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Web vs. Desktop Applications: The Neverending Debate
From Return 42;

Web vs. Desktop Applications: The Neverending Debate

We can read about it every single day. One person describes the advantages of web applications over their native counterparts. Another one dismisses every single...

A recipe for interesting Computer Science research papers
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

A recipe for interesting Computer Science research papers

In Are your research papers telling original stories?, I claimed that the main benefits of the typical research paper were that: the contribution to the state-of...

links for 2009-08-19
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-08-19

Celtic Sampler Summer 2009: MP3 Downloads Truly delicious selection of Celtic tracks, full of variety and innovation while embracing...

Scientists and their emotions
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Scientists and their emotions

Science is not a matter of pure logic. Some of the best scientists lived through intense emotions

Shopper Path to Purchase
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shopper Path to Purchase

ARF Chief Research Officer Joel Rubinson posts about shopper path to purchase: ' ... Understanding

From The Noisy Channel

LinkedIn No Longer Allowing Invite Messages?


More on Coke Smarter Soda Machine
From The Eponymous Pickle

More on Coke Smarter Soda Machine

More details about Coke's smart Freestyle cola machine, now in test. ' ... The smart-machine collects extremely detailed information about drink choices (the dispenser...

Do hash tables work in constant time?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Do hash tables work in constant time?

Theory in Computer Science—as in any other field—is based on models. These models make many hidden assumptions. This is one of the fundamental reason why pure theory...

Prediction Is Hard, Especially About The Future
From The Noisy Channel

Prediction Is Hard, Especially About The Future


Retailers and Mobile Commerce
From The Eponymous Pickle

Retailers and Mobile Commerce

From Storefrontbacktalk, an excellent overview of the use of mobile commerce by retailers and the potential privacy and standardization 'minefields'. ' ... the...

From The Noisy Channel

Last Chance to Register for UIE Virtual Seminar on Faceted Search!


Influential Logos
From The Eponymous Pickle

Influential Logos

Roger Dooley looks at the non-conscious influence in corporate logos. He mentions the infamous P&G logo and satanism that started back in the 70s. I experienced...

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM - August 2009 (Vol. 52, No. 8)
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM - August 2009 (Vol. 52, No. 8)

Below is a list of items with policy relevance from the August issue of Communications of the ACM. As always, much of the material in CACM is premium content,...

links for 2009-08-17
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-08-17

Hit and Run Hula Ambushes the Apple Store I'm not a fan of flash mobs but this one looks happy and delightful.Apple FlashMob Hula...

Obsolete Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Obsolete Tech

An interesting PCWorld piece on forty obsolete technologies and technology related processes. Directionally it is useful to understand both what is new and what...

Army Suggests that Field Manuals be Wikis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Army Suggests that Field Manuals be Wikis

From Slashdot: In some ways this is not surprising. The US military is very good at standardizing input. And yet, a Wiki is a means of doing this in a very non...

From The Noisy Channel

The Raging Debate Over The Link Economy


Style Issues?
From Return 42;

Style Issues?

Since this blog starts to attract more and more visitors, it also becomes more and more important to me to improve my writing. That effort includes not only myThe...

Can't You be Original?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Can't You be Original?

Got a recent e-mail that made me think ... asking me why I almost always use a link to an external source and comment on that instead of writing original pieces...

Not Interested in Lugging Another Device
From The Eponymous Pickle

Not Interested in Lugging Another Device

People like me who read a lot but are not interested in buying, maintaining and lugging yet another device are interested in multipurposing our smart phones aswrites...
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