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Pandemic Holiday Retail Post Mortem
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pandemic Holiday Retail Post Mortem

What Just Happened?  Good overview by a number of experts on retail process.  Join us in January for a recap of the craziest holiday season on record.  Wed., Jan...

My Science and Technology review for 2020
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

My Science and Technology review for 2020

The original PlayStation game console (1994) was revolution thanks in part to its CD drive that could read data at an astonishing 0.3 MB/s. In 2020, the PlayStation...

Modifying the Way Companies Talk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Modifying the Way Companies Talk

Because machines are analyzing the patterns in what is said.   And of course, machines will soon also generate some of the conversation.How machines are changing...

ReThinking the Global Supply Chain
From The Eponymous Pickle

ReThinking the Global Supply Chain

Yes, do a better job of risk analyses.Is It Time to Rethink Globalized Supply Chains?The COVID-19 pandemic should be a wake-up call for managers and prompt them...

Coders Flock Back to Crypto Projects
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coders Flock Back to Crypto Projects

 Intriguing direction.  Of the belief that developers will become replaced by automated methodsCoders Flock Back to Crypto Projects with Prices Surging AgainInBy...

Science and Technology links (December 26th 2020)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (December 26th 2020)

Researchers used a viral vector to manipulate eye cells genetically to improve the vision of human beings. Seemingly independently, researchers have reported significant...

Transmitting Holograms for Remote Experience
From The Eponymous Pickle

Transmitting Holograms for Remote Experience

Do we need a hologram machine in every home?  For telemedicine and work?   Replacing our zoom stadia?   So we might have crowds of realistic holograms in situ? ...

Secure Multi Party Computation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Secure Multi Party Computation

 A considerable discussion of the problem in the most recent issue of the ACM.  In general the notion of Multi Party Computation (MPC) was something I had not thought...

Haptics (Touch)  Update from ACM
From The Eponymous Pickle

Haptics (Touch) Update from ACM

 A favorite topic, its part of how we understand reality, with good update here commissioned by ACM:A Touch of Reality   By Samuel Greengard  Commissioned by CACM...

4 Chatbot Use Cases That Can Help Your Business Drive Revenue
From The Eponymous Pickle

4 Chatbot Use Cases That Can Help Your Business Drive Revenue

 Another good example of simple delivery of knowledge towards results.4 Chatbot Use Cases That Can Help Your Business Drive Revenue  By Lydia Roth   in The Alexa...

VA creates US Government’s first-ever employee experience journey map
From Putting People First

VA creates US Government’s first-ever employee experience journey map

The employee experience (EX) journey map of the US Government’s Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) identifies the moments that matter during a VA employee’s career...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

P < NP In Our Stockings?

Brute force wins—sometimes Santa Claus is on the way to visit those of us who have been good. Tonight is Christmas Eve, and we want to thank everyone who has been...

Russia&#8217;s SolarWinds Attack
From Schneier on Security

Russia’s SolarWinds Attack

Recent news articles have all been talking about the massive Russian cyberattack against the United States, but that’s wrong on two accounts. It wasn’t a cyberattack...

Digital Instruments as Invention Machines
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Instruments as Invention Machines

 Regarding 'Knowledge Spillovers', admit I hadn't heard of that, but the term makes quick sense.   Now can you optimize them for invention?   Good article. Digital...

The Social Clubhouse
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Social Clubhouse

Writeup on 'Clubhouse', mentioned to me in a conversation.    As a possible next big social media thing.   Note the Horowitz support.  As usual,  when I read these...

Best of the Year Charts
From The Eponymous Pickle

Best of the Year Charts

Nathan put out some best of the year charts, on an expected topic.Best Data Visualization Projects of 2020It’s been a year. We saw a lot of charts. These are the...

From Computational Complexity

Slowest Sorting Algorithms

Radu Gigore tweeted "People are obsessed with finding the best algorithms. What about the worst?" So here's a Christmas gift that keeps giving, the slowest of sorting...

California Approves Nuro for Delivery
From The Eponymous Pickle

California Approves Nuro for Delivery

Have been following Nuro for some time.  With showed an interesting looking vehicle.  Especially by the examination by Kroger.  An autonomous delivery method. Nuro...

Shoe Fitting Augmented Reaity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shoe Fitting Augmented Reaity

Likely we will commonly see AR type methods for trying on clothes.Does the Shoe Fit? Try It On with Augmented RealityThe New York Times   By Kate CongerRetailers...

How China Uses Stolen US Personnel Data
From Schneier on Security

How China Uses Stolen US Personnel Data

Interesting analysis of China’s efforts to identify US spies: By about 2010, two former CIA officials recalled, the Chinese security services had instituted a sophisticated...
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