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? Your Chance To Reform
From Wild WebMink

? Your Chance To Reform

The Open Source Initiative is ready for a refit, and it needs your help to make it happen.

Engineering a brighter future
From Putting People First

Engineering a brighter future


The Permanence of Social Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Permanence of Social Data

How much should social network based strategies depend on data from the behavior of those sites? Evan Schuman writes about this in StoreFrontBacktalk. Most social...

Carr vs Pinker
From The Eponymous Pickle

Carr vs Pinker

In Slashdot: Another look at the disagreement between the two Harvard associated thinkers Steven Pinker and David Carr. Does the availability of the Internet hurt...

Who Owns the Data Model?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Who Owns the Data Model?

This topic recently came up in a meeting/ From Information Management.

links for 2010-06-13
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-06-13

The Onion Sports Introduction To World Cup Soccer Since the World Cup seems to be as inescapable as death and taxes, here's a vital guide to understanding its esoterica...

Book: Screen Future
From Putting People First

Book: Screen Future


William J. Mitchell (MIT) passed away
From Putting People First

William J. Mitchell (MIT) passed away


Pepsico Makes a Call for Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pepsico Makes a Call for Innovation

In Consumer Goods Technology:" ... A new program welcomes outside innovation into the organization to push its marketing and communications expertise to new levels...

Mind Over Mass Media
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mind Over Mass Media

Always interesting Steven Pinker writes an opinion piece in the NYT entitled Mind over Mass Media. ' ... NEW forms of media have always caused moral panics: the...

From Apophenia

(Newbie note: If you have never heard of 4chan, start with the Wikipedia entry and not the website itself. The site tends to offend many adults’ sensibilities....

Hectic Week, Finally Over!
From My Biased Coin

Hectic Week, Finally Over!

Co-located conferences make for a hectic week!  Again, my thanks to the Microsoft local arrangement team (especially Paul Oka) for setting up STOC, which I thought...

Closing the digital frontier
From Putting People First

Closing the digital frontier


The defense of computers, the Internet and our brains
From Putting People First

The defense of computers, the Internet and our brains


Using stories for a better user experience
From Putting People First

Using stories for a better user experience


How Blind to Change are We?
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Blind to Change are We?

From the BBC, via Richard James. A good piece about how neuroscience and artificial intelligence have been exploring how our filters work and don't work when we...

Auctioning History Update
From The Eponymous Pickle

Auctioning History Update

Based on messages received I know that some of you have been following my auction technology thread. I wrote about the Cowan auction of Lincoln history. That auction...

Future of Education
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Education

Does this mean the commoditization of higher education? Once you have lots of training courses online, and a way to rate them AND a means to pay the teachers, will...

Software Cost in Cars
From The Eponymous Pickle

Software Cost in Cars

Even our locomotion is getting more complex:How much does software add to the cost of today's vehicles? How about tomorrow's electric cars?by Sebastian Blanco Back...

Friday Squid Blogging: Polymer Clay Squid Ornament
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Polymer Clay Squid Ornament

Cute.
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