New in the heart of the Midwest, by a former colleague, The Brandery:The Brandery opens it doors: New seed accelerator launches in Cincinnati by Dave KnoxToday...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | July 29, 2010 at 06:33 PM
I just wrote a guest column at one of my favorite retail blogs: Storefrontbacktalk. About how Wal-Mart first tested RFID tags extensively on cases and pallets...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | July 29, 2010 at 05:43 PM
The following problem is from
Doctor Eco's Cyberpuzzles.
I have shortened and generalized it.
We are going to put numbers into boxes.
If x,y,z are in a box then...GASARCH From Computational Complexity | July 29, 2010 at 02:52 PM
Paul Graham on the acceleration of addiction via technology. Technology gives us more of what we want, so is it accellerating addiction? Pretty clear the answer...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | July 29, 2010 at 01:59 PM
Dell's fraud settlement explodes PC market myths "Intel's rebates amounted to 38 per cent of Dell's operating profit in the fiscal year 2006, and rose to 76 per...Simon Phipps From Wild WebMink | July 29, 2010 at 12:06 PM
As regular blog-readers know, I'm a tremendous fan of David MacKay, who has gone from being a leader in the general area of Bayesian inference (author of Information...Michael Mitzenmacher From My Biased Coin | July 29, 2010 at 11:40 AM
"Who controls the off switch?" by Ross Anderson and Shailendra Fuloria.
Abstract: We're about to acquire a significant new cybervulnerability. The world's energy...schneier From Schneier on Security | July 29, 2010 at 09:40 AM
While the decision by the US Library of Congress to create exceptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act for jailbreaking iPhones is very welcome, the reaction...Simon Phipps From Wild WebMink | July 29, 2010 at 07:03 AM
Eszter Hargittai and I just published a new article in First Monday entitled: “Facebook privacy settings: Who cares?”
Abstract: With over 500 million users, the...zephoria From Apophenia | July 28, 2010 at 09:20 PM
This is something that is quite interesting I have just received and am starting to explore. Knowledge should be in the form of installable widgets, shouldn'tThe...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | July 28, 2010 at 07:14 PM
Nalini Kotamraju, assistant professor at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, gave a talk yesterday at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet...Experientia From Putting People First | July 28, 2010 at 06:48 PM
Summers can be a bit lonely at universities. Without the hustle and bustle of thousands of undergrads to keep things looking and feeling busy, and with many faculty...Gail Carmichael From The Female Perspective of Computer Science | July 28, 2010 at 05:05 PM
In Progressive Grocer: What information do people want on their smartphones. This is mostly a fairly obvious survey, with a much too small sample, that is still...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | July 28, 2010 at 04:43 PM
The DNSSEC root key has been divided among seven people:
Part of ICANN's security scheme is the Domain Name System Security, a security protocol that ensures Web...schneier From Schneier on Security | July 28, 2010 at 04:12 PM
Remarkable overview of work by IBM scientists on mapping the major networks in the brain. With some great visualizations. The most comprehensive work yet in understanding...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | July 28, 2010 at 02:26 PM
On the way to celebrating its 250th anniversary in 2014, the Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg (formerly the Winter Palace of the Russian czars) hired legendary...Experientia From Putting People First | July 28, 2010 at 01:17 PM
While the SIGIR 2010 Industry Track keynotes had the highest-profile speakers, the rest of the day assembled an impressive line-up: The new frontiers of Web search...Daniel Tunkelang From The Noisy Channel | July 28, 2010 at 10:25 AM
Cory Doctorow, the Canadian blogger, journalist and science-fiction author, argues in The Guardian that curated computing is no substitute for the personal and...Experientia From Putting People First | July 28, 2010 at 06:20 AM