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On What the Eye is Prepared to See
From The Eponymous Pickle

On What the Eye is Prepared to See

Was taken by this Smithsonian article on unexpected events on dunes in Michigan.    " ... a quote from the French philosopher Henri Bergson: “The eye sees only....

Leadership vs Fellowship and Data Value
From The Eponymous Pickle

Leadership vs Fellowship and Data Value

In Future of CIO:  Interesting points. Clearly different roles.  Have they been moving closer together? How does technology influence this?  Today, more than ever...

Netflix Technology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Netflix Technology

Interesting GigaOm piece on Netflix use of technology, especially the relationship between recommender technology and content.  I am a fairly recent user of Netflix...

Refresher on Net Present Value
From The Eponymous Pickle

Refresher on Net Present Value

Something I learned long ago.  But we can use a revisit of basic economics.  Nicely presented in the HBR." ... Most people know that money you have in hand now...

Tesla CIO and IT
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tesla CIO and IT

How does a new car company deal with the challenge of evolving IT?  A CIO at the leading edge discusses.

Friday Squid Blogging: Cephalopod Cognition
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Cephalopod Cognition

Tales of cephalopod behavior, including octopuses, squid, cuttlefish and nautiluses. Cephalopod Cognition, published by Cambridge University Press, is currently...

Modeling Movement of Crowds
From The Eponymous Pickle

Modeling Movement of Crowds

In Nature:  We looked at this kind of research for retail behavior insight.Mathematical time law governs crowd flowPedestrians avoid bumping into each other byWalking...

Everyday rituals and digital tech in the families of mobile workers
From Putting People First

Everyday rituals and digital tech in the families of mobile workers

Quotidian Ritual and Work-Life Balance: An Ethnography of Not Being There Jo-Anne Richard and Paulina Yurman (Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art)...

Tesco Clubcard and Twitter
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tesco Clubcard and Twitter

Like to see new ideas for using the loyalty engagement. A somewhat novel one here." ... Tesco Clubcard has partnered with We Are Social to create holiday gift guides...

Automating Business Process
From The Eponymous Pickle

Automating Business Process

In CIO Insight:  Ultimately managing and automating your process is key to being efficient.  In labor, speed, scale, value and beyond.  Analytics can show the way...

Credit for Multi Channel Sales
From The Eponymous Pickle

Credit for Multi Channel Sales

A classic problem.  In RetailWire:" ... One of the murkier aspects of omni-channel retailing continues to be "revenue attribution." The challenges assessing proper...

Social Business Governance
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Business Governance

First I came  upon this concept.  Worth a closer look.  By EdTarpening:" ... Charlene Li and I are pleased to offer you Altimeter’s latest research report focused...

Linked Data Ontology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Linked Data Ontology

Part of an exploration:    Much more at the link." ... What is Linked Data?The Web enables us to link related documents. Similarly it enables us to link related...

Health tech and the digital revolution
From Putting People First

Health tech and the digital revolution

The London Design Museum has launched Health Tech and You – a search for the best new health tech ideas, inventions and devices. Director Deyan Sudjic reflects...

Protege for Ontologies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Protege for Ontologies

Brought to my attention again. Stanford's Protege.  I recall we were shown a very early version of this when we explored ontology methods for the enterpise in the...

Pre-Snowden Debate About NSA Call-Records Collection Program
From Schneier on Security

Pre-Snowden Debate About NSA Call-Records Collection Program

Reuters is reporting that in 2009, several senior NSA officials objected to the NSA call-records collection program. The now-retired NSA official, a longtime code...

CPG and Location Based Advertising
From The Eponymous Pickle

CPG and Location Based Advertising

In Mediapost: Mostly about food, but good statistics about CPG and location based mobile advertising.  " ... By targeting custom audiences based on location, traffic...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Research Opportunity from NSF for Algorithms in the Field

The following is a special contribution to this blog by Tracy Kimbrel, National Science Foundation (NSF) Program Director for Computing and Communication Foundations...

Tetherless World Constellation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tetherless World Constellation

Was today introduced to RPI's Tetherless World Constellation.   Name is obscure.   " ... Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is a constellation of multidisciplinary...

Citadel Malware Steals Password Manager Master Passwords
From Schneier on Security

Citadel Malware Steals Password Manager Master Passwords

Citadel is the first piece of malware I know of that specifically steals master passwords from password managers. Note that my own Password Safe is a target....
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Envisioning Your Ideal Live-In Robot @Miraikan
Envisioning Your Ideal Live-In Robot @Miraikan
11.26.2014

Miraikan in Tokyo showcases Japanese technologies and challenges visitors to think how humans can improve their quality of life while …

Doing Our Part to Show Why HPC Matters
Doing Our Part to Show Why HPC Matters
11.21.2014

As managers and practitioners in the HPC community part of our responsibility is to make sure that everyone we come …

Locality, Locality, Locality: A Note from SC14
Locality, Locality, Locality: A Note from SC14
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Steadily growing chips, systems, and application parallelism are driving the movement of data across larger distances in systems, and data …

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