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The Endowment
From My Biased Coin

The Endowment

Here, here, here, and so on.

What
From Putting People First

What

Frank Spillers, a usability consultant, looks at the hot topic of Augmented Reality from a user experience point of view, shows some examples, and highlights the...

Understanding what drives profits for agents
From Putting People First

Understanding what drives profits for agents

In emerging markets, agents are the customer-facing element for mobile banking providers, “who rely on them to open accounts, do customer care, and (crucially)...

Is the Brain Shaping the Internet's Future?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Is the Brain Shaping the Internet's Future?

Intriguing interview in Blogoscoped. On the thought interface, long imagined and implemented in still limited ways. The implications it might have for linkingsite...

Google Solar Power
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Solar Power

Was unaware of this, but Google is looking via investment to develop mirrors for more economical solar power. Statistics are interesting, but pessimistic. Recall...

New Podcast on Building a CS Program in Middle School
From Computer Science Teachers Association

New Podcast on Building a CS Program in Middle School

For the past year or so I've been visiting with interesting computer science educators and professionals in order to bring to you cool classroom strategies andCS...

Sweetener Market
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sweetener Market

One of my of little side ventures. The growing of the sweetener Stevia. I grew my first crop this year. Article about its market potential.

Demonstration of a Liquid Explosive
From Schneier on Security

Demonstration of a Liquid Explosive

The BBC has a video demonstration of a 16-ounce bottle of liquid blowing a hole in the side of a plane. I know no more details other than what's in the video. ...

Randomized Shellsort
From Return 42;

Randomized Shellsort

Not too long ago, I wrote a little bit about the randomized Quicksort algorithm. Right in time for the 50th anniversary of Donald Shell's Shellsort algorithm, Michael...

ReAssure 1.20 Release
From CERIAS Blog

ReAssure 1.20 Release

A new version of the ReAssure testbed software, 1.20, is now available on the project web site. This version features a rewritten reservation manager that is multi...

Business Blogging Blunders
From The Eponymous Pickle

Business Blogging Blunders

Paul Gillin has posted several items on business blogging blunders. Here is the first, with links to the others. An exemplary read for anyone starting an external...

CIKM 2009 Accepted Papers
From The Noisy Channel

CIKM 2009 Accepted Papers


Flu Patients Blogging and Reporting
From The Eponymous Pickle

Flu Patients Blogging and Reporting

A good overview of infodemiology, or using information on the Internet to report and track disease outbreaks. Blogs are good, but faster and simpler social networks...

NSA Intercepts Used to Convict Liquid Bombers
From Schneier on Security

NSA Intercepts Used to Convict Liquid Bombers

Three of the UK liquid bombers were convicted Monday. NSA-intercepted e-mail was introduced as evidence in the trial: The e-mails, several of which have been ...

Research Labs "vs." Academia
From My Biased Coin

Research Labs "vs." Academia

Muthu points to a blog entry (by Danah Boyd of Microsoft Research) on research labs vs. academia. It's a good read -- especially for graduate students thinking...

Mike2.0 on Open Methodologies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mike2.0 on Open Methodologies

Brenda Somich sends along information about MIKE2.0. It's a non-profit community for sharing information on IM topics with other industry professionals. Theya...

Next Generation Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Next Generation Business Intelligence

Business intelligence (BI) is something I have worked on for years. For executives and for use by the individual employee. Recently BI has discovered well-integrated...

The Global Illicit Economy
From Schneier on Security

The Global Illicit Economy

Interesting video: A new class of global actors is playing an increasingly important role in globalization: smugglers, warlords, guerrillas, terrorists, gangs,...

Social science meets technology in next-generation jobs
From Putting People First

Social science meets technology in next-generation jobs

Gartner says the bridge to the future with social networks will be with roles with origins in the social sciences, reports eWeek. Better understanding of the Web...

Awareness is everything
From Putting People First

Awareness is everything

Jamais Cascio argues on Fast Company that, as our various electronic devices gain more and more sensory awareness, we open up the potential for entirely new forms...
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