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Interesting Links 22 March 2010
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 22 March 2010

What a week. Very busy with several speaking engagements including a set of hands on labs with high school students at the University of New Hampshire Tech Daysimple...

Can design save management?
From Putting People First

Can design save management?

Although design and design thinking are having a positive impact on management practice and education, Youngjin Yoo, an associate professor at Temple University...

Participatory systems, moving beyond 20th Century institutions
From Putting People First

Participatory systems, moving beyond 20th Century institutions

If the 20th century was the era of the global institution–the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the multinational corporation–then the 21st century...

Blog Moved - Final Reminder
From Wild WebMink

Blog Moved - Final Reminder

A final reminder that I've left Sun and this blog has now moved to Wild Webmink where you will be most welcome to join me from now on.

Simpler Strategy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simpler Strategy

In Fastcompany: How do you make business strategy easier to understand? Have seen this happen a number of times. Then strategy has to catch up with understanding...

Is Everything a Game?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Is Everything a Game?

Jerry Michalski has an upcoming conference call talk on serious aspects of games, Monday. March 22, 2010, 10:30 PDT, 1:30 EDT, Dial-in: 1-270-400-1500, AccessMore...

? Music Picks, Probably Free
From Wild WebMink

? Music Picks, Probably Free

Goldfrapp, Bonobo, Inlets and a bunch of world music.

Augmented reality: it
From Putting People First

Augmented reality: it

Charles Arthur investigates in The Observer [Sunday edition of The Guardian] how the ways in which we watch sport, read magazines and do business with each other...

A conversation with Microsoft
From Putting People First

A conversation with Microsoft

Microsoft’s Channel 9 conducted a half hour video interview with Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher for Microsoft Research and Albert Shum, Director of Mobile Experience...

From Computational Complexity

Notes to My Dad

My father Paul Fortnow passed away thirty years ago today. Five years ago I wrote about some of the lessons I learned from him. Suppose I could go contact him back...

Can We Build a Distributed Trust Network?
From The Noisy Channel

Can We Build a Distributed Trust Network?

Mathew Ingram posted an interview with Craig Newmark (the Craig of craigslist fame) in which the latter argued that what the web needs is a “distributed trust network”...

More Followers Does not Prove Influence
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Followers Does not Prove Influence

Good piece in the NYT: The Million Follower Fallacy: Audience Size Doesn't Prove Influence on Twitter Sign in to Recommend' ... A group of researchers have proven...

Can we design cities for happiness?
From Putting People First

Can we design cities for happiness?


Total Engagement Book
From The Eponymous Pickle

Total Engagement Book

Although published late last year, this book was just brought to my attention: Total Engagement: Using Games and Virtual Worlds to Change the Way People Work and...

Texts without context
From Putting People First

Texts without context


Are Ashton Kutcher and Puff Daddy the Most Influential Twitter Users?
From The Noisy Channel

Are Ashton Kutcher and Puff Daddy the Most Influential Twitter Users?

In a post on ReadWriteWeb, Sarah Perez summarizes “Measuring User In?uence in Twitter: The Million Follower Fallacy“, a recent research paper by Meeyoung Cha, Hamed...

Augmented Reality Windshields
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented Reality Windshields

Early work at GM, but I do not expect it t see it available soon.-

Very Rapid Book Scanning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Very Rapid Book Scanning

Have recently taken a look at how to get printed data from books and manuals into a database. There are some new methods that look to make in volume operationsFrom...

Friday Squid Blogging: Preserving Your Giant Squid
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Preserving Your Giant Squid

Plastination: For several years von Hagens and his team experimented using smaller squid, and found that the fragility of the skin needed a slower replacement...

3D Universe
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Universe

You can experience Hubble's 3D universe in 3D. More background and images here.-
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