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My Grace Hopper Communities Introduction
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

My Grace Hopper Communities Introduction

I'm on the Grace Hopper Online Communities Committee this year, and our first mini-campaign is all about introducing ourselves and trying to encourage others to...

Mathematica Tutorial Collection
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mathematica Tutorial Collection

Of interest, the Mathematica Tutorial Collection: " .... When we released Version 6 in May 2007, Mathematica was reinvented. We also reinvented something else that...

Indexing XML
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Indexing XML

I’d like to know a lot more about XML indexing

Dating Recordings by Power Line Interference
From Schneier on Security

Dating Recordings by Power Line Interference

Interesting: The capability, called "electrical network frequency analysis" (ENF), is now attracting interest from the FBI and is considered the exciting new frontier...

Who Owns the Watercooler?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Who Owns the Watercooler?

Word of mouth is always an interesting topic. The office watercooler is a symbol of that connectivity. An Adage article on the continuing reign of TV over Internet...

50 Billion Opportunity
From The Eponymous Pickle

50 Billion Opportunity

Dave Knox reports: " ... At this year

"Area Dean" : What's That Mean
From My Biased Coin

"Area Dean" : What's That Mean

In a few weeks, I "officially" take on my new job as "Area Dean" (read, "Chair") of CS.  What will in entail?Formally, there appear to be a number of responsibilities...

Reading Me
From Schneier on Security

Reading Me

The number of different ways to read my essays, commentaries, and links has grown recently. Here's the rundown: You can read my writings daily on my blog. These...

Have You Ever Considered a Do-It-Yourself Summer Program?
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Have You Ever Considered a Do-It-Yourself Summer Program?

One of the ways to get kids interested in a topic is through extra-curricular opportunities. And Summer is a prime time for such activities. And a great time to...

From Computational Complexity

Another post on Martin Gardner

(I will post about CCC 2010 later in the week.) Several people have posted on the death of Martin Gardner: Complexity Blog (Lance) Shtetl Optimized (Scott)...

Mini-Course 2010 Survey Results
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Mini-Course 2010 Survey Results

Last year, I did a pretty detailed post mortem of my mini-course Computer Science and Games: Just for Girls. I had my students this year fill in a similar survey...

Future of Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Augmented Reality

A number of leaders from augmented reality vendors are interviewed: " ... Last week in Santa Clara, California, luminaries from the augmented reality (AR) industry...

Cherry Murray appointed to oil spill panel
From My Biased Coin

Cherry Murray appointed to oil spill panel

Dean of Harvard's SEAS, Cherry Murray, is to be appointed to President Obama's oil spill panel.

? The Business Of Open Source Is
From Wild WebMink

? The Business Of Open Source Is

Migrating from Sun to Novell? While this is slick (if predictable) marketing there's a smarter solution than switching away from the software in which you've already...

Fifth Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest Winner
From Schneier on Security

Fifth Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest Winner

On April 1, I announced the Fifth Annual Movie Plot Threat Contest: Your task, ye Weavers of Tales, is to create a fable of fairytale suitable for instilling the...

Teaching Real Projects Workshop
From Computer Science Teacher Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching Real Projects Workshop

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The innovative use of mobile applications in East Africa
From Putting People First

The innovative use of mobile applications in East Africa


Improving patient safety by user-driven design
From Putting People First

Improving patient safety by user-driven design


Foursquare the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Foursquare the Future

The location based location activity-game Foursquare has developed a base of both lovers of the concept and haters. I have tested it for some time now. This CW...

CISE
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CISE

Please see the new NSF/CISE FY11 cross-cutting program, Smart Health and Wellbeing, which we announced on Friday, June 11: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2010/nsf10575...
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