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links for 2010-02-28
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-02-28

U.K. bill would 'outlaw open Wi-Fi' At a recent debate in the House of Lords on the Digital Economy Bill, a number of amendments...

New media and its superpowers
From Putting People First

New media and its superpowers

Mimi Ito, cultural anthropologist and associate researcher at the University of California Humanities Research Institute, co-led a MacArthur Foundation-funded three...

When American and European ideas of privacy collide
From Putting People First

When American and European ideas of privacy collide

An Italian ruling against Google highlights the clash between Europe

New Songdo City, South Korea
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Songdo City, South Korea

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...

Augmented Maps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented Maps

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...

Blog Moved
From Wild WebMink

Blog Moved

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...

links for 2010-02-27
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-02-27

Europe 'will not accept' three strikes in Acta treaty While this is all good, it is not sufficient as ACTA will address far more...

Being Investigated?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Being Investigated?

My former colleague John Sopko has published a paper from the Washington Legal Foundation titled

NASA Be A Martian Pathfinder Innovation Challenge
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

NASA Be A Martian Pathfinder Innovation Challenge

Back last November I posted a short link to NASA

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Homophone Lessons
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Homophone Lessons

Squids make great examples.

Recommending New Things
From The Eponymous Pickle

Recommending New Things

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...

Creating a Location-Based Service
From The Eponymous Pickle

Creating a Location-Based Service

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....

New Random Number Generation Method
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Random Number Generation Method

Having a good random number generator is critical for constructing simulation methods to build models. Some new reported progress is reported:" ... New Approach...

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM - February 2010 (Vol. 53, No. 2)
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM - February 2010 (Vol. 53, No. 2)

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,...

Recognizing Excellence in Education
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Recognizing Excellence in Education

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...

From Computational Complexity

Is Math too hard?

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...

Conflicts of Interest, Yet Again
From My Biased Coin

Conflicts of Interest, Yet Again

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...

Me on Surveillance Cameras
From Schneier on Security

Me on Surveillance Cameras

My fourth essay for CNN.com, on surveillance cameras. The Al-Mabhouh assassination made a nice news hook.

Content strategy
From Putting People First

Content strategy

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 it

Streams of content, limited attention
From Putting People First

Streams of content, limited attention

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...
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