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Picking a Web Page at Random on the Web
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Picking a Web Page at Random on the Web

To do statistics over the Web, we need samples. Thus, I want to know how to pick a Web page at random, without making much effort. If you are Google or Microsoft...

Google
From The Noisy Channel

Google


Articulated Flapping Wing Aircraft
From The Eponymous Pickle

Articulated Flapping Wing Aircraft

Another one of those long talked about developments. Using the means that insects and birds use to fly. The world's frst successtul test flight of a nano air...

GS1 DataBar Implementation Extended
From The Eponymous Pickle

GS1 DataBar Implementation Extended

The GS1 DataBar final implementation for coupons has been delayed until January 1, 2011. A polling of retailers indicated that required hardware and software would...

From The Noisy Channel

UIE Virtual Seminar on Faceted Search


From The Noisy Channel

An Able Grape at the Helm of Twitter Search


Wireless Sensors: Motes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wireless Sensors: Motes

New on networks of wireless sensors. Notably IBM's Mote runner. More on motes. The idea has been around for some time. It has been suggested that artificial intelligence...

Is Branding Dead?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Is Branding Dead?

Interesting Roger Dooley post on the relevance of branding? Do our brains say that branding is still very relevant? Not dead? I would also say so, our intelligence...

Arbotics Workshop Provides New Tools to Engage Students
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Arbotics Workshop Provides New Tools to Engage Students

Summertime is a time to rest after a long school year. It's also a time to rejuvenate and breathe new life into your teaching by accessing professional development...

A German Kiwi in BerlinAmbassador: Annika Hinze, New Zealand
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

A German Kiwi in BerlinAmbassador: Annika Hinze, New Zealand

It is an interesting thing to visit your country of origin after severalyears. The New Zealand ambassador has just completed a six monthsecondment to the Humboldt...

From Awesome to Fair Programmer: An improvement
From CERIAS Blog

From Awesome to Fair Programmer: An improvement

Before I had a degree in computer science, I thought that I was an awesome programmer. After I got my Master's degree, I thought I was just good. I didn't hesitate...

A and P Introduces  Clipless Coupons
From The Eponymous Pickle

A and P Introduces Clipless Coupons

One of the oldest US retail grocery companies has introduced digital coupons.

links for 2009-08-11
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-08-11

FSA stands by findings that organic has no 'additional health benefits' See how far "organic" has been hijacked by the food industry...

Meijer Using Online Games
From The Eponymous Pickle

Meijer Using Online Games

Meijer is using online games ' ... Meijer tries out online games to attract back-to-school shoppersMidwest chain retailer Meijer Inc. launched an interactive game...

From The Noisy Channel

Lots of Search News Today!


The other side of the table: Peter Seibel
From Return 42;

The other side of the table: Peter Seibel

This issue of The other side of the table is a little bit out of schedule, mostly because of today's review of Peter Seibel's new book Coders at Work. Not onlyreview...

USACM Comments on Government Website Policy on Web Tracking Technologies
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Comments on Government Website Policy on Web Tracking Technologies

In response to a request for comment from the Office of Science and Technology Policy, today USACM submitted comments on how federal government websites should...

GROE Forum in Brighton, England a Major Success
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

GROE Forum in Brighton, England a Major Success

Twenty researchers met in Brighton, England July 4th and 5th for the Forum to Envision the Future of Learning.

Building Partnerships and Creating Community
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Building Partnerships and Creating Community

Building community partnerships can impact a computer science program in many ways - seen and unseen. And there is motivation for such relationships on the part...

links for 2009-08-10
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-08-10

The Case Against Apple Apple appears to be going through exactly the same transition - from underdog to overlord - that Microsoft...
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