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Musing on Child Naming and the Internet
From Apophenia

Musing on Child Naming and the Internet

I am of the age where many of my friends are having kids and so I’ve been exposed to more conversations about what to name one’s child than I ever could’ve imagined...

From Computational Complexity

FOCS Travel Support (Guest Post by Paul Beame)

The program for the FOCS 2010 has an excellent set of selected papers and in addition has tutorials on Saturday by Ketan Mulmuley, Mihai Patrascu, and Tim Roughgarden...

Interesting Links 13 September 2010
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 13 September 2010

Lots of good links this week. And if you are visiting via the web I wrote a rare week-end post on Object Oriented Programming.Design that I hope you

A tech world that centers on the user
From Putting People First

A tech world that centers on the user

I live in the future & here’s how it works Why your world, work, and brain are being creatively disrupted by Nick Bolton Crown Business, Sept. 2010 304 pages Amazon...

Right vs Left Brain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Right vs Left Brain

At the enterprise a dozen years ago there was much talk about the difference between left and right brains, engineering and design minds. The specifics of the 'sided...

New Challenges in the School Year
From Computer Science Teachers Association

New Challenges in the School Year

Back to school. At the K-12 level, it used to mean parents had to deal with the expense of pens, pencils, notebooks, and paper, maybe some art supplies, the occasional...

Cute Geographic Maps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cute Geographic Maps

Yet another example of a geographic display with relatively little relationship between the geographic structure and the data itself. As I have said before, these...

Graph Networks for Predictive Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Graph Networks for Predictive Analytics

Interesting thought here. We used graph network methods for years to understand and optimize supply chains. It is also useful because it can show the relationship...

Favorite myth-making news articles?
From Apophenia

Favorite myth-making news articles?

The book that I’m writing is focused on myths that we have about teens and social media. I’m trying to find some good quotes from news media that perpetuate these...

Objects When? If Ever?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Objects When? If Ever?

This post started as a comment on Mark Guzdial

David Sibbet's Book Launch
From The Eponymous Pickle

David Sibbet's Book Launch

I have mentioned it here before ... Colleague David Sibbet's new and provocative book: Visual Meetings. He video posts about his book launch. A descriptive video...

Conference App
From The Eponymous Pickle

Conference App

Long-time correspondent Sy Truong and his company Meta-Xceed, Inc. have developed an IPhone App for the upcoming SAS Global Forum 2011 Conference. This is an interesting...

Barcode Hero Addictive Shoppng Game
From The Eponymous Pickle

Barcode Hero Addictive Shoppng Game

Including games into arduous or boring tasks is a good idea, but in a few examples I have seen, has not worked well. Just starting to take a look at this example...

New Web Site for HCIR Workshop
From The Noisy Channel

New Web Site for HCIR Workshop

In 2007, I persuaded MIT graduate students Michael Bernstein and Robin Stewart (who was interning at

links for 2010-09-11
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-09-11

Licensing Change for Solaris 10 and Solaris Cluster It's still only an evaluation license, but at least they have got rid of the limited period. (tags: Solaris...

A Glucose Meter App for the Android
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Glucose Meter App for the Android

Via Mark Montgomery of KYield: An example of Smartphone mHealth: A standard meter connected the Android smartphone via a bluetooth connection. Includes a video...

Neuromarketing: Fantasy or the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neuromarketing: Fantasy or the Future

In Adage: Is Neuromarketing a Fantasy or the Future? It Could Give Marketers an Edge, but Questions Remain About Effectiveness and EthicsNeuromarketing, and the...

Facebook Use Exceeds Google
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facebook Use Exceeds Google

An interesting result from Comscore: U.S. Web surfers are spending more time socializing on Facebook than searching with Google, according to new data from researchers...

Friday Squid Blogging: Cephalopod Consciousness
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Cephalopod Consciousness

"Three Arguments for the Consciousness of Cephalopods."

SAP EcoHub
From The Eponymous Pickle

SAP EcoHub

SAP has put out what they call the SAP EcoHub Newsletter. You can dive deep and find lots of interesting things there, but I wish they were clearer about what EcoHub...
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