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Business Intelligence and Analytics Survey
From The Eponymous Pickle

Business Intelligence and Analytics Survey

Computerworld's Business Intelligence and Analytics Surveyhttps://web.questback.com/idg/bi2011/        Computerworld is preparing a special report on business intelligence...

Data is the New Platform
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data is the New Platform

The new view from the Accenture technology vision.  Data is a platform in the enterprise.  Quite clear, it has always been that.

Never Failed a Test so Guilty?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Never Failed a Test so Guilty?

From Numbers Rule the World: Good piece on false negatives.  Using the case of bicycler Lance Armstrong having never failed a steroid test, and as a result was...

Computational Thinking in Music
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computational Thinking in Music

In Communications of the ACMAlgorithmic  Composition: Computational Thinking in Music The composer still composes but also gets to take a programming-enabled journey...

For ebook devotees, reading is a whole new experience
From Putting People First

For ebook devotees, reading is a whole new experience

Matt Frassica asks — in The (Louisville, Ky.) Courier-Journal (republished in USA Today) — what the increasing popularity of e-reader devices means for the experience...

Help us say no to Italian internet censorship
From Putting People First

Help us say no to Italian internet censorship

AGCOM, Italy’s independent and autonomous administrative Authority for Communication Guarantees, is about to decide (on July 5) to controversially appoint itself...

Retail Print Circulars
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retail Print Circulars

Steve Frenda on the beginning of the end of retail print circulars.  Many millions are still printed, but is this the end of an era?  Like books, I think they will...

Mindjet on the iPhone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mindjet on the iPhone

I see that the Mindjet App is now available.  Portable mind managers can be very useful. Although useful on the iPhone, it would be most practical if it were available...

An Encyclopedia of User Interaction and Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

An Encyclopedia of User Interaction and Design

Don Norman and others contribute to this new effort.  A kind of free contributed book from a number of invited practitioners and experts in the space.  Just starting...

The Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
From Putting People First

The Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Donald Norman alerts us – with strong recommendation – to check out the Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction now being assembled by Mads Soegaard and the...

How print design is the future of interaction
From Putting People First

How print design is the future of interaction

Mike Kruzeniski is Creative Director at Microsoft, in the Windows Phone design studio, currently leading the Windows Phone Apps Design team. Kruzeniski gave a talk...

PARC Wants to Reinvent the Internet
From The Eponymous Pickle

PARC Wants to Reinvent the Internet

Is this a really novel approach?   Always respected  PARC's views, in the early days of enterprise innovation we met with them many times.

Odd SODA Rules, and Other Conference Paper Complaints
From My Biased Coin

Odd SODA Rules, and Other Conference Paper Complaints

Suresh points out we have some strange new SODA submission rules this year:  Full submissions should begin with the title of the paper, each author's name, affiliation...

Friday Squid Blogging: Giant Squid as an Emblem for Ocean Conservation
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Giant Squid as an Emblem for Ocean Conservation

It's a proposal.

TDSS Rootkit
From Schneier on Security

TDSS Rootkit

There's a new version: The latest TDL-4 version of the rootkit, which is used as a persistent backdoor to install other types of malware, infected 4.52 million...

Multiple Person Interaction for Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Multiple Person Interaction for Design

Images Changing your Behavior.  It has been done in the form of advertising for a long time. How does this work when there are multiple people interacting?  WeMicrosoft's...

FUD Barriers For Open Source Non-Profits?
From Wild WebMink

FUD Barriers For Open Source Non-Profits?

In a post to a private mailing list I follow, Software Conservancy chief Bradley Kuhn has confirmed that an unexpected problem highlighted recently by CASH Music...

Menwith Hill
From Schneier on Security

Menwith Hill

Article on the NSA's Menwith Hill listening station in the UK.

Google:  Green Tech Innovation as a Way Forward
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Google: Green Tech Innovation as a Way Forward

Earlier this week, Google released a new report on energy innovation, in which it imagined a number of different

Anonymizing Data Protecting Privacy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Anonymizing Data Protecting Privacy

Does Anonymizing Data Help Protect Customers' Privacy?    When we looked at this we also suspected not, so were even often more careful by statistically generating...
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