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Career Outlook for CS Students
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Career Outlook for CS Students

The CACM web site has an interesting interview with Joel Adams (Joel Adams Discusses the Career Outlook for CS Students) Joel Adams

Wharton Studies World Cup Access
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wharton Studies World Cup Access

Wharton WIMI studies how fans access the World Cup via ESPN: " ... ESPN, which is televising the World Cup, is using the soccer tournament as a living laboratory...

Qualcomm, Mattel Push Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Qualcomm, Mattel Push Augmented Reality

It makes sense for a toy manufacturer to look at this. it is well known that some smartphone game Apps are very big profit makers for well known toy companies....

Vigilant Citizens: Then vs. Now
From Schneier on Security

Vigilant Citizens: Then vs. Now

This is from Atomic Bombing: How to Protect Yourself, published in 1950: Of course, millions of us will go through our lives never seeing a spy or a saboteur...

Temporal Analytics Engine
From The Eponymous Pickle

Temporal Analytics Engine

Wim Van de Velde points me the Recorded Future Site, which I had missed. What they call a temporal analytics engine. Not descriptive enough as a title. Just exploring...

Cryptography Failure Story
From Schneier on Security

Cryptography Failure Story

By Russian spies: Ricci said the steganographic program was activated by pressing control-alt-E and then typing in a 27-character password, which the FBI found...

Beyond findability
From Putting People First

Beyond findability

The Spring 2010 issue of the Journal of Information Architecture is now available. In one of the articles “Beyond Findability“, Luigi Spagnolo, Davide Bolchini,...

From Computational Complexity

Is this solution cheating?

Consider the following problem: A hole is drilled through the center of a sphere. The cylinder-with-caps is removed. The length of the removed cylinder (itHere...

links for 2010-07-01
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-07-01

Project Harmony looks to improve contribution agreements I hope to be able to participate in this activity, if only to ensure that it does not become a validation...

A Transumer Manifesto
From Putting People First

A Transumer Manifesto

From cars to designer clothes to children

Kuniavsky designing read-write web-created things
From Putting People First

Kuniavsky designing read-write web-created things

This fast approaching era of desktop manufacturing via advanced MakerBots and other 3D printers is in part why ThingM co-founder Mike Kuniavsky runs an annual conference...

The cities we need
From Putting People First

The cities we need

The Grattan Institute, an Australian independent public policy think-tank, has published a new report, entitled “The Cities We Need“, that aims to set an agenda...

Why social experience is the future of online content
From Putting People First

Why social experience is the future of online content

“For all of the attention on social networking, there are few social media experiences that match the fun of hanging out together with friends in person,” writes...

Design research at LIFT conference
From Putting People First

Design research at LIFT conference

At the beginning of May, frog design partnered with the Lift conference in Geneva to conduct design research on the conference itself to understand what was working...

The product of a healthy relationship
From Putting People First

The product of a healthy relationship

The relationship between researchers and product designers can be a rocky one. Paul Golden looks at how market research can make sure it promotes creative thinking...

Amazon Acquires Woot
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Acquires Woot

In a cool move Amazon has bought the geeky surplus store Woot. Will operate as an independent subsidiary. Although I have not been there for a while Woot was known...

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM - June 2010 (Vol. 53, No. 6)
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM - June 2010 (Vol. 53, No. 6)

Below is a list of items with policy relevance from the June issue of Communications of the ACM. As always, much of the material in CACM is premium content, and...

Google Celebrates Maps Mashups
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Celebrates Maps Mashups

Its only been five years since the launch of the Google Maps API. ReadWriteWeb celebrates with an article about it, and points to their map of mashups. Have now...

Data at Rest vs. Data in Motion
From Schneier on Security

Data at Rest vs. Data in Motion

For a while now, I've pointed out that cryptography is singularly ill-suited to solve the major network security problems of today: denial-of-service attacks, website...

Interactions magazine on subtlety and change
From Putting People First

Interactions magazine on subtlety and change

The current issue of Interactions Magazine is generally on subtlety and change, writes co-editor-in-chief Jon Kolko: “There are some strange changes under way in...
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