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From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Evolution: A Complexity View

The role of sex? Cropped from source Christos Papadimitriou has a joint paper with Adi Livnat, Aviad Rubinstein, Gregory Valiant, and Andrew Wan that will appear...

Kroger Private Label Growth
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger Private Label Growth

Continued growth of retail private label, statistics:How Kroger's private-label brands fuel growth Kroger's Simple Truth natural private-label brand is on track...

From Computational Complexity

Goodbye MSR-SVC

This week I'm back at Dagstuhl for the Workshop on Algebra in Complexity Theory. Bill is here as well and we hope to have a typecast for you later this week. The...

How Beyond the Code Attendees Found Their Spark with Anita's Quilt
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

How Beyond the Code Attendees Found Their Spark with Anita's Quilt

Recently, Shopify put on a super cool conference called Beyond the Code.  Hosted at the Ottawa Convention Centre, the event's main goal was to highlight the role...

Lean Innovation at Amazon
From The Eponymous Pickle

Lean Innovation at Amazon

In Innovation Excellence:  Fascinating piece.  Reporting on a piece in the McKinsey Quarterly.    " ... The company’s information technology was always very good...

Apple Pay vs the Wallet
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apple Pay vs the Wallet

In Adage:   A long time examination.  In particular, what are the retail implications of having an easy to use,  location aware system for payment and information...

Google Goes Darpa
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Goes Darpa

More on innovation strategies.The famously innovative search company has taken a page from the Pentagon’s radical ideas factory. Here’s what’s brewing in Silicon...

Security for Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications
From Schneier on Security

Security for Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a report titled "Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications: Readiness of V2V Technology for Application...

Interesting Links 22 September 2014
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 22 September 2014

Last week ended with International Talk like a Pirate day. I doubt this would have spread as far as it has without the Internet. Things were very busy for CS education...

Cincinnati Business Intelligence Symposium
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cincinnati Business Intelligence Symposium

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SYMPOSIUMThe 11th Cincinnati Business Intelligence Symposium on October 9, 2014 will showcase presentations from thought leaders in business...

World Bank Data Visualization Tool
From The Eponymous Pickle

World Bank Data Visualization Tool

Visualization at the World Bank ...  in particular integrating visualization into communications and decision process is a good direction." ... The World Bank has...

Future of Work is Face to Face
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Work is Face to Face

In FastCompany:   Look at the future of work." ... Forget what you think you know about the office of the future.  No you won't all be working from home. The surprising...

Supply Chain Control Risks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Supply Chain Control Risks

More compliance hints, here in the supply chain.  Emphasized in our talk this past week at the SCCE conference.  Just keeping an accurate list of connections like...

Media and Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Media and Big Data

In Forbes:   Lots of rapidly changing data with great variety.   An excellent example of good place for applying big data analytics.  " ... Executives in nearly...

Some Cooking Updates from the Kitchen-Field
From updated sporadically at best

Some Cooking Updates from the Kitchen-Field

I've been making some slow and steady progress in expanding my cooking repertoire. I even got some plants! Here are some reports from the kitchen-field (because...

3D Printer Launch into Space
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Printer Launch into Space

In Mashable:  A 3D printer is scheduled to be launched into space tomorrow.   I remember a number of plans to test manufacture in zero G.  Not sure of the results...

Blog Stats and Tags
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blog Stats and Tags

This blog is now nearly ten years old, has nearly 10,000 posts. It is supported by over 5,000 tweets.  @FranzD  ..  It grew out of an earlier enterprise blog that...

Introduction to Ethnographic Field Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

Introduction to Ethnographic Field Research

Article and link to a PDF article on the topic.  We had an informal representative of the role in the enterprise, and found in particular the aspect of how they...

The New Digital Medicine
From The Eponymous Pickle

The New Digital Medicine

In the CACM:  How Digital Medicine is changing health care.  And a caution:  " ... Despite the pace of technological development, experts caution all these devices...

An ethnographic introduction
From Putting People First

An ethnographic introduction

A Simple Introduction to the Practice of Ethnography and Guide to Ethnographic Fieldnotes By Brian A. Hoey, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology, Marshall...
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Computing: Art, Magic, Science
Computing: Art, Magic, Science
09.29.2014

A new EdX MOOC emphasizes abstractions, Design by Contract and software quality.

Recursion and Language at ICER 2014: A Conference Report
Recursion and Language at ICER 2014: A Conference Report
08.21.2014

Recursion and the unique challenges of programming languages were highlighted at ICER 2014

Hadoop at a Crossroads?
Hadoop at a Crossroads?
08.05.2014

A few facts and opinions and a couple of announcements, with a prediction on where the "Hadoop stack" might be …

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