail Carmichael From The Female Perspective of Computer Science | March 12, 2010 at 12:00 AM
Most readers of this blog are early adopters of technology. In the past we would have had to go to a computer store or mail order something to try it out. Now within...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | March 11, 2010 at 06:36 PM
Another very innovative idea out of Google: . " ... Google launched on Tuesday evening Google Apps Marketplace, providing a venue for third-party, cloud-based applications...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | March 11, 2010 at 04:15 PM
There are some theorems that are surprising.
I've already blogged on that (I can't seem to find the link).
However, there are some theorems that some people
simply...GASARCH From Computational Complexity | March 11, 2010 at 03:42 PM
It's good to dream:
IARPA's five-year plan aims to design experiments that can measure trust with high certainty -- a tricky proposition for a psychological study...schneier From Schneier on Security | March 11, 2010 at 12:17 PM
The Socio-Digital Systems (SDS) group of Microsoft Research aims to use an understanding of human values to help to change the technological landscape in the 21st...Experientia From Putting People First | March 11, 2010 at 11:45 AM
Twenty years after the emergence of the world wide web, Rory Cellan-Jones of the BBC World Service’s Discovery series looks at the science driving its third decade...Experientia From Putting People First | March 11, 2010 at 10:42 AM
Among cell-phone users in developed countries, IBM is betting the market with the biggest growth potential is…people over the age of 65. Fast Company reports.
IBM’s...Experientia From Putting People First | March 11, 2010 at 09:17 AM
At the request of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the National Research Council (NRC) is undertaking a project entitled Ed Lazowska From The Computing Community Consortium Blog | March 11, 2010 at 05:31 AM
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog
A CACM “Viewpoints” column by Cameron Wilson (ACM) and Peter Harsha (CRA), inspired by the Transition Team white papers commissioned by the Computing Community...Ed Lazowska From The Computing Community Consortium Blog | March 11, 2010 at 05:01 AM
In the area of Computing Architectures there are some well known discontinuity-inducing trends staring us in the face. The entire computing community is planning...Ran Libeskind-Hadas From The Computing Community Consortium Blog | March 11, 2010 at 04:55 AM
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson
In StoreFrontBackTalk, a discussion of manufacturers direct selling to consumers online. This has been avoided for a long time in big CG to avoid antagonizing the...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | March 10, 2010 at 07:59 PM