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Lost as Hypertext Storytelling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Lost as Hypertext Storytelling

I was involved in the early use of hypertext as a means of storing and retrieving knowledge. A number of hypertext systems existed before the Web. We constructed...

Failure to Upgrade
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Failure to Upgrade

There was a funny movie out a few years ago called Failure To Launch. It tells the story of a man in his mid thirties who still lives at home. He doesn

Another Book on Networks
From My Biased Coin

Another Book on Networks

Another book on networks, namely Networks: An Introduction, by Mark Newman, will be available in about a week or so.  Mark is known to many in the networking community...

Procter's Green Scorecard
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter's Green Scorecard

Procter & Gamble has established a green scorecard for advertising agencies.

Demise of the Land Line
From The Eponymous Pickle

Demise of the Land Line

Good piece in GigOM about the demise of the landline. Includes some useful statistics about how more people are using mobile as their only phone. We are getting...

About Your Web Site
From The Eponymous Pickle

About Your Web Site

Paul Gillin has a nice post on Seven Questions to Ask About Your Web Site.Good overview for people setting up their first site, but also a useful checklist if you...

Social Media a Fad?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Media a Fad?

If you have not seen this yet, worth a look. Video regarding Socialnomics. Via Duncan Berry.

Mobile Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mobile Business Intelligence

In BeyeNetwork: A podcast on the power of mobile business intelligence.

The 2010 CSTA Elections
From Computer Science Teachers Association

The 2010 CSTA Elections

For the first time, CSTA used on-line voting for determining its representatives to the Board of Directors. I'd first like to start by congratulating the winners...

From Computational Complexity

Knowledge is Power!

In my last post I gave and asked for examples of people who didn't know things that they really ought to know. A commenter named Josh said posted the following:...

links for 2010-05-13
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-05-13

KEI statement on possible WTO disputes against the EU seizures of goods in transit Very important issue here: Should goods in transit from A to B be subject to...

Worst-Case Thinking
From Schneier on Security

Worst-Case Thinking

At a security conference recently, the moderator asked the panel of distinguished cybersecurity leaders what their nightmare scenario was. The answers were the...

Assessment And Computer Science
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Assessment And Computer Science

I was reading the CSTA blog the other day and there is an article called Assessment by Joanna Goode that got me thinking. Good blog posts are like that

Slides from Enterprise Search Summit Keynotes
From The Noisy Channel

Slides from Enterprise Search Summit Keynotes

Here are the slides from Marti Hearst’s and Peter Morville’s keynote presentations at the Enterprise Search Summit: Designing Search For Humans Search & Discovery...

Google Says it Failed at Social
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Says it Failed at Social

In an unusual revelation, Google has admitted that it has not done very well delivering social media solutions. Most notable is their most recent solution, attached...

Something Different from Google New York
From The Noisy Channel

Something Different from Google New York

Earlier this week, I mentioned that my colleagues here at Google New York were working cool stuff. Today some of them officially blogged about it! Check out today’s...

ACM Education Policy Committee and USACM Offer Support for COMPETES Reauthorization Bill
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Education Policy Committee and USACM Offer Support for COMPETES Reauthorization Bill

The House Science and Technology Committee recently marked up a bill to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act. In recognition of this effort, the ACM Education...

From Computational Complexity

What did he know and when did he know it?

Sometimes you learn a theorem in your academic career far later than you should have. Here are some examples. I didn't know the classic upper bounds on the higher...

Peter Morville
From The Noisy Channel

Peter Morville

This morning’s Enterprise Search Summit keynote was by Peter Morville, who has written a number of best-selling books about information architecture. I’ve known...

The future of news
From Putting People First

The future of news

The Spring 2010 issue of D
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