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Web 3.0 is all about social personalisation
From Putting People First

Web 3.0 is all about social personalisation

Forget Web 2.0. During a panel on social media at the recent Wharton Global Alumni Forum, industry experts argued that we are now in a “third wave” of disruption...

How to Take an Email Sabbatical
From Apophenia

How to Take an Email Sabbatical

It’s summer time and many folks are heading off to vacation and fretting about coming back to overloaded inboxes. Folks keep asking me about my email sabbaticals...

Printer Produces Chocolate
From The Eponymous Pickle

Printer Produces Chocolate

Long time interest in remote manufacturing and the remote transmission of foods.  Here is  a simple example.  What other foods might be assembled remotely via digital...

Alan Haberman of Barcode Fame Dies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alan Haberman of Barcode Fame Dies

Alan Haberman, Who usered in the Bar Code, Dies at 81On a summer morning in 1974, a man in Ohio bought a package of chewing gum and the whole world changed....

Various Goings On
From My Biased Coin

Various Goings On

I've not been a Facebook user, but I was invited to join Google+, so I set up a picture and am waiting to see what it's all about.  I'm afraid that for the most...

Gamification Examples
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gamification Examples

Game mechanics in action. Good examples.

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 4
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 4

July 7 Hearing: The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing on cybersecurity threats and threat assessment.

? Brazil Signs Up To Develop Office Suites
From Wild WebMink

? Brazil Signs Up To Develop Office Suites

At FISL in Brazil last week, I had the opportunity to speak as the co-presenter in a session about the evolution of OpenOffice.org – I think there will eventually...

Proof You Don't Need to Stick to Just MS Office for Arts and Social Science Students
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Proof You Don't Need to Stick to Just MS Office for Arts and Social Science Students

My arts and social science students expected a relatively easy class that mostly taught them the ins and outs of Microsoft Office software.  They were probablypushed...

Niti Bhan on emerging markets tech event in East Africa
From Putting People First

Niti Bhan on emerging markets tech event in East Africa

Niti Bhan, the emerging markets strategy specialist, went to Kenya to participate in the Pivot 25 conference and wrote this guest contribution on her experience...

Business Intelligence for Small Companies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Business Intelligence for Small Companies

Agree that today there are many options for using BI tools and applying them to the needs of enterprises large and small.

CISE Releases Core Program Solicitations
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CISE Releases Core Program Solicitations

Just a heads up that NSF’s CISE Directorate has issued solicitations for its core programs: Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF) — Algorithmic Foundations...

The Azore Garage
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Azore Garage

 About helping the inside Entrepreneur.  I thought of myself as this kind of operator for years and here is a startup devoted to them. " ... The azore garage was...

Man Flies with Someone Else's Ticket and No Legal ID
From Schneier on Security

Man Flies with Someone Else's Ticket and No Legal ID

Last week, I got a bunch of press calls about Olajide Oluwaseun Noibi, who flew from New York to Los Angeles using an expired ticket in someone else's name andmakes...

A Post BASIC World?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

A Post BASIC World?

What does is mean to be in a post BASIC world? This is the question that comes to mine when I read about an article titled How are students learning programming...

How computers can cure cultural diabetes
From Putting People First

How computers can cure cultural diabetes

Peter Lunenfeld (wikipedia), professor in the Design | Media Arts department at UCLA, argues in a New Scientist op-ed piece for the importance of what he calls...

Alone together
From Putting People First

Alone together

MIT technology and society specialist Professor Sherry Turkle presents – during a June 1 talk at the RSA in London – the results of a fifteen year exploration of...

The iPad as support for people with disabilities
From Putting People First

The iPad as support for people with disabilities

The Apple tablet is helping people with disabilities by reading e-mails, voicing directions, and zooming in on text. “Apple has added features that make the iPhone...

Making Changes in Response to Student Complaints
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Making Changes in Response to Student Complaints

It is summer and time to reflect upon the past school year. Course evaluations are in, and provided some interesting insight into how my students perceived my class...

Inside AR 2011
From The Eponymous Pickle

Inside AR 2011

Junaio reports from the Augmented Reality 2011 Conference.  A useful update of what is going on in augmented reality.   Includes a new linkage to the Google Places...
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