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Fee-Base WiFi Dying?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fee-Base WiFi Dying?

I found this article interesting. While there may be fewer fee based WiFi options out there. I also find, when traveling that it is often not that easy to log...

Whole Body Nervous System Scan
From The Eponymous Pickle

Whole Body Nervous System Scan

In Mind Hacks, a link to a form of form of MRI scan which does whole body nervous systems scans. Unclear if this has ever been used to understand any type of human...

Ad Supported Mobile
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ad Supported Mobile

Good case study of ad-supported mobile in AdAge: Where Blyk Went Wrong. Mention in particular of L'Oreal's use for consumer engagement which got a 70% response...

Mapping the Mind
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mapping the Mind

Finished reading Rita Carter's Mapping the Mind. A good easy to read introduction to the links between brain function and internal brain location. If you are new...

Learning about New Resources
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Learning about New Resources

Sometimes there just isn't enough time in the day to get everything accomplished. It can be hard for me to balance my family, career, and personal life. So how...

The other side of the table: Kent Beck
From Return 42;

The other side of the table: Kent Beck

Time for the next issue of The other side of the table. Today we feature the open question of Kent Beck. We all know Kent is the creator of Extreme ProgrammingAgile...

links for 2009-08-04
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-08-04

Microsoft's Linux Kernel Code Drop Result of GPL Violation There had to be a reason beyond goodwill, and it seems that reason was...

The other side of the table: Maurice Herlihy
From Return 42;

The other side of the table: Maurice Herlihy

This edition of The other side of the table took me a little longer. Basically because I have been busy the past two weeks, both with programming and finishingMaurice...

A little bit more on Quicksort
From Return 42;

A little bit more on Quicksort

My previous article On Randomized Algorithms has been the most popular one on this blog so far. It also started a quite an interesting discussion on Reddit. ItMIT...

On randomized algorithms
From Return 42;

On randomized algorithms

I wrote this article consecutively to the previous one - The other side of the table: Simon Peyton-Jones. After I finished reading Simon's reply, I thought that...

Software Transactional Memory: Yay, Ney or Someday?
From Return 42;

Software Transactional Memory: Yay, Ney or Someday?

Some time ago, a friend of mine and I were working on a little pet project. Nothing too exciting and certainly nothing that would change the world. I am talking...

The other side of the table: Simon Peyton-Jones
From Return 42;

The other side of the table: Simon Peyton-Jones

This issue of The other side of the table comes a little bit earlier than usual. Basically due to the fact that it is paired with a follow-up post. Anyways, let's...

Software Development and Philosophy
From Return 42;

Software Development and Philosophy

Yesterday, Andy Matuschak posted an article called Manifesto on his blog Square Signals. In this post he asks himself the question "What do you want to do when.I...

From chasm to convergence
From Putting People First

From chasm to convergence

Johnathan Bonnell and Jason Theodor explain in a two part series on Experience Matters how technology is increasingly closing the gap between manufacturers and...

Reminder: HCIR 2009 Submission Deadline is August 24th!
From The Noisy Channel

Reminder: HCIR 2009 Submission Deadline is August 24th!


SIGIR 2009: Day 3, Industry Track: Vendor Panel
From The Noisy Channel

SIGIR 2009: Day 3, Industry Track: Vendor Panel

The last session of the SIGIR 2009 Industry Track was the enterprise search vendor panel. Originally, I’d hoped to have CTOs (or the equivalent) from Autonomy,...

Quickline in Grocery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quickline in Grocery

Always wondered why the 'Quick line' used for a long time in banks and elsewhere, had not been tried in grocery. Now Hannford Bros is trying it out. The obvious...

Book: The myth of digital democracy
From Putting People First

Book: The myth of digital democracy

The Myth of Digital Democracy by Matthew Hindman Princeton University Press, 2008 Paperback, 198 pages Abstract: Is the Internet democratizing American politics...

Learning from games: a language for designing emotion
From Putting People First

Learning from games: a language for designing emotion

Joe Lamantia, an Amsterdam based experience architect, discussed the role of emotion in game design. In his article, Lamantia draws heavily on the work by Nicole...

SIGIR 2009: Day 3, Industry Track: Analyst Panel
From The Noisy Channel

SIGIR 2009: Day 3, Industry Track: Analyst Panel

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