Entries from December 2011

HCIR 2011: Now on YouTube!

December 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment · General

The Fifth Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR 2011), held on October 20th at Google’s main campus in Mountain View, California, was a resounding success. We has almost a hundred people, presenting a wide array of papers, posters, and challenge entries. You can read my summary of the event in an earlier blog post: “HCIR 2011: We […]

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Jim Adler: The Accidental Chief Privacy Officer

December 4th, 2011 · 3 Comments · General

Privacy is the third rail of the cloud. On one hand, the ease of sharing information and the power of analytics have produced extraordinary value for consumers, as well as great business models for companies that serve those consumers. On the other hand, people have good reason to worry about the unintended consequences of over-sharing. […]

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