Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Daily links for 10/23/2012

Sharing But With Privacy In Mind: Mozilla Launches Social API For Firefox, Facebook Messenger First Service To Integrate For Beta Testing | TechCrunch “Interesting development today in the browser wars, with the latest battlefield being who is best positioned to … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/22/2012

IBM hones Watson the supercomputer’s skills – The Globe and Mail “So as you move into the medical domain, it becomes important to understand what are diseases, what are symptoms, what are treatments, and how when they’re expressed in text … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/20/2012

As Microsoft Shifts Its Privacy Rules, an Uproar Is Absent – NYTimes.com “Microsoft instituted a policy on Friday that gives the company broad leeway over how it gathers and uses personal information from consumers of its free, Web-based products like … Continue reading

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2013-2014 IBM Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Sciences

The Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences Department of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center invites applications for its 2013-2014 Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship for research in mathematical and computer sciences. Areas of active research in the department include: … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/15/2012

Google Aims to Move Ever More Seamlessly Into Daily Life – NYTimes.com “Mr. Singhal is talking about what computer scientists call ubiquitous computing or intelligence augmentation — the idea that computers will no longer be devices we turn on, but … Continue reading

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Daily links for 10/08/2012

Machine-To-Machine Analytics: Next Big Data Challenge? | Big Data “An even bigger challenge is the coming explosion of machine-to-machine (M2M) data. Wireless sensors, for instance, are becoming commonplace in a variety of consumer and industrial devices, including vending machines, healthcare … Continue reading

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