Mentoring Makes MAGIC for Middle and High School Girls (part 2)

Hey all, Just as I promised, here’s more info on MAGIC. I was very impressed by the women on this panel. But the facts of the MAGIC project are just as interesting (and potentially motivational). As a quick note, I just finished watching part of Randy Pausch’s presentation on Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams, and […]

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Do and Don’ts for Hopper bloggers (my list)

Hey all, Here are some things I learned while being an official blogger to the Grace Hopper Conference. DO: 1. Charge your lap top (if you bring one) any chance you get. There’s nothing more irritating than having to sit in the back of a good panel because you need to be plugged in. 2. […]

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Outstanding Women in Computer Security: A Panel

What made it so impressive were the women involved–each of their stories is a both a comfort and a clarion call. This post does not have a lot of one-liners–it is a word-picture of what a woman (or any person) can be in the high tech security sector. Also, check out Valerie Fenwick’s blog on […]

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Split session: Scaling up

Paradigm shifts, new technology requirements, and a solution path: the future of computing Ramune Nagisetty of Intel gave a talk which more than anything gave a feeling of the zooming, Moore’s Law following shifts in the high tech industry. She focused her talk on: The Power Wall -The issue of power and its uses is […]

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Split session: At the Internet’s edge

RFID: IP Network Applications and Societal Implications I am always interested in RFIDs. From 7th graders school ID cards to shipments of sugar, RFIDs are everywhere. Those touch-not-swipe-badges are RFIDs as are the no-contact credit cards. Those injected tags in my dogs and cats are RFIDs. One way to understand RFIDs is to think about […]

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