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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.

Variable Sun
From The Eponymous Pickle

Variable Sun

In an earlier academic life experience I did sun modeling. This field has made considerable strides over the years. I am no longer involved with the technologies...

UXnet disbanded
From Putting People First

UXnet disbanded

Louis Rosenfeld, president of the Board of Directors of UXnet, announced last night that the user experience network is being disbanded: “On behalf of UXnet

New Masters in Service Design at Domus Academy
From Putting People First

New Masters in Service Design at Domus Academy


Parliament of Things
From Putting People First

Parliament of Things


Friday Squid Blogging: LOLSquid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: LOLSquid

It's supposed to be a classic, but I've never seen it before.

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Remote Printing to an E-Mail Address
From Schneier on Security

Remote Printing to an E-Mail Address

This is cool technology from HP: Each printer with the ePrint capability will be assigned its own e-mail address. If someone wants to print a document from an...

The fallacy of absolute numbers
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The fallacy of absolute numbers

I often come across the following type of arguments in research papers: You could save 3 bits of storage for every value in your database. Surely that’s irrelevant...

Visual Concept Search Solved?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visual Concept Search Solved?

From a paper by Cees Snoek and Arnold Smeulders of the University of Amsterdam, suggests that the machine understanding of images is within reach. Minimal abstract...

Critical Thinking
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Critical Thinking

Friday is not the day to talk about thinking. I think a lot of people in general and students in particular are looking to stop thinking right about now. But critical...

Nestle Supermarket Barge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nestle Supermarket Barge

Had heard of this before but only briefly... a novel idea which uses a barge on tributaries of the Amazon river in Brazil to engage truly emerging markets. Much...

FMI Revamps Website
From The Eponymous Pickle

FMI Revamps Website

FMI provides excellent technical information, over the years have been to a number of their conferences: FMI (Food Marketing Institute) has updated its website,...

Deciphering the cause of human motivation
From Putting People First

Deciphering the cause of human motivation


The Continuing Incompetence of Terrorists
From Schneier on Security

The Continuing Incompetence of Terrorists

The Atlantic on stupid terrorists: Nowhere is the gap between sinister stereotype and ridiculous reality more apparent than in Afghanistan, where it's fair toPortrait...

? BCS Members: Vote Now
From Wild WebMink

? BCS Members: Vote Now

If you’re a BCS Member or Fellow you’ve received a voting pack in the mail that needs your attention. Please vote this weekend so that there’s no risk of missing...

Visual Experience Management
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visual Experience Management

From Saffron. Intriguing linkage of associative memory and visualization. Will examine it more closely."

Fly-By Conferences (ISIT edition)
From My Biased Coin

Fly-By Conferences (ISIT edition)

I'm writing this from ISIT (Int'l Symposium on Inf. Theory) in Austin.  In fact, I'm sitting in on the session on for "Coding for Memories", a topic I did someweb...
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