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Kroger Store of the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger Store of the Future

In RIS News: " ... One of the largest retailers, Kroger, has introduced its new Retail Site Intelligence (RSI) enterprise IT architecture. The architecture helps...

Police Disabling Their own Voice Recorders
From Schneier on Security

Police Disabling Their own Voice Recorders

This is not a surprise: The Los Angeles Police Commission is investigating how half of the recording antennas in the Southeast Division went missing, seemingly...

From Computer Science Teachers Association

CS Team Testifies on California Bill 1764

Yesterday the California Assembly Committee on Education unanimously passed Bill 1764. This bill would encourage districts to expand computer science courses in...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Multiple-Credit Tests

Can chess statistics help design multiple-choice exams? UT Dallas source Bruce Pandolfini is one of very few living people who have been played by an Oscar-winning...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Multiple-Credit Tests

Can chess statistics help design multiple-choice exams? UT Dallas source Bruce Pandolfini is one of very few living people who have been played by an Oscar-winning...

Optimizing Customer Loyalty Using Bayesian Networks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Optimizing Customer Loyalty Using Bayesian Networks

In the Latest Bayesia Newsletter.   For optimization of Loyalty.  An approach I had not seen in this area before.   " ... This tutorial illustrates an innovative...

Wolfram Language for Knowledge Programming
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wolfram Language for Knowledge Programming

Wolfram Language, just examining:" .... Introducing knowledge-based programming...Designed for the new generation of programmers, the Wolfram Language has a vast...

Wolfram and Wearable Data Science
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wolfram and Wearable Data Science

An interview with Stephen Wolfram of Mathematica on reinventing data science for wearables. Not an area I had heard them talk about before.

Practical Virtual Reality for Work
From The Eponymous Pickle

Practical Virtual Reality for Work

We explored many opportunities in this space.  But not with success.  See the tag link on Virtual Reality at the bottom of this post for some examples about that...

Methods for Dealing with Product Counterfeiting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Methods for Dealing with Product Counterfeiting

An important challenge for the CPG enterprise.  Nothing very new here, but some thoughts about how to address these challenges.  Emphasizing food and beverage issues...

Made in the Future
From The Eponymous Pickle

Made in the Future

Tim Brown of IDEO announces: Made in the Future.  Looks to be of interest:Does changing how you make things change the way you live?The answer is “yes,” according...

My Students Are Not Me
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

My Students Are Not Me

Sometime in elementary school a teacher taught number bases. I was fascinated. It was interesting. It was fun. It made perfect sense to me. I spent hours converting...

Blocking the Mobile Augmented Web
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blocking the Mobile Augmented Web

A curious example that I was unaware of.  I had heard of BuildAR through their partnering with AR company Metaio.   Providing AR within standard Web browsers would...

From Computational Complexity

Favorite Theorems: Extended Formulations

The first couple of favorite theorems took place at the beginning of the last decade, but recent years have brought exciting results as well, such as the limitations...

Alfred Yarbus Centenary: Tracking Eye Movement
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alfred Yarbus Centenary: Tracking Eye Movement

An intriguing piece on the history of eye movement tracking technologies, via the work of Alfred Yarbus, written by Tim Holmes:" ... These days, we take the ability...

Developing Analytic Talent
From The Eponymous Pickle

Developing Analytic Talent

Just received.  A quick look indicated that this is a useful, only mildly technical look at what is being called Data Science.  A guide and handbook for anyoneDeveloping...

Flexible Packaging Machines
From The Eponymous Pickle

Flexible Packaging Machines

In AutomationWorld:  "Consumer packaged goods companies are responding to retailers' needs for a wide range of goods by using flexible packaging machines that include...

Sensors by Apple
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sensors by Apple

What apple is doing with sensors.   An overview of techniques, companies and people involved in sensor systems that could show up in Apple products.

Charting Global Negotation Styles
From The Eponymous Pickle

Charting Global Negotation Styles

Some charted visual examples of cultural negotiation styles ...The charts sometimes seem like caricatures, interesting, but I would not bet on them.     They do...

Heartbleed
From Schneier on Security

Heartbleed

Heartbleed is a catastrophic bug in OpenSSL: "The Heartbleed bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions...
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Students as Computer Science ambassadors
Students as Computer Science ambassadors
04.15.2014

Our final year course where students get course credit for teaching computer science in high schools has benefitsfor kids, teachers …

The Danger of Requiring Computer Science in K-12 Schools
The Danger of Requiring Computer Science in K-12 Schools
04.15.2014

We are not ready to make CS a requirement for all children in the U.S., even if that's where we …

Those Who Say Code Does Not Matter
Those Who Say Code Does Not Matter
04.15.2014

Often, you will be told programming languages do not matter much. It is a pretty general rule that people arguing …

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