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Talk to your DARPA Program Manager!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Talk to your DARPA Program Manager!

On November 15, seven University of Washington faculty members from Biology, Bioengineering, and Computer Science & Engineering were privileged to share a 2-hour...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing in Science and Engineering

Google and Microsoft Talk Artificial Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google and Microsoft Talk Artificial Intelligence

An optimistic view of the future of AI.  It is nice to see two big players talking this.  " ... Google and Microsoft don't share a stage often, being increasingly...

Big App On Campus
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Big App On Campus

Microsoft announced a Windows Phone development contest for college/university students in the US (sorry about both the US only and the 18+ only

Using Corporate Advertising to Promote CS Education
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Using Corporate Advertising to Promote CS Education

I've attended quite a few Computer Science conferences over the years including many years of SIGCSE and the past two years of the K-12 Workshop at the Grace Hopper...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Camouflage
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Camouflage

Some squid can switch their camouflage instantly. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered...

Beauty Brands and Emotions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Beauty Brands and Emotions

Former colleague Donna Sturgess, president of Buyology Inc.   Talks about the the large emotional component of beauty brands.   " ... Donna Sturgess, president...

Shop - Scan - Buy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shop - Scan - Buy

ShopSavvy brings instant scan and buy to mobile shoppers.  This connects with my recent post about Amazon delivering a scan and price check application.  Of course...

Collection of Kinect in Education Links
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Collection of Kinect in Education Links

Thanks to Johnny Kissko (9 Excellent Programming Resources for Kinect) I recently discovered Ray Chambers who is

Google
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Google

From our friends at The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Wired Campus Blog: Anyone can now track his or her citations via Google Scholar. The free citation service...

Bezos
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bezos

Fascinating interview with Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.   Their delivery this week of a budget tablet will create a new more focused channel for products.  I have...

Event Idea: The Truth About Women in Science and Engineering
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Event Idea: The Truth About Women in Science and Engineering

I recently came up with what I thought was interesting event idea.  Our Dean of Engineering had expressed some interest in CU-WISE coming up with an idea for aThe...

From Computational Complexity

Short Bits

Because some things are too long to tweet and too short for their own blog post. What's the algorithm for the perfect sushi? Enjoy it with some cool refreshing...

USAID, ED Seeking to Tap Technology to Teach Children
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

USAID, ED Seeking to Tap Technology to Teach Children

At 10am EST this morning, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) — together with its Australian counterpart

A Link between Altruism and Fairness
From Schneier on Security

A Link between Altruism and Fairness

I write a lot about altruism, fairness, and cooperation in my new book (out in February!), and this sort of thing interests me a lot: In a new study, researchers...

Balanced Insight
From The Eponymous Pickle

Balanced Insight

Attended an excellent talk by Tom Hammergren, CEO of Balanced Insight  as part of the local BI group here last night.   See also their blog.    Quite insightful...

Organizations as Decision Factories
From The Eponymous Pickle

Organizations as Decision Factories

Thinking about organizations as decision factories.  I like to think about decisions being made within processes as a way to understand how to improve the operation...

Kicking Off CS Ed Week
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Kicking Off CS Ed Week

What better way is there to kick off CSEdWeek than to hold an open house showcase of great student work and projects? This will answer for my community the age...

EU Bans X-Ray Body Scanners
From Schneier on Security

EU Bans X-Ray Body Scanners

The European Union has banned X-ray full body scanners at airports. Millimeter wave scanners are allowed as long as they conform to privacy guidelines. UnderArticle...

Infographics Amok
From The Eponymous Pickle

Infographics Amok

In Adage:   Seeing more infographics these days.    Steve Rubel chimes in on their overuse.  I think there is a further problem.  They seem to be a reaction to...
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