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? Web Karma?
From Wild WebMink

? Web Karma?

@webminkSimon Phipps Is the FBI's OpenBSD vulnerability the Universe's way of fixing a karma imbalance caused by the EFF winning 4th amendment rights for e-mail...

They're  not dumb. They're different. How do we keep them?
From Computer Science Teachers Association

They're not dumb. They're different. How do we keep them?

One of my favorite little (really little) books, published in 1990, is Sheila Tobias' They're not dumb. They're different: Stalking the Second Tier. Yes. In 1990...

? Open Source and Government
From Wild WebMink

? Open Source and Government

Australia Government Report Warns Against Including IP In Trade Agreements It ought to be obvious that concessions to create a copyright and patent regime that...

Open Source Digital Forensics
From Schneier on Security

Open Source Digital Forensics

A good resource.

CS&IT 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

CS&IT 2011

The Computer Science Teachers Association sent out a call for proposals for the Annual CSTA Computer Science & Information Technology Symposium (for 2011) today...

Designing (for) women
From Putting People First

Designing (for) women

AIGA has uploaded the videos of the 2010 Gain conference. Erica Eden, senior industrial designer at Smart Design, and co-founder at Femme Den, was one of the speakers...

Untangling the web with Aleks Krotoski
From Putting People First

Untangling the web with Aleks Krotoski

How has the most revolutionary innovation of our time – the internet – transformed our world? What does it mean for the modern family? How has it changed our concepts...

Happiness doesn
From Putting People First

Happiness doesn

A survey of developed and developing countries suggests citizens’ sense of wellbeing does not rise with increasing wealth. “Getting richer does not make a country...

mCosm Facebook Page
From The Eponymous Pickle

mCosm Facebook Page

I see that mCosm, who worked with us in the enterprise and innovation centers and has been written about a number of times in this blog, now has a Facebook page...

Rejected From CHI and I Feel Fine
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Rejected From CHI and I Feel Fine

I remember seeing a non-zero amount of grumbling last year when acceptance notifications for CHI came out.  In particular, those who were rejected listed all kinds...

Visualizing 500 Million Facebook Members
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visualizing 500 Million Facebook Members

In the BBC, an article on visualizing all of the world facebook connections.  What is driven home here is the impressive density of the connections world-wide. ...

Maps for That: Crowdsourcing Your Mind
From The Eponymous Pickle

Maps for That: Crowdsourcing Your Mind

Mindjet a vendor of mind mapping software that I have successfully used in the past, has come out with a map sharing site called Maps-for-that.  Nice idea.  The...

Realistic Masks
From Schneier on Security

Realistic Masks

They're causing problems: A white bank robber in Ohio recently used a "hyper-realistic" mask manufactured by a small Van Nuys company to disguise himself as a...

Library Science Blogs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Library Science Blogs

Brought to my attention for some work I am doing regarding cataloging and classification: 50 Excellent Library Science Blogs Worth Reading.

iPads and Archaeology
From The Eponymous Pickle

iPads and Archaeology

Doug Lautzenheiser gives another example of iPad usage, in one of my favorite areas of interests, Archaeology.  As a means of simply gathering information as one...

Reminder:  PCAST to Release NITRD Review on Thursday
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Reminder: PCAST to Release NITRD Review on Thursday

As previously noted in this space, on Thursday, December 16th at 2:15 p.m. EST, the President’s Council of

Lady Gaga and Computer Science
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Lady Gaga and Computer Science

Recently I heard a British author on the radio lamenting that the world is more obsessed with what Lady Gaga wears (I would think it probably goes beyond her clothes...

Evan Kohlmann
From Schneier on Security

Evan Kohlmann

Interesting profile of Evan Kohlmann: Evan Kohlmann spends his days lurking in the darkest corners of the Internet, where jihadists recruit sympathizers from across...

Free E Books from Microsoft
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Free E Books from Microsoft

I “borrowed” this list from the  Microsoft UK Higher Education blog (Free Microsoft ebooks) Most of  these I have linked to in the past but it is nice to have a...

Cloud Risks Article Available
From Wild WebMink

Cloud Risks Article Available

My article on learning from the Wikileaks experience and managing the risks of cloud computing is now available in the Essays section.
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