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Secrets of Social Media Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Secrets of Social Media Marketing

Paul Gillin's book: The Secrets of Social Media Marketing, has a web site.

Brands Finding Value on Twitter
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brands Finding Value on Twitter

Some case studies of the use of Twitter for marketing, in Clickz: " ... It's been called a tech-geek fad, a business flop-to-be, and a waste of time for most marketers...

Acceleware Closes $410k in Private
From insideHPC

Acceleware Closes $410k in Private

Acceleware Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AXE) is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered private placement of 8,200,000 common shares at a price of $0.05...

The First Links of 2009
From Wild WebMink

The First Links of 2009

Profile: Terry PratchettThat's SIR Terry Pratchett from now on. I wonder which town he'll pick as his "of"? Great choice for a knighthood, combining genius, philanthropy...

Nominations Sought for New CCC Council Members
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Nominations Sought for New CCC Council Members

Deadline: January 14, 2009. What questions shape our intellectual future? What attracts the best and brightest minds of a new generation? What are the next big...

Photography
From The Eponymous Pickle

Photography

Cameraworks: A nice site with advice about digital photography with some useful deep dives.

Success on Linkedin
From The Eponymous Pickle

Success on Linkedin

I have been a member of the professional social network Linkedin for a couple of years now. My profile there. Many of my colleagues, retired or back at the firm...

Tidying away the last links from 2008
From Wild WebMink

Tidying away the last links from 2008

OOoCon 2009 - Call for Location Want to host the next OpenOffice.org conference? the 2008 event was in Beijing so I'd have to guess a location in Europe would stand...

Japan and the Space Elevator
From The Eponymous Pickle

Japan and the Space Elevator

Japan hopes to fund the Space Elevator..

Congratulations, Dame Wendy Hall!
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Congratulations, Dame Wendy Hall!

ACM President Wendy Hall has been appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) by Queen Elizabeth II. Announcement of this honor was made by...

Word Origins
From The Eponymous Pickle

Word Origins

A bit off this track, but I was pointed to Word Origins recently, which is worth a look. As a blogger, reader of feeds in many areas it is surprising how often...

Open Innovation at Nestle
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Innovation at Nestle

Nestle's Open Innovation site. Also the Open Innovation blog.

The New Year
From Computer Science Teachers Association

The New Year

I hope that you have had as restful and relaxing a holiday break as I have. After what felt like non-stop activity during the first semester, with lessons to plans...

Wal-Mart and Prism
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart and Prism

Ad Age reports on Wal-Mart's pulling out of Prism. " ... decided not to participate in the national syndicated service "consistent with their internal data-sharing...

Where are the academic podcasts?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Where are the academic podcasts?

This blog is also a podcast. Few people notice. I have not posted any audio in months. (If you have never listened to me: I am better at writing English than at...

Butte Becomes
From insideHPC

Butte Becomes

Montana’s first [according to the article] supercomputer has officially arrived in Butte.

What makes recommender systems work?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

What makes recommender systems work?

Why can we predict tastes? There are several possible explanations: Intrinsically, individuals have predictable tastes. To test this theory, we would need to isolate...

From Springenwerk Blog

Links for 2008-12-30 [del.icio.us]

Facebook Platform .:. Bug 3732 – Users cannot add apps (URI repeatedly grows until it's too long)

Second Earth: A Geographic Model Mashup
From The Eponymous Pickle

Second Earth: A Geographic Model Mashup

An interesting example of the overlaying of real time data from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) onto a globe, which was then inserted...

Google Ends Research Database Program
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Ends Research Database Program

Google will end their research database program at the end of January 09. The object was to provide large databases for scientific study, as described in this....
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