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Kimberly-Clark Logistics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kimberly-Clark Logistics

A good example of how RFID can be used to make the supply chain more efficient through transparency: " ... The consumer goods manufacturer is using a solution that...

Allerton Part 2 : Venue Change?
From My Biased Coin

Allerton Part 2 : Venue Change?

Yesterday, I thought the best talks I saw were by Devavrat Shah and Dina Katabi.Dev was talking about how to track where rumors start.  The model is you have aproject...

Interdictive Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Interdictive Analytics

Forrester's James Kobielus on what he is calling 'Interdictive Analytics'.  Good thoughts.  I had not heard the term before but it is form of  predictive alerting...

? Extension of Power
From Wild WebMink

? Extension of Power

Alert To Activists: Customs Enforcement of IPR “This is a very worrying development. Borders are places with arbitrary rules, over-empowered and unaccountable officers...

Insecure Chrome Extensions
From Schneier on Security

Insecure Chrome Extensions

An analysis of extensions to the Chrome browser shows that 25% of them are insecure: We reviewed 100 Chrome extensions and found that 27 of the 100 extensions...

DoE
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

DoE

At an event in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE)

Social Analytics Transforming Retail Business Planning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Analytics Transforming Retail Business Planning

Correspondent Armen Najarian at DemandTec posts an excellent piece: Four Ways Social Analytics will Transform Retail Business Planning.  Read his list of four dimensions...

Packaging and Consumer Choice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Packaging and Consumer Choice

An interesting case study in Knowledge @ Wharton regarding packaging design at Heinz and how innovative packaging can be transformational in very common and 'old'...

Tom Davenport Looks at MoneyBall
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tom Davenport Looks at MoneyBall

Information and analytics in Baseball and Industry.   Games have always been a good way to think about business and how to apply technical methods.   A good look...

Agile Business Intelligence at Guess Inc
From The Eponymous Pickle

Agile Business Intelligence at Guess Inc

An intriguing case study of business intelligence at Guess.   The concept of agility. Agile BI: Good but Not EnoughAt Guess Inc., BI Director Bruce Yen embraces...

Allerton 2011
From My Biased Coin

Allerton 2011

I woke up at an absurdly early hour this morning to get on a plane and go to the Allerton conference.  I'm giving a talk this afternoon on Invertible Bloom Lookup...

Accidental Creative
From The Eponymous Pickle

Accidental Creative

Todd Henry of Accidental Creative on Realism, Ambition and Hypocracy.  See his excellent book: The Accidental Creative.

Google Wallet
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Wallet

An overview of the recent Google Wallet rollout.  It is still early, but we will start to see more phone based payment systems.  The future will be a collection...

From Computational Complexity

A candidate for a new Millenium Problem

In a prior post I wrote that the Erdos-Turan Conjecture should be a Millennium problem. Today I am going to (1) suggest a generalization of the Erdos-Turan Conjecture...

Bob Herbold's New Book and Blog
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bob Herbold's New Book and Blog

I have noted this before, but my boss at Procter & Gamble, Bob Herbold,  was our SVP and later spent seven years as the Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft.  He...

Data Mining Health Problems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Mining Health Problems

As we gather more data about health conditions, it is natural to look at the relationship over time between these sensory readings and conditions.   And also the...

Smartphone Based Brain Scanning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smartphone Based Brain Scanning

Another interesting sensory application: " A team of researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have developed a portable EEG system powered byEmotive...

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Making Fake ATMs Using 3D Printers
From Schneier on Security

Making Fake ATMs Using 3D Printers

One group stole $400K.

When Fish Fly
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

When Fish Fly

How excited am I about the Partners in Learning Global Forum? I
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