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Approach and Identify

Back on my 30th birthday, my wife gave me a copy of Logan’s Run, with a card ensuring me that I’d found sanctuary. The joke is probably lost on those who haven’t...

Fighting Fund for the Big WOBber
From Wild WebMink

Fighting Fund for the Big WOBber

You'll remember my recent posting about the fine work journalist Brenno de Winter has been doing in his spare time, bringing a little healing daylight into local...

Inside the Mind of the Shopper Published
From The Eponymous Pickle

Inside the Mind of the Shopper Published

Herb Sorensen book is now out Inside the Mind of the Shopper: The Science of Retailing, from Wharton School Publishing. It details some of his work exploring how...

Berners-Lee on Linked Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Berners-Lee on Linked Data

This ReadWrite Web post points to a good TED talk by Tim Berners-Lee and give you an overview of the topic of Linked Data. With the suggestion that this is the...

Microsoft's Retail Experience Center
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft's Retail Experience Center

A look at Microsoft's retail experience center.

From The Noisy Channel

Where Have All The Google Killers Gone?

Harry McCracken at Technologizer just posted “A Brief History of Google

From The Noisy Channel

Where Have All The Google Killers Gone?

Harry McCracken at Technologizer just posted “A Brief History of Google

From The Noisy Channel

Great Press, But Where Are The Customers?

One of the things I love about being in the enterprise search /

From The Noisy Channel

Great Press, But Where Are The Customers?

One of the things I love about being in the enterprise search /

How the Mobile Phone Became an
From Putting People First

How the Mobile Phone Became an

The Sydney Morning Herald reports on a study of more than 1000 workers which shows that the mobile phone does not make people any more rushed or pressured for time...

Mobile Literacy
From Putting People First

Mobile Literacy

Our friends at Adaptive Path have posted some information on a design and research project that aimed to understand how mobile technology can work more effectively...

New media practices in China, Korea, India, Brazil, Japan and Ghana
From Putting People First

New media practices in China, Korea, India, Brazil, Japan and Ghana

The blog series on New Media Practices in International Contexts, which I announced in January, is now complete. It covers the unique characteristics of digital...

CMU Commencement 2009 Caught on GigaPan
From CSDiary

CMU Commencement 2009 Caught on GigaPan

This past weekend was incredibly busy, not only with the launch of the CIFellows Project, but also with a full slate of CMU commencement activities. Jeffrey Baker...

Bookmarks in the Recession
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bookmarks in the Recession

Time interview of Martin Lindstrom, who's Buyology book I have mentioned here a number of times. How Shoppers Make Decisions in a Recession, interesting thought...

Reinventing university education? Practical ideas
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Reinventing university education? Practical ideas

Yesterday, John stressed that education is about helping people discover their passion. I have many brilliant students, but few passionate students.

From The Noisy Channel

Copying TREC is the Wrong Track for the Enterprise

Otis just wrote a post in which he cited the Open Relevance Project, an embryonic effort by the Lucene project to build a free, public information retrieval evaluation...

From The Noisy Channel

Copying TREC is the Wrong Track for the Enterprise

Otis just wrote a post in which he cited the Open Relevance Project, an embryonic effort by the Lucene project to build a free, public information retrieval evaluation...

links for 2009-05-18
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-05-18

Free Coldplay Album A gift to fans, your for the download. (tags: Music Coldplay)

Computers Transforming Humanity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Computers Transforming Humanity

Good CW piece on the subject. Had a recent conservation about this. It has indeed changed our world. We are part of a considerable social experiment about information...

is Facebook for old people?
From Apophenia

is Facebook for old people?

In Atlanta, I met a shy quiet 14-year-old girl that I'll call Kaitlyn. She wasn't particularly interested in talking to me, but she answered my questions diligently...
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