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Byron Sharp and the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute
From The Eponymous Pickle

Byron Sharp and the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute

Byron Sharp, professor at the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute, University of South Australia, has been a long term correspondent.  My former enterprise is a major sponsor...

Recapping Last Week
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Recapping Last Week

The following is a special contribution to this blog from Mario Berg

Security Vulnerabilities in Airport Full-Body Scanners
From Schneier on Security

Security Vulnerabilities in Airport Full-Body Scanners

According to a report from the DHS Office of Inspector General: Federal investigators "identified vulnerabilities in the screening process" at domestic airports...

International Institute for Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

International Institute for Analytics

Bill Franks has a number of interesting posts at the International Institute for Analytics blog.  Like a recent post on in-memory analytics.  " ...  At IIA, we...

Grading, Correlation vs. Causation
From My Biased Coin

Grading, Correlation vs. Causation

Final grades are finally in, thank goodnees.  With 100+ students, even entering the grades is non-trivial.  Once again, freshman in my undergraduate Algorithms...

NSF, NIH Holding Second Big Data Webinar May 21st
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF, NIH Holding Second Big Data Webinar May 21st

For those who missed last Tuesday’s webinar about the

Please Don
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Please Don

I am a late convert to the idea of computer science education for everyone. Or pretty close to everyone. A lot of people still don

Hadoop Education for Big Data Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hadoop Education for Big Data Analytics

A good view of the need for specialized training and experience for the use of the package Hadoop for Big data problems.  I recently saw an overview of this approach...

Mini-Course 2012: Another Successful Year
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Mini-Course 2012: Another Successful Year

Last week marked the fifth year I've run my mini-course, Computer Science and Games: Just for Girls! This was a special year because of our study, and because it...

Managing Digital Marketing Solutions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Managing Digital Marketing Solutions

In AdAge:  it is becoming clear that the problem is becoming too big. And Agencies themselves are looking to build out their own solutions.  It is clear though"...

Revolutionizing Trade Strategy: Science and Shopper
From The Eponymous Pickle

Revolutionizing Trade Strategy: Science and Shopper

I recently happened on an article by DemandTec on trade strategy.   Five ways to revolutionize your trade strategy.  A well put set of suggestions that emphasize...

DoE Seeking
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

DoE Seeking

As part of its recently announced SunShot Initiative — “a collaborative national initiative to make solar energy cost competitive with other forms of energy by...

U.S. Exports Terrorism Fears
From Schneier on Security

U.S. Exports Terrorism Fears

To New Zealand: United States Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has warned the New Zealand Government about the latest terrorist threat known as...

Student Implemented SharePoint Solutions
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Student Implemented SharePoint Solutions

I hear a lot of questions about SharePoint. Things like what can I do with it? How hard is it to use? That question usually is code for

Short report on EPIC Europe, a conference on ethnography research in industry
From Putting People First

Short report on EPIC Europe, a conference on ethnography research in industry

Short report on the first European EPIC meeting by Anna Wojnarowska, UX researcher at Experientia: Last Friday, 11th of May, around 100 members of the ethnographic...

Smart Phones Spread Fast
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Phones Spread Fast

In Technology Review:  Are Smart Phones Spreading Faster than Any Technology in Human History?   A good historical view that compares them with the spread of other...

Administration Announces New Materials Genome Commitments
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Administration Announces New Materials Genome Commitments

Nearly a year ago, the Obama Administration

Apps for IOS
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apps for IOS

I was just introduced to FileMaker.  Have not tried it, but it looks interesting. " ... The FileMaker Platform is a complete software suite used to create, deploy...

Interesting Links 14 May 2012
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 14 May 2012

A late blog post on a Monday is a sure sign I had a busy weekend. Not work this time

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 14
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 14

May 17 Hearing: The Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Hearing will meet on the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act...
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