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Collection of Big Data and Analytics Presentations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Collection of Big Data and Analytics Presentations

David Pittman's selection of recent slide shares on Big Data and Analytics.  He writes:" ... To close out our week of looking at the most popular content from the...

On Google+ Value
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Google+ Value

I have been on Google+ nearly since its formation, posted now and then. Have participated in Hangouts, which work well.  It integrates well, as you would expect...

Dealing with Supply Chain Complexity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Dealing with Supply Chain Complexity

Short piece with four simple ideas.  Good place to start, but many details to be completed.   " ... Organisations of all shapes and sizes are faced with their supply...

An Anthropologist at Intel Labs
From The Eponymous Pickle

An Anthropologist at Intel Labs

How and why do companies use anthropologists?    Here a conversation with one at Intel Corp.    Last I know our enterprise had one, though that was not the title...

Coolest Toys on Earth
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coolest Toys on Earth

Brought to my attention and meeting with: Coolest Toys on Earth.  See their About for more.   Local Cincinnati store.  Could gamification be connected?  See previously...

Tracking Workforce Fitness
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tracking Workforce Fitness

Probably inevitable.  But the fairness of how this data will ultimately be used and shared could be a problem.  A clear place for wearable sensor use.  Will you...

From Computer Science Teachers Association

a first post from Fred Martin, your new University Representative

Dear CSTA members, I am delighted and honored to be elected for a 2-year term to the CSTA board, which began this July. I was with all of you who attended the...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Cloud Computing Testbeds to be created for the Research Community

On August 20, 2014, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) announced two new $10 million...

E-Government for the post-2015 era: the usage perspective
From Putting People First

E-Government for the post-2015 era: the usage perspective

E-Government for the post-2015 era: the usage perspective is the title of the 7th chapter of the recent report “United Nations E-Government Survey 2014 – E-Government...

Expert performance and training: what we really know
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Expert performance and training: what we really know

Movies such as Good Will Hunting tell beautiful stories about young people able to instantly master difficult topics, without any effort on their part. That performance...

Hashing Summer School
From My Biased Coin

Hashing Summer School

Back in July I took part in the Hashing Summer School in Copenhagen.  This was nominally set up by me, Rasmus Pagh, and Mikkel Thorup, though Mikkel was reallycourse...

From Computational Complexity

Turing's Oracle

My daughter had a summer project to read and summarize some popular science articles. Having heard me talk about Alan Turing more than a few times, she picked a...

Sensor Operated Augmented Fingers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sensor Operated Augmented Fingers

In CACM:  More in the sensor and robotic space space.  The advances continue.  Human augmentation.  " ...  Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have...

Disguising Exfiltrated Data
From Schneier on Security

Disguising Exfiltrated Data

There's an interesting article on a data exfiltration technique. What was unique about the attackers was how they disguised traffic between the malware and command...

Simon: The First Smartphone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simon: The First Smartphone

A look in Time Mag at the first phone that could be called 'Smart':  Simon, offered in 1994, at about $900.   Link includes usage videos.  Only about 50K unitstechnical...

Hacking Away at Little Problems
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Hacking Away at Little Problems

We have a fairly nice system for student information and the like. It is not perfect but then what system is? For example, our student management system will output...

Decide What you Need from Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Decide What you Need from Big Data

Podcast from Knowledge@Wharton. Data has value, and the analytics that uses the data to improve process has value.  Now everyone can have the data and analytics...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Recent ISAT/DARPA Workshop: Rethinking CAD: New Design Paradigms in the Age of 3-D Printing

The following is a special contribution to this blog by CCC Executive Council Member Mark Hill and workshop organizer Wade Shen of MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Recently...

Facebook uses ethnography to deliver more relevant ads
From Putting People First

Facebook uses ethnography to deliver more relevant ads

“As researchers focusing on Facebook’s advertising, we led research trips with a cross-functional team of product managers, marketers, and engineers to Indonesia...

Analytics Languages in Use
From The Eponymous Pickle

Analytics Languages in Use

KDNuggets, always a great resource, I often referred to it from the enterprise, surveys the principal analytics and data mining languages in use today.  Nicely ...
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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 …

What is Reality?
What is Reality?
08.13.2014

 And, what flavor of reality do you prefer: standard, augmented, virtual...

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