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Experience design: technology for all the right reasons
From Putting People First

Experience design: technology for all the right reasons

Experience Design: Technology for All the Right Reasons Marc Hassenzahl Morgan & Claypool, 2010 In his In the blink of an eye, Walter Murch, the Oscar-awarded editor...

Special issue on experience design
From Putting People First

Special issue on experience design

Last year, Mark Blythe, Effie Law and Marc Hassenzahl edited a special issue on Experience Design in the New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia. It features...

The psychologist
From Putting People First

The psychologist

Dr. Susan Weinschenk is a psychologist by training and education. She has been applying psychology to the design of technology for 30 years and is the author of...

BeAware
From Putting People First

BeAware

BeAware, an EU-supported research project, has created a solution to motivate and empower citizens to become active energy consumers, by offering them the opportunity...

Wal-Mart Supports Smart Card Payments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Supports Smart Card Payments

This could result in considerable changes in US retail payment systems. The commonly used 'signature-based' methods were cited as a waste of time. Wal-Mart to...

On Biosimilars
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Biosimilars

Bain writes on Biosimilars, a term I have not heard for a while, though it came up in research work.Biosimilars: A marathon, not a sprint for pharmaby Bain partners...

links for 2010-05-21
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-05-21

How to hide OpenOffice.org lines if a field is empty I have been looking for the way to do this for ages and ages, thanks to Solveig for the tip. (tags: OpenOffice...

Automobile Security Analysis
From Schneier on Security

Automobile Security Analysis

"Experimental Security Analysis of a Modern Automobile," by a whole mess of authors: Abstract: Modern automobiles are no longer mere mechanical devices; they are...

From Computational Complexity

The End of Numb3rs

Sunday marks the end of the TV series that deals with the numbers 4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42. Monday marks the end of the TV series called "24". But lets talk about ...

Google TV
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google TV

Coming this fall, Google TV. Where will it end?

Sorting is fast and useful
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Sorting is fast and useful

I like to sort things. If you should learn one thing about Computer Science is that sorting is fast and useful. Here’s a little example. You want to check quickly...

New Open Innovation Strategy at Kraft
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Open Innovation Strategy at Kraft

In Consumergoods Technology: New open innovation strategy at Kraft.

CS CAREER PROJECTIONS
From Computer Science Teachers Association

CS CAREER PROJECTIONS

We all hear the stories about how the CS job market has turned around (if it ever really was on a downward slope). But, when talking to students or their parents...

Feedback Before Assessment
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Feedback Before Assessment

Continuing my reflections on Ken Bain's What the Best College Teachers Do (started here), I wanted to touch on a couple of things in the chapter on preparing to...

Detecting Browser History
From Schneier on Security

Detecting Browser History

Interesting research. Main results: [...] We analyzed the results from over a quarter of a million people who ran our tests in the last few months, and found...

Procter Online Store Open to Public
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Online Store Open to Public

After months of testing P&G's online store is now open to the public. ' ... Procter & Gamble Co. said Wednesday the "eStore" is up and running for the generalYou...

Data Diving with Mathematica
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Diving with Mathematica

Short article from the Wolfram blog about doing data analysis and visualization using Mathematica. The wealth of capabilities in Mathematica are considerable,...

From Computational Complexity

Teaching for the first time: SUBRUK's story

(Guest Post by Subrahmanyam Kalyanasundaram) My First-time Teaching Experience. Background: This spring semester, here at Georgia Tech, I got the opportunity...

links for 2010-05-20
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-05-20

jclouds I heard about this project at the Open Cloud Meetup in San Francisco last week. It is an abstraction layer for cloud computing, allowing you to write apps...

Militarized Marine Mammals
From Schneier on Security

Militarized Marine Mammals

Dolphine and sea lions: A Navy seal - actually a sea lion - took less than a minute to find a fake mine under a pier near San Francisco's AT&T Park. A dolphin...
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