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Internet of Things
From The Eponymous Pickle

Internet of Things

A good overview article in the BBC on the Internet of Things.  Really a relatively old idea that we explored with MIT with such ideas like replacing the bar code...

Call for Papers:  Collective Intelligence 2012
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Call for Papers: Collective Intelligence 2012

Tom Malone and Luis von Ahn — with funding from the

links for 2011-06-17
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-06-17

NZOSS Wins Patent Opposition So Microsoft doesn't have a patent on XML in document processing in New Zealand. Excellent result for the New Zealand Open Source Society...

Mobile Marketing Rules
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mobile Marketing Rules

Well put:  4 Rules of engagement for mobile marketing.    Author Carla Paschke ... is Director of Mobile Innovation at Engaugewhere she is responsible for providing...

Crowdsourcing to Create Metadata
From The Eponymous Pickle

Crowdsourcing to Create Metadata

Tagging images is one of the oldest crowdsourcing applications of constructing metadata...Dartmouth College researchers have developed Metadata Games, an experiment...

NSF Changing Broader Impacts
From My Biased Coin

NSF Changing Broader Impacts

The NSF is changing its description of its merit criteria -- specifically, what the Broader Impacts criteria will be.  The details are still being worked out, and...

The Decline of al Qaeda
From Schneier on Security

The Decline of al Qaeda

Interesting essay.

Dr. Georgios Zervas
From My Biased Coin

Dr. Georgios Zervas

Congratulations to Georgios (alternatively, Giorgos), who defended his thesis today.*  (There's still some paperwork to get in, but we drank the champagne afterward...

In Search of Structure
From The Eponymous Pickle

In Search of Structure

Searching for data structure, From the Noisy Channel by Daniel Tunkelang.  Some discussuib and lots of links about making data more useful.

Want to Earn $50K?
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Want to Earn $50K?

A couple of very interesting prize-based competitions have been announced in the past week. The first — with Vint Cerf, U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra...

Kinect SDK
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Kinect SDK

Finally! The officially supported Kinect Software Developer Kit for the Kinect Device for Windows is now available. Kinect SDK download. To help you get started...

From Apophenia

In a cultural context where Congressman Anthony Weiner foolishly published salacious content on Twitter, it’s hard to ignore sexting as a cultural phenomenon....

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

A new National Science and Technology Council report released Monday

The FT and the App Trap
From Wild WebMink

The FT and the App Trap

I got an e-mail from the Financial Times yesterday, announcing their new “FT App”. That sounded unusual; after all, the FT has had an iPad/iPhone app for some time...

From Computational Complexity

Theory Jobs 2011

The computer science job market never comes to a complete close. CI Fellows are still being decided, Oxford is just starting its search for an algorithms professor...

Collaboration as an Intangible Asset
From The Eponymous Pickle

Collaboration as an Intangible Asset

In the Harvard Bogs:   Not so intangible, I say. Today though it can be done in ways that were not possible formerly.    In a conversation I had yesterday we discussed...

Threat Models Colliding at Movie-Theater Projectors
From Schneier on Security

Threat Models Colliding at Movie-Theater Projectors

Interesting.

SEE Conference report by Mark Vanderbeeken
From Putting People First

SEE Conference report by Mark Vanderbeeken

On 29 March, Experientia partner Mark Vanderbeeken chaired the European SEE Conference on integrating design into regional and national policies. The high-level...

Book: What
From Putting People First

Book: What

What’s Mine Is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is Changing the Way We Live by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers Collins, 2011 304 pages In the 20th century humanity...

Shareable: Share or Die [new e-book]
From Putting People First

Shareable: Share or Die [new e-book]

Share or Die is the first collection of writing from Generation Y about post-college work and life in the 21st Century. “It contains nearly 30 essays, cartoons,...
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