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From Awesome to Fair Programmer: An improvement
From CERIAS Blog

From Awesome to Fair Programmer: An improvement

Before I had a degree in computer science, I thought that I was an awesome programmer. After I got my Master's degree, I thought I was just good. I didn't hesitate...

A and P Introduces  Clipless Coupons
From The Eponymous Pickle

A and P Introduces Clipless Coupons

One of the oldest US retail grocery companies has introduced digital coupons.

links for 2009-08-11
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-08-11

FSA stands by findings that organic has no 'additional health benefits' See how far "organic" has been hijacked by the food industry...

Meijer Using Online Games
From The Eponymous Pickle

Meijer Using Online Games

Meijer is using online games ' ... Meijer tries out online games to attract back-to-school shoppersMidwest chain retailer Meijer Inc. launched an interactive game...

Lots of Search News Today!
From The Noisy Channel

Lots of Search News Today!


The other side of the table: Peter Seibel
From Return 42;

The other side of the table: Peter Seibel

This issue of The other side of the table is a little bit out of schedule, mostly because of today's review of Peter Seibel's new book Coders at Work. Not onlyreview...

USACM Comments on Government Website Policy on Web Tracking Technologies
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Comments on Government Website Policy on Web Tracking Technologies

In response to a request for comment from the Office of Science and Technology Policy, today USACM submitted comments on how federal government websites should...

GROE Forum in Brighton, England a Major Success
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

GROE Forum in Brighton, England a Major Success

Twenty researchers met in Brighton, England July 4th and 5th for the Forum to Envision the Future of Learning.

Building Partnerships and Creating Community
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Building Partnerships and Creating Community

Building community partnerships can impact a computer science program in many ways - seen and unseen. And there is motivation for such relationships on the part...

links for 2009-08-10
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-08-10

The Case Against Apple Apple appears to be going through exactly the same transition - from underdog to overlord - that Microsoft...

Norbert Fuhr
From The Noisy Channel

Norbert Fuhr


Wiring You Up
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wiring You Up

For what useful reasons might you allow your brain to be wired up with a neural implant? A poll gives some answers.

Bing vs Google
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bing vs Google

From Knowledge@Wharton: Bing Gives Microsoft a Boost, but Can It Compete with Google?. I have been using Bing occasionally, even comparing the two at times, but...

Federal CIO Dashboards
From The Eponymous Pickle

Federal CIO Dashboards

Steve Few examines the design of existing Federal CIO dashboards. He makes some excellent points. I believe that DBs should show the right data for a given responsibility...

Learning Through Games
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learning Through Games

From the ACM: Learning Through GamesElectronic games can inspire players to explore new ideas and concepts. By gaining a better understanding of the dynamic between...

Public Expression, Liability, and Anonymity
From The Noisy Channel

Public Expression, Liability, and Anonymity


Evolution of the Google File System
From Return 42;

Evolution of the Google File System

This week seems to be review week. While I would love to finish some more technical posts, a new article in ACM Queue stopped me from actually doing that. The article...

Roambi BI on the IPhone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Roambi BI on the IPhone

Always thought there was a place for good interactive Business intelligence visualization on the IPhone. For example in retail where I had to get lots of supporting...

How Does Pair Programming Work?
From Return 42;

How Does Pair Programming Work?

November last year, Stuart Wray, senior lecturer at the Royal School of Signals in Blandford, United Kingdom, submitted a paper called How does pair programming...

The Worst That Could Happen
From Computer Science Teachers Association

The Worst That Could Happen

No doubt CS teachers in the USA are aware of the Julie Amero case, where the Connecticut substitute teacher was convicted on four counts of risk of injury to aThe...
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