Posted by cadsmith on February 6, 2011
Apps for Development seeks evaluations. Sysadmins called to improve testability. Coverity leads market in automated software testing. Topicmarks does document summarization. Wrangler simplifies form-based data cleanup. Linked open data adds value. EMC released Greenplum visual language for big data. Canvas learning management system announced.
White house publishes innovation strategy. Startup America supports entrepreneurship. National Power Grid has security issues. FBI search engine developed. Local Motors announces transport design battle. National Security Space Strategy published. Russians resume plans for spaceplane. China announces 2020 science goals. Clean nuclear power is a priority in China. Japanese elderly not quick to accept bot care companions. RoboEarth networks bots globally. Surgeons communicate with nurse bots using gesture recognition. David Hanson’s bot heads advance.
Video discusses implants for humans and brains for bots. Heart cells are made from skin. Accelerometer is made of paper. Nestle tests products in huge stomach. Neer tracks group member locations. Ericsson texts money transfers. AT&T expands mobile banking. Walgreens fill prescriptions by cell cam. IntoNow promotes social TV. Digital museums are browsable in Google Art Project. There were thirty-three recent links.
Verification and Validation in Systems Engineering
This book looks at how architecture frameworks use SysML and UML 2.0. Techniques are classified as informal, static, dynamic or formal. These use inspection, testing, simulation, reference model equivalence checking and theorem proving. It proposes a unified approach to evaluate designs, including comparative metrics and procedures There is a case study of an ATM. Semantics, probabilistic behavior and performance analysis of activity diagrams are considered using the PRISM model. There are thirteen chapters.
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Posted by cadsmith on September 11, 2010
Internet media lets stamps go live, opensource code connect cities, anesthesia cross continents, search be multilingual and faculty tune syllabus stats. Tech tests Turing, engineers climate, buys self-powered parts, and ends the big bang, while art and scifi plug the void. Videojug promotes beta.
Recent links (about twenty-nine):
ai Is the Turing Test Still Relevant? A Plan for Developing the Cognitive Decathlon to Test Intelligent Embodied Behavior, Mueller (PDF)
YouTube – Ben Cameron: The true power of the performing arts
YouTube – Alwar Balasubramaniam: Art of substance and absence
augmented-reality Royal Mail Launches First Intelligent Stamps | eWEEK Europe UK
bookmark Trailmeme and the Web of Intent
books The Evolutionary Void, Peter F. Hamilton, 2010
climate Climate scientists suggest geoengineering approach with engineered nanoparticles
cognitive You Are What You Touch: How Tool Use Changes the Brain’s Representations of the Body: Scientific American
database CouchOne – Your Data. Anywhere.
The Optimistic Thought Experiment | Hoover Institution
Guest Post: Could Tiny Somaliland Become the First Cashless Society?
education Khan Academy
environment Early Warning Signs Could Show When Extinction Is Coming | Wired Science | Wired.com
forum Qvaq – Easy Discussions for Everyone
government Announcing Civic Commons – Code for America
media As It Moves Away From The Wikis, Wetpaint Launches TV News And Entertainment Site
medical Medical Daily: World’s first transcontinental anesthesia
mobile Dr Dobbs – Autonomous User Interfaces for Mobile Apps
ocr ABBYY OCR SDK for integrating intelligent and accurate OCR, ICR, OMR, barcode recognition and PDF conversion technologies
power Self powered parts will be electronic mainstay by 2020 – Pacemakers to power themselves | TechEye
quantum Quantum computing – separating hope from hype
Observations: Open-source personal robotics seeks a community to make it affordable
robots ready to take over your home on [technabob]
science Technology Review: Blogs: arXiv blog: Non-Expanding Cosmology Attempts To Oust Big Bang Theory
7 Excellent Website To Test And Compare Website Speed | Free and Useful Online Resources for Designers and Developers
Dr Dobbs – Unit Testing Tools ‘Suite’ Up
translation Linguee – The web as a dictionary – German/English
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