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Multi-touch looks set to kill the mouse
From Putting People First

Multi-touch looks set to kill the mouse

Darren Waters, technology editor at the BBC, reports from Austin, Texas on the future of touch: “The success of the iPhone has given rise to a new grammar of touch...

Innovation trickles in a new direction
From Putting People First

Innovation trickles in a new direction

Business Week reports on how some companies like General Electric, Nokia, and others are reversing the traditional process where products are created in rich nations...

Discussing the principles for a digital social enterprise
From Putting People First

Discussing the principles for a digital social enterprise

Over the last few months, Franco Papeschi and Tory Dunn of the Vodafone User Experience team have been doing work on a set of principles and guidelines to support...

Cloudera launched to offer commercialized
From insideHPC

Cloudera launched to offer commercialized

You might recall that Hadoop is the open source application built from the few papers Google engineers published on their MapReduce infrastructure for dealing with...

Computer science enrollment up for first time in six
From insideHPC

Computer science enrollment up for first time in six

The results of a recent study by the CRA are out, and the news is good for computer science The number of undergraduate students majoring in computer science significantly...

Computing research that changed the world
From insideHPC

Computing research that changed the world

From the CCC’s blog Ed Lazowska and Peter Lee on November 4 proposed a brainstorming exercise to identify about a dozen game-changing advances in computing research...

CS Enrollments Are Up, According to Latest CRA Taulbee Report
From CSDiary

CS Enrollments Are Up, According to Latest CRA Taulbee Report

The latest edition of the CRA Taulbee Report has just been released, and it confirms what we have been seeing in our CS application trends here at CMU and other...

Collaborative Services: social innovation and design for sustainability
From Putting People First

Collaborative Services: social innovation and design for sustainability

“What is a sustainable lifestyle? What will our daily lives become if we agree to change some of our routines? How do we reduce our environmental impact without...

The location of anything is becoming everything
From Putting People First

The location of anything is becoming everything

We live in the Global Location Age.

Service design at Kraft
From Putting People First

Service design at Kraft

Reena Jana of Business Week reports from SXSW on the activities of Moshe Tamssot, Kraft

A participatory website supporting families with disabled children
From Putting People First

A participatory website supporting families with disabled children

The Turin-based non-profit organisation Area, which supports families with disabled children, just launched its new website, developed with the intensive support...

From Springenwerk Blog

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Capistrano and Solaris « Jamie Orchard-Hays

TACC Names Stanzione Deputy
From insideHPC

TACC Names Stanzione Deputy

The Texas Advanced Computing Center [TACC] has announced that they have named Dan Stanzione, Jr as Deputy Director of the center.

Bio-computing thrust at
From insideHPC

Bio-computing thrust at

This just crossed my mailbox this evening: news of that the bio-computing thrust in the SC09 technical program is looking for content. From the email This year...

Sun to Deploy South Africa
From insideHPC

Sun to Deploy South Africa

Its so super, they call it a supercomputer.

From CSDiary

“Isn’t it great to have a President who cares about science?” This was a statement made by Google CEO Eric Schmidt to a group of academics and industry leaders...

Pre-Businesses
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pre-Businesses

Considering non-monetizable pre-businesses whose 'cool clock' may be ticking. Can you guess what social network that ZDNet is talking about? A good piece on the...

Differentiated Instruction
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Differentiated Instruction

As I was grading a movie summary from my Fundamentals of Programming class, yesterday, I noticed the varying insights that the students had to the Charles Babbage...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 15
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 15

March 17 Meeting: The Election Assistance Commission will hold a meeting. One of the agenda items concerns voter registration databases., 11 a.m., 1225 New York...

Net-Map
From The Eponymous Pickle

Net-Map

From Visualcomplexity, something called Net-Map which allows users to manipulate the relationship of players and decisions. What is interesting here is that the...
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