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Taking co-production into the mainstream
From Putting People First

Taking co-production into the mainstream

The conventional public services delivery model does not address underlying problems that lead many to rely on public services and thus carries the seeds of its...

Light Bulbs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Light Bulbs

A light bulb drawn over someone's head signifies creativity. Is it also the case that a light bulb can increase creativity?

Internet Worm Targets SCADA
From Schneier on Security

Internet Worm Targets SCADA

Stuxnet is a new Internet worm that specifically targets Siemens WinCC SCADA systems: used to control production at industrial plants such as oil rigs, refineries...

IPhone Style Kiosk: Utiqueshop
From The Eponymous Pickle

IPhone Style Kiosk: Utiqueshop

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of seeing a demonstration of an impressive and engaging wall-mounted kiosk from a company called Utiqueshop. Spoke to theira...

Buiness Intelligence Market Study
From The Eponymous Pickle

Buiness Intelligence Market Study

From Information Builders: Howard Dresner's extensive Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study.

From Computational Complexity

CRA Snowbird Part II

Considerable discussion about funding at CRA Snowbird. Ken Gabriel, Deputy Director of DARPA, talked about how DARPA is restructuring its programs to become more...

links for 2010-07-23
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-07-23

WS-I Transitions To OASIS In the debate about open standards at the Cloud Summit on Tuesday, one speaker argued powerfully that standards follow innovation rather...

"I Understood Your Talk"
From My Biased Coin

"I Understood Your Talk"

Often, after I give a talk, the feedback I hear back is "I understood your whole talk," or something near that.  I take it as a compliment (although I don't think...

Teaching to the Test
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching to the Test

OK let me be clear upfront that I am not a big fan of the current Advanced Placement Computer Science exam. And it

SIGIR 2010: Day 2 Technical Sessions
From The Noisy Channel

SIGIR 2010: Day 2 Technical Sessions

On the second day of the SIGIR 2010 conference, I did start shuttling between sessions to attend particular talks. In the morning session, I attended three talks...

Relationship Economy Expedition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Relationship Economy Expedition

Jerry Michalski talks about public and private side of the REXpedition: The relationship economy expedition. See the video. And at the REXpedition site.

Bubble Generation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bubble Generation

By economist Umair Haque:The Bubble Generation "?EVOLUTIO?ARY ORGANIZATIONS CHANGE the WORLD. HERE'S HOW to BECOME ONE. create thick value. spark smart growth....

Getting the Best
From The Eponymous Pickle

Getting the Best

The Seriosity blog on getting the best out of your employees. More in this blog about Seriosity's work on games and engaging customers and employees. Including...

Five Billion Connections
From The Eponymous Pickle

Five Billion Connections

In the BBC: there are now over 5 billion phone connections worldwide. Staggering thought. The globe is a heavily interconnected network.

From Computational Complexity

CRA Snowbird Part I

I just returned home from my first trip to the CRA Snowbird Conference, the biennial meeting of CS chairs and other leaders in the CS community. I really enjoyed...

SIGIR 2010: Day 2 Keynote
From The Noisy Channel

SIGIR 2010: Day 2 Keynote

The second day of the SIGIR 2010 conference kicked off with a keynote by TREC pioneer Donna Harman entitled “Is the Cranfield Paradigm Outdated?”. If you are at...

links for 2010-07-22
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-07-22

ForgeRock Releases OpenAM 9.5 Software Quite a milestone – this is our first independent release, sourced entirely from community members. It's good stuff too –...

More Research on the Effectiveness of Terrorist Profiling
From Schneier on Security

More Research on the Effectiveness of Terrorist Profiling

Interesting: The use of profiling by ethnicity or nationality to trigger secondary security screening is a controversial social and political issue. Overlooked...

? First Post!
From Wild WebMink

? First Post!

Today is a significant milestone for the new venture I’m helping, ForgeRock. We’ve announced availability of our first full independent release of OpenAM, the open...

Questions for Microsoft Research
From Putting People First

Questions for Microsoft Research

Indrani Medhi, associate researcher in the Technology For Emerging Markets Group at Microsoft Research India, was recently rated one of the
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