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P&G Details on Duracell Divestiture
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Details on Duracell Divestiture

I had covered this previously due to its technology component. Now Via the P&G Alumni Network:Announcement from P&G In line with our strategy to explore all options...

Pew Research Survey on Privacy Perceptions
From Schneier on Security

Pew Research Survey on Privacy Perceptions

Pew Research has released a new survey on American's perceptions of privacy. The results are pretty much in line with all the other surveys on privacy I've read...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Getting Serious about the Design of Social Computing Systems

This is a guest post, written by David W. McDonald, Chair and Associate Professor in the Human Centered Design and Engineering Department at the University of Washington...

From Computational Complexity

From Homework Solution to Research Paper

Inspired by the Dantzig Story  I occasionally put an open problem on a class assignment. Never worked, though I did have a student get a research paper from solving...

The News Is Out
From My Biased Coin

The News Is Out

Harvard Computer Science was given a sizable gift from Steve Ballmer;  we're excited at the opportunity to grow this gift will provide us over the next severalthe...

Twitter Says it gets Largest Daily Audience
From The Eponymous Pickle

Twitter Says it gets Largest Daily Audience

Conversation with colleague yesterday about Twitter and its use.  In some contexts it is still not well thought of, but I have long been a convert for its value...

ISPs Blocking TLS Encryption
From Schneier on Security

ISPs Blocking TLS Encryption

It's not happening often, but it seems that some ISPs are blocking STARTTLS messages and causing web encryption to fail. EFF has the story....

Apple Moves for the Enterprise
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apple Moves for the Enterprise

Funny, I remember previous attempts at this.  In one case where the enterprise had to crack down to keep their personal and mobile systems from becoming too fragmented...

Overlaying Journey Maps and Process Mapping
From The Eponymous Pickle

Overlaying Journey Maps and Process Mapping

In e-commerce Times: Have not used the idea, but how about linking the idea to Business Process models?   Why not have time flows and value flows in the same map...

Mozilla Extending Global Web and Content Creation Tools
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mozilla Extending Global Web and Content Creation Tools

Mozilla had not come into my thoughts or work for some time, but this piece was brought to my attention." ... Mozilla has announced today that it is entering aIn...

Business Excellence Function at Nestle
From The Eponymous Pickle

Business Excellence Function at Nestle

Late reporting this, but have never heard this being established as a function.  Will be interesting to follow it.  On the further reading it, is this about excellence...

Time not Money is the Key to Happiness
From The Eponymous Pickle

Time not Money is the Key to Happiness

Video and text in Knowledge@Wharton." ... In a series of papers — “Happiness from Ordinary and Extraordinary Experiences,” co-authored with Dartmouth professor...

Microsoft takes .NET open source and cross-platform
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Microsoft takes .NET open source and cross-platform

I'm still trying to wrap my head around this.

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Three In The Room

A puzzle and a conference Zohar Manna is an expert on the mathematical concepts behind all types of programming. For example, his 1974 book the Mathematical Theory...

US Data Privacy Confidence at New Low
From The Eponymous Pickle

US Data Privacy Confidence at New Low

In the BBC:  Telling look at how US consumers are thinking about data privacy.  " ... The vast majority - 91% - of Americans believe that consumers have lost control...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Privacy and Security Briefing on Capitol Hill

In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE-USA) sponsored...

Checking out in the Aisle at Sainsbury
From The Eponymous Pickle

Checking out in the Aisle at Sainsbury

An approach we examined over the years in many forms.  In aisle checkout.  Recently took a close-up look at how Kroger was testing this idea with a handheld device...

Google's Culture of Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google's Culture of Innovation

In FastCompany: Very different from our approach.  Driven by the culture. The culture supported innovation, but did not itself create innovation.  You had to go...

Narrowly Constructing National Surveillance Law
From Schneier on Security

Narrowly Constructing National Surveillance Law

Orin Kerr has a new article that argues for narrowly constructing national security law: This Essay argues that Congress should adopt a rule of narrow construction...

The hubris of teachers
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The hubris of teachers

Today, kids left and right carry the label of some learning disability. Instead of telling kids that they are dumb or lazy, we narrow it down to some problem. It...
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Doing our part to show why HPC Matters
Doing our part to show why HPC Matters
11.21.2014

As managers and practitioners in the HPC community part of our responsibility is to make sure that everyone we come …

Locality, Locality, Locality: A Note from SC14
Locality, Locality, Locality: A Note from SC14
11.20.2014

Steadily growing chips, systems, and application parallelism are driving the movement of data across larger distances in systems, and data …

HPC for Undergraduates
HPC for Undergraduates
11.20.2014

At SC14, graduate students mentor undergraduates interested in pursuing advanced degrees in fields related to high performance computing.

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