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The Impact of the Grace Hopper Celebration
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

The Impact of the Grace Hopper Celebration

In addition to my own blog, I'm writing a few posts for the Communications of ACM blog about the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.From my first...

BMW Integrates IPads
From The Eponymous Pickle

BMW Integrates IPads

Report in Engadget: BMW has shown an integration of IPads into the back seats of one of their cars. Interesting and amusing. I am assuming these would then be...

Crowdsourcing: turning customers into creative directors
From Putting People First

Crowdsourcing: turning customers into creative directors

Is turning your customers into both creative director and chief of research the ideal low-cost model for business? The BBC reports on the role of crowdsourcing...

Facebook exec: All media will be personalized in 3 to 5 years
From Putting People First

Facebook exec: All media will be personalized in 3 to 5 years

Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said in New York today that in the next three to five years, a website that isn’t tailored to a specific user’s...

Manuel Castells: Mobile internet will outstrip
From Putting People First

Manuel Castells: Mobile internet will outstrip

By 2014, the number of mobile internet users will surpass the number of users browsing the internet via a desktop computer, says a former adviser to Barack Obama’s...

Wiretapping the Internet
From Schneier on Security

Wiretapping the Internet

On Monday, The New York Times reported that President Obama will seek sweeping laws enabling law enforcement to more easily eavesdrop on the internet. Technologies...

What does the Internet of Things mean for UX people?
From Putting People First

What does the Internet of Things mean for UX people?

Last week, the Sixth European Information Architecture Summit took place in Paris, and all the presentations are already online. Here are a few that caught my attention...

P&G Innovation Center in Asia
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Innovation Center in Asia

Procter & Gamble continues to open new innovation centers. Increasingly focused to region and goal. Just begun in Singapore " ... the LWC-S is an independent...

Future Jobs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future Jobs

In Small Business Labs: Future jobs that are available today. A look at job, primarily technically related, that are exploding today.

Texting with no Hands
From The Eponymous Pickle

Texting with no Hands

In GigaOM: An Android App that allows texting and receiving texts without hands. The dangers of texting and driving are much in the news. A possible solution....

Sight Seeing in Atlanta
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Sight Seeing in Atlanta

I arrived in Atlanta on Monday for this year's Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The conference officially started on Tuesday night, so we had aAtlanta...

Neurofocus Announces own Standards
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neurofocus Announces own Standards

Nielsen associated Neuromarketing company Neurofocus sets up their own standards. They further offer to share these standards with companies. You can hardly set...

Future of Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Augmented Reality

Just received from Metaio. This is interesting because it talks about both a definition of AR and its direction. This is clearly a marketing piece, but it does...

Phones Nagging Patients
From The Eponymous Pickle

Phones Nagging Patients

In CACM: a study about using a cell phone to improve pharma compliance. Not a new idea at all. The general idea was demonstrated in the contextual innovation centers...

NSA Publications
From Schneier on Security

NSA Publications

There is an interesting list of NSA publications in this document, pages 30

? Unplanned Consequences
From Wild WebMink

? Unplanned Consequences

The “legal blackmail” business: inside a P2P settlement factory Very interesting article. The practice of “legal blackmail” extends further than this, of course...

From Computational Complexity

NRC Rankings

The NRC "rankings" of Graduate programs was released yesterday. I put up a Google spreadsheet of the CS rankings. Phds.org will also generate rankings using various...

Creating a patient-centered future for health care
From Putting People First

Creating a patient-centered future for health care

Minneapolis firm Worrell looked at the future of health care through the patient’s perspective. Fast Company’s Co.Design site reports. “When it comes to designing...

Forrester Research: Many social networkers happy just to lurk
From Putting People First

Forrester Research: Many social networkers happy just to lurk

Online social networks are growing, but the percentage of users uploading content to sites like YouTube and Facebook has “plateaued” worldwide, according to a report...

PhD: Mobile phone use by young adults in India: a case study
From Putting People First

PhD: Mobile phone use by young adults in India: a case study

“Mobile phone use by young adults in India: a case study”, the PhD thesis of Priyanka Matanhelia at the University of Maryland, is available online. Abstract This...
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