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Imagine

Looking back, it's pretty amazing how new technologies like Google, cell phones, Facebook and Twitter have changed society in completely unexpected ways. Let's...

ACLU Report on the War on Terror
From Schneier on Security

ACLU Report on the War on Terror

This report is really good: "A Call to Courage: Reclaiming Our Liberties Ten Years After 9/11."

Blogging Again?
From My Biased Coin

Blogging Again?

My thoughts that I would blog more over the summer, during academic "down time", turned out more of a fiction than I would have thought.  The summer proved remarkably...

? Writer
From Wild WebMink

? Writer

Over the weekend I realised how much pleasure I get from listening to Garrison Keillor each day with his small but perfectly formed “Writer’s Almanac” podcast.I’m...

Computing
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Computing

As we noted in this space yesterday, the

Interesting Links 12 September 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 12 September 2011

After a wonderful long weekend for Labor Day I spent the rest of last week in San Antonio Texas for a series of meetings. This didn

A Different 9/11: Happy Birthday, Endeca!
From The Noisy Channel

A Different 9/11: Happy Birthday, Endeca!


Zapaday
From The Eponymous Pickle

Zapaday

I was just alerted to Zapaday.   A site, which has similarities in  purpose to Recorded Future,  which I have now followed for some time.  " ... Editors and bots...

Innovation Execution
From The Eponymous Pickle

Innovation Execution

Paul Hobcraft on the execution of innovation.   Its easy to build up a portfolio of innovation ideas.  Much harder to execute them in a particular context of the...

Growth in Data Related Jobs and the Importance of Language
From The Eponymous Pickle

Growth in Data Related Jobs and the Importance of Language

From the Language Log.   Language is important when you are looking for employment: " ... At the Revolutions blog, David Smith posts a nice little discussion about ...

On 9/11 Anniversary,
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

On 9/11 Anniversary,

As our nation pauses today to remember and reflect upon this tenth anniversary of 9/11, we recall the heroic efforts of ordinary citizens in the aftermath of that...

Commercial Jetpacks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Commercial Jetpacks

After so many years it appears that commercial, one person flying jet packs are getting much closer.  Legal apparently.  Safe?  Watch the skies.

Over versus Underpackaging
From The Eponymous Pickle

Over versus Underpackaging

A talk I gave this week in Chicago alerted me again to the issues involved in packaging products.  I recall we were called in to look at how people reacted to packaging...

Perception of Time
From The Eponymous Pickle

Perception of Time

On the brain's perception of time.   We examined this as part of how people shop. How does it change the dwell time in front of a shelf?

NIPS 2011 Calling for
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NIPS 2011 Calling for

The

Digital Gastronomy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital Gastronomy

This week I gave a presentation in Chicago and mentioned the idea of manufacturing food and beverage remotely, giving as  examples the Coke Freestyle machine and...

Friday Squid Blogging:  Beautiful Squid Drawings
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Beautiful Squid Drawings

From Italy. As before, use the comments to this post to write about and discuss security stories that don't have their own post.

Knowing That Order Matters
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Knowing That Order Matters

The start of a new year puts me once again in front of a second semester class, using as text the pdf of my book that is about to appear (shameless advertising)...

Game Papers at SIGGRAPH 2011 (Part 2 of 2)
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Game Papers at SIGGRAPH 2011 (Part 2 of 2)

A previous post talked about two game paper presentations I saw at SIGGRAPH 2011.  Here is part two with a summary of the second two talks.Evaluating gesture-based...

Exciting News: Me @ Microsoft Research + New York University
From Apophenia

Exciting News: Me @ Microsoft Research + New York University

When I was finishing my PhD and starting to think about post-school plans, I made a list of my favorite university departments. At the top of the list was New York...
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