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On Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Big Data

Paul Hofmann, formerly of SAP, now with Saffron Technologies has a presentation on Big Data.  Good short overview with examples that is worth reviewing.

Learning Should Be Fun
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Learning Should Be Fun

Years ago I was sitting the the front of church and via a fluke of acoustics I heard a little girl in the back of the church tell someone

People-powered health co-production catalogue
From Putting People First

People-powered health co-production catalogue

The people at Nesta, the UK innovation charity, think that co-production is potentially transformative and its power comes from re-framing the problem and re-establishing...

User experience and neuroscience
From Putting People First

User experience and neuroscience

Harvard neuroscience researchers have just confirmed what many of us have suspected all along: social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest are...

High Performance Computing Clusters
From The Eponymous Pickle

High Performance Computing Clusters

Was just introduced to HPCC Systems.  As an open source solution to a 'Big Data' problem to support a large scale enterprise simulation.  Well worth a look for...

Neurologist: Mobile technology is literally changing the way we think
From Putting People First

Neurologist: Mobile technology is literally changing the way we think

Leading neurologist Susan Greenfield tells Nokia Conversations that we need a new framework to make sense of our

Patterns in Everyday Numbers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Patterns in Everyday Numbers

Cool numbers.   A site to investigate the patterns in everyday numbers.The kind of site that would be good to show to children to get them interested in the patterns...

Camera Phone Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Camera Phone Tech

A recent project has me looking at the value and limitations of camera phone technology.  So it was good to see this instructive article on the subject in ComputerWorld...

BuildSys 2012 Calling for Papers: Sensors, Buildings, Energy
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

BuildSys 2012 Calling for Papers: Sensors, Buildings, Energy

The organizers of

Smart Phone Privacy App
From Schneier on Security

Smart Phone Privacy App

MobileScope looks like a great tool for monitoring and controlling what information third parties get from your smart phone apps: We built MobileScope as a proof...

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

Received this from the CSTA Mailing list yesterday and thought it worth sharing. Do you know someone who is doing an outstanding job of mentoring or a mentoring...

Faster Pharma
From The Eponymous Pickle

Faster Pharma

Novartis speaks of continuous manufacturing in pharmaceuticals.  " .... the CEO of pharmaceutical giant Novartis, Joseph Jimenez, suggested big changes are in store...

Video Games
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Video Games

Video games are just plain fun! Your students know it, you know it, but so do administrators and colleagues who sometimes think that if you are teaching something...

From Computational Complexity

So THATS why the 17x17 challenge was so hard. Or maybe not.

On November 30, 2009 I posted the famous 17x17 challenge: (Paraphrase) Find a 4-coloring of the 17x17 grid that has no monochromatic rectangles. For $289.00.here...

Palm Nuts
From Wild WebMink

Palm Nuts

Reblogged from The Global Mink: Staying with a dear friend near S

Costco Pushes Mobile Apps
From The Eponymous Pickle

Costco Pushes Mobile Apps

And additionally pushing social networking.   I have worked on Costco projects, and am still a frequent customer, so I look forward to more of the details here:...

Waterman Awardees Present to NSB, Visit Local High Schools
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Waterman Awardees Present to NSB, Visit Local High Schools

Scott Aaronson

Shopper Decisions Made In-Store
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shopper Decisions Made In-Store

76% Purchase Decisions Made In-StoreNew Study Released By POPAI Explores The Changing Behavior & Purchasing Decisions Of Today

DARPA Seeking Game-Based Interactive Medical System
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

DARPA Seeking Game-Based Interactive Medical System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Security Fail
From Schneier on Security

Security Fail

Funny.
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