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B2B vs B2C Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

B2B vs B2C Marketing

Paul Gillin posts on how B2B abd B2C Marketing differ.  He also covers this in his new book:  Social Marketing to the Business Customer.  You can download a free...

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Full-Body Scanners
From Schneier on Security

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Full-Body Scanners

Research paper from Mark Stewart and John Mueller: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been deploying Advanced Imaging Technologies (AIT) that...

From Computational Complexity

Does Tiger Woods know what Venn Diagram is?

In prior blogs I noted that the terms Turing Test and Prisoner's Dilemma have been used in articles for non-math people. In the age of Google people can look...

Chance to Provide Feedback on Federal CS Policies for K-12
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Chance to Provide Feedback on Federal CS Policies for K-12

The federal government asks for advice about education fairly regularly. But it isn't often that it asks specifically what is needed to advance K-12 computer science...

Alone Together
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alone Together

A teaser for a review of Sherry Turkels book: Along Together in Kurzwel AI.  I anticipate reading the book.  " ... Sherry Turkle, the widely noted MIT professor...

Who Will Pay?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Who Will Pay?

Essay on who will pay for content.   Advertisers or the consumer?  Will the emergence of new devices start a move away from the free Web content model?   If the...

HBR on Managing Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

HBR on Managing Innovation

I have worked with many o the technologies mentioned here.  They include a number that I would call analytical, but serve to analyze proposed innovations.  These...

Do Corporations Have a Right to Privacy?
From Schneier on Security

Do Corporations Have a Right to Privacy?

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments about whether or not corporations have the same rights to "personal privacy" that individuals do. Thisbrief...

Microsoft Math 4.0 and more
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Microsoft Math 4.0 and more

Something for the math teachers out there

? OSI and FSF Collaborate In DoJ Referral
From Wild WebMink

? OSI and FSF Collaborate In DoJ Referral

Before Christmas I reported that the Open Source Initiative (OSI) had written to the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) asking them to investigate the acquisition...

Starbucks Extends Mobile Payments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Starbucks Extends Mobile Payments

In Computerworld: We move towards mobile as a wallet: " ...Starbucks extends mobile payments to 7,500 stores, System scans barcodes installed on iPhone, BlackBerry...

Predictions for the Worldwide Supply Chain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predictions for the Worldwide Supply Chain

Some predictions for the worldwide supply chain.  These are interesting not because I think they will all become true, but they cover some areas that are worth...

Tell The Government What You Think about K-12 Computer Science Education
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Tell The Government What You Think about K-12 Computer Science Education

Cameron Wilson  of the ACM has a new blog post (Let the Feds Know Your Thoughts on K-12 Computer Science Education | blog@CACM | Communications of the ACM) about...

Why Companies are Ditching Spreadsheets
From The Eponymous Pickle

Why Companies are Ditching Spreadsheets

In CWorld: Short, useful piece on the move by some companies away from the use of spreadsheets.  Dangers and implications.

Content Rules
From The Eponymous Pickle

Content Rules

Paul Gillin reviews the new book: Content Rules, by  C.C. Chapman and Ann Handley as a desktop reference for social marketers.  On the reading list.

Book review: Statistical Analysis with R
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Book review: Statistical Analysis with R

The programming language R is a standard for statisticians. And it is free software which runs on Windows, Mac and Linux. You can learn much online about R, but...

Let the Feds Know Your Thoughts on K-12 Computer Science Education
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Let the Feds Know Your Thoughts on K-12 Computer Science Education

The federal government asks for advice about education fairly regularly. But it isn't often that it asks specifically what is needed to advance K-12 computer science...

links for 2011-01-19
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-01-19

People's Choice Award 2010 – opensource.com The OpenSource.Com website that Red Hat run is having a ballot to select the top contributor for 2010 – vote now! (tags...

Odd Art Forger
From Schneier on Security

Odd Art Forger

He's not in it for the money: Mr. Landis...has been one of the most prolific forgers American museums have encountered in years, writing, calling and presenting...

Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn
From The Noisy Channel

Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Do you love big data? Do you enjoy applying your skills in data mining, machine learning, information retrieval and data visualization? Are you a hands-on implementer...
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