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From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Apply for NSF

The National Science Foundation has issued a solicitation for its East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI), providing U.S. science and engineering graduate...

The Unintended Consequences of Cyberbullying Rhetoric
From Apophenia

The Unintended Consequences of Cyberbullying Rhetoric

We all know that teen bullying – both online and offline – has devastating consequences. Jamey Rodemeyer’s suicide is a tragedy. He was tormented for being gay....

Three Emerging Cyber Threats
From Schneier on Security

Three Emerging Cyber Threats

On Monday I participated a panel at the Information Systems Forum in Berlin. The moderator asked us what the top three emerging threats were in cyberspace. I...

An Interesting Software Liability Proposal
From Schneier on Security

An Interesting Software Liability Proposal

This proposal is worth thinking about. Clause 1. If you deliver software with complete and buildable source code and a license that allows disabling any functionality...

Sales Motivation With Games
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sales Motivation With Games

   Just received from notable gamification vendor Bunchball.   Some nice ideas embedded here, and where better to try gamification than with a heavily extroverted...

Please enter your password, again and again
From Putting People First

Please enter your password, again and again

Khoi Vinh reflects on the fact (and the user experience) that almost everything on all of his computers and all of his mobile devices can only be accessed with...

Book: Mobile First
From Putting People First

Book: Mobile First

Mobile First Luke Wroblewski A Book Apart October 2011 Abstract Our industry

Reflections on the internet of things and yet another revolution
From Putting People First

Reflections on the internet of things and yet another revolution

The internet of things and yet another revolution The “internet of things” is viewed as the next big thing, but when will it allow people to create their own stuff...

ACM Education Policy Chair Testifies to Congress on IT Research and Development
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Education Policy Chair Testifies to Congress on IT Research and Development

Dr. Robert Schnabel, Dean of the School of Informatics at the University of Indiana and Chair of ACM’s Education Policy Committee, testified before the House Research...

How Computer Scientists Can Empower Journalists
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Computer Scientists Can Empower Journalists

In CACM:  Computational Journalism: How computer scientists can empower journalists, democracy's watchdogs, in the production of news in the public interest ......

Unilever App that Rewards Shoppers at Wal-Mart
From The Eponymous Pickle

Unilever App that Rewards Shoppers at Wal-Mart

This uses a simple check-in loyalty model at Wal-Mart and Sam's.   A collaboration with Unilever.  " ...  Unlike most location-based apps, Check In To Win focuses...

Recent IARPA, DARPA, NIH RFPs Require Computational Expertise
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Recent IARPA, DARPA, NIH RFPs Require Computational Expertise

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), and National Institutes of Health (NIH)

U.S.-Australia Cyberwar Treaty
From Schneier on Security

U.S.-Australia Cyberwar Treaty

The long-standing ANZUS military treaty now includes cyberspace attacks: According to Reuters, the decision was made in discussions between the two countries this...

P&G Shaping the Store with Virtual Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Shaping the Store with Virtual Reality

In CGT, an excellent and fairly detailed article on Procter & Gamble's development of the virtual store concept within it's  innovation centers.   The first time...

Beyond Worst Case Analysis Workshop
From My Biased Coin

Beyond Worst Case Analysis Workshop

I'm just off a plane coming home from the Beyond Worst Case Analysis Workshop at Stanford.  It went really well, and I really enjoyed it.I think a variety of things...

Open Core MySQL? Contributor Agreements!
From Wild WebMink

Open Core MySQL? Contributor Agreements!

Oracle has finally done what the business management at MySQL had been asymptotically approaching for years. It’s taking MySQL open core. It’s interesting to read...

The Enterprise and the Network: DemandTec
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Enterprise and the Network: DemandTec

I had an interesting conversation with DemandTec a few weeks ago about how they have constructed a network to help retail and manufacturing companies collaborate...

LIVE Soon: Congressional Hearing on the NITRD Program
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

LIVE Soon: Congressional Hearing on the NITRD Program

At 2pm EDT today, the House Science Committee’s Subcommittee on Research and Science Education will convene a hearing about the Federal government’s Networking...

BBC Viewpoint: Anthropology meets technology
From Putting People First

BBC Viewpoint: Anthropology meets technology

Intel’s corporate anthropologist Genevieve Bell has written an elegant introductory article for the BBC site on the role of anthropology in the corporation – particularly...

Digital AlterNatives with a Cause?
From Putting People First

Digital AlterNatives with a Cause?

Hivos (The Netherlands) and the Centre for Internet and Society (Bangalore, India) have consolidated their three year knowledge inquiry into the field of youth,...
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