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Cell Phones Leak Location Information through Power Usage
From Schneier on Security

Cell Phones Leak Location Information through Power Usage

New research on tracking the location of smart phone users by monitoring power consumption: PowerSpy takes advantage of the fact that a phone's cellular transmissions...

Pearl Hacks Event to Promotes Women Programmers
From insideHPC

Pearl Hacks Event to Promotes Women Programmers

RENCI is sponsoring this year's Pearl Hacks, a two-day event designed to encourage college and high-school age women to develop their interest in technology....

Technology Disruption in Health Care
From The Eponymous Pickle

Technology Disruption in Health Care

Video interview: Dr. Robert Wachter, chief of hospital medicine at UCSF Medical Center and a noted expert on quality and safety, says information technology is...

An Adaptive Dance of Drones
From The Eponymous Pickle

An Adaptive Dance of Drones

In NewScientist: Drones continue to advance, their cooperation, adaption and autonomy is particularly interesting.

Visualizing Sound
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visualizing Sound

In the CACM:" .... In the movies, people often discover their room is bugged when they find a tiny microphone attached to a light fixture or the underside of aResearchers...

Multi Sensory Computer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Multi Sensory Computer

In Forbes, on the IBM Chip:Meet The Brain-Inspired Computer Chip That Can Smell, Feel And Hear By Dharmendra S. Modha, Ph.D., IBM ResearchBuilding a computer that...

Storeless Generation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Storeless Generation

How can the 'storeless' generation be won back?   Good thoughts important to retail." .... But can a big-box store truly be a third space in the classic Oldenburg...

Japanese Hotel to Be Staffed by Robots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Japanese Hotel to Be Staffed by Robots

New robotic service application.  Here in Japan.  " ... This summer, a hotel will open in the Netherlands-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park in Nagasaki, Japan...

Warning of a Digital Dark Age
From The Eponymous Pickle

Warning of a Digital Dark Age

Despite methods like the Internet Archive, in the BBC:" ... Vint Cerf, a "father of the internet", says he is worried that all the images and documents we haveCurrently...

Changing behaviour for a better deal? Not as easy as it sounds
From Putting People First

Changing behaviour for a better deal? Not as easy as it sounds

There are many areas of life – e.g. utility providers – where we could be getting a better deal by making what seems to be an easy switch. Behavioural scientist...

Radio Free HPC on Lenovo’s Slipup with Superfish
From insideHPC

Radio Free HPC on Lenovo’s Slipup with Superfish

While Lenovo now scrambles into Damage Control mode in the wake of the Superfish scandal, the question for our readers is: how will this affect Lenovo's ability...

Interesting Links 23 February 2015
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 23 February 2015

It's February break for my school. I’m trying to take it easy this week. And catching up with grading of course. I suspect a lot of teachers use so-called vacation...

LBNL Joins OpenMP ARB
From insideHPC

LBNL Joins OpenMP ARB

This week Berkeley Lab joined the OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB), a group of leading hardware and software vendors and research organizations creating the...

HBR: Data Scientist as Sexiest Job
From The Eponymous Pickle

HBR: Data Scientist as Sexiest Job

Probably, but still on a wave of hype, as currently defined .... Is Decision Scientist next?Data Scientist; The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century. - HBR.https://hbr...

The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective
From Putting People First

The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective

The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective by Anne-Lise Sibony (Université de Liège) and Alberto Alemanno (HEC Paris; NYU School of Law)...

Watson and Jeopardy at the Brink
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watson and Jeopardy at the Brink

Jim Hendler mentions how close Ken Jenning's came to winning the Jeopardy competition over Watson - very true - check out his TED talk about after the event and...

Microsoft Launches Azure Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Launches Azure Machine Learning

Newly announced:" ... Microsoft officially announced at the Strata Conference today, the general availability of the Azure Machine Learning service for big data...

Students: Apply Now for Summer of HPC in Europe
From insideHPC

Students: Apply Now for Summer of HPC in Europe

PRACE is seeking students interested in spending the summer working abroad at a European High Performance Computing (HPC) Centre.

New Algorithm Real-Time Simulations in Materials Research
From insideHPC

New Algorithm Real-Time Simulations in Materials Research

Researchers at LBNL have have developed a new algorithm that opens the door for real-time simulations in atomic-level materials research.

Data Layers in Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Layers in Big Data

Bernard Marr on data layers that comprise big data.   Very nice, instructive and non technical, this is the essential part of defining what Big Data is.
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Computing Education Must Go Beyond Intuition: The Need for Evidence-Based Practice
Computing Education Must Go Beyond Intuition: The Need for Evidence-Based Practice
02.22.2015

Computing educators' practice would dramatically improve if we drew on evidence, rather than intuition.

Feature-Based Development: The Lasagne and the Linguini
Feature-Based Development: The Lasagne and the Linguini
02.16.2015

Agile authors tell us that we can build systems one feature at a time. Can we?

What is Your Research Culture? Part 3: the Web of Science
What is Your Research Culture? Part 3: the Web of Science
02.10.2015

Experienced institutions know that the Web of Science is inapplicable to the evaluation of computer science research and researchers. It …

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