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Facebook Platform .:. Bug 3732 – Users cannot add apps (URI repeatedly grows until it's too long)

Second Earth: A Geographic Model Mashup
From The Eponymous Pickle

Second Earth: A Geographic Model Mashup

An interesting example of the overlaying of real time data from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) onto a globe, which was then inserted...

Google Ends Research Database Program
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Ends Research Database Program

Google will end their research database program at the end of January 09. The object was to provide large databases for scientific study, as described in this....

Cell Phone Health Biometrics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cell Phone Health Biometrics

Another example of health monitoring using cellphone based systems, from UCLA.

End of Individual Genius?
From The Eponymous Pickle

End of Individual Genius?

A interesting view, though I remember reading about this a long time ago. That most results come from research labs, not individuals. There seem to be many celebrity...

VTDC
From insideHPC

VTDC

Just announced on the Beowulf list are the details for the third annual International Workshop on Virtualization Technologies in Distributed Computing [VTDC09].

Teaching CS to Middle School Students
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Teaching CS to Middle School Students

As I middle school teacher, I think it is my responsibility to expose my students to a variety of topics within my subject area. In just a few short months or years...

Parallel framework for statistical analysis package
From insideHPC

Parallel framework for statistical analysis package

Yes, I know that R doesn’t have quotes, but I thought that the non-R users out there might think it was a typo. Good news if you use R and yearn for easier access...

Taking the road less traveled to parallel apps via Erlang and
From insideHPC

Taking the road less traveled to parallel apps via Erlang and

There are lots of ideas flying around the developer community right now as businesses look for ways to capitalize on the gap between the capacity of multicore processors...

Correlations in Social Neuroscience
From The Eponymous Pickle

Correlations in Social Neuroscience

Via Mind Hacks, an overview of and a pointer to an MIT paper on the statistical correlations between fMRI brain activity and reported human behavior. This is a...

Martin Wattenberg
From The Eponymous Pickle

Martin Wattenberg

Good overview piece on data visualization innovator Martin Wattenberg, with descriptions of his recent work. Previously on Wattenberg's work.

Top Small Business Trends
From The Eponymous Pickle

Top Small Business Trends

Steve King's Small Business Labs publishes their top ten small business trends for 2009.

interactions magazine: time for some change
From Putting People First

interactions magazine: time for some change

The January-February 2009 issue of Interactions Magazine has just been launched, which in itself is a celebration of the fantastic transformation of the magazine...

Science of Shopping
From The Eponymous Pickle

Science of Shopping

Broad article in the Economist on the topic of how retail is increasingly using the store as a laboratory to gather behavioral data about shoppers. Also aboutBrandsense...

Microsoft
From insideHPC

Microsoft

On Christmas Day, Microsoft published the details on a recent patent application geared toward pay-as-you-go computing.

Grabbing attention or building a reputation?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Grabbing attention or building a reputation?

Daniel Tunkelang has been writing on the attention economy (here and here for example): everyone is fighting to have your attention, and you only have so much to...

Focussing on consumer needs is now more crucial than ever
From Putting People First

Focussing on consumer needs is now more crucial than ever

Tuning up your focus on customer needs is more crucial than ever, writes business and innovation strategist Idris Mootee. Customers always have problems to solve...

Fractals example in MPI on Windows HPC
From insideHPC

Fractals example in MPI on Windows HPC

Angel Lopez posts an updated example of the fractal HPC Server example code I updated my fractal example to support MPI.NET (Message Passing Interface with .NET)...

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Creative Thinking Outside the Pyramid
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Creative Thinking Outside the Pyramid

Good detailed local paper article on Procter & Gamble's Clay Street Project. A previous Futurist article on this.
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