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Experientia wins Italian National Prize for Innovation in Services
From Putting People First

Experientia wins Italian National Prize for Innovation in Services

Experientia wins Italian National Prize for Innovation in Services, sponsored by the Italian government and Confcommercio. The President of the Republic, Giorgio...

Experientia vince il Premio Nazionale per l
From Putting People First

Experientia vince il Premio Nazionale per l

Experientia vince la terza edizione del Premio Nazionale per l

Yet Another Way to Evade TSA's Full-Body Scanners
From Schneier on Security

Yet Another Way to Evade TSA's Full-Body Scanners

Last night, at the Third EPIC Champion of Freedom Awards Dinner, we gave an award to Susie Castillo, whose blog post and video of her treatment in the hands of...

Future of Analytics at IBM
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Analytics at IBM

In Technology Review: IBM researchers are working on systems that can analyze data to tell businesses eactly what action to take ...Visiting artificial intelligence...

? OpenOffice.Org and the LibreOffice Imperative
From Wild WebMink

? OpenOffice.Org and the LibreOffice Imperative

As expected, the Apache Software Foundation took the first steps to admitting the OpenOffice.org project to the Apache community, following Oracle’s IBM-designed...

US Kodu Cup Winners Announced (2011)
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

US Kodu Cup Winners Announced (2011)

Yesterday the Unlimited Potential team announced the winners of the inaugural US Kodu Cup competition. Today we are announcing the winners of the first U.S...

? New Cat
From Wild WebMink

? New Cat

It was with huge sadness that we discovered last month that our cat Toby had died suddenly in a neighbour’s garden. He was in perfect condition. He had breakfast...

Social Learning Management System
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Learning Management System

A few weeks ago took a look at  an example of a learning management system that had a social component. Here is another that was pointed out to me Interactyx: ...

NY Times on Computing
From My Biased Coin

NY Times on Computing

A couple of days ago there was a NY Times article on computing being cool (again), including a shout-out to Harvard's own CS 50 and of course the Social Network...

Stanford Spatial History Project
From The Eponymous Pickle

Stanford Spatial History Project

Fascinating work at Stanford.   Another example of how visualization can me used to organize and gain insight from very complex data.  Always wanted to do thisStanford's...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 13
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 13

June 14 Conference: The Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference takes place (continues through June 16) Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Avenue...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

There’s a very timely story in today’s Boston Globe featuring the work of Michael Zink and his colleagues at UMass-Amherst, who are developing — with funding from...

IEEE Computer on Smart Cities
From The Eponymous Pickle

IEEE Computer on Smart Cities

The June 2011 issue of IEEE Computer is devoted to the topic of Smart Cities.   The individual articles are not online yet.  The topic, pioneered by IBM, is instructional...

Information Literacy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Information Literacy

The Information Literacy Blog highlights the first online issue of the Journal of Information Literacy.  Which is  "the adoption of appropriate information behaviour...

LinkedIn's InMaps
From The Eponymous Pickle

LinkedIn's InMaps

I took a look at LinkedIn's InMaps visualization of my own business  connection network when it first came out.  A remarkable view of all those people.  Nothing...

Science of Retail Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Science of Retail Analytics

Rccently brought to my attention as part of a study looking at CPG analytics:Timestar Technologies,  ... helps leading consumer packaged goods companies grow sales...

Why it's So Difficult to Trace Cyber-Attacks
From Schneier on Security

Why it's So Difficult to Trace Cyber-Attacks

I've been asked this question by countless reporters in the past couple of weeks. Here's a good explanation. Shorter answer: it's easy to spoof source destination...

Interesting Links Post 13 June 2011
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links Post 13 June 2011

I spent part of this weekend installing new kitchen cabinets. Not all of us computer geeks are afraid of hand tools and physical labor. On the other hand I

Paypal as an in Store Option
From The Eponymous Pickle

Paypal as an in Store Option

Indications that PayPal may be coming as an option in physical retail stores.

CrowdScanner
From The Eponymous Pickle

CrowdScanner

Brought to my attention for a potential client:The CrowdScanner:   Turning networking into people discovery:a fun, serendipitous, interactive experience.See also...
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