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In the fight for better experiences, are you winning or losing?
From Putting People First

In the fight for better experiences, are you winning or losing?

UX Magazine attended the 2011 IA Summit in Denver this year to interview conference speakers and attendees. In this video, 15 interviewees respond to the question...

P&G Prepares 3D Enabled Detergent Launch
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G Prepares 3D Enabled Detergent Launch

Procter is preparing a global launch of Ariel Detergent.  The new version of the product was developed using 3D technology to attack stains.  The company will also...

Barriers to Finding Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Barriers to Finding Knowledge

The Google blog on knocking down barriers to mobile search.  Addressing Speed, voice and images.  I find myself doing more and more mobile search.   Yet rarely...

Measuring national happiness
From Putting People First

Measuring national happiness

Your Better Life Index is an interactive tool that allows you to see how countries perform according to the importance you give to each of 11 topics

What is Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

What is Knowledge

Malcolm Chisholm looks at Knowledge.  What are vendors trying to sell me when they market knowledge management?

Critical Look at Gamification
From The Eponymous Pickle

Critical Look at Gamification

A good look at the issues about gamification.   We discovered a number of these in out own explorations.   Worth thinking about for anyone interested in the idea...

links for 2011-06-15
From Wild WebMink

links for 2011-06-15

First TDF Advisory Board members demonstrate wide corporate support for LibreOffice The Document Foundation continues its steady progress with news of a Gnome-style...

AHRQ Calling for Health IT Research Proposals
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

AHRQ Calling for Health IT Research Proposals

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued several solicitations in recent weeks focused...

The Non-Anonymity of Bubble Forms
From Schneier on Security

The Non-Anonymity of Bubble Forms

It turns out that "fill-in-the-bubble" forms are not so anonymous.

Is Internet Education the Answer
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Is Internet Education the Answer

A friend sent me a link to this inforgraphic  about Internet education. I have mixed feelings about all this. I am ok with distance learning – where the lecture...

From Computational Complexity

FCRC 2011. Part I of... maybe I, maybe more.

I do not log on at conferences so I came back to 400 emails. Exactly 400- not sure how I managed that. TODAY I am posting about a few things from FCRC, I may post...

100,000 Views
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

100,000 Views

A quick break from the usual sorts of posts in this space: The Computing Community Consortium launched this blog three years ago as a way to promote discussion...

The language interpreters are the new machines
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

The language interpreters are the new machines

Most Computer Science textbooks assume that algorithms are written directly into machine language for an idealized machine under a Von Neumann architecture. Alas...

Consmr Rates Package Goods
From The Eponymous Pickle

Consmr Rates Package Goods

A new service, Consmr hopes to be the Yelp of Consumer Packaged Goods.  The name is somewhat hard to follow.  Also, how much rating is actually done for these types...

Status Report on the War on Photography
From Schneier on Security

Status Report on the War on Photography

Worth reading: Morgan Leigh Manning, "Less than Picture Perfect: The Legal Relationship between Photographers' Rights and Law Enforcement," Tennessee Law Review...

Panopticon
From The Eponymous Pickle

Panopticon

Stephen Few looks at the data visualization vendor Panopticon.   Took a brief look at them some time back, and they are certainly worth a closer examination.  As...

Mismeasure of Man is UnBiased
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mismeasure of Man is UnBiased

In the NYT: Have read with great interest the books of Stephen J Gould for years.  Now one of his most famous findings, in the Mismeasure of Man, turns out to be...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Back in late April, the CCC announced a call for short videos describing exciting research and results in computer science — with the goal of communicating to undergraduates...

IBM's 100th Anniversary
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM's 100th Anniversary

In school I was offered a job working with IBM on disk drive analysis, but I went in another direction.  In my first enterprise job I worked with their optimization...

Experientia wins Italian National Prize for Innovation in Services
From Putting People First

Experientia wins Italian National Prize for Innovation in Services

Experientia wins Italian National Prize for Innovation in Services, sponsored by the Italian government and Confcommercio. The President of the Republic, Giorgio...
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