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Robotic Explorers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotic Explorers

Without sensors or GPS a group of robots can explore.  " .... The system uses stereo vision depth-sensing to provide the obstacle map, and other image-processing...

Hospitable Hospice, Redesigning Care for Tomorrow
From Putting People First

Hospitable Hospice, Redesigning Care for Tomorrow

Design for good death Hospitable Hospice, Redesigning Care for Tomorrow An IDEA 2014 Award winner research project Free download: issuu, pdf Existing healthcare...

Event: Why the world needs anthropologists
From Putting People First

Event: Why the world needs anthropologists

An upcoming event is encouraging anthropologists to “come out of their ivory towers” and work more closely with their colleagues in the field, in order to bridge...

Update on EU research on energy efficient built environments
From Putting People First

Update on EU research on energy efficient built environments

The European Commission funds research on a lot of important thematic areas, and in recent years the themes of sustainability and participatory approaches have...

Stop Controlling Ex Employees Knowledge?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Stop Controlling Ex Employees Knowledge?

In the HBR:   This issue has come up a number of times recently.  Here a  good overview of the topic.  Not everyone agrees.   The coverage of the legal, compliance...

Marketing and the Internet of Things
From The Eponymous Pickle

Marketing and the Internet of Things

It is about data.  Its about reach.    Anna Russell writes:" .... Let’s take a step back and look at just what the Internet of Things contains that might excite...

IPad Friendly Kid Augmented Reality Game
From The Eponymous Pickle

IPad Friendly Kid Augmented Reality Game

Have seen a number of augmented reality games.   These use real world spaces as a playing field. Here Osmo has received considerable funding." ... Osmo, the iPad...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

A New Provable Factoring Algorithm

Factoring, factoring, the whole day through, keeps on my mind—apologizes to Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell Waterloo Mathematics source Michael Rubinstein is...

Friday Squid Blogging: 1,057 Squid T-Shirts
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: 1,057 Squid T-Shirts

That's a lot. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. And commenting was broken for a...

Integrating Work and Life
From The Eponymous Pickle

Integrating Work and Life

The ultimate goal. Successfully integrating work and life.  From Knowledge@Wharton.  Book interview and text.

Open Sourcing the Internet of Things
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Sourcing the Internet of Things

In ReadWriteWeb:  An overview piece about setting standards for the IoT, and how those standards should be open sourced.  Agree, have been through this with the...

Future Software Will be Cognitive
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future Software Will be Cognitive

Will the next generation of software be cognitive?  Good piece in Forrester.  I am a keen student of the reasons for the partial success and failures of AI as advisory...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF CISE Funding Opportunities

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Computing & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) has a number of new funding opportunities. National Robotics...

Stream Data Processing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Stream Data Processing

In Infoq:The demand for stream processing is increasing a lot these days. The reason is that often processing big volumes of data is not enough. Data has to beThis...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

DCL From NSF Director Dr. France Córdova

The following is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) by Director Dr. France A. Córdova.  October 16, 2014 Dear Colleague, In light of...

Hacking a Video Poker Machine
From Schneier on Security

Hacking a Video Poker Machine

Kevin Poulsen has written an interesting story about two people who successfully exploited a bug in a popular video poker machine....

Supply and Demand of Data Scientists
From The Eponymous Pickle

Supply and Demand of Data Scientists

Bruce Langos, COO of Teradata gave a spirited talk today in the atrium of Wright State University today on the nature of the data scientist.   The talk was also...

3D Printing Your Big Data for Understanding
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Printing Your Big Data for Understanding

In Technology Review: Fascinating idea. As 3D printing becomes cheaper, you can quickly create a 3D physical data representation. (You can add more 'Ds' with indicators...

Help Me Win Surface Pro 3s for My School
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Help Me Win Surface Pro 3s for My School

OK so the good news is that I am one of 15 finalists to win 15 Surface Pro's for my favorite school. The winners are chosen by community voting, so please votehttps...

From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Heading Into Midterms, USACM Re-emphasizes Role Of Technology In Elections

With mid-term Congressional elections fast approaching, USACM released a statement to emphasize the importance of voting technology in elections.  It echoes past...
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Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper
Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper
10.16.2014

Thoughts about Satya Nadella's comments at the Grace Hopper Conference.

Anyone Can Learn Programming: Teaching > Genetics
Anyone Can Learn Programming: Teaching > Genetics
10.14.2014

Way more important than the question "Is P==NP?" is the question, "Is teaching greater than genetics?"

I Have Seen the Future…
I Have Seen the Future…
10.15.2014

…At the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, and the future of computing is women.

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