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Saturday Link Roundup on March 14th
From Wild WebMink

Saturday Link Roundup on March 14th

THRU YOU - Kutiman mixes YouTube This is jaw-droppingly awesome. And impossible to achieve legally without Creative Commons everywhere.Plucky Brits win battle of...

Working Habitats : Office Evolution
From The Eponymous Pickle

Working Habitats : Office Evolution

Herman Miller, the creator of the widely praised, iconic Aeron chair, was one of the collaborators with our early innovation center projects. We tested officethey...

Web is 20
From The Eponymous Pickle

Web is 20

Hurrah Berners-Lee! Web celebrates 20th anniversaryAnalyst: A single paper written 20 years ago today became a great 20th-century idea.

NESTA launches innovation lab to improve UK public services
From Putting People First

NESTA launches innovation lab to improve UK public services

NESTA, the UK’s National Endowment for Science, Technology, and the Arts, has set up The Lab, a new UK innovation structure that will bring together all the players...

Beyond Minority Report Interfaces: Sixth Sense
From The Eponymous Pickle

Beyond Minority Report Interfaces: Sixth Sense

Very interesting TED talk presentation on gesture driven wearable devices by Pattie Maes. What I found particularly interesting is the inclusion of a projector...

HPC and cloud computing,
From insideHPC

HPC and cloud computing,

I don’t usually link to my own stuff, but you may find this interesting. I just finished an article/Q&A with Dan Reed, longtime HPC’er, science and computation...

Sun
From insideHPC

Sun

Sun’s CEO is doing a series on his blog about his company’s strategic imperatives: 1. Technology Adoption 2. Commercial Innovation 3. Efficiently Connecting 1....

Alan Cooper on the similarities between interaction designers and agile programmers
From Putting People First

Alan Cooper on the similarities between interaction designers and agile programmers

During the Agile 2008 conference, Amr Elssamadisy interviewed Alan Cooper, the father of Visual Basic and supporter of interaction design. He talked about his contact...

Google Voice is Coming
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Voice is Coming

I have used Google-acquired Grandcentral for about a year now. It has been very useful, especially if you need to consolidate multiple numbers such as landlineGoogle...

Friday link roundup on March 13
From Wild WebMink

Friday link roundup on March 13

USDOJ: OPA: Publicly Distributed Documents The documents themselves are fascinating, but the fact they are being made available (at least initially) as PDFs ofIBM...

What Matters at McKinsey
From Putting People First

What Matters at McKinsey

Consulting firm McKinsey has just launched a new website, called What Matters, that is an extensive collection of essays and interviews with opinion formers around...

Designing the democratic
From Putting People First

Designing the democratic

Jamie Owen, a visual information specialist for a training arm of the USA Department of Veterans Affairs argues on Boxes and Arrows that thinking outside of our...

Neurofocus Expands
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neurofocus Expands

Nielsen funded Neurofocus has announced its purchase of European based Neuroco to form what is likely the largest company that is applying Neuromarketing concepts...

Skittles Data Mining
From The Eponymous Pickle

Skittles Data Mining

Data mining the Skittles social media experiment by Manya Mayes, SAS text mining strategist. Not a lot of results yet, indicates more to come. Good pointers about...

Pi Day Challenge
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Pi Day Challenge

As head of CSTA's Professional Development Committee, I received the following message, which I thought might be of interest to many of you: My name is Matthew...

Australia says world
From insideHPC

Australia says world

An article featured in The Western Australian yesterday outlines the region’s hopes for winning the Square Kilometre Array deepspace telescope bid, and getting...

YouTube video: cloud computing a disruptive
From insideHPC

YouTube video: cloud computing a disruptive

Found via AMDOpteron on Twitter (follow insideHPC), a YouTube video from the IDC Cloud Computing Forum in San Francisco with brief on camera thoughts from IDC,...

Even supercomputers not yet close to the raw power of human
From insideHPC

Even supercomputers not yet close to the raw power of human

Scientific American has a blog post this week about the IEEE’s 125th anniversary event. During the event one of the scientists present commented on his DARPA-funded...

Benmarking for HPC: focus on the whole
From insideHPC

Benmarking for HPC: focus on the whole

Short post on one of the Intel blogs about benchmarking in HPC, and the need to focus (or refocus, as the author frames it) on total application performance Want...

FOWA Dublin 2009 Recap
From Springenwerk Blog

FOWA Dublin 2009 Recap

I think there are 2 letters to sum up this event: OK. Content-wise, it was between OK and great. The organization of the event was terrible, though: The venue was...
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