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Internet of Things from Davos
From The Eponymous Pickle

Internet of Things from Davos

Correspondent Shoumen Datta of MIT sends along his PDF presentation on the Internet of Systems from Davos.  Always an interesting and a strongly visual resource...

Basaaly Moalin: The One "Terrorist" Caught by Section 215 Surveillance
From Schneier on Security

Basaaly Moalin: The One "Terrorist" Caught by Section 215 Surveillance

Remember back in 2013 when the then-director of the NSA Keith Alexander claimed that Section 215 bulk telephone metadata surveillance stopped "fifty-four different...

Interesting Links 26 January 2015
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 26 January 2015

A new semester starts for me today. Since I only teach semester courses that means a whole new group of students to meet and teach. I have spent much of the weekend...

Herb Simon's Last Lecture
From The Eponymous Pickle

Herb Simon's Last Lecture

From the currently ongoing AAAI conference via Jim Spohrer.  On Herb Simon.  I was most most interested in his work about systematizing decision making and AI,Herb...

Microsoft Surface Hub
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Surface Hub

Saw a demonstration of this last week,  Microsoft Surface Hub, with the aim to make it useable from phones to large touch screens using the upcoming Windows 10....

How Big Data is Changing New Product Development
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Big Data is Changing New Product Development

Below is an  collaborative webinar featuring two groups I have done work with.  And includes Tom Davenport, who included our analytics efforts at Procter & Gamble...

Pivoting on your Business Model
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pivoting on your Business Model

In Entrpreneur: Have not seen this covered before, but some of the recent enterprise changes made me think about it. Some good, simple ideas.

Gartner: Mobile Apps will be Hybrid
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gartner: Mobile Apps will be Hybrid

A Gartner prediction that over 50 percent of Apps will be hybrid by 2016.  This question came to mind during the recent announcement of Windows 10 enhancements'...

Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin

In Radar O'Reilly:  More detailed information about the concept and its broader applications.

Getting Knowledge Management Right
From The Eponymous Pickle

Getting Knowledge Management Right

In the APQC Blog:  Some useful thoughts about knowledge management.    KM is still an important topic, but I see it being mentioned less often.   Is that because...

Making Stores Matter
From The Eponymous Pickle

Making Stores Matter

In McKinsey: Stores need to refine how they use their real estate. " ... For decades, the retail industry has followed the same straightforward formula for growth...

[Book] Beyond Design Ethnography
From Putting People First

[Book] Beyond Design Ethnography

Beyond Design Ethnography: How Designers Practice Ethnographic Research Edited by Prof. Nicolas Nova along with Lysianne Léchot-Hirt of HEAD–Genève (CH), and Fabienne...

My Conversation with Edward Snowden
From Schneier on Security

My Conversation with Edward Snowden

Today, as part of a Harvard computer science symposium, I had a public conversation with Edward Snowden. The topics were largely technical, ranging from cryptography...

From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

NIST and EAC Sponsoring Symposium on Voting Systems Technology

The Future of Voting Systems Technology Symposium II will take place February 9-10 at the Department of Commerce headquarters in Washington, D.C.  Registration...

Friday Squid Blogging: Giggling Squid Restaurant
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Giggling Squid Restaurant

Giggling Squid is a Thai restaurant chain in the UK. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered...

Systematizing Training Tasks for Specific Goals
From The Eponymous Pickle

Systematizing Training Tasks for Specific Goals

I just got a promotion from the Kahn Academy pointing to their new iPad App.  Now available for download.    Always thought it would be a good to systematize the...

Designing a user experience for wearable devices
From Putting People First

Designing a user experience for wearable devices

Gradinar Razvan discusses some of the questions that UX designers will need to consider when designing for wearables. In particular, he presents the key things...

User Centered Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

User Centered Design

In Wired:  Fascinating piece.   " ... How the Home Telephone Sparked the User-Centered Design Revolution .... Have you ever thought about why doorknobs are positioned...

First Look at Apache Spark
From The Eponymous Pickle

First Look at Apache Spark

A video and technical view intro of the programming capability.  Examining. " .... Apache Spark, the open-source, cluster computing framework originally developed...

When Thinking Machines Break the Law
From Schneier on Security

When Thinking Machines Break the Law

Last year, two Swiss artists programmed a Random Botnot Shopper, which every week would spend $100 in bitcoin to buy a random item from an anonymous Internet black...
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Rising Enrollment Might Capsize Retention and Diversity Efforts
Rising Enrollment Might Capsize Retention and Diversity Efforts
01.19.2015

Rapid increase of enrollment in CS classes in the US might undermine efforts to improve diversity.

The NIPS Experiment
The NIPS Experiment
01.08.2015

In the NIPS experiment, 10% of papers submitted to the Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation went through its review process …

Some Thoughts For Computer Science Teaching Assistants (and Faculty)
Some Thoughts For Computer Science Teaching Assistants (and Faculty)
01.04.2015

Some musings on practices that can help create a positive educational environment for all students in a class.

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