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White House Launches
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

White House Launches

(This post has been updated; please scroll down for the latest.) Moments ago at the White House,

? Government In Action
From Wild WebMink

? Government In Action

Facebook and Cisco back IT skills drive for kids RIM has started up BlackBerry Hands-On Workshops, in which students will take apart BlackBerry smartphones to see...

Travels and Teaching
From My Biased Coin

Travels and Teaching

I'll be at the Beyond Worst Case Analysis workshop next week, and Allerton the week after.  For each, I'll have to miss a class.  I also have some other travels...

links for 2011-09-16
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-09-16

Facebook and Cisco back IT skills drive for kids "RIM has started up BlackBerry Hands-On Workshops, in which students will take apart BlackBerry smartphones to...

Feds Launch Technology Fellows Program; Deadline Sept. 25
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Feds Launch Technology Fellows Program; Deadline Sept. 25

The Chief Information Officers Council (CIOC), working closely with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), has just launched the

From Computational Complexity

Happy Constitution Day

September 17th officially is known in the United States as "Constitution Day and Citizenship Day" but is celebrated today because the 17th this year falls on aConstitution...

Domain-in-the-Middle Attacks
From Schneier on Security

Domain-in-the-Middle Attacks

It's an easy attack. Register a domain that's like your target except for a typo. So it would be countrpane.com instead of counterpane.com, or mailcounterpane...

Your Chance to Learn Windows Phone Development for Free
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Your Chance to Learn Windows Phone Development for Free

Microsoft is offering a number of FREE Phone Camps around the US. These are fun and interesting workshops

Berlin, New York, Boston
From Michael Nielsen

Berlin, New York, Boston

I’ll be speaking about open science at events in Berlin, New York and Boston over the next week. Here’s my current schedule of public and semi-public events: Berlin...

TagWhat Launched
From The Eponymous Pickle

TagWhat Launched

Tagwhat has been launched.   Tagwhat Publishing at  Places is here.  We're excited to announce Tagwhat location-based publishing! Beginning today, you can easily...

Social Manufacturing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Manufacturing

When I saw this term I did not understand what it was about.  Check out this post for more about the details, players in the space and what it is meant to do. Kenandy...

Deconstruct the iPad with the Task Force on American Innovation
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Deconstruct the iPad with the Task Force on American Innovation

Those in the Washington, D.C. area next Wednesday, September 21, may want to attend a Congressional briefing hosted by the Task Force on American Innovation (ACM...

Sharing Security Information and the Prisoner's Dilemma
From Schneier on Security

Sharing Security Information and the Prisoner's Dilemma

New paper: Dengpan Liu, Yonghua Ji, and Vijay Mookerjee (2011), "Knowledge Sharing and Investment Decisions in Information Security," Decision Support Systems,...

WellPoint Meet Watson
From The Eponymous Pickle

WellPoint Meet Watson

More on the use of Artificial Intelligence techniques for medical diagnosis.  I happen to be visiting the offices of WellPoint this afternoon.  Note the mention...

On Marketing Automation
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Marketing Automation

In E-Commerce Times:  " ... There is a lot of hype around marketing automation, and it's for good reason. An effective marketing automation strategy and implementation...

NSF Seeking Proposals at the Interface of Computing, Economics
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF Seeking Proposals at the Interface of Computing, Economics

The National Science Foundation’s Directorates for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) and Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE)

links for 2011-09-15
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-09-15

UK business and government dangerously out of tune with cyber threats, says Chatham House – 9/15/2011 – Computer Weekly Interesting how the government is keen to...

This Week, I Am Part of an Internet Meme
From My Biased Coin

This Week, I Am Part of an Internet Meme

My frequent co-authors John Byers, Giorgos Zervas, and I posted an extended version of a current submission to the arxiv (as people do), which showed up last Friday...

A Status Report: "Liars and Outliers"
From Schneier on Security

A Status Report: "Liars and Outliers"

It's been a long hard year, but the book is almost finished. It's certainly the most difficult book I've ever written, mostly because I've had to learn academic...

Imagine Cup 2012
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Imagine Cup 2012

Solving the world
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