The blog archive provides access to past blog postings from Communications of the ACM and other sources by date.
In Marketing Mag: New ways to interact and better personalization will emerge. The future of better mobile. " ... Mobile is increasingly important for online retailers. Rohit Dadwal argues that as more and more customers are…
Shopping never sleeps More from Google retail. With statistics and visuals. " ... This holiday shopping season will be our most connected ever, with devices at our fingertips helping us hunt for deals in stolen moments—whether…
Way more important than the question "Is P==NP?" is the question, "Is teaching greater than genetics?"
Adapting with speed: How agile selling organizations win in a demanding environmentAdapting with speed in a rapidly changing CPG marketplace Winning CPG companies are adapting with speed in an evolving marketplace by anticipating…
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 opportunities in today's crowded marketplace, said Vice President…
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 a game-changing innovation, Coca-Cola Freestyle® is set to make…
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 to have a total investment of nearly $656 million through 2020…
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 of Business, and Teradata Chief Operations Officer Bruce A. Langos for…
Another example of a head mounted display, competing with Google Glass. More wearable tech. " ... Called Toshiba Glass, they have a tiny, lightweight projector clipped onto one of the arms near the lens. That projector displays…
This essay, "Grooming students for a lifetime of surveillance," talks about the general trends in student surveillance. Related: essay on the need for student privacy in online learning....
Inbal Talgam-Cohen, Sean Follmer
Adrian Scoică, Daniel Bauer
Oded Green, Yoav Green
Per Ola KristenssonHow we can enable users to transmit text to mobile and ubiquitous computer systems as quickly and as accurately as possible.
Terhi Nurmikko-FullerFar from its beginnings as symbols pressed into clay tablets, Ancient Sumerian is now being digitized and shared through cutting edge semantic web technologies.
Sara RosenthalKnowing who's influential can help when planning political campaigns, advertising strategies, or even combating terrorism; and now research into influence detection promises to automate such detection.
Pierre Lison, Raveesh MeenaWouldn't it be great if we could simply talk to our technical devices instead of relying on cumbersome displays and keyboards to convey what we want?
Heba Elfardy, Mohamed Al-Badrashiny, Mona DiabHow to detect the switch between a standard and a dialectal form of a language in written text and why this is important for natural language processing tasks.
Daniel Bauer, Billy RathjeBabbel's Director of Didactics, Miriam Plieninger, weighs in on how mobile apps are rapidly changing the way we approach language learning.
Georgios Kontonatsios, Matt Shardlow