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links for 2009-07-09
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links for 2009-07-09

Woot : 11 Undocumented Features Of Google Chrome OS Woot has made these lists into an art-form and this one is a classic. (tags: Google Woot...

The Generation M Manifesto
From Putting People First

The Generation M Manifesto

Umair Haque has a message for the G8: “Dear Old People Who Run the World, My generation would like to break up with you. Everyday, I see a widening gap in how you...

Book: Social by Social
From Putting People First

Book: Social by Social

Social by Social – a practical guide to using new technologies to deliver social impact by Andy Gibson, Nigel Courtney, Amy Sample Ward, David Wilcox and Professor...

Service design tools
From Putting People First

Service design tools

“Service design tools – communication methods supporting design processes” is an open collection of communication tools used in design processes that deal with...

Civic apps could redefine the way citizens interact with cities
From Putting People First

Civic apps could redefine the way citizens interact with cities

Will smartphone connectivity become the new measure of civic engagement? Can the app replace the neighborhood association? “While some might feel that engaging...

Why designers need to focus on focus groups
From Putting People First

Why designers need to focus on focus groups

Today, market research is a $19 billion industry and focus groups are one of the most expensive types of market research. The question is, asks Ravi Sawhney, founder...

Getting to Wow in Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Getting to Wow in Retail

From Knowledge@Wharton: Getting to 'Wow': Consumers Describe What Makes a Great Shopping Experience: The complete report by the retail council. Below an overview...

Coke Machine Gets Networked and Analytical
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coke Machine Gets Networked and Analytical

This article includes some technical details about how Coke is using RFID and real time networked analytics in its new dispensing machine. The system will allow...

Crowdsourced Simulation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Crowdsourced Simulation

Had a most interesting conversation with Ken Karakotios. He demonstrated some of his prototype economic simulation models. He is looking for collaborators and...

SSN Numbers are Predictable
From The Eponymous Pickle

SSN Numbers are Predictable

This saw much press yesterday, that a Carnegie Mellon professor has shown how using some fairly simple techniques social security numbers can in many cases be predicted...

Free is Not
From The Eponymous Pickle

Free is Not

Gladwell in the New Yorker looks at the curious consequences of free: Priced to Sell, Is free the future?. Reviewing

On Demand Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Demand Business Intelligence

Good overall report on business intelligence use. I have used a half dozen BI packages over the years. Several were used and then abandoned as needs changed.'...

Business Analytics and the Thinking Process
From The Eponymous Pickle

Business Analytics and the Thinking Process

Good piece in SASCom magazine on how to link business process solving and analytics. This is the kind of thing that is rarely covered well in universities. You...

Spinning the web or the role of digital influencers
From Putting People First

Spinning the web or the role of digital influencers

The New York Times writes about the power of grassroots buzz, exemplified by public relations approaches in Silicon Valley. “Gone are the days when snaring attention...

Jan-Christoph Zoels at London
From Putting People First

Jan-Christoph Zoels at London

Experientia partner Jan-Christoph Zoels was one of the speakers at London’s Media Futures Conference last week, which was themed “beyond broadcast” and explored...

The Future of Innovation is . . . Together
From Putting People First

The Future of Innovation is . . . Together

David Simoes-Brown alerts us on UK’s Nesta Connect about an excellent new collaborative book about The Future of Innovation where hundred of authors give their...

Innovative service design for all
From Putting People First

Innovative service design for all

Re-Public, an online journal focusing on innovative developments in contemporary political theory and practice, has just launched its latest special issue, entitled...

Wolfram Alpha
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wolfram Alpha

A good overview of the state of WolframAlpha in MIT's TechnologyReview. I have taken a look at it and reviewed it several times since its release, previous posts...

Design a recommender system: they read your resume
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Design a recommender system: they read your resume

Goodreads is a Social Web site about books. They need a recommender system. Thus, they issued a challenge: design their recommendation engine, and they will read...

Watch Luis von Ahn on Nova scienceNow
From CSDiary

Watch Luis von Ahn on Nova scienceNow

PBS has posted the video from its Nova ScienceNow segment on Luis von Ahn.
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