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Procter Ends Promotional Display Tagging
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Ends Promotional Display Tagging

P&G has tested the use of RFID tags to confirm that promotional displays are being deployed. This article discusses their current ending of a test with Wal-Mart...

Red Hat and Windows to support each others
From insideHPC

Red Hat and Windows to support each others

Timothy Prickett Morgan reports from The Register this week that Red Hat and Microsoft have been coerced by customers into playing nice with each other Operating...

Coding in the cloud, Mozilla
From insideHPC

Coding in the cloud, Mozilla

Michael Feldman has been reliving his past coding glory (not everyone knows he used to do compiler work for a living), as reflected in a blog post yesterday While...

TPC video overview of the new energy efficiency
From insideHPC

TPC video overview of the new energy efficiency

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) is working on several new benchmarks this year, one of which is an energy efficiency benchmark. Here’s a link...

SiCortex hardware supports Virtual
From insideHPC

SiCortex hardware supports Virtual

A quick search of past posts verifies that, yes, this is the first pairie-related post here in nearly three thousand news posts. Sure, its a niche record, but I’m...

SDSC gets grant for cloud computing research on Google
From insideHPC

SDSC gets grant for cloud computing research on Google

Found at HPCwire, news that researchers at SDSC have gotten a two year grant of $450,000 from the NSF The NSF award focuses on the Cluster Exploratory (CluE), a...

Link Roundup for February 18
From Wild WebMink

Link Roundup for February 18

Why the UK Directory Enquiries Deregulation Failed "In particular, with limits on information and rationality, it may sometimes be better to limit choice but increase...

Solving New and Difficult Theory Problems . . . Without Looping Into Oblivion
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Solving New and Difficult Theory Problems . . . Without Looping Into Oblivion

Sometimes you decide that you need a specific theoretical result. For example, you may need a closed form formula for a given quantity. Yet, you barely know how...

Show not Tell in Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Show not Tell in Retail

Herb Sorensen of TNS posts another great article about the current cluttered environment in retail and how we need to think more about design that shows as opposed...

An Effective ELL Strategy for Computer Science Classes
From Computer Science Teachers Association

An Effective ELL Strategy for Computer Science Classes

I'm sitting in my office printing out cards to send to students to invite them to enroll in a computer course. I am using the AP Potential list from the College...

Does Neuromarketing Work?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Does Neuromarketing Work?

A good video by AK Pradeep CEO of Neurofocus, Does Neuromarketing Work?. Good overview, but not too much actual predictive detail.

From Springenwerk Blog

Future of Web Apps Dublin 2009

Hi fellow nerds. Scotland on Rails was sold out before I could get a ticket, but I'll be at FOWA Dublin next month. The lineup looks great and I'm sure we'll have...

Unilever Volume
From The Eponymous Pickle

Unilever Volume

Unilever seeks to boost value and volume this year.

New Mexico Inks Commercial Deals For
From insideHPC

New Mexico Inks Commercial Deals For

The Governor of New Mexico, Bill Richardson, was back at the Intel plant in Rio Rancho yesterday.

Whitepaper: Public Media 2.0
From Putting People First

Whitepaper: Public Media 2.0

The Center for Social Media of the American University in Washington has published a new whitepaper entitled:

From Springenwerk Blog

Links for 2009-02-17 [del.icio.us]

hi5 OpenSocial Sample Code great opensocial sample code page from hi5

A Stimulus for Science
From CSDiary

A Stimulus for Science

President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 today, a move that is critically important for computing research. Indeed, this...

In Defense of Readers
From Putting People First

In Defense of Readers

Mandy Brown, creative director at W. W. Norton & Company, wrote a nice story on A List Apart about understanding the needs of readers in web design. Despite the...

The Case for 4D Immersive Holographic Spaces
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

The Case for 4D Immersive Holographic Spaces

Ruzena Bajcsy (University of California, Berkeley) and Klara Nahrstedt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) have provided the following argument for the...

Notes on Analytics 101
From The Eponymous Pickle

Notes on Analytics 101

Alison Bolen, SASCom editor in chief, has some good notes on the Analytics 101 webcast, which I menaged to miss due to other engagments.
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