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Business Intelligence in Manufacturing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Business Intelligence in Manufacturing

New overview paper in business intelligence issues in manufacturing by MAIA. Covers much of the typical context of BI for manufacturing. Not prescriptive but good...

People will be able to control and federate their own data
From Putting People First

People will be able to control and federate their own data

John Clippinger, who directs the Law Lab at Harvard University, predicts, in this video on Nokia’s IdeasProject, a huge shift over the next one to two years in...

Stanford seminars on people, computers and design
From Putting People First

Stanford seminars on people, computers and design

“CS547. Human-Computer Interaction Seminar (Seminar on People, Computers, and Design)” is a course of the Stanford HCI Group, coordinated by Terry Winograd, on...

Say Everything
From The Eponymous Pickle

Say Everything

Say Everything: How Blogging Began, What It's Becoming, and Why It Matters by Scott RosenbergA history of blogging to date with interpretation along the way. I...

SIGIR 2009: Day 2, Albert-L
From The Noisy Channel

SIGIR 2009: Day 2, Albert-L


Theory of Games and Economic Misbehavior
From The Eponymous Pickle

Theory of Games and Economic Misbehavior

By George Dyson in the Edge. The historian of science takes on math models of economies. A bit dense in its historical references, but makes you think.

What is the interest created by conversational currency?
From Putting People First

What is the interest created by conversational currency?

As the world moves to accommodate

Conceptual consumption
From Putting People First

Conceptual consumption

An article in the New York Times Magazine brought me to an interesting article by behavioural economist Daniel Ariely, who has been featured previously on this...

Much Less Mail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Much Less Mail

US postal service reports the largest drop in mail volume in hundreds of years. Not unexpected, but the statistics here are interesting. Paper mail, like many...

SIGIR 2009: Day 2, Interactive Search Session
From The Noisy Channel

SIGIR 2009: Day 2, Interactive Search Session


How wired gadgets encroach on privacy
From Putting People First

How wired gadgets encroach on privacy

With every high-tech gadget we buy, we give up a little more privacy. Many devices today are in constant communication with their manufacturer. And it’s not just...

Can Knowledge Hurt Innovation?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Can Knowledge Hurt Innovation?

From HBR, Can knowledge hurt innovation? ' ... A meeting I had recently with some folks at Gillette highlighted an important issue facing the would-be innovator...

Wal-Mart Retooling Privacy Policies
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Retooling Privacy Policies

Wal-Mart is in the process of retooling its privacy policies to include mobile and online data. In Storefrontbacktalk. Where they talk about the implications.

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 27
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 27

July 29 Hearing: The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing on peer-to-peer file sharing, with a focus on inadvertent file sharing...

links for 2009-07-26
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-07-26

Aeroseek: Real-Time Flight Tracker I was asked for a way to see how a flight is progressing - this site lists three approaches....

Netflix game gets exciting:  BellKor
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Netflix game gets exciting: BellKor

This is fun. A month ago, I asked whether the Netflix competition was over. After BellKor’s Pragmatic Chaos merged the solutions of many players to break the 10...

Obsessively Recording and Sharing our Vacations
From Apophenia

Obsessively Recording and Sharing our Vacations

At Blogher yesterday, the issue of "addiction" emerged in the keynote. A woman in the audience noted that she twitched for the first day of vacation because she...

Indian Design for All newsletter features German design
From Putting People First

Indian Design for All newsletter features German design

The Design for All Institute India has published a special issue of its newsletter together with IDZ International Design Centre, Berlin. Guest Editor is Prof Birgit...

Benedict Singleton on socio-technical assemblages
From Putting People First

Benedict Singleton on socio-technical assemblages

Benedict Singleton is in the later stages of a practice-based PhD on service design at Northumbria University. In his research he uses “critical, self-directed...

AP Intends to Embed Spyware in Articles
From The Eponymous Pickle

AP Intends to Embed Spyware in Articles

This will not make the AP popular on the Web, in the NYTimes. Though I rarely do, I will make every effort not to link to AP articles. ' ... Each article
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