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Strategic Listening
From The Eponymous Pickle

Strategic Listening

Tom Peters weblog on strategic listening. I agree, but I have also seen the strong impulse in the enterprise to counsel new hires to speak rather than to listen...

Traditional vs Online Coupons
From The Eponymous Pickle

Traditional vs Online Coupons

Good overview piece on the efficacy and return on online versus traditional paper coupons.

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of December 7
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of December 7

December 9 Meeting: The Technical Guidelines Development Committee of the Elections Assistance Commission will meet. (continues December 10) 8:30 a.m., 100 Bureau...

Terrorists Targeting High-Profile Events
From Schneier on Security

Terrorists Targeting High-Profile Events

In an AP story on increased security at major football (the American variety) events, this sentence struck me: "High-profile events are something that terrorist...

From Computational Complexity

Complexity Vidcast 3

Quick announcement: If you are a student who wants to go to SODA but doesn't have the funds, click here. I had forgotten we did this. Here's a video of my daughter...

links for 2009-12-07
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-12-07

Debate on Mandelson's job The House of Lords debate uncovered the lack of accountability that has been caused by concentratingUK...

Adopt a kW
From Putting People First

Adopt a kW

This contribution is Camilla Masala, an Experientia collaborator, and is part of our background research for the Low2No project on creating an urban development...

Brief History of Neuromarketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brief History of Neuromarketing

A short paper on the history of neuromarketing, which attributes some of the early thoughts to Peter Drucker. Includes mention of P&G and Febreze brand.

RFID Passports
From The Eponymous Pickle

RFID Passports

In CACM a privacy threat analysis of RFID enabled passports.-

Considering Invisibility
From The Eponymous Pickle

Considering Invisibility

Long considered in the realm of science fiction. What you need to do is obvious. What is surprising to me is that we appear to slowly be approaching a solution....

Faculty Ratios
From My Biased Coin

Faculty Ratios

Perhaps the most basic breakdown one can make of a college faculty is into the categories Natural Sciences / Social Sciences / Humanities. (Yes, one could naturally...

Smartphone Kills the Clock Radio
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smartphone Kills the Clock Radio

I have noticed this dynamic as well. I no longer use the clock radios in hotel rooms, just too messy to figure out each new one encountered. Can't trust them. So...

Blogs I Read: Living La Vida Local
From The Noisy Channel

Blogs I Read: Living La Vida Local


Google Multi-Language Dictionary
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Multi-Language Dictionary

Largely un-publicized, the Google multi- language dictionary and word translation service. Includes basic definitions and the uses of words on the web. Very nicely...

The dignity and courage of Donald Norman
From Putting People First

The dignity and courage of Donald Norman

There is true dignity in the continuous engagement of Donald Norman, the Nestor of the user experience community, as well as courage is his willingness to question...

Bill Buxton, Martin Raymond & Anna Kirah presentations
From Putting People First

Bill Buxton, Martin Raymond & Anna Kirah presentations

Bill Buxton, Martin Raymond and Anna Kirah were some of the speakers at Imagine09, a conference organised by Microsoft Advertising on 28 October in London. Living...

links for 2009-12-05
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-12-05

The Software Freedom Law Center Submits an Opinion on the Oracle/Sun Merger to the EC The detailed letter linked from this news...

Fedex and SenseAware
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fedex and SenseAware

The internet of things is a decade old concept that suggests all things can ultimately be tracked, understood and analyzed in their physical and temporal spaces...

Anchoring Irrational Decisions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Anchoring Irrational Decisions

On influencing subsequent decisions:Professor Ariely describes some experiments which demonstrated something he calls

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Showerhead
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Showerhead

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