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Gazerecorder Eye Tracking
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gazerecorder Eye Tracking

Brought to my attention by a client connection.    In Sourceforge, a new version 1.9 of Gazerecorder  " ... WebCam Eye Tracking for usability testing ... " .  See...

Measuring Conversions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Measuring Conversions

In InternetRetailer: Been a bit out of marketing measurement lately, but its something we were keen on.  Here suggesting we look closer at conversion cycles rather...

Why we need to do more for the victims of online fraud and scams
From Phys.org Technology News

Why we need to do more for the victims of online fraud and scams

As we come to the end of National Consumer Fraud Awareness Week, I can't help but reflect on my own work researching this difficult and often fraught area.

Identifying People from Their Metadata
From Schneier on Security

Identifying People from Their Metadata

Jonathan Mayer, Patrick Mutchler, and John C. Mitchell, "Evaluating the privacy properties of telephone metadata": Abstract: Since 2013, a stream of disclosures...

Opinion: Four arguments for ethical online shaming (and four problems with them)
From Phys.org Technology News

Opinion: Four arguments for ethical online shaming (and four problems with them)

In democracies, it's pretty difficult to bring about any agreement on anything. So when there is general consensus that something is a problem, I think it's a good...

The empty brain
From Putting People First

The empty brain

Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer, writes acclaimed psychologist Robert Epstein...

Transition design as postindustrial interaction design
From Putting People First

Transition design as postindustrial interaction design

The School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University has started talking about ‘Transition Design.’ In his long reflection about this new kind of design practice,...

Project Tango Announcement
From The Eponymous Pickle

Project Tango Announcement

Mentioned previously here for retail applications.Streaming and recorded at the link.Introducing Project Tango Area LearningMay 18, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM / Stage 1Motion...

Google Home to Compete with Amazon Echo
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Home to Compete with Amazon Echo

Announced today, the Google Home.  Previously code named the Chirp. Similar in form to the original Echo, but with more design choices.  Google is know to have...

On the Science of Touch
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Science of Touch

A little strangely, from the New Yorker.   A favorite topic, since we were always interested in how to create new kinds of touch in retail experiences.   Plus there...

Using Analytics to Build Extraordinary Apps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Analytics to Build Extraordinary Apps

Today at Google IO:Use analytics to build extraordinary apps  (Streaming)May 18, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM / Stage 2 | Hydra  (PDT)The average smartphone user taps and...

Watson Analytics Updated
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watson Analytics Updated

Have not seen yet, worth a look.  In EWeek: At its Vision 2016 conference, IBM announced a newly redesigned interface and new features for its Watson AnalyticsIBM...

Apprenticeships in the US
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apprenticeships in the US

In K@W:  Making a comeback?  Yes, I think so, for example a good place would be in data science and programming, which are at least 50% practiced - skill based...

Quantum Computing Seminar Coming to ISC 2016 in Frankfurt
From insideHPC

Quantum Computing Seminar Coming to ISC 2016 in Frankfurt

D-Wave Systems will host a three-hour seminar on Quantum Computing at ISC 2016. Designed to teach HPC users more about quantum computing and how it might be applied...

Ryft: Bringing High Performance Analytics to Every Enterprise
From insideHPC

Ryft: Bringing High Performance Analytics to Every Enterprise

Pat McGarry from Ryft presented this talk at the HPC User Forum in Tucson. "Years in the making, the Ryft ONE combines two proven innovations in hardware and software...

Thinking about a Career in AI?
From The Noisy Channel

Thinking about a Career in AI?

A few years ago, hardly anyone in the computer science profession would admit to working on “artificial intelligence”. Not unless they had…Continue reading on Medium...

National Academies Final Report on Future Directions for NSF Advanced Computing Infrastructure
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

National Academies Final Report on Future Directions for NSF Advanced Computing Infrastructure

National Science Foundation (NSF) Assistant Director for the Directorate of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) James Kurose and Irene Qualters,...

Innovations are needed if Big Data is to boost jobs, says new research
From Phys.org Technology News

Innovations are needed if Big Data is to boost jobs, says new research

Phenomenal quantities of valuable data are now being collected and created by UK businesses but much of its commercial potential remains untapped.

Primitive Food Crops and Security
From Schneier on Security

Primitive Food Crops and Security

Economists argue that the security needs of various crops are the cause of civilization size: The argument depends on the differences between how grains and tubers...

PRACEdays16 Wraps Up in Prague
From insideHPC

PRACEdays16 Wraps Up in Prague

PRACEdays16 was held May 10-12 in Prague, Czech Republic. More than 220 participants joined the plenary and parallel sessions for keynote presentations and discussions...
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