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Online Credit/Debit Card Security Failure
From Schneier on Security

Online Credit/Debit Card Security Failure

Ross Anderson reports: Online transactions with credit cards or debit cards are increasingly verified using the 3D Secure system, which is branded as "Verified...

Interesting Links 1 February 2010
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 1 February 2010

All sorts of good things last week. Tops among them was a visit to Stevens Institute of Technology for a workshop with a great group of high school computer...

IBM Extreme Blue Case Study Competition
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

IBM Extreme Blue Case Study Competition

Why is it that out of 20 awesome students in last summer's edition of IBM's Extreme Blue program in Ottawa, not one was female?That was the question the current...

Blogs I Read: Search Facets
From The Noisy Channel

Blogs I Read: Search Facets

A couple of years ago, I started The Noisy Channel as a personal blog. Since my then-employer Endeca didn’t have a corporate blog, I became the company’s ambassador...

Value and Caution of Evolving Robots
From The Eponymous Pickle

Value and Caution of Evolving Robots

Several commenters have reported this also mentions the finding that evolving robots also learn to prey and ask 'What could go wrong'?' ... Dario Floreano and Laurent...

LinkedIn Search: A Look Beneath the Hood
From The Noisy Channel

LinkedIn Search: A Look Beneath the Hood

Last week, I had the good fortune to attend a presentation by John Wang, search architect at LinkedIn. You may have read my earlier posts about LinkedIn introducing...

Justifying Growth : We Need Better PR...
From My Biased Coin

Justifying Growth : We Need Better PR...

Background: As part of the "getting a new Dean" process, we're undergoing a "make a 5 year plan" process. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)...

Improving Disaster Management
From The Eponymous Pickle

Improving Disaster Management

In Communications of the ACM: 'Improving Disaster Management: Social networking, sophisticated imaging, and dual-use technologies promise improved disaster management...

Do You Have What it Takes?
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Do You Have What it Takes?

When I was teaching high school, I was the stereotypical teacher who liked to decorate my classroom and have 'inspirational' posters and pretty decorations around...

Music Conference
From The Eponymous Pickle

Music Conference

From: www.theconfluencegroup.comThe Original New music Seminar Hits LA on February 2. Keynote speaker Daniel EK, CEO of Spotify .... January 14th, 2009, NY, NY...

On the Nature of Startups
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Nature of Startups

Steve Blank on A Startup is not a smaller version of a big company. Now having been involved with several of each, so true. Size and complexity do not scale...

Scent of a Woman
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scent of a Woman

More non-rational signalling: Scent of a Woman: Men

Getting serious about online teaching
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Getting serious about online teaching

Earlier this month, Michael Mitzenmacher told us about the record number of students attending his Harvard class online-only.

links for 2010-01-30
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-01-30

HTML5 video and H.264

Better Decisions Through Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Better Decisions Through Analytics

Tom Davenport podcast on better decisions through analytics, in the HBR Blog.

Friday Squid Blogging: Harrowgate's 1886 Giant Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Harrowgate's 1886 Giant Squid

I have no idea how to explain this.

Paper updates
From My Biased Coin

Paper updates

We updated our Swoopo paper, Information Asymmetries in Pay-Per-Bid Auctions: How Swoopo Makes Bank, mostly making small writing improvements and typo fixes that...

Nokia
From Putting People First

Nokia

User experience is one of the most important success factors of a mobile application, according to Nokia. Therefore the company created a web section that describes...

Deconfliction
From Schneier on Security

Deconfliction

This is well worth watching.

Shifting Back to National Brands
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shifting Back to National Brands

In the WSJ: ' ... Shoppers are starting to open their wallets again for brand-name household basics, but it's taking lower prices, heavy advertising and new products...
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