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UX reflections in UX Magazine
From Putting People First

UX reflections in UX Magazine

UX Magazine keeps to its high standards with these three well written contributions: Curators of the Real-Time Web: Distilling the chatter to relevant, actionable...

Why it
From Putting People First

Why it

Is there an alternative to the seemingly inevitable cuts to public services? Hilary Cottam of Participle poses the question. “The scale of the challenge to our...

Danah Boyd and the Facebook privacy discussion
From Putting People First

Danah Boyd and the Facebook privacy discussion

Microsoft researcher Danah Boyd doesn’t need much introduction as her outspoken and well-developed analysis is frequently quoted on this blog. Two long articles...

The trust economy: A world of P2P money-lending
From Putting People First

The trust economy: A world of P2P money-lending

Wired UK has published a long article on P2P money-lending in its June issue: The article devotes particular attention to Kiva.org, a San Francisco-based peer-to...

Can business analysts become UX designers?
From Putting People First

Can business analysts become UX designers?

Mike Gualtieri and Mary Gerush of Forrester Research have just published a paper entitled Business Analysts: Seize the opportunity to deliver compelling user experiences...

Soft Reliability
From The Eponymous Pickle

Soft Reliability

The concept of soft reliability came up again in a recent conversation. Had not brought it up here for more that a year. Good overview site here. If anyone has...

Researchers study behavior in social networks
From Putting People First

Researchers study behavior in social networks

Research scientists Cameron Marlow (Facebook Inc.) and D.J. Patil (LinkedIn Corp.) have access to the interactions of groups of people that outnumber populations...

Faceted Search in Linkedin
From The Eponymous Pickle

Faceted Search in Linkedin

I have always thought that Linkedin had a messy user interface. It especially confuses new users, who I heard from in the enterprise. Just read of some changesMore...

Nokia
From Putting People First

Nokia

As Nokia

The reality of social media
From Putting People First

The reality of social media

Adrian Chan has written a thoughtful post about “teasing apart the objective and subjective dimensions of social media, to examine what

Self Healing Software
From The Eponymous Pickle

Self Healing Software

From CACM on the idea of self-healing software. Mention of some IBM research in this area. Several years ago I went to a meeting on complexity modeling at IBM...

Robobees Redux
From My Biased Coin

Robobees Redux

While I intentionally try to avoid the political on this blog, I did make an exception previously when I heard that the Harvard Robobees project had made #1 onthe...

links for 2010-05-16
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-05-16

Met Office: Five Day Volcanic Ash Charts Volcano forecasts have arrived. From the looks of these charts it's touch-and-go whether I will be able to fly home on...

The Computing Community Consortium At Three
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The Computing Community Consortium At Three

The Computing Community Consortium was launched three years ago

People You May Know
From The Noisy Channel

People You May Know

I was just looking at LinkedIn and found myself pleasantly surprised by a minor UI improvement in the “People You May Know” widget: as you delete people you don’t...

Facebook is a utility; utilities get regulated
From Apophenia

Facebook is a utility; utilities get regulated

From day one, Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook to become a utility. He succeeded. Facebook is now a utility. The problem with utilities is that they get regulated...

The Google Job Experiment
From The Noisy Channel

The Google Job Experiment

This is just so brilliant that I had to post it here. I’ve blogged in the past about alerting spam, but this guy took the idea to a new level, with great return...

What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains
From The Eponymous Pickle

What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

On the list, but not on the stack yet. Nicholas Carr's new book: The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains . Look forward to reading it.

The 10 Worst Practices in ICT Education
From Computer Science Teachers Association

The 10 Worst Practices in ICT Education

Excuse me if you have already found this gem, but I was sent this link and immediately formed a strong view that I'd like to meet Michael Trucano: http://blogs...

Android Pushes Ahead
From The Eponymous Pickle

Android Pushes Ahead

I just bought two Android phones for the family. I am still using an IPhone. I have become interested in a comparison of the two options. This post has some...
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