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Protein Folding Modeling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Protein Folding Modeling

Speeding up the understanding of how proteins fold, from the MIT CSAIL Laboratory. We examined related approaches in the enterprise.  " ... Processing vast amounts...

? San Francisco and The Bay Bridge
From Wild WebMink

? San Francisco and The Bay Bridge

I’ve been quite lucky with shots taken from aircraft. My photo of Mount Shasta has been purchased by a publisher as an illustration in a geology textbook, and my...

Conversational Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Conversational Marketing

Since the Cluetrain Manifesto we have been pushing 'conversational marketing'.  Yet I have also observed that it is fairly rare that you get a robust conversation...

Could Taking A Computer Science Course Change Your Life?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Could Taking A Computer Science Course Change Your Life?

Well it did mine. And Mark Guzdial ha a post last week in which he told two stories of young women taking his Media Computation course at Georgia Tech and how it...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Many of us have completed our share of March Madness brackets, competing in leagues or pools to see who can be best at predicting the outcome of the annual NCAA...

Neurosense
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neurosense

Was just reminded of the UK firm: Neurosense.  Who I connected with at a Krakow conference a few years ago.  " .... Accurate insight into consumer responses to...

More on the Effectiveness of QR codes
From The Eponymous Pickle

More on the Effectiveness of QR codes

Another look at QR Codes, which makes some obvious conclusions.  It is true that the mere use of a QR code in an ad or display may attract your attention.  Yet...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Fabric Designs
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Fabric Designs

Some of these are actually nice.

Sitra article on how to best change lifestyles to mitigate climate change
From Putting People First

Sitra article on how to best change lifestyles to mitigate climate change

Vesa-Matti Lahti, senior lead of the Energy Programme at Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund, describes why much more is needed than just correct information if...

? Avoiding Skype
From Wild WebMink

? Avoiding Skype

As you may recall from my links a few days ago, I actively avoid using Skype. I’ve explained why in more detail over on ComputerWorldUK today.

A Slice of the History of Executive Information Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Slice of the History of Executive Information Systems

I have been doing some exploration of Executive Information Systems (EIS) and BI, which I was involved in for a number of years, and was sent this excerpt: - "Executive...

Brain Computer Implant
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brain Computer Implant

A novel in brain computer-neural  implant has now passed the 1000 day milestone: " ... A paralysed woman was still able to accurately control a computer cursor...

Authenticating the Authenticators
From Schneier on Security

Authenticating the Authenticators

This is an interesting read: It was a question that changed his life, and changed mine, and may have changed -- even saved -- all of ours by calling attention...

The Difference One Woman Can Make
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

The Difference One Woman Can Make

I was at the Board of Advisers meeting for the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI) last week in Mountain View when it struck me just how much of...

Why Only Some Apps Succeed
From The Eponymous Pickle

Why Only Some Apps Succeed

A GigaOm look at why some Apps work and some do not, by Om Malik.  Fundamentally he suggests its all about either utility or happiness. 

The Psychology of Collaboration
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Psychology of Collaboration

As in most cases where groups of people are involved, it is not mostly about the technology.  We used Greif's work in the 80s about 'Computer  Supported Cooperative...

NSF Announces Round Two of Its
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF Announces Round Two of Its

Last Wednesday, the NSF announced the second round of an international grant competition designed to spur cutting-edge research in the humanities and social sciences...

Design!publiC: design for governance in India
From Putting People First

Design!publiC: design for governance in India

LiveMint.com, the Indian online partner publication of the Wall Street Journal, reports on India

Identifying Tor Users Through Insecure Applications
From Schneier on Security

Identifying Tor Users Through Insecure Applications

Interesting research: "One Bad Apple Spoils the Bunch: Exploiting P2P Applications to Trace and Profile Tor Users": Abstract: Tor is a popular low-latency anonymity...

Trolls and Copyrights
From The Eponymous Pickle

Trolls and Copyrights

A judicial case addresses the right to re-post. But I don't think this is the last we will hear about fair-use in blogs.
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