If you like faceted search and are interested in design patterns for it, I encourage you to check out Moritz Stefaner’s work on elastic lists. Here is his description...Daniel Tunkelang From The Noisy Channel | May 20, 2010 at 09:24 AM
In StoreFrontBackTalk: Evan Schuman on Wal-Mart's virtual makeover effort. We experimented with this concept in-store and in-home for a dozen years, in a number...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 20, 2010 at 05:32 AM
Google has announced the availability of Machine Prediction APIs. Google is well known for AI based applications. This link to their machine learning capabilities...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 20, 2010 at 01:19 AM
I have seen a number of uses of the CAVE environment, at universities, retail and manufacturing laboratories. And although each has been a very impressive attempt...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 19, 2010 at 05:36 PM
On mash-ups for visualization, plan to attendL The Last Mile: Data Visualization in a Mashed-Up World (May 20, at 3PM ET, then archived) Requires minimal registration...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 19, 2010 at 05:18 PM
Comments from Google on the recent Wifi privacy problems in Europe. Troubling that they seem to be less than completely serious on this topic. Just because no one...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 19, 2010 at 04:57 PM
(Joint Post with Subrahmanyam Kalyanasundaram)
I speculated on what I might put into my automata theory course.
Subrahmanyam Kalyanasundaram...GASARCH From Computational Complexity | May 19, 2010 at 02:24 PM
Web Browsers Leave 'Fingerprints' Behind as You Surf the Net You may do your best to remain anonymous on the web, you may have cookies blocked, but this research...Simon Phipps From Wild WebMink | May 19, 2010 at 12:08 PM
Software freedom may sound like a line from a revolutionary manifesto, but it’s the key genetic market for value in the enterprise. read more on my ComputerWorldUK...Simon Phipps From Wild WebMink | May 19, 2010 at 05:35 AM
There has been software in cars for a long time, but now that Ford has opened an App store they start looking like a platform for software, networked into the grid...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 19, 2010 at 05:00 AM
AdAge review of location Apps and new competitive capabilities in Facebook. I am not sure I want to have another capability rolled into FB. At least in systems"...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 19, 2010 at 04:25 AM
By way of explanation for my preoccupation and paucity of publication of late, I finally made it back home today after my trip to the US with ForgeRock. We had...Simon Phipps From Wild WebMink | May 18, 2010 at 10:01 PM
Mark Montgomery of KYield writes: " .. I am pleased to share with you our health care use case, which is an important cornerstone of our series 'Semantic Scenarios...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 18, 2010 at 09:21 PM
The functional laser is 50 years old in 2010. It was predicted as early as 1917 in a paper by Einstein. A very remarkable achievement with many applications. ...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 18, 2010 at 06:45 PM
From Pierre Levy’s book Collective Intelligence: mankind’s emerging world in cyberspace:
Groups learn even more slowly than individuals.
The flipside to this is...Michael Nielsen From Michael Nielsen | May 18, 2010 at 01:57 PM
Michael Schrage asks why many people do not use the information easily available to them. Obvious, but also worth repeating. We were always taught that before...Franz Dill From The Eponymous Pickle | May 18, 2010 at 01:48 PM
This doesn't seem like the best idea:
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh are planning to set up an outsourcing unit in a jail.
The unit...schneier From Schneier on Security | May 18, 2010 at 12:29 PM
I heard a suggestion that computer science conferences not be held in Arizona because of their new anti-immigration law. Both Bill and I have discussed academic...Lance From Computational Complexity | May 18, 2010 at 12:20 PM