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From people to prototypes and products: ethnographic liquidity and the Intel Global Aging Experience study
From Putting People First

From people to prototypes and products: ethnographic liquidity and the Intel Global Aging Experience study

The latest Intel Technology Journal (Volume 13, Issue 30 reports the research and development activities of the Intel Digital Health Group and its colleagues. One...

Body Cavity Scanners
From Schneier on Security

Body Cavity Scanners

At least one company is touting its technology: Nesch, a company based in Crown Point, Indiana, may have a solution. It’s called diffraction-enhanced X-ray imaging...

Arithmetic Stifles Creativity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Arithmetic Stifles Creativity

Long division no longer taught, stifles student creativity. Make sure your batteries are fresh. ' ...Only 57% of college freshman at the University of Washington...

Google Docs to Host All File Types
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Docs to Host All File Types

In an interesting development Google says it will host all file types up to 250 MB in size. Sharing large files is always a problem. This will surely put some...

Design for sustainable behaviour (part 3)
From Putting People First

Design for sustainable behaviour (part 3)

Can design change behavior? Although at times it can seem difficult to change just one person

Airplane Security Commentary
From Schneier on Security

Airplane Security Commentary

Excellent commentary from The Register: As the smoke clears following the case of Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab, the failed Christmas Day "underpants bomber" of Northwest...

Creating the Expertise We Need
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Creating the Expertise We Need

By now you have likely received the January issue of the CSTA Voice and discovered the exciting NSF plans for growing 10,000 new CS teachers and reaching 10,000...

Hive Thinking
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hive Thinking

Jaron Lanier in the NYT. We were introduced to him and his Virtual Reality work years ago at the Institute for the Future. Some good points in the article, though...

Computing Research that Changed the World:  Reflections and Perspectives
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing Research that Changed the World: Reflections and Perspectives

New material has been posted on the website for the Library of Congress symposium hosted by CCC in spring 2009.

Small Business Tools at CES
From The Eponymous Pickle

Small Business Tools at CES

A review of new small and mobile business tools from the Consumer Electronics Show. Nothing revolutionary, but a number of improvements shown.

Marketing Hub
From The Eponymous Pickle

Marketing Hub

Former colleague Rich Kiley has plans to make Cincinnati a world marketing hub. ' ... The fledgling effort to position Cincinnati as a world center for consumer...

The fundamental properties of computing
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The fundamental properties of computing

Physics works with fundamental properties such as mass, speed, acceleration, energy, and so on. Quantum mechanics has a well known trade-off between position and...

From Computational Complexity

ICS I: snapshots and the longer view (guest post)

(Guest Post by Rahul Santhanam) Title: ICS I : Snapshots & The Longer View 1. Local Arrangements: Kudos to the organizing committee for going far beyond...

Op-ed on CIA's National Clandestine Service
From Schneier on Security

Op-ed on CIA's National Clandestine Service

Interesting.

Brute Force or is there an easy way?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Brute Force or is there an easy way?

This year being ‘10 has lead to a lot of talk about numbers that look like binary numbers 1/11/10 or 11110 for example. Related to this is talk about palindrome...

links for 2010-01-13
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-01-13

Official Google Blog: A new approach to China Google doubtless understands that the Chinese government don't respond well to public...

Algorithms and Data Structures : Course Goals
From My Biased Coin

Algorithms and Data Structures : Course Goals

Richard Lipton has an excellent blog post up right now on "What should a course on complexity theory cover?" where he describes what he is putting in his graduate...

The world in 2020: A glimpse into the future
From Putting People First

The world in 2020: A glimpse into the future

Ten years ago we thought wireless was another word for radio, Peter Mandelson’s career was over

New Harry Lewis Opinion at HuffPo
From My Biased Coin

New Harry Lewis Opinion at HuffPo

Harry Lewis has a new opinion piece up at Huffington Post. The title,Larry Summers, Robert Rubin : Will The Harvard Shadow Elite Bankrupt The University And The...

FAQ's About Google Wave
From The Eponymous Pickle

FAQ's About Google Wave

Frequently asked questions about Google Wave. Very good. I have played with Google Wave a bit, and get the general idea, but not why it will make my life easier...
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