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Empowering Students to Explore By Linking CS and Writing
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Empowering Students to Explore By Linking CS and Writing

As part of a recent discussion on the Rebooting Computing listserv Ursula Wolz made the following important observations about how to do effective outreach to K...

Ten Blogs for Bloggers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ten Blogs for Bloggers

Ten blogs every Blogger should read in from Zero to SEO.

Internet and the Press
From The Eponymous Pickle

Internet and the Press

How does the internet weaken the press? By an existence proof, the local paper delivered to the door is getting thinner by the day.

How do I automatically lock myself out of Google Mail?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

How do I automatically lock myself out of Google Mail?

I want to be locked out of Google Mail if I spent more than X hours in a given day on email. Anyhow knows how to do it? Right now, I spend about two to three hours...

NVIDIA snuggles up with 2
From insideHPC

NVIDIA snuggles up with 2

Found at Multicoreinfo.com The company

HPC and
From insideHPC

HPC and

Josh Simons at Sun recently took a trip to ORNL to talk with their System Research Team about work that both organizations are doing with respect to virtualization...

Creative launches new
From insideHPC

Creative launches new

Their word, not mine. Anyway, Creative Technology (yup, the SoundBlaster people) made an announcement at CES last week about the launch of their new line of silicon...

AMD plans 1PF graphical supercomputer for interactive content
From insideHPC

AMD plans 1PF graphical supercomputer for interactive content

Many announcements came out of CES last week, but not many of them have anything to do with us. Which is why AMD CEO Dirk Meyer’s proclamation that he is building...

Book: Elsewhere, U.S.A.
From Putting People First

Book: Elsewhere, U.S.A.

Elsewhere, U.S.A. How We Got from the Company Man, Family Dinners, and the Affluent Society to the Home Office, BlackBerry Moms, and Economic Anxiety by Dalton...

Smart Phone  Watches
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smart Phone Watches

Apparently there are a number of watch format devices that aim to replace smartphones. But as long as we use our fingers I wonder about their practicality. Above...

Roland Piquepaille Passes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Roland Piquepaille Passes

UK correspondent Richard James informs me of the passing of emerging tech blogger Roland Piquepaille. I read much of what he read and he was an inspiration for...

Deadline approaches to apply for time on the
From insideHPC

Deadline approaches to apply for time on the

From HPCwire Scientists, engineers, and other U.S. researchers have until Jan. 15, 2009 (12:00 midnight local times) to apply for allocations of high-performance...

Weekend link roundup on January 11
From Wild WebMink

Weekend link roundup on January 11

FTC Town Hall to Address Digital Rights Management TechnologiesIn Seattle. Looks worth a contribution, US-ians.On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dogI haveCampaign...

Back in the USA, Time for PhD Admissions Decisions
From CSDiary

Back in the USA, Time for PhD Admissions Decisions

I’ve just landed in Detroit, just one more short hop to get home. The visit to Taipei was both productive and fun. Lots of CMU faculty members were there: Lujo...

Produce Interface
From The Eponymous Pickle

Produce Interface

This post on a Danish interface for produce does not say a great deal, but I am glad that others are paying attention to retail interfaces around the world. Produce...

Bullet Graphs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bullet Graphs

A Perceptual Edge post about bullet graphs, which I have never used. Apparently these were designed to replace circular gauge type displays. In their simplest...

Gender and Race Issues in Computing
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Gender and Race Issues in Computing

On several mailing lists that I monitor when the issue of gender and/or race is brought up there is a group that responds that any attempt to increase the percentage...

10 most common misconceptions about user experience design
From Putting People First

10 most common misconceptions about user experience design

Whitney Hess, an independent user experience designer, writer and consultant, asked some of the most influential and widely respected [USA] practitioners in UX...

CMU Students Cited by the CRA, NY Times
From CSDiary

CMU Students Cited by the CRA, NY Times

Well, I’m finally on my way home from Taipei. I’m on a layover right now in Osaka, Japan, awaiting the continuation of my flight back to the USA. While I’m here...

Finish this sequence of equalities
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Finish this sequence of equalities

8809 = 6 7111 = 0 2172 = 0 6666 = 4 1111 = 0 3213 = 0 7662 = 2 9312 = 1 0000 = 4 2222 = 0 3333 = 0 5555 = 0 8193 = 3 8096 = 5 7777 = 0 9999 = 4 7756 = 1 6855 =...
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