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Parenting with a Story
From The Eponymous Pickle

Parenting with a Story

I see that my P&G colleague Paul Smith has a new book coming out Nov 12: Parenting with a Story. A domain sequel to his business oriented book:  Lead with a Story...

The Reciprocity Advantage
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Reciprocity Advantage

Reading The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth.  by Bob Johansen and Karl Ronn.  Nicely done with real life enterprise examples...

Examining Data Valuation Methods
From The Eponymous Pickle

Examining Data Valuation Methods

Brought this up here some time ago, but thought I would again ....  New analytical methods used with big data have led many companies to think about the value of...

From Computational Complexity

Luddite or not?

My first ever guest post for Lance was on Are you a luddite. I certainly am to some extent a luddite, but there are some things where it not clear if they are luddite...

Amazon Opening Pickup Store
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Opening Pickup Store

In Retailwire: Amazon is opening its first physical store in Manhattan.  Real effort or a look to establish a presence?  Isn't their presence already on every smart...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

TEDx Time In Buffalo

Our own Ken joins the team for TEDx Adrienne Bermingham is the manager of this year’s TEDx Buffalo event, which will be held this Tuesday at the Montante Center...

How James Bamford Came to Write The Puzzle Palace
From Schneier on Security

How James Bamford Came to Write The Puzzle Palace

Interesting essay about James Bamford and his efforts to publish The Puzzle Palace over the NSA's objections. Required reading for those who think the NSA's excesses...

Interesting Links 13 October 2014
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 13 October 2014

It was Spirit Week at my school last week. It’s always interesting what students wear when they have really wide latitude – they wear uniforms most days. I also...

How Google Makes us Dumber
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Google Makes us Dumber

In Salon:  " .. .The neuroscience of search enginesAs search engines get better, we become lazier. We're hooked on easy answers and undervalue asking good questions...

Finger in the Shopping Wind
From The Eponymous Pickle

Finger in the Shopping Wind

A look at the up-coming conference.  Mostly looking at the future of shopping by Peter Hoyt is the CEO of the Path to Purchase Institute. The Path to Purchase Institute...

Experiments with Code Hunt
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Experiments with Code Hunt

I tried something new last week with my Honors Programming students. I feel like they need more practice problem solving and writing short bits of code so I sent...

Analytics in Executive Process
From The Eponymous Pickle

Analytics in Executive Process

In CW: Is there a place for the chief analytics officer?  I am more inclined to think that there can be too many chiefs, and not enough practitioners.  But I say...

Triple Loop Reboots and Resolving to be Different
From The Eponymous Pickle

Triple Loop Reboots and Resolving to be Different

The triple loop reboot was new to me.  Via colleague Julie Anixter. " ...  Remember, human beings crave stability and permanence.  When change threatens the stability...

Which Chart or Graph?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Which Chart or Graph?

From Tableau Software.  Which chart or graph is best?  Have used their software for years, very nicely done.  Looks a thirteen chart types.

NSA Has Undercover Operatives in Foreign Companies
From Schneier on Security

NSA Has Undercover Operatives in Foreign Companies

The latest Intercept article on the Snowden NSA documents talks about their undercover operatives working in foreign companies. There are no specifics, although...

Computational Cooking Creativity Machine
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computational Cooking Creativity Machine

So what is creativity?  An area we explored.  Discussed here previously: Is it the combination of a list of available resources (your pantry), your cooking skills...

Computing in the Statistics Curricula
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computing in the Statistics Curricula

The diagram below has been kicking around in twitter lately.  Some think its like the 3Vs of big data description, but it is more about how computing is being used...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

More on Testing Dyson’s Conjecture

Applying deep number theory to algorithms FullWiki source Alan Baker won the Fields Medal in 1970 for his work on algebraic and transcendental numbers. He greatly...

Nanotech Assembly Lines
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nanotech Assembly Lines

Used to follow nanotechnology for potential product manufacturing applications.  Less so now, but there are some areas where breakthroughs are key.  Now a new one...

Reflections on Capital One’s acquisition of Adaptive Path
From Putting People First

Reflections on Capital One’s acquisition of Adaptive Path

This week Toronto-based UX strategist Rami Tabbah and I discussed Capital One’s acquisition of Adaptive Path. We were both a bit surprised by the lack of real reflection...
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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?"

I Have Seen the Future…
I Have Seen the Future…
10.15.2014

…At the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, and the future of computing is women.

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