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Scent Branding
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scent Branding

The use of scent was covered nicely in the current Business Week. I have mentioned a number of times our work in the innovation centers installing, testing andposts...

Upcoming fieldwork: What do you want to know?
From Apophenia

Upcoming fieldwork: What do you want to know?

I’m gearing up for a bunch of new on-the-ground fieldwork and intend to do a host of semi-structured interviews with American teenagers in different parts of the...

Cheating on Tests, by the Teachers
From Schneier on Security

Cheating on Tests, by the Teachers

If you give people enough incentive to cheat, people will cheat: Of all the forms of academic cheating, none may be as startling as educators tampering with children's...

Interesting Links 21 June 2010
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 21 June 2010

By rough count I went through 160 Tweets to cull out the interesting links for today’s post. It makes me wonder if I tweet too much. Of course for me Twitter is...

Procter Offers Advice for Male Homemakers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Offers Advice for Male Homemakers

Male oriented housekeeping tips from P&G. I have taken a look at it, well done, it is a multi-contributor blog. " ... Procter & Gamble has launched a household...

From Computational Complexity

CCC 2010

( Reminder:Deadline for submitting to special issue of Theory of Computing in honor of Rajeev Motwani is July 30. See here. ) CCC 2010! Ran Raz gave an...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 21
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 21

June 22 Hearing: The Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing...

Colocating Conferences -- What Will It Take?
From My Biased Coin

Colocating Conferences -- What Will It Take?

In the ongoing future of STOC debate, one possibility that seems to have significant support is that we should do more colocation of conferences.  (See Suresh's...

On ethnography and balance scorecards
From Putting People First

On ethnography and balance scorecards

Twho new articles have been published on the UX Matters site: Ethnography in UX by Nathanael Boehm, user experience and social interaction designer for the Australian...

AT&T's iPad Security Breach
From Schneier on Security

AT&T's iPad Security Breach

I didn't write about the recent security breach that disclosed tens of thousands of e-mail addresses and ICC-IDs of iPad users because, well, there was nothingwere...

Procter at the Shanghai Expo
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter at the Shanghai Expo

An article about P&G's involvement at the 2010 China Shanghai exposition, now ongoing. More about the expo here.

Where Americans are Moving
From The Eponymous Pickle

Where Americans are Moving

This Forbes feature has received much publicity. Based on IRS data it is a dynamic visualization of US internal migration data. Simple and well done.

Delivering Health: mHealth
From The Eponymous Pickle

Delivering Health: mHealth

Mark Montgomery of Kyield sends along an excellent link:The mHealth RevolutionIndustry insiders offer their insight into the way new technologieswill change how...

One Time Display Password
From The Eponymous Pickle

One Time Display Password

StorefrontBackTalk reports that Mastercard is experimenting with a one time use password display. This approach has been used for access to secure resources for...

Boldly Going NoWhere
From The Eponymous Pickle

Boldly Going NoWhere

From CACM: NASA ends plan to put man back on the moon.

Gridworks and Needlebase
From The Noisy Channel

Gridworks and Needlebase

One of the big challenges of working with heterogeneous data is curating it. Below are introductions to two tools for doing do: Gridworks, developed by David Huynh...

IBM's Watson Natural Language System
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM's Watson Natural Language System

In Mindhacks: Information about IBM's Watson system, which is designed to analyze and answer natural language queries. Also points to a NYT article on the topic...

Becoming a Design Leader
From The Eponymous Pickle

Becoming a Design Leader

Thoughts on becoming a design leader, by David Sherwin. Nicely put. In the Design Mind blog.

ISIT Day 2 (2010)
From My Biased Coin

ISIT Day 2 (2010)

First, finishing up day 1, the banquet was, as expected, a fairly nondescript affair involving chicken of some sort, which I happily got to spend with a group of...

Screen Games
From The Eponymous Pickle

Screen Games

Giant Screen social games at events, via Springwise. Why not done remotely as well? I saw a simpler example on the Lake Geneva fountain a number of years ago.
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