Mimi Ito, cultural anthropologist and associate researcher at the University of California Humanities Research Institute, co-led a MacArthur Foundation-funded three...Experientia From Putting People First | February 28, 2010 at 11:30 AM
Regret I cannot attend this call. I have been pitched a number of these 'smart cities' and related ideas during my connection with innovation centers. All intriguing...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | February 27, 2010 at 07:42 PM
Ted talk on augmented maps in Bing from the Snapdragon developer and how it includes Twitter, Flickr and other geolocated blog content Have not taken a look at...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | February 27, 2010 at 03:49 PM
A reminder: If you are following me here on blogs.sun.com, please change your bookmarks and feeds to read http://webmink.com instead, as I have moved all my blogging...webmink From Wild WebMink | February 27, 2010 at 03:47 PM
New ideas in adding novelty to recommendation algorithms. Have always thought that accuracy is not everything. I don't always want the same thing, give me something...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | February 26, 2010 at 09:48 PM
In Adage, I like the basic idea. Especially since the more I have looked at services like FourSquare, the more I think there is a big idea that is being missed....Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | February 26, 2010 at 06:51 PM
Having a good random number generator is critical for constructing simulation methods to build models. Some new reported progress is reported:" ... New Approach...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | February 26, 2010 at 06:14 PM
Below is a list of items with policy relevance from the February issue of Communications of the ACM. As always, much of the material in CACM is premium content,... From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM | February 26, 2010 at 04:41 PM
The TA Mentor program here at Carleton has been run in some departments for a few years now, but is in its first year in the School of Computer Science. One of...Gail Carmichael From The Female Perspective of Computer Science | February 26, 2010 at 03:50 PM
Are humans good at Math?
In the movie
Oh God Book II
God (played by George Burns) says that
Math was a mistake, I made it too hard!.
While I am reluctant to...GASARCH From Computational Complexity | February 26, 2010 at 03:27 PM
I was just asked to serve on the ACM CoNEXT 2010 PC (I'll have to think about it -- NSDI,SIGCOMM, and CoNEXT all in one year?), and the chairs (Muriel Medard and...Michael Mitzenmacher From My Biased Coin | February 26, 2010 at 01:22 PM
Content strategy is more or less on the same trajectory as social media was three years ago, argues Kristina Halvorson (of Brain Traffic).
“I think itExperientia From Putting People First | February 26, 2010 at 10:55 AM
Danah Boyd, a social media researcher at Microsoft Research, wrote a long piece for UX Magazine on “what it means to be ‘in flow’ in an information landscape defined...Experientia From Putting People First | February 26, 2010 at 07:26 AM