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Two Inspiring Posts
From My Biased Coin

Two Inspiring Posts

Inspiring me to blog, that is....Matt blogs about the psychology of program committees.  It's one of those things that would be funny except that it's true.  So...

Ease of Blogging
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ease of Blogging

Walter Riker expands his new blog on The Ease of Blogging. Read it and follow.-

Leaders Make Better Liars
From Schneier on Security

Leaders Make Better Liars

According to new research: The researchers found that subjects assigned leadership roles were buffered from the negative effects of lying. Across all measures,...

On Prediction Without Markets
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Prediction Without Markets

Good overview and link to the original Cornell paper, here an abstract of that:' ... Though theoretical and empirical evidence suggests that markets do often outperform...

links for 2010-03-30
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-03-30

Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law This is a welcome development, one we need to see replicated in other subject areas and other countries. Most...

Cloud Computing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cloud Computing

CACM, the worlds preeminent computing professional society, gives a good view of cloud computing: Clearing the clouds away from the true potential and obstacles...

Geolocation Apocalypse?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Geolocation Apocalypse?

The AdAge article is provocatively overblown, but the warnings are worth understanding. Geolocation is one of those tech things that are relatively easy with...

From Computational Complexity

Traveling Too Much

Three recent happenings made me think about the amount I travel.I hit the 50K club (Premier Executive) in United for the first time last year. At first I was excited...

links for 2010-03-30
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-03-30

Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law This is a welcome development, one we need to see replicated in other subject areas and other countries. Most...

Jeremy Clarkson on Security Guards
From Schneier on Security

Jeremy Clarkson on Security Guards

Nice essay: Of course, we know why he's really there. He's really there so that if the bridge is destroyed by terrorists, the authorities can appear on the television...

CFP: HCIR 2010
From The Noisy Channel

CFP: HCIR 2010

The 4th Annual Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR 2010) will be held in conjunction with the IIiX 2010 conference in New Brunswick...

Playing Video Games Will Not Get You a Job But Creating One Might
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Playing Video Games Will Not Get You a Job But Creating One Might

Last week I had a chance to hear Larry Hryb (AKA Major Nelson) of the Xbox Live team talk to a group of college students at Microsoft

Shoppers choose green products to improve social status
From Putting People First

Shoppers choose green products to improve social status

Consumers are willing to sacrifice performance for perceived social status from green products, says the study Going Green to Be Seen: Status, Reputation, and Conspicuous...

The paperless campus: still a long way to go
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The paperless campus: still a long way to go

Today I spent money from a research grant.

What's Behind Procter's Strong Quarter
From The Eponymous Pickle

What's Behind Procter's Strong Quarter

A very good and relatively detailed article. The short answer: Innovation... What

Master Thief
From Schneier on Security

Master Thief

The amazing story of Gerald Blanchard. Thorough as ever, Blanchard had spent many previous nights infiltrating the bank to do recon or to tamper with the locks...

Official Google CPG Blog on the ZMOT
From The Eponymous Pickle

Official Google CPG Blog on the ZMOT

Brought to my attention by Dave Knox. (His excellent blog) The Google CPG Blog On the Zero moment of truth. One thing I do note is that although they imply they...

Del Monte and Social Media ROI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Del Monte and Social Media ROI

There always has to be some measure that people will agree to. Being a quant I like the numbers. Here a good view: ' ... Doug Chavez, head of digital marketing...

Search Patterns: an Interview With Peter Morville
From Putting People First

Search Patterns: an Interview With Peter Morville

Peter Morville and Jeffery Callender recently released their brand new book “Search Patterns: Design for Discovery“. It’s an excellent, must-read book for the user...

Where 2.0, The Next Wave of AR
From The Eponymous Pickle

Where 2.0, The Next Wave of AR

A very good piece on: The Next Wave of AR: Exploring Social Augmented Experiences at Where 2.0. It describes upcoming work at the forthcoming conference. My...
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