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Defining Digital Shoppers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Defining Digital Shoppers

Interesting statistics in Retail Wire. " ... Ernst & Young and Havas Worldwide are just two of numerous firms attempting to classify the still-emerging digital...

Pageviews Dead?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pageviews Dead?

It is suggested in Smart Data Collective. Engagement has always been king.  Well not really engagements, but purchases.  Pageviews are easily measured, and though...

Innovation Idea Prioritization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Innovation Idea Prioritization

Some simple ideas to address the portfolio of innovation ideas.  In particular I don't see this done very often at startups, where it is assumed that you can just...

Digitizing Consumer Decision Journeys
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digitizing Consumer Decision Journeys

In McKinsey: It's back to understanding the decision process.   " ... Many of the executives we speak with in banking, retail, and other sectors are still struggling...

Whack A Mole Project
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Whack A Mole Project

I’ve done variations in Whack A Mole over there years. I did a Whack Something Game for Windows Phone 7 some years ago for example. But somehow I put it aside and...

Persona Power
From Putting People First

Persona Power

Article by Shlomo Goltz on “integrating the hero’s journey as part of the user-centered design process”: “There are many prominent and outspoken members of the...

IBM and Apple Partnership and the IOT
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM and Apple Partnership and the IOT

In CWorld:  An angle that I had not considered, but the connection makes sense.  It also strengthens the connection to enterprise sources of big data.The partnership...

Taking a Deeper Dive in Splunk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Taking a Deeper Dive in Splunk

Mentioned to me some time ago, as an interesting solution, now taking a deeper dive. See Splunk.com  ... Will follow with some impressions.  See the elevator control...

Millennials and Food Shopping
From The Eponymous Pickle

Millennials and Food Shopping

In Smartblogs.   How will they be won over? " ... Millennials are much like the young versions of previous generations, except they grew up in a digital age and...

Importance of Emotional Machines
From The Eponymous Pickle

Importance of Emotional Machines

Facebook AI director Yann LeCun on the importance of emotional machines   " ... “Emotions are often the result of predicting a likely outcome. For example, fear...

Security Vulnerability in the Tails OS
From Schneier on Security

Security Vulnerability in the Tails OS

I'd like more information on this....

Network as Nervous System
From The Eponymous Pickle

Network as Nervous System

A reasonable analogy for digital enterprise.    And Analytics should be the brain, placing the network n contexts to gather as much useful data as possible.  ...

Evaluating the Concept of Web Rank
From The Eponymous Pickle

Evaluating the Concept of Web Rank

Simple game based demonstration video about how search and in particular how web sites can be evaluated via their interconnections with hyperlinks.  Good to show...

Scalable Programming Projects
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Scalable Programming Projects

One of the things I look for in a project is that it is extensible. That means that a reasonable and simple version can be done but that students who want to do...

July August Analytics Magazine
From The Eponymous Pickle

July August Analytics Magazine

July August 2014 Analytics MagazineWhy Do Analytics Projects Fail? by Haluk Demirkan and Bulent DalNot just another IT project: Key considerations for deep analytics...

Dysfunctional Teams and Healthy Ecosystems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Dysfunctional Teams and Healthy Ecosystems

In FastCompany: An interesting view.   Somewhat over segmented.  Have seen some of these examples.   It then suggests healthier ecosystems.  Good idea, but also...

Augmented Collaboration: Cisco Spring Roll
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented Collaboration: Cisco Spring Roll

Some of this discovered rather late, but Cisco provides new a prototype of collaboration features for its Telepresence brand.  Called Spring Roll.  Eweek discusses...

Securing the Nest Thermostat
From Schneier on Security

Securing the Nest Thermostat

A group of hackers are using a vulnerability in the Next thermostat to secure it against Nest's remote data collection....

From Computational Complexity

The Burden of Large Enrollments

This week I'm at the CRA Snowbird conference, the biennial meeting of CS chairs and other leaders in the field. In 2012 many of the discussion focused on MOOCS....

Potentially bogus freelancing advice
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Potentially bogus freelancing advice

For nearly 20 years, I have been freelancing: selling my skills as a free agent. I do very little freelancing these days, but I still regularly give advice to students...
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If You Want to Teach Kids CS, First Teach the Adults
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The pathway to CS in schools starts with teaching the adults.

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