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ConAgra Looks at Store Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

ConAgra Looks at Store Marketing

An interview with ConAgra on in-store marketing.

Institute for Large Scale Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Institute for Large Scale Innovation

Just founded by John Kao and Deloitte, of interest:The Institute for Large Scale Innovation (ILSI) is a non-profit organization founded to address three key questions...

Rocks-A-Palooza
From insideHPC

Rocks-A-Palooza

The Rocks cluster toolkit developers have announced the fourth annual Rocks-A-Palooza.

On academic branding
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

On academic branding

Good communication is part of our jobs as researchers. And communicating well, in 2009, means having an effective web presence. When I read someone’s paper, and...

120 more employees laid off at
From insideHPC

120 more employees laid off at

Timothy Prickett Morgan at The Register is reporting today that another 9% of SGI’s workforce has been laid off Supercomputer maker Silicon Graphics has let go...

Caromatherapy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Caromatherapy

The Whiff Guys, sensory specialists, report on caromatheraphy experimentation by Mercedes-Benz. Read it as car-aromatherapy. Admittedly only in the luxury limotheir...

Sites that Excerpt: Legal?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sites that Excerpt: Legal?

Excerpts from the NYTimes like the one below from the article: Copyright Challenge for Sites That Excerpt, are coming under fire. It is true that most of the challenges...

Cray Forms Indian
From insideHPC

Cray Forms Indian

Cray has announced a new wholly owned subsidiary in India. The senior management at Cray has felt for some time that the company needed to expand its footprint...

NCAR Bill Signed by
From insideHPC

NCAR Bill Signed by

Governor Dave Freudenthal of Wyoming has signed a bill into law that removes a potential bureaucratic bump in building the new National Center for Atmospheric Research...

The Pscyh Angle of the Netflix Prize
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Pscyh Angle of the Netflix Prize

The Netflix prize is a well known example of pattern recognition from a large database. $1,000,000 to anyone that can improve Netflix's movie rating system by at...

Design thinking for the future at LIFT09
From Putting People First

Design thinking for the future at LIFT09

The session devoted to Design Thinking was my personal favourite of the entire 2009 LIFT conference. Beyond the engineers and business’ discourse about the future...

From Springenwerk Blog

Links for 2009-03-02 [del.icio.us]

5 Regular Expressions Every Web Programmer Should Know - I’m Mike

March-April issue of Interactions Magazine devoted to trust
From Putting People First

March-April issue of Interactions Magazine devoted to trust

More and more content of Interactions Magazine is becoming available online. The latest March-April issue is devoted to trust and “explores the idea of assurance...

Consumers in a downturn: a new spending habit? (part 1)
From Putting People First

Consumers in a downturn: a new spending habit? (part 1)

The business channel of The Atlantic Online published this weekend the first of two articles by Grant McCracken on the implications of the recession on consumer...

Industry trends in prototyping
From Putting People First

Industry trends in prototyping

Get an overview of the thought process and common strategies for generating prototypes from Dave Cronin, Director of Interaction Design at Cooper. Although applied...

From Congo to Kathmandu, how mobiles have transformed the world
From Putting People First

From Congo to Kathmandu, how mobiles have transformed the world

The Guardian published a special section on the role of mobile phones in emerging markets: Nice talking to you … mobile phone use passes milestone A UN report reveals...

Useful Sketch Tagging Examined
From The Eponymous Pickle

Useful Sketch Tagging Examined

I recently mentioned the service called Sketchory, which contains 250K free-to-use sketches. Like the image on the right which I got when I asked for 'abstract'...

Inspiring stories at LIFT09
From Putting People First

Inspiring stories at LIFT09

The last day of the LIFT conference started off with a session devoted to inspiring stories from people with extraordinary projects and lives. Designer Matt Webb...

Trouble for In-Store Marketing?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Trouble for In-Store Marketing?

Are more decisions being made at home? So says AdAge in a new post based on a survey. Trouble in Store for Shopper Marketing?. Survey: Recession-Hit ShoppersBased...

Physical Sciences May Have Modest Gains in 2009 Budget
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Physical Sciences May Have Modest Gains in 2009 Budget

On Wednesday the House passed a bill to cover spending for most federal agencies for the last six months of fiscal year 2009. The first six months were covered...
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