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The relationship revolution
From Putting People First

The relationship revolution

The Internet may seem like a 21st-century nightmare version of the worst excesses of the marketplace, writes Melinda Blau in the Psychotherapy Networker. But it’s...

Myths and Truths About Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Myths and Truths About Innovation

Mark Montgomery of Kyield posts on Myths and Truths about Innovation. Something he has been working on for some time. " ... In my daily filtering of news and intelligence...

Mapping Remarkable Relationships
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mapping Remarkable Relationships

Colleague Julie Anixter video on her new Youtube presence:On Mapping Remarkable Relationships: Four Seasons The essence of every great customer experience is a...

? Copyright Aggregation Essay
From Wild WebMink

? Copyright Aggregation Essay

My essay on copyright aggregation in open source projects has finally moved to the Essays section of the web site; future updates and edits will happen there.

Computer Science and Reading Literacy
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Computer Science and Reading Literacy

Recently, my school received their results from the high stakes testing in our state. While my school maintained the Excellent rating for the fifth year in a row...

From Computational Complexity

Should You Mentor High School Students?

I have mentored many high school students on projects (21 in the past, 6 right now). Is this a good use of ones time? I note my experiences and advice- if you have...

Social Media Campaigns
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Media Campaigns

In Mashable, a good set of case studies of social media campaigns. " ... A great social marketing campaign can be hard to describe; sometimes it's better just...

DHS <i>Still</i> Worried About Terrorists Using Internet Surveillance
From Schneier on Security

DHS Still Worried About Terrorists Using Internet Surveillance

Profound analysis from the Department of Homeland Security: Detailed video obtained through live Web-based camera feeds combined with street-level and direct overhead...

Data Mining in Financial Industry
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Mining in Financial Industry

Banks using data mining to answer marketing questions. Very large quantities of data are becoming available and mining methods are obvious approaches to synthesize...

Wolfram Alpha Includes US Sales Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wolfram Alpha Includes US Sales Data

I see that Wolfram Alpha has now included some US retail sales data. I admit it has been some time since I have played with WA. I much like the interface, which...

The Flow Game
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Flow Game

I was reminded of the Flow game in Daniel H. Pink's recent book: Drive: The Surprising Truth about what Motivates Us. (P. 118) by Jenova Chen and based on Csikszentmihalyi's...

Popular Usernames and Passwords
From Schneier on Security

Popular Usernames and Passwords

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Being Careful About Examples
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Being Careful About Examples

Yesterday I posted some very simple sample code. I have to admit that I spent a lot of time on some of the details but may not have spent enough on some of the...

Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Big Data

Infoworld on the value of what is being called big data. Good piece for the enterprise to understand the implications of such data stores: " ... several pharmaceutical...

Sound and Taste
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sound and Taste

We did research on a number of sensory interactions in retail. In an interesting study, Unilever looks at the interaction of taste and sound. Have not seen a study...

Disruptive Innovations in Retail Sector
From The Eponymous Pickle

Disruptive Innovations in Retail Sector

From Sammy Haroon's innovation blog:Dis-ruptive Innovations - Technology in Retail Investment Sector The Financial Times published a well thought through analysis...

Is MapReduce obsolete?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Is MapReduce obsolete?

Last week, the Register announced that Google moved “away from MapReduce.”

Highway Honeypot
From Schneier on Security

Highway Honeypot

Police set up a highway sign warning motorists that there are random stops for narcotics checks ahead, but actually search people who take the next exit.

Eric von Hippel and 2.9 million British innovators
From Putting People First

Eric von Hippel and 2.9 million British innovators

Ethan Zuckerman reports on yesterday’s Berkman Center lunch talk by Eric von Hippel, where he discussed what he called the

On the importance of social interaction design for social startups
From Putting People First

On the importance of social interaction design for social startups

On his Gravity7 blog, Adrian Chan tries to convince startups and social application companies to embark on in-house social interaction design “The problem, as I...
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