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Edge on AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Edge on AI

On the Edge:  A conversation with Jaron Lanier on the Myth of AI.   Can or will a recommendation engine fool us into thinking it has real content?  Is that the...

Google includes Flu Trend Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google includes Flu Trend Data

Interesting.  Perhaps an admission that these kinds of patterns cannot be derived this way.  Recall we were also involved in a related project, which looked at....

Naturally Intelligent Interaction
From The Eponymous Pickle

Naturally Intelligent Interaction

Recently received, The BabyX piece at the link is very interesting.    " ... One of my gigs is commercial licensing advisor to Auckland UniServices working with...

The Return of Crypto Export Controls?
From Schneier on Security

The Return of Crypto Export Controls?

Last month, for the first time since US export restrictions on cryptography were relaxed two decades ago, the US government has fined a company for exporting crypto...

Heads Up: Upcoming Parental Leave
From Apophenia

Heads Up: Upcoming Parental Leave

If you’ve seen me waddle onto stage lately, you’ve probably guessed that I’m either growing a baby or an alien. I’m hoping for the former, although contemporary...

Kroger Smart Shelf
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kroger Smart Shelf

In Smartbrief: An idea that combines electronic shelf labels and small shelf edge displays.  Saw this demonstrated by NCR some years ago.Kroger tests smart shelf...

Popular Slideshare Presentations on Data Mining
From The Eponymous Pickle

Popular Slideshare Presentations on Data Mining

In KDNuggets:  A list of the most popular Slideshare presentations on data mining.   Slideshare can be a nice way to get an overview of a method, or even basic...

Kawsaki Thoughts on Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kawsaki Thoughts on Innovation

Gartner promotes Guy Kawasaki's top ten tips for innovation, given at a recent conference.  Not bad, easily digested, OK as top level possibilities for consideration...

Steve Ballmer on Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Steve Ballmer on Machine Learning

In CWorld:Steve Ballmer, who headed Microsoft from 2000 to 2014, said when looking at what's ahead in computer science research, he's most excited about machine...

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...
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