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Online Replacing In Store Browsing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Online Replacing In Store Browsing

The results of an Ipsos and Google survey and report.  " ... Whether through a laptop at work or a smartphone before bed or in-store, online searches continue to...

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NIST Global City Teams Challenge Report

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) launched their Global City Teams Challenge with a great deal of energy and enthusiasm last month.  The...

How Did the Feds Identity Dread Pirate Roberts?
From Schneier on Security

How Did the Feds Identity Dread Pirate Roberts?

Last month, I wrote that the FBI identified Ross W. Ulbricht as the Silk Road's Dread Pirate Roberts through a leaky CAPTCHA. Seems that story doesn't hold water...

Interesting Links 19 October 2014
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 19 October 2014

You know those school weeks with lots of interruptions, strange schedules and little normal routine? Yep, had one last week. I also managed to record a good number...

Invention of Google Scholar
From The Eponymous Pickle

Invention of Google Scholar

Now ten years old.    Contains 160 million documents. " ... Making the world’s problem solvers 10% more efficient ... Ten years after a Google engineer empowered...

Redesigning Bill Gates Favorite Data Visualization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Redesigning Bill Gates Favorite Data Visualization

From Perceptual Edge:  A 3D Treemap is at the link ..." .... Colorful space filling graphs are visually attractive, they do gather your attention.  But are they...

Free Piston Engines
From The Eponymous Pickle

Free Piston Engines

Toyota's remarkable new approach to the gas piston engine, the first in 134 years.  I was truck by the visuals used.

Forecasting Net Site and Blog on Ebola
From The Eponymous Pickle

Forecasting Net Site and Blog on Ebola

George Boretos, Strategy & Marketing ExpertJust posted an update, including the most recent cases for October and a forecast of the expected Ebola deaths and mortality...

Autodesk Prints 3D Virus
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autodesk Prints 3D Virus

Did not know that Autodesk had a genetic engineer.  Worked with them in the area of displaying marketing data for the enterprise.  From 3D Print: " ... WeavingHe...

History of Mail and Things Communicating
From The Eponymous Pickle

History of Mail and Things Communicating

Recall using mail on the Arpanet in those early days, but it was never seen then as a means to stay generally connected.  Only to answer very specific questions...

Smart Systems Services
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Systems Services

Brought to my attention.  Nothing very new here, but a good overview of the topic.  Enabling Smart System Services in Smart Cities by Dr. Ko-Yang Wang, CTO andWith...

Need for Practical Anthropology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Need for Practical Anthropology

While I was at the enterprise we had precisely, and rather informally, one anthropologist.  Was always fascinated by the role.  Understanding human behavior isExperienta...

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...
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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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