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The Face of Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Face of Data

Akin to Chernoff faces, but univariate. You can generate a smiley face in Excel that displays a range of emotions. Fun and perhaps useful if you can stand a smiley...

Live Tweeting from Transparent Text Symposium
From The Noisy Channel

Live Tweeting from Transparent Text Symposium


Procter Store Back Idea
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Store Back Idea

Ad Age details Procter's idea of 'store back', which they consider essential to improvement of sales competing with private label as we emerge from a recession....

SAS JMP Tool Founder
From The Eponymous Pickle

SAS JMP Tool Founder

Nice piece about SAS JMP tool developer John Sall, who I met years ago. Used JMP in the enterprise, but no longer have access. Was quite well done, it introduced...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 21
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 21

September 21 Presentation: The DC Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery and the New America Foundation host a discussion with Prof. Jonathan Lazar...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 21
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 21

September 21 Presentation: The DC Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery and the New America Foundation host a discussion with Prof. Jonathan Lazar...

Seeking: Research Assistant/Intern for Online Safety Literature Review
From Apophenia

Seeking: Research Assistant/Intern for Online Safety Literature Review

The Youth Policy Working Group at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society is looking for a research assistant intern to help update the Literature Review...

Seeking: Technical Research Assistant for Adhoc Tasks at MSR
From Apophenia

Seeking: Technical Research Assistant for Adhoc Tasks at MSR

Microsoft Research New England is seeking an undergraduate research assistant to help out with assorted tasks for 10-20 hours/week to assist Dr. danah boyd, a social...

Testing Rails Obsevers with Shoulda
From Return 42;

Testing Rails Obsevers with Shoulda

It has been a bit quiet around here recently, basically due to the project I am working on at the moment, which is really time consuming. But more about that sooner...

Terrorist Havens
From Schneier on Security

Terrorist Havens

Good essay on "terrorist havens" -- like Afghanistan -- and why they're not as big a worry as some maintain: Rationales for maintaining the counterinsurgency in...

Two new user experience communities
From Putting People First

Two new user experience communities

Louis Rosenfeld alerted me to two new Ning-based community sites that Rosenfeld Media authors recently started: Design for Care compiles methods, results, case...

accessible speaking events for the fall
From Apophenia

accessible speaking events for the fall

This fall is chock full of me blabbing on and on so I wanted to share some events that are publicly accessible. They're intended for different audiences and in...

Human Level AI by When?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Human Level AI by When?

The World Future Society suggests we will have Human level AI by 2025. The Foresight Institute blog says it depends what the tasks are. Of course if you could...

Project Gaydar: A Reminder That Privacy Isn
From The Noisy Channel

Project Gaydar: A Reminder That Privacy Isn


Product Innovation Site
From The Eponymous Pickle

Product Innovation Site

Dr. Robert Cooper and Dr. Scott Edgett's Product Innovation site, best known for their Stage-Gate idea-to-launch method which we used in the enterprise.

Using design thinking at Coca-Cola
From Putting People First

Using design thinking at Coca-Cola

Fast Company profiles David Butler, the man who is “responsible for how they think and what they do with design at The Coca-Cola Company.” “Butler oversees a team...

Ignore this
From CERIAS Blog

Ignore this

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Hanlon's Razor
From The Eponymous Pickle

Hanlon's Razor

Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. ... Hanlon's razor was commonly brought up in the enterprise, this is the first...

Shopping Behavior Decision Trees
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shopping Behavior Decision Trees

Videomining has applied for a patent that uses shopper behavior to develop consumer decision trees. We talked to Videomining some time ago, they have developed...

Jung and the Unconscious
From The Eponymous Pickle

Jung and the Unconscious

In the Sunday Times: The Holy Grail of the Unconscious. Most of what I know about Jung is the Myers-Briggs tests we used in the enterprise.
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