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Literature review on museums and libraries in a digital age
From Putting People First

Literature review on museums and libraries in a digital age

The Futures of Learning blog, which is associated with a MacArthur Foundation project, just completed an extensive literature review, conducted as part of the project...

The Computing Community Consortium:  An Update
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The Computing Community Consortium: An Update

A GENI Engineering Conference presentation by CCC Chair Ed Lazowska describing major activities since the last GEC in October 2008, including: Transition Team...

Planning Under Uncertainty
From The Eponymous Pickle

Planning Under Uncertainty

Good Piece in Knowledge@Wharton: Eyes Wide Open: Embracing Uncertainty through Scenario Planning. Given our uncertain times, a technique that needs to be more...

Creativity Centers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Creativity Centers

The Power Of Design IDEO redefined good design by creating experiences, not just products. Now it's changing the way companies innovate ... Also here about creativity...

Network Science & Engineering Research Agenda
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Network Science & Engineering Research Agenda

At this week’s GENI Engineering Conference in Seattle, Ellen Zegura rolled out the Network Science & Engineering (NetSE) Research Agenda, an extensive effort of...

Visions of Europe in 2030
From Putting People First

Visions of Europe in 2030

The age of globalization is over. The coming 30 years will be shaped by the logic of scarcity, resulting in a turn away from global trade and the creation of self...

America Needs Open Source
From Wild WebMink

America Needs Open Source

Today sees the launch of a new coalition of businesses (large and small), organizations and individuals to speak up for Free and open source software in Washington...

Summer Learning for Teachers
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Summer Learning for Teachers

Many people believe that teachers have it easy in the summer since they have summers off. But, many teachers have very busy summers. Some teachers need to work...

On the Neuroscience of Emotion
From The Eponymous Pickle

On the Neuroscience of Emotion

Interesting Google tech talk on the topic, a talk by Phillipe Goldin

Big Stick
From The Eponymous Pickle

Big Stick

I see that there is now a 256GB USB memory stick. Expensive, but things like this will drive the price of others down. Will allow us to lose increasing amounts...

Brands, Games and Phones
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brands, Games and Phones

In Adweek, good overview about how brands can be integrated into games on phones. This is something we examined starting a number of years ago. How do you take...

Elsevier announces the
From Putting People First

Elsevier announces the

According to an Elsevier press release, the ew article prototype introduces non-linear structure, enhanced graphical navigation, and integrated multimedia. “Elsevier...

Touch me! An article on tactile experience
From Putting People First

Touch me! An article on tactile experience

In this article Jessica Ching, Laura Henneberry and Shally Lee share the findings of a collaborative project between the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD)...

Mobile Internet user experience is miserable: Study
From Putting People First

Mobile Internet user experience is miserable: Study

While most people see mobile as the answer to so many problems, research from Nielsen Norman Group sees it as another problem on the list. “The key finding showed...

Storytelling and interaction design
From Putting People First

Storytelling and interaction design

The urge to describe experiences by telling a story runs throughout human history. From pictograms to hieroglyphs to the songs of the wandering bard, argues Ben...

We
From Putting People First

We

Ross Mayfield (blog), a leading social software entrepreneur and founder of Socialtext, talks on Nokia’s IdeasProject site about a major transformation in the way...

Happy birthday Experientia
From Putting People First

Happy birthday Experientia


Objects Hit Jupiter
From The Eponymous Pickle

Objects Hit Jupiter

Also not in the usual realm of this blog, but I am in a space mood tonight. It is clear that this kind of thing occurs more often than we thought. It also is an...

SIGIR 2009: Day 1
From The Noisy Channel

SIGIR 2009: Day 1


How Powerful were the Apollo Computers?
From The Eponymous Pickle

How Powerful were the Apollo Computers?

With the anniversary underway, its fun to consider the power of the guidance and systems computers during the Apollo days. Very primitive indeed. My phone is far...
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