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Link roundup for November 19
From Wild WebMink

Link roundup for November 19

HDCP Sucks: New MacBooks Have HDCP, Gives iTunes Purchases Less Freedom "Because copyright protection is all about inconveniencing those who actually bought their...

Election 2008: E-Voting Poses Problems, But No Meltdown
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Election 2008: E-Voting Poses Problems, But No Meltdown

While some federal races remain too close to call, or are headed to runoffs, the 2008 election is notable for the lack of a dispute over election machines that...

Multi-core and Parallel Programming: Is the Sky Falling?
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Multi-core and Parallel Programming: Is the Sky Falling?

In previous posts on this blog, Berkeley’s David Patterson, Intel’s Andrew Chien, and Microsoft’s Dan Reed presented their views on why research advances are needed...

Computer Science Outside The Box
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computer Science Outside The Box

One of the great things about computing research is that, despite our incredible track record of game-changing advances, we

From Springenwerk Blog

Links for 2008-11-10 [del.icio.us]

Developer Forums Beta: HTTP Post request with post variables ... http post upload with iPhone SDK

From Springenwerk Blog

Links for 2008-11-09 [del.icio.us]

Developer Forums Beta: HTTP Post request with post variables ... http post upload with iPhone SDK

Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference 2009
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference 2009

The Computers, Freedom and Privacy (CFP) Conference recently issued the call for proposals for its 19th conference, slated for June 1-4, 2009 in the Washington,...

Game-Changing Advances from Computing Research
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Game-Changing Advances from Computing Research

We

Public Procurement and FOSS
From Wild WebMink

Public Procurement and FOSS

I gave an interview to a journalist last week in response to the research that the European Commission's Open Source Observatory publicised in Malaga last week...

From Springenwerk Blog

Links for 2008-11-02 [del.icio.us]

Simple Localization in Rails 2.2 - almost effortless i18n tutorial

links for 2008-10-29
From Wild WebMink

links for 2008-10-29

Sun's 2008 Corporate Social Responsibility Report - Open Source Take a look at the open source section of Sun's 2008 Corporate Social Responsibility Report andJerry...

Social Security Numbers Widely Available
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Social Security Numbers Widely Available

According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), many bulk and online public records contain Social Security Numbers (SSNs), exposing many people to an...

links for 2008-10-27
From Wild WebMink

links for 2008-10-27

The "life full" light has been on for the last week, so not much blogging has happened, but there were a few links:All MySQL's children I think Matt has his conclusions...

Google Settles Key Copyright Case
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Google Settles Key Copyright Case

This morning Google announced the settlement of a lawsuit brought against them by the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers over their Book Search...

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Speaks on Internet Privacy
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Speaks on Internet Privacy

William Kovacic, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, appeared on C-SPAN's The Communicators recently to discuss the Internet and privacy policy. The audio...

links for 2008-10-18
From Wild WebMink

links for 2008-10-18

The Things He Carried Rather over-the-top article about security theatre at US airports.YouTube - Batman vs. The Penguin: The Debate Seems someone's script writer...

Report Sees Potential Shortage Ahead for University IT Workforce
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Report Sees Potential Shortage Ahead for University IT Workforce

A report by EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association focused on Information Technology in higher education, says that most respondents to a recent survey anticipate a...

The Most Important Book You Will Read This Year
From Computer Science Teachers Association

The Most Important Book You Will Read This Year

Jane Margolis' and Allan Fisher's book from a few years ago called "Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing" was a germinal work about computer science education...

CSTA Now HAS RSS
From Computer Science Teachers Association

CSTA Now HAS RSS

CSTA has just added an RSS feed for its news updates on the homepage. If you already have an RSS reader either installed in your browser or through a service...

Leadership Cohort Activities in Gwinnett County, Georgia
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Leadership Cohort Activities in Gwinnett County, Georgia

I began this school year with a renewed spirit, after having attending the Leadership Cohort in Chicago, IL this summer! It was so empowering to be amongst folks...
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