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Augmenting Packaging Using AR
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmenting Packaging Using AR

Had a highly informative chat with Lisa Murphy of Metaio this past week about retail examples of augmented reality, and she pointed me to this interesting example...

Vision for Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Vision for Augmented Reality

One of our early looked at AR used specialized eyeglasses. Here is more on this approach, though I think that smartphones will make this easier to deliver, at...

The Internet is Africa
From Putting People First

The Internet is Africa

Publishing Perspectives reports on a recent panel discussion on the African publishing industry at this year

Greenpeace guide to greener electronics
From Putting People First

Greenpeace guide to greener electronics

Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics provides an evaluation of “the 18 top manufacturers of personal computers, mobile phones, TVs and games consoles according...

Can You
From The Noisy Channel

Can You

Weren’t we just talking about what’s different about mobile search use cases and about how to make web search more exploratory? I may be biased, but I think that...

Future of Laundry
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Laundry

Have seen this low-water laundry idea covered for years, but yet to see it commonly implemented. So does a normal washer take water and destroy it? Or is the water...

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Quilt
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Quilt

Light-up squid quilt.

Power from Solar Updraft Towers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Power from Solar Updraft Towers

An interesting combination of solar power and heat draft. Reminds me of methods that use ocean water temperature differences.-

Irish initiative to help SME
From Putting People First

Irish initiative to help SME

A new pilot programme from InterTradeIreland is aimed at assisting small and medium-sized firms, initially in the civil security sector, to innovate and meet identified...

Cybersecurity Theater at FOSE
From Schneier on Security

Cybersecurity Theater at FOSE

FOSE, the big government IT conference, has a Cybersecurity Theater" this year. I wonder if they'll check the photo ID of everyone who tries to get in. On a similar...

From Computational Complexity

COLT and CCC

The COLT (Computational Learning Theory) call for papers is out. (Actually its been out since October but I was only recently emailed it.) For other information...

Biweekly links for 01/08/2010
From Michael Nielsen

Biweekly links for 01/08/2010

Remnants of the Biosphere Extraordinary images from Biosphere 2. …My heart’s in Accra » Yemen and the problems of ADD journalism “In a print age, media pack...

Webcast on Social Interaction in VR
From The Eponymous Pickle

Webcast on Social Interaction in VR

Transformed Social Interaction in Virtual Reality Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab and an associate professor...

Experientia article on emerging markets research in Interfaces Magazine
From Putting People First

Experientia article on emerging markets research in Interfaces Magazine

The latest issue of Interfaces Magazine, a quarterly magazine published by Interaction, the specialist HCI group of the British Computer Society (BCS), contains...

A Creative Commons inspired barter market in Turin, Italy
From Putting People First

A Creative Commons inspired barter market in Turin, Italy

Two articles from today’s La Stampa newspaper (translation by Mark Vanderbeeken, Experientia): Bargains without money Luca Indemni – Fabrizio Vespa “Leave your...

FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Certified USB Memory Stick Cracked
From Schneier on Security

FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Certified USB Memory Stick Cracked

Kind of a dumb mistake: The USB drives in question encrypt the stored data via the practically uncrackable AES 256-bit hardware encryption system. Therefore, the...

links for 2010-01-08
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-01-08

Post-Underwear-Bomber Airport Security Show this to every politician: "What we need is security that's effective even if we can't...

Connecting the Dots
From Schneier on Security

Connecting the Dots

I wrote about intelligence failures back in 2002.

Mobile experts on 2020 trends
From Putting People First

Mobile experts on 2020 trends

Rudy De Waele, co-founder of dotopen, invited a number of mobile experts — including Howard Rheingold, Douglas Rushkoff, Katrin Verclas, Willem Boijens, Fabien...

Mobile Commerce Speed
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mobile Commerce Speed

Evan Schuman surveys the speed of mobile commerce in StoreFrontBackTalk. Are our decisions strongly influenced by mobile site speed?
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