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Sensemaking
From Putting People First

Sensemaking

Jon Kolko was one of the speakers yesterday at the Design Research Society conference in Montreal, Canada. His presentation addressed Sensemaking – the manner in...

MRI Scanning Worlds
From The Eponymous Pickle

MRI Scanning Worlds

This article in Mind Hacks hit home, last year I experienced an MRI scan myself. For medical and not for marketing purposes. It was an other worldly, claustrophobic...

Paul Adams
From The Noisy Channel

Paul Adams

This presentation by Paul Adams, lead for User Research for Social at Google, has been making the rounds in the blogosphere. It’s long (over 200 slides!) but well...

Comfortable  Biosensors
From The Eponymous Pickle

Comfortable Biosensors

In Kruzweil: EEG Biosensors that are comfortable enough to wear all the time. This could lead to many more analyses of 'base' conditions for neuromarketing studies...

Visual Programming Languages
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Visual Programming Languages

There seem to be a growing number of visual programming languages available these days. Kodu (below) is for creating games by younger people. It

Bluespring Software Delivers Business Processes
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bluespring Software Delivers Business Processes

I had a very informative meeting with Bluespring Software today. A very impressive company which uses Visio and Office to deliver business process modeling via...

Unilever Ice Cream Smile Machine
From The Eponymous Pickle

Unilever Ice Cream Smile Machine

In StoreFrontBackTalk: " ... Even for an ice cream story, you can

Frontiers of Collaboration
From The Eponymous Pickle

Frontiers of Collaboration

Detailed piece that is interesting, but a tough thing to predict:In Knowledge@Wharton: Frontier of Collaboration:The Evolution of Social Networking Social networking...

Negative Social Stereotypes and Deep Learning
From The Female Perspective of Computer Science

Negative Social Stereotypes and Deep Learning

The next chapter to cover in my series of reflections on Ken Bain's What the Best College Teachers Do (started here and here) is on what teachers expect of their...

The Threat of Cyberwar Has Been Grossly Exaggerated
From Schneier on Security

The Threat of Cyberwar Has Been Grossly Exaggerated

There's a power struggle going on in the U.S. government right now. It's about who is in charge of cyber security, and how much control the government will exert...

Habitar
From Putting People First

Habitar

Today I received the catalogue of the Habitar exhibition, organised by LABoral Art and Industrial Creation Centre, an exhibition centre for art, science, technology...

"Don't Commit Crime"
From Schneier on Security

"Don't Commit Crime"

This sign is from a gas station in the U.K. My first reaction was to laugh, but then I started thinking about it. We know that signs like "No Shoplifting"...

From Computational Complexity

Drowning in Data

At a CCC Council meeting last week, a common theme emerged. The Army is "swimming with sensors and drowning in data". Biologists are considering trashing some of...

? Join Me At Open World Forum
From Wild WebMink

? Join Me At Open World Forum

The conference landscape evolves constantly. Old events pass away, new ones arrive and it’s good to get pointers to know what’s worthwhile. I can recommend this...

Lego Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Lego Robotics

Learing the scientific method through Lego Robotics. Making the point that simple rules can lead to complex behavior. Now when shown complex behavior can we determine...

links for 2010-07-07
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-07-07

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Gas vs Stamps vs CPI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gas vs Stamps vs CPI

MJ Perry does a good job of comparing the US price of postage stamps, vs Gasoline, versus the Consumer Price Index. Very telling about the increasing lack of efficiency...

Beyond Social Currency
From The Noisy Channel

Beyond Social Currency

A research study I like enough to have blogged about it a few times is Princeton sociologist

Layers for Foursquare
From The Eponymous Pickle

Layers for Foursquare

FourSquare has introduced a layer concept that will allow you to view physical map spaces through a number of outside sources of information. More examples at...

Data Shaping Store Shelves
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Shaping Store Shelves

Good overview article in a local paper about how companies are using advanced technologies to understand the shopping progress. With frequent mention of P&G. Yes...
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