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Do the Work
From The Eponymous Pickle

Do the Work

The Kindle edition of Steve Pressfield's excellent book: Do the Work is free. " ...  Could you be getting in your way of producing great work? Have you started...

Textbooks Online
From The Eponymous Pickle

Textbooks Online

An example of bringing textbooks online to Android.  This makes much sense.  Instructional materials are further useful if they can be connected to other resources...

? Document Foundation Member
From Wild WebMink

? Document Foundation Member

Having applied for membership as soon as the process was announced, I’m honoured to have been accepted today as a Member of The Document Foundation. Having been...

Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Decide CSTA's Future
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Decide CSTA's Future

The 2011 CSTA election is drawing to a close. As you are hopefully aware, this year's election has been run entirely online, providing unprecedented convenience...

People are Walking Slower Now
From The Eponymous Pickle

People are Walking Slower Now

In the WSJ,  studies indicate we walk slower now.  Implications for the modeling of retail spaces?  " ... Pedestrians need more time, too. For years, traffic lights...

A Cautionary Incident
From CERIAS Blog

A Cautionary Incident

Recently, Amazon's cloud service failed for several customers, and has not come back fully for well over 24 hours. As of the time I write this, Amazon has not commented...

Wal-Mart Tests Online Grocery Delivery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Tests Online Grocery Delivery

It has been rumored for some time, now the test is to proceed in California.

Weapons of Mass Assignment
From The Eponymous Pickle

Weapons of Mass Assignment

In CACM: A Technical article, with implications for privacy-aware open source development: Weapons of Mass AssigmentA Ruby on Rails app highlights some serious,...

Gamification of Social Media
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gamification of Social Media

Scott Monty, the head of social media for Ford Motor Company, discusses the gamification of social media.  Gamification of business processes is a favorite topic...

Behaviour more significant than opinion when it comes to service design
From Putting People First

Behaviour more significant than opinion when it comes to service design

Behaviour change techniques should be used to develop public services with citizens’ motivations at the heart of their design, says a leading [UK] thinktank. A...

Brain-Computer Interfaces
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brain-Computer Interfaces

An article and video showing an example of brain computer interfaces for communications and control. " .... Brain activity produces electrical signals detectable...

Procter & Gamble Uses Pepto Bismol Social Media
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter & Gamble Uses Pepto Bismol Social Media

A good and detailed case study of the use of Cinco de Mayo festival and a viral YouTube App to promote a consumer packaged goods video.  Good example of how big...

Links on Ubiquitous Sensors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Links on Ubiquitous Sensors

Some interesting links on ubiquitous sensors in Techdirt that attracted by attention.   Some more useful than others, but worth exploring.  It is about gathering...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Prints
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Prints

Okay, this is a little weird: This year's Earth Day will again include the celebrated "squid printing" activity with two big, beautiful Pacific Humboldt squidagain...

CISE Seeking SI2 Proposals
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CISE Seeking SI2 Proposals

The NSF’s CISE Directorate, in partnership with the Office of Cyberinfrastructure and other directorates at the Foundation, has announced a call for Software Infrastructure...

Will Rising Enrollments Stifle Partnerships?
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Will Rising Enrollments Stifle Partnerships?

Mark Guzdial's recent blog contained an interesting article from Eric Roberts: https://computinged.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/guest-post-eric-roberts-on-the-dangers...

Social Networking for Business Collaboration?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Networking for Business Collaboration?

For informal communication and alerting, yes, but for ongoing collaboration?  I agree, not in its current form. In Ecommerce Times: Is 'Social' Business Collaboration...

What Can AI Offer to Biologically Inspired Sustainable Design?
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

What Can AI Offer to Biologically Inspired Sustainable Design?

The following is a special contribution to this blog by Ashok Goel, Associate Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science in the School of Interactive Computing...

Opinion Stats Done Wrong
From The Eponymous Pickle

Opinion Stats Done Wrong

A good post in the ACM blog about how opinion statistics are often done wrong.  I have seen similar things done in the enterprise.  Well worth understanding.  The...

Dagstuhl UX white paper
From Putting People First

Dagstuhl UX white paper

Thirty user experience (UX) researchers and practitioners participated in a three day seminar in Dagstuhl in order to bring clarity to the concept of user experience...
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