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links for 2008-10-18
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links for 2008-10-18

The Things He Carried Rather over-the-top article about security theatre at US airports.YouTube - Batman vs. The Penguin: The Debate Seems someone's script writer...

Report Sees Potential Shortage Ahead for University IT Workforce
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Report Sees Potential Shortage Ahead for University IT Workforce

A report by EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association focused on Information Technology in higher education, says that most respondents to a recent survey anticipate a...

The Most Important Book You Will Read This Year
From Computer Science Teachers Association

The Most Important Book You Will Read This Year

Jane Margolis' and Allan Fisher's book from a few years ago called "Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing" was a germinal work about computer science education...

CSTA Now HAS RSS
From Computer Science Teachers Association

CSTA Now HAS RSS

CSTA has just added an RSS feed for its news updates on the homepage. If you already have an RSS reader either installed in your browser or through a service...

Leadership Cohort Activities in Gwinnett County, Georgia
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Leadership Cohort Activities in Gwinnett County, Georgia

I began this school year with a renewed spirit, after having attending the Leadership Cohort in Chicago, IL this summer! It was so empowering to be amongst folks...

Leadership Cohort Activities in Ohio
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Leadership Cohort Activities in Ohio

I am very excited to be a part of the CSTA Leadership Cohort. I was impressed at the workshop this summer with all of the insights into CS education, where we...

Daniel Tunkelang: Taste and Trust
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: Taste and Trust

A promise of social networking platforms is their ability to leverage your social network to provide useful recommendations. We are overwhelmed by the choices available...

Daniel Tunkelang: Data Scientists at Work
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: Data Scientists at Work

Recently, I had the privilege to be included in Sebastian Gutierrez's book on Data Scientists at Work. In each of the book's 16 chapters, he interviews a different...

Daniel Tunkelang: My Three Ex’s: A Data Science Approach for Applied Machine Learning
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: My Three Ex’s: A Data Science Approach for Applied Machine Learning

Today, I gave a talk at QCon SF entitled “My Three Ex’s: A Data Science Approach for Applied Machine Learning”. The talk wasn’t about machine learning as such,Brendan...

Daniel Tunkelang: Dream Big. Execute Incrementally.
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: Dream Big. Execute Incrementally.

In Silicon Valley, everyone loves to talk about disruptive innovation. Indeed, it's easy to dismiss incremental improvements as boring or unimaginative. But moonshot...

Daniel Tunkelang: Not Everyone Should Interview
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: Not Everyone Should Interview

A few months ago, I wrote a post on interviewing as a team sport, in which I cited Yishan Wong's advice on hiring software engineers. Among other things, Yishan...

Daniel Tunkelang: Controversial Questions About Personalization
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: Controversial Questions About Personalization

Yesterday, I had the pleasure to moderate, along with my friend Xavier Amatriain, a panel at the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2014). Our panel...

Daniel Tunkelang: Taking Notes in Public
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: Taking Notes in Public

Yesterday, I talked with Women at LinkedIn (WALI) about how to invest in your professional brand. Several people asked for tactical advice on how to use socialJeff...

Daniel Tunkelang: How To Invest In Your Professional Brand
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: How To Invest In Your Professional Brand

I’m no stranger to self-promotion. For years I’ve used LinkedIn, Twitter, and a personal blog as ways to increase my professional visibility. My investments instartup...

Daniel Tunkelang: Where Do You Want To Get To?
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: Where Do You Want To Get To?

In Lewis Carroll's classic novel Alice in Wonderland, there's a memorable exchange between Alice and the Cheshire Cat about making decisions."Would you tell me...

Daniel Tunkelang: A Different Approach to Anonymous Sharing
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: A Different Approach to Anonymous Sharing

There’s been a lot of buzz in Silcon Valley around anonymous sharing apps. Particularly Secret, which identifies authors only by their social distance to the reader...

Daniel Tunkelang: The Facebook Colonoscopy Experiment
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: The Facebook Colonoscopy Experiment

By now, you’re probably sick of hearing about the Facebook data science experiment on emotion manipulation. Depending on whom you ask, it’s either a serious breach...

Daniel Tunkelang: No, You Don’t Have a Right to be Forgotten
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: No, You Don’t Have a Right to be Forgotten

A couple of months ago, the European Court of Justice stunned the world with a ruling on the “right to be forgotten” that ordered Google to remove a link to a 1998...

Daniel Tunkelang: Information Asymmetry in the Workplace
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: Information Asymmetry in the Workplace

Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh recently published a book entitled The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age. Their premise is that we need a...

Daniel Tunkelang: Web Science: How is it different?
From The Noisy Channel

Daniel Tunkelang: Web Science: How is it different?

This morning, I had the honor and pleasure to deliver a keynote address at the ACM Web Science 2014 Conference. I entitled it "Web Science: How is it different...
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