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NSA Classification ECI = Exceptionally Controlled Information
From Schneier on Security

NSA Classification ECI = Exceptionally Controlled Information

ECI is a classification above Top Secret. It's for things that are so sensitive they're basically not written down, like the names of companies whose cryptography...

From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Focuses On Roadmap In Cybersecurity Framework Comments

As part of its work on the Cybersecurity Framework (Framework), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sought comments from stakeholders on their...

Thinking about SuperIntelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thinking about SuperIntelligence

Brought to my attention, a new book: Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies  by Nick BostromWill be reading.  They write:" ... Superintelligence asks the...

Demonstration of AI Using Quantum Computing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Demonstration of AI Using Quantum Computing

When we first visited quantum computing we suggested that some AI applications, like image analysis, would be good candidates for the technique.  Now this has come...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Towards Big Data Computing at Extreme-Scales

Periodically the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) will highlight former CI Fellows to showcase their current research. The following was submitted by Dr. Ioan...

Automatic Storytelling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Automatic Storytelling

Storytelling is a recent topic.  Normally a thing that people do.  To what degree can it be automated with a cognitive system?   The idea has been around for aSome...

With Electronic Medical Records, doctors read when they should talk
From Putting People First

With Electronic Medical Records, doctors read when they should talk

And this can have tragic consequences. Like Ebola death tragic. Abigail Zuger, M.D., shares her own experience: “We do not really know whether dysfunctional software...

Idea vs Implementation–Using What We Learn
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Idea vs Implementation–Using What We Learn

You’re at a great conference and you are hearing all sorts of great ideas. It’s exciting! You hear about tools and techniques that are working wonders in the presenter’s...

DEA Sets Up Fake Facebook Page in Woman's Name
From Schneier on Security

DEA Sets Up Fake Facebook Page in Woman's Name

This is a creepy story. A woman has her phone seized by the Drug Enforcement Agency and gives them permission to look at her phone. Without her knowledge or consent...

FOXACID Operations Manual
From Schneier on Security

FOXACID Operations Manual

A few days ago, I saw this tweet: "Just a reminder that it is now *a full year* since Schneier cited it, and the FOXACID ops manual remains unpublished." It's true...

Slideshare Apps Update
From The Eponymous Pickle

Slideshare Apps Update

New Slideshare apps are available for Android and IOS.   Impressed by the new interface.  Better display.  Slideshare provides a good way to access and utilize...

Cardboard VR
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cardboard VR

Google develops a cardboard VR viewer (Technical)." ... The Cardboard project aims at developing inexpensive virtual reality (VR) tools to allow everyone to enjoy...

New Mobile in E-Commerce
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Mobile in E-Commerce

In Marketing Mag:  New ways to interact and better personalization will emerge.  The future of better mobile. " ... Mobile is increasingly important for online...

Holiday Shopper Research
From The Eponymous Pickle

Holiday Shopper Research

Shopping never sleeps  More from Google retail. With statistics and visuals.  " ... This holiday shopping season will be our most connected ever, with devices at...

Adapting with Speed
From The Eponymous Pickle

Adapting with Speed

Adapting with speed: How agile selling organizations win in a demanding environmentAdapting with speed in a rapidly changing CPG marketplace Winning CPG companies...

Innovation by Kraft
From The Eponymous Pickle

Innovation by Kraft

A fairly detailed piece on a focused and deliberate drive to innovation by Kraft.   " ... Kraft Foods is aiming for "white space" innovation, which looks for new...

Coke Freestyle Gets Personal
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coke Freestyle Gets Personal

Saw some early ideas for delivering this.  Makes a lot of sense to personalize the sometimes complex interaction.  Plan to test. " ... Building on its legacy as...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NIH invests $32 million for Biomedical Big Data

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced an initial investment of nearly $32 million for NIH’s Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative which is projected...

Analytics Unleashed Meeting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Analytics Unleashed Meeting

Saw this late, but there will be an event at Wright State University this Thursday. Analytics Unleashed.  I plan to be there." ... Join the Raj Soin College ofThursday...

Toshiba Embedded Glasses Display
From The Eponymous Pickle

Toshiba Embedded Glasses Display

Another example of a head mounted display, competing with Google Glass.  More wearable tech. "  ... Called Toshiba Glass, they have a tiny, lightweight projector...
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What Is Your Research Culture? Part 1: The Questionnaire
What Is Your Research Culture? Part 1: The Questionnaire
10.26.2014

What kind of computer science culture reigns in your country and organization: retro, or modern? Take the questionnaire and find out.

Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper
Satya Nadella and Grace Hopper
10.16.2014

Thoughts about Satya Nadella's comments at the Grace Hopper Conference.

Anyone Can Learn Programming: Teaching > Genetics
Anyone Can Learn Programming: Teaching > Genetics
10.14.2014

Way more important than the question "Is P==NP?" is the question, "Is teaching greater than genetics?"

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