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Predictive Analytics as a Game Changer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predictive Analytics as a Game Changer

In Forbes, a short article about how a number of companies are using predictive analytics to change the game. I again do not consider this to be very new, we did...

Bayesian Information Retrieval
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bayesian Information Retrieval

In the Noisy Channel: Information Retrieval using a Bayesian Model of Learning and Generalization. Well written, good piece with many instructional background links...

Grand Unified Theory of AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Grand Unified Theory of AI

In MIT News, quite intriguing, though I don't quite understand how it can be applied immediately to real problems I am acquainted with. ' .. A new approach unites...

Guest Post: Information Retrieval Using a Bayesian Model of Learning and Generalization
From The Noisy Channel

Guest Post: Information Retrieval Using a Bayesian Model of Learning and Generalization

Dinesh Vadhia, CEO and founder of “item search” company Xyggy, has been an active member of the Noisy Community for at least a year, and it is with pleasure that...

Best of TDWI: Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Best of TDWI: Business Intelligence

Best of a number of good articles on Business Intelligence from TDWI. I have mentioned a few of these before, here they all in one piece. The download does require...

Videotaping the Shipment
From The Eponymous Pickle

Videotaping the Shipment

In StorefrontBackTalk: Discussion of an Amazon patent that videotapes a shipment box as it is filled and sealed. Then attaching a link to that video clip to the...

Simulated Car Racing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simulated Car Racing

From the University of Wurzburg, simulated car demolition derby using artificial intelligence controllers. Still a believer that there is value in using gaming...

No-Link-Saturday
From Wild WebMink

No-Link-Saturday

Just a cartoon.

Twitter Predicting Movie Box Office
From The Eponymous Pickle

Twitter Predicting Movie Box Office

Good overview of social media prediction opportunities, based on the HP social computing lab paper: Predicting the Future with Social Media. Of course a Twitter...

Energy Sustainability
From My Biased Coin

Energy Sustainability

I spent an entertaining hour this afternoon listening to David MacKay of Cambridge (UK) give a talk about the Future of Energy here at Harvard.  I've mentionedAmazon...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Confit
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Confit

Looks tasty.

Watching You Read
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watching You Read

In the NYT: Theory of Mind and brain scanning, applied to fiction. Literary scholars turn to science.-

Magnets and Minds
From The Eponymous Pickle

Magnets and Minds

From a friend. I agree this is scary. it is inevitable that as we know more about the functionality of the brain this kind of manipulation will have to be closely...

Everything Is Changing in CS Education
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Everything Is Changing in CS Education

There seems to be a lot of agreement that we need to change the way we teach computer science, especially at the pre-collegiate level. Not complete unanimity of...

iPhone Secret Decoder Ring
From Schneier on Security

iPhone Secret Decoder Ring

It'll protect your secrets from your kid sister, unless she's smarter than that. Looks cool, though.

Mastering Argument is Discovery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mastering Argument is Discovery

In CIOInsight, a good piece on mastering the art of argument. '... Disagreements happen, but respecting all opinions and engaging in argument can lead to innovation...

? Two Lessons For Survival
From Wild WebMink

? Two Lessons For Survival

Complexity can't be scaled back, sugar is a toxin, and three short links.

DHS Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign Challenge
From Schneier on Security

DHS Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign Challenge

This is a little hokey, but better them than the NSA: The National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign Challenge Competition is designed to solicit ideas from industry...

From Computational Complexity

SIGACT Social Networking

STOC conference and hotel registration now live. Early registration deadline is April 30th. Registration for Complexity and Electronic Commerce coming soon. You...

The impact of the Internet on institutions in the future
From Putting People First

The impact of the Internet on institutions in the future

The latest Pew Research Center Internet & American Life Project report is out: “The Impact of the Internet on Institutions in the Future” surveys 895 tech experts...
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