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A Special Opportunity to Support CERIAS

Purdue University is a land-grant university, founded in 1869. As a land-grant university, our focus has always been on service to the public good — providing excellent...

From CERIAS Blog

A Special Opportunity to Support CERIAS

Purdue University is a land-grant university, founded in 1869. As a land-grant university, our focus has always been on service to the public good — providing excellent...

From CERIAS Blog

A Special Opportunity to Support CERIAS

Purdue University is a land-grant university, founded in 1869. As a land-grant university, our focus has always been on service to the public good — providing excellent...

From Computational Complexity

Should you reveal a P = NP algorithm?

A reader asks What would you do if you could prove that P=NP with a time-complexity of n2 or better... moreover, would you publish it?   There are all theseheartbleed...

Experfy Big Data Consulting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Experfy Big Data Consulting

Received a note from Harvard Innovation Lab.   Regarding Experfy, which was new to me.   Interesting, taking a closer look.Big Data Consulting Marketplace in Harvard...

Intro to Unstructured Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intro to Unstructured Data

Good short piece on the increasingly important topic, by Radhika Subramanian.   The article also points to a free eBook on the topic.  Have not looked at that yet...

Analytic Methods and Massive Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Analytic Methods and Massive Data

What are the limitations of analytic methods against increasingly massive amounts of data?  A Linkedin Discussion of interest. 

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

The More Variables, the Better?

Ideas from algebraic geometry and arithmetic complexity Hyman Bass is a professor of both mathematics and mathematics education at the University of Michigan, after...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

The More Variables, the Better?

Ideas from algebraic geometry and arithmetic complexity Hyman Bass is a professor of both mathematics and mathematics education at the University of Michigan, after...

From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Open Source Coq Wins ACM Software System Award

ACM today selected open source Coq as the recipient of the ACM Software System Award for its influential and critical role as a primary programming and certification...

From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award Winners – Robert D. Blumofe and Charles E. Leiserson

The Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award honors specific theoretical accomplishments that significantly affect the practice of computing. Paris Kanellakis...

From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award Winner – Pedro Felipe Felzenszwalb

The Grace Murray Hopper Award recognizes the outstanding young computer professional of the year. Rear Admiral Dr. Grace Murray Hopper was a computer pioneer who...

From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award – Susan H. Rodger

The Karlstrom Award recognizes educators who advanced new teaching methodologies; effected new curriculum development in Computer Science and Engineering; or contributed...

HR Strategy. Hiring Specialties or Growing Them?
From The Eponymous Pickle

HR Strategy. Hiring Specialties or Growing Them?

In CWorld.    Self serving yes, but an alternate strategy for lack of specific IT skills.  Instead of hiring college trained people, probably younger people.  Hire...

On Metadata Introduction
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Metadata Introduction

Been examining the state of metadata, here is a book with good background, if not completely up to date.  Mostly document oriented.   A good example where on line...

Police Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Police Robotics

In Time: With video.  An old idea, but here apparently a commercial available system.   I always ask, how are these different from a remote movable camera?  How...

Book Title
From Schneier on Security

Book Title

I previously posted that I am writing a book on security and power. Here are some title suggestions: Permanent Record: The Hidden Battles to Capture Your Data and...

Capturing Ambient Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Capturing Ambient Intelligence

In CWorld:   Related to other work recently posted on.   Had not heard the term 'ambient intelligence' used before, but it fits.   An interesting step by Microsoft...

Deep Learning Innovation from Mobile Sensors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Deep Learning Innovation from Mobile Sensors

Out of Research at Purdue:   Interative contextual learning and reasoning is a powerful concept that will radically change how we use computing.  It will bring"...

Data Culture and Business Sphere Focus
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Culture and Business Sphere Focus

In Ars Technica:  The idea of a 'data culture' is something that Microsoft is promoting heavily.  " ... Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was in San Francisco today to...
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Students as Computer Science Ambassadors
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Our final year course where students get course credit for teaching computer science in high schools has benefits for kids …

The Danger of Requiring Computer Science in K-12 Schools
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We are not ready to make CS a requirement for all children in the U.S., even if that's where we …

Those Who Say Code Does Not Matter
Those Who Say Code Does Not Matter
04.15.2014

Often, you will be told programming languages do not matter much. It is a pretty general rule that people arguing …

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