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UX Week 2008 videos
From Putting People First

UX Week 2008 videos

Over the last months, Adaptive Path has been uploading videos of their latest UX Week that took place in August 2008. Donald Norman conversing with Adaptive Path...

Growing Your Own Indoor Air
From The Eponymous Pickle

Growing Your Own Indoor Air

" ... A presentation delivered this week at the TED 2009 conference demonstrates how you can

Emotions, Advertising and Consumer Choice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Emotions, Advertising and Consumer Choice

From the Neuroconnections 2009 meeting. I am running a panel debate on the hopes and threats of work underway today .... I will post a number of position statements...

Attention Trust
From The Eponymous Pickle

Attention Trust

Attention Trust. I was reminded of this organization in my recent reading of Stephen Baker's The Numerati. They let you manage the value of your personal data...

Why Computer Science?
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Why Computer Science?

I used to say that high school students should take computer science because it helps them be better problem solvers and critical thinkers. I'd go on to say that...

UT-Battelle Lands $10million
From insideHPC

UT-Battelle Lands $10million

The Department of Energy has announced the details of last year’s annual program evaluation of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory management contractor team of the...

Wozniak joins
From insideHPC

Wozniak joins

A reader (hi, Paul!) pointed us to this article in the NY Times about where the Woz is hanging his hat these days Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, could...

Who will fardels
From insideHPC

Who will fardels

Chris Willard writes at HPCwire’s blog about the aging of HPC A long-standing concern in HPC is the graying of the industry. That is, new people are not coming...

VisiRule Expert Systems Package
From The Eponymous Pickle

VisiRule Expert Systems Package

I wrote about LPA recently and my own experience with using expert systems for enterprise improvement. Another way to think about this is a form of business process...

From Springenwerk Blog

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Wolfram Mathematica Home Edition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wolfram Mathematica Home Edition

Mathematica is a great package. I used it extensively in the enterprise. Yet it has always been too expensive for the typical home user. Now they have released...

Reports from Neuroconnections
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reports from Neuroconnections

From the Neuroconnections conference. I am running a panel debate on the hopes and threats of work underway today .... I will post a number of position statements...

USACM Makes E-Government Recommendations
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Makes E-Government Recommendations

With the explosion of user-created content on the web, it is clear that the Federal government should take advantage of this trend by adopting policies that promote...

SGI announces Q2, posts
From insideHPC

SGI announces Q2, posts

SGI announced its fiscal results today for the quarter ending December 26, 2008. Revenue was down, and losses were up compare to the preceding quarter Revenue for...

Skip the Ph.D., go straight to research
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Skip the Ph.D., go straight to research

Satpalparmar got bad grades from an unknown university. He wants to become a researcher. And he asks me for advice. I got good grades and a Ph.D. from one of the...

Service thinking
From Putting People First

Service thinking

The UK service design consultancy live|work has published an excellent manifesto on service thinking: “We have identified three key service imperatives that must...

Andrew
From insideHPC

Andrew

Our friend Andrew Jones has published his latest HPC-centric piece for ZDnet/UK.

Search at Kimberly-Clark
From The Eponymous Pickle

Search at Kimberly-Clark

Short overview. Enterprise search is an interesting problem. In part because few enterprise documents are linked the way Web posts are. So the prioritization...

U of Toronto to Build IBM
From insideHPC

U of Toronto to Build IBM

The University of Toronto and IBM are expected to announce plans to build the fastest supercomputer in Canada.

OSC Expanding Glenn
From insideHPC

OSC Expanding Glenn

The state of Ohio’s controller board recently approved a request from the Ohio Supercomputing Center [OSC] totaling $4 million.
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