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Stanford University professor Sebastian Thrun and Google engineer Chris Urmson — the brains behind

John Byers on WBUR
From My Biased Coin

John Byers on WBUR

Listening to my co-author, John Byers, streamed live on WBUR, discussing our work on Groupon.  Ben Edelman is another participant in the show.Here's the link.   ...

Oracle Acquires Endeca!
From The Noisy Channel

Oracle Acquires Endeca!


How Many Jobs Are There For Poets
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

How Many Jobs Are There For Poets

I was listening to an Internet stream of Gary Stager presenting a keynote at an education conference in Iowa the other day. The technology for this amazes me but...

The rise of cross-channel UX design
From Putting People First

The rise of cross-channel UX design

“Seamless, cross-channel experiences are the way of the future, as technology fades into the background and the personal, physical, and social context determine...

Discovering What Facebook Knows About You
From Schneier on Security

Discovering What Facebook Knows About You

Things are getting interesting in Europe: Max is a 24 year old law student from Vienna with a flair for the interview and plenty of smarts about both technology...

Adding Interactivity to Real Objects
From The Eponymous Pickle

Adding Interactivity to Real Objects

Augmenting reality by adding interactivity to real objects.  From Engadget:" ...We'd seen Intel Lab's Oasis (Object-Aware Situated Interactive System) project a...

New Hampshire TechFest 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

New Hampshire TechFest 2011

Last Saturday I spend the day at Windham High School in Windham New Hampshire for the second annual NH TechFest. TechFest is a project  created by parents and others...

Challenge Your Culture
From The Eponymous Pickle

Challenge Your Culture

You should really question your own culture.  In the HBR  blog.   " .. The truth is that most leaders don't know how to develop a useful picture of their organization's...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

A Science Nation story published today

Refinding E-Mail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Refinding E-Mail

Is it worth it to formally organize your eMail by placing messages in folders?  To facilitate re-finding specific correspondence?  I have done that since nearly...

Analytics Transforming Business
From The Eponymous Pickle

Analytics Transforming Business

Analytics Will Transform Business.  In Paul Gillin's blog.   I agree, having delivered analytical solutions for over thirty years in the enterprise.   Need help...

Inspiration
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Inspiration

Nearly every Sunday morning I try to read the Sunday paper to help me get charged up for the week and relax for a few quiet moments before starting my day. This...

True scientists are irreverent
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

True scientists are irreverent

Richard Hamming compared knowledge to compound interest: The more you know, the more you learn. Hence, progress tends to be exponential. Some innovations increase...

From Computational Complexity

Teaching PCPs to Undergrads

The last few times I've taught undergraduate theory I cover the PCP theorem. It's not complicated if you state it the right way: PCP Theorem: For any constant...

Data visualisation: in defence of bad graphics
From Putting People First

Data visualisation: in defence of bad graphics

Simon Rogers asks on The Guardian’s DataBlog if there is a backlash gathering steam against web data visualisations. “There has definitely been a shift. A few years...

Administration Seeking Input on National Bioeconomy Blueprint
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Administration Seeking Input on National Bioeconomy Blueprint

Last month, the President

Criminal Uses of Crowdsourcing
From Schneier on Security

Criminal Uses of Crowdsourcing

Interesting article.

Service design, the most important term you haven
From Putting People First

Service design, the most important term you haven

James Rock, the managing director and chief business designer for Cultivar Consulting Limited, a business and services design consultancy, talks about service design...

? Removing Obstructions
From Wild WebMink

? Removing Obstructions

Last week I was in Paris as a guest of The Document Foundation to speak at their first annual LibreOffice Conference. It was my honour to make the opening remarks...
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