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Draft Internet Privacy Bill Released
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Draft Internet Privacy Bill Released

Representative Rick Boucher, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet released a discussion draft of an internet privacy bill...

Google
From The Noisy Channel

Google

I wish I could take even a gram of credit for this! I’m really proud of my colleagues for rolling out this new design that encourages and facilitates exploratory...

What do you need to know?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

What do you need to know?

The Microsoft Job Blog recently has a two part interview study guide set of posts. In the second (Microsoft interview study guide: Part II of II) there was a long...

From Computational Complexity

Ralph Kramden: Your wait is over! 3D-TV is here!

(This was written before I saw Lance's post on gadgets. This post could be called an unintentional co-post. Is that a word? Now it is!) In The Honeymooners...

Why Aren't There More Terrorist Attacks?
From Schneier on Security

Why Aren't There More Terrorist Attacks?

As the details of the Times Square car bomb attempt emerge in the wake of Faisal Shahzad's arrest Monday night, one thing has already been made clear: Terrorism...

Service Design Thinks
From Putting People First

Service Design Thinks

Nick Marsh has been organising several service design ‘Thinks’ events in London: ‘Service Design at Scale’ (November 2009) and ‘Service Design from Scratch’ (March...

Peter Merholz: The Want Interview
From Putting People First

Peter Merholz: The Want Interview

The founder & president of Adaptive Path explains why they

Bill Moggridge blogs
From Putting People First

Bill Moggridge blogs

Bill Moggridge, the legendary industrial and interaction designer, IDEO co-founder and now director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, started his own...

The many differences between mobile and desktop interaction
From Putting People First

The many differences between mobile and desktop interaction

Interacting with a mobile device is very different from our interaction with desktop devices. But what does that mean precisely? In a long article for the Journal...

Reading in a digital age
From Putting People First

Reading in a digital age

Sven Birkerts wites in the American Scholar on why the novel and the Internet are opposites, and why the latter both undermines the former and makes it more necessary...

Art of the Twitter Pitch
From The Eponymous Pickle

Art of the Twitter Pitch

Some good if sometimes obvious comments about the idea of the Twitter Pitch. Common sense ideas about how to use 140 characters to convince someone of something...

Using Social Media to Complain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Social Media to Complain

An instructive example of consumers using social media to complain:Parents Use Social Media to Sound Off on J&J RecallMany Take to Blogs, Facebook, Twitter to Complain...

SIGCOMM PC, Not Liveblogging
From My Biased Coin

SIGCOMM PC, Not Liveblogging

I am absolutely, positively, not liveblogging from the SIGCOMM PC, as that is, I am rightly told, a bad idea.  But these are my impressions after the fact.  (I'm...

Saffron is Cool Vendor
From The Eponymous Pickle

Saffron is Cool Vendor

I have mentioned Saffron Technology a number of times in this blog. Visited them first about four years ago and have had recent conversations. An announcement today...

Future Consumer
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future Consumer

Future Consumer, by Carte Blanche. Includes Arnaud Frade of TNS Group, who I have heard on this subject before. Nothing very new, but some good points to repeat...

First Course Outline
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

First Course Outline

Is everyone this excited about their first course outline? I'm not sure why, but I'm feeling sort of giddy about it. I mean, sure, I've TA'ed before, and taught...

Tesla Predicted Blackberry
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tesla Predicted Blackberry

Physicist Nikola Tesla is said to have predicted the Blackberry type device over a century ago. Best known for his invention of alternating current, high energy...

Preventing Terrorist Attacks in Crowded Areas
From Schneier on Security

Preventing Terrorist Attacks in Crowded Areas

On the New York Times Room for Debate Blog, I -- along with several other people -- was asked about how to prevent terrorist attacks in crowded areas. This isCameras...

Findability and Exploration: the future of search
From Putting People First

Findability and Exploration: the future of search

Stijn Debrouwere, a Belgian information architect, has published a long Peter Morville-inspired post on findability related issues. “The majority of people visiting...

Smart Things
From Putting People First

Smart Things

After posting the first chapter of his new book Smart Things: Ubiquitous Computing User Experience Design (see also this earlier post), Mike Kuniavsky is now doing...
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