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From Putting People First

The future of news

The Spring 2010 issue of D

Measuring Likes in Facebook
From The Eponymous Pickle

Measuring Likes in Facebook

A curious piece in AdAge about measurement of affinities to products in Facebook. Does liking this, or liking that create an obvious connection for targeted advertisement...

Sands Research Reports EEG Breakthrough
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sands Research Reports EEG Breakthrough

An intriguing development that includes both speed and coverage, remains to be seen what this implies for data that can drive neuromarketing conclusions from Sands...

Braincast
From The Eponymous Pickle

Braincast

Jerry Michalski, who we often had in at the enterprise, does his first braincast. We explored some of his methods of retrieving information using a method called...

"If You See Something, Say Something"
From Schneier on Security

"If You See Something, Say Something"

That slogan is owned by New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority (the MTA). Since obtaining the trademark in 2007, the authority has granted permission to use...

Join the Campaign! Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech May 12 2010
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Join the Campaign! Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech May 12 2010

Things are a little scary in Washington DC these days. From the ISTE Campaign! Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech The 2011 federal budget eliminates funding for Enhancing...

Mass Customization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mass Customization

Upcoming Mass Customization event at MIT. And more on mass customization.

Connecting Computer Science
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Connecting Computer Science

I taught the first lecture of my first undergrad course last night. As I've mentioned before, it's a class called Introduction to Computers for Arts and Social...

Marti Hearst
From The Noisy Channel

Marti Hearst

The Enterprise Search Summit is taking place in New York this week, and I was lucky to be able to attend Marti Hearst’s opening keynote this morning about designing...

IdeaLab
From The Eponymous Pickle

IdeaLab

Steve Rubel visits Idealab and discusses Tweetup.' ... TweetUp combines sophisticated relevance algorithms with a bidding system to raise your best tweets to the...

Complexity of Distributed Systems, Market Crash Style
From My Biased Coin

Complexity of Distributed Systems, Market Crash Style

Apparently, the stock market crash of 5/6/10 was not, as originally thought, due to a "standard" human/computer error where someone meant to sell a million shared...

Atlas Category Management
From The Eponymous Pickle

Atlas Category Management

More on TNS's Atlas Category simulation tool, Unique in its ability to predict the results of key merchandising decisions. I have discussed Atlas here a number...

Biometric Wallet
From Schneier on Security

Biometric Wallet

Cool idea, or dumb idea? Its features include: Fingerprint access only Bluetooth enabled for notification alerts

Apache
From Wild WebMink

Apache

The Apache Software Foundation’s radical and exceptional transparency provides a lesson all organisations need to learn. Read about it on Simon Says…

Philips Design
From Putting People First

Philips Design

The latest issue of new value by design, the Philips Design newsletter, contains three short articles that sit closely to what we cover in this blog: Self Health...

Chinese researchers publish more research papers
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Chinese researchers publish more research papers

Funding agencies in Canada seek to emulate American funding agencies by promoting excellence. What this means in concrete terms is that few professors get most...

Programming and Excel
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Programming and Excel

Not everyone needs to be a programmer! You probably hear that a lot if you talk about trying to get more students to program. I know that I do. And of course there...

Predictive Analytics in Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predictive Analytics in Retail

In the IBM Performance Perspectives Blog:What's in your basket? Predictive analytics for retail This is the first in a four-part series exploring the performance...

From Computational Complexity

Which Name Do You Play For?

A relative on Facebook posted the following note about baseball player Alex Rodriguez.He plays for the name on the back of the jersey [Rodriguez] and not the front...

Reflections of a Former U-2 Pilot
From Schneier on Security

Reflections of a Former U-2 Pilot

Interesting.
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