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Google Analytics API Launched
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Google Analytics API Launched

It was brought to my attention that the Google Analytics API was recently launched. Will take a close look. Much more here.

Advertising Yourself
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Advertising Yourself

From Knowledge@Wharton: Advertising Yourself: Building a Personal Brand through Social Networks. " ... According to Jonah Berger, Wharton marketing professor, using...

Fortune 500 Blogging
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Fortune 500 Blogging

From SNCR, research results on corporate blogging and its use with other social media.Authors Dr. Nora Ganim Barnes, Ph.D., Senior Fellow and Research Chair of"...

Geocities Gone
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Geocities Gone

Geocities, the oldest free web site community, is gone. It was fifteen years old. Quite a few web-years. Like the article says, I had forgotten it still existed...

Google Maps Includes WebCams
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Google Maps Includes WebCams

Google Maps has started to include webcam locations. Now over 9,000 world-wide.

Signals and Financial Modeling
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Signals and Financial Modeling

Renowned Game and simulation model builder Ken Karakotsios posts on market signals in financial engineering. A very nice case study of how a model is constructed...

GS1 DataBar
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GS1 DataBar

The GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS, Reduced Space Symbology) is a form of barcode, approved and promoted by the GS1 standards body which contains more data space and...

Nature of Private Label Gains
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Nature of Private Label Gains

This piece suggests that they have been underway for a long time and cannot be blamed on the recession. Also useful comments. A big challenge for major label CPG...

Wal-Mart to Double Solar Power
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Wal-Mart to Double Solar Power

Wal-Mart is placing solar panels on their store roofs. Great idea and very good marketing.

WolframAlpha Briefing
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WolframAlpha Briefing

Attended the WolframAlpha briefing today, which consisted of an overview by Steven Wolfram and his demonstration of his very ambitious interactive knowledge system...

Nokia and Augmented Reality
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Nokia and Augmented Reality

Short piece on augmented reality that Nokia is developing for cell phones. The potential retail applications are considerable. I also am looking for the inclusion...

So What is a Quick Trip?
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So What is a Quick Trip?

Herb Sorensen of TNS Sorensen covers the topic of a quick trip in grocery retail in a recent post. This is covered in more detail in his forthcoming book: Inside...

Paul Gillin on RSS Feeds
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Paul Gillin on RSS Feeds

Some quarters have been talking about Twitter replacing syndication feeds like RSS. Paul Gillin makes the case that they are still of value. I agree.

Google Similar Image Search
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Google Similar Image Search

Google image search now lets you find images that are similar to those brought up in a search. You can't load up an image and use it as a prototype to find similar...

Non-Normal Thinking
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Non-Normal Thinking

Herb Sorensen on Seafood shopping and non-normal thinking. This odd congruence is yet another example of why you should never accept normal distributions as an...

Dominos PR Crisis
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Dominos PR Crisis

AdAge overviews the YouTube PR Crisis at Domino's Pizza. What they did right and wrong, with comparisons to other previous PR emergency cases. Though the case...

Fast Business Intelligence
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Fast Business Intelligence

Good overview piece on players loading and delivering BI intelligence data. I have been exploring related approaches for virtual retail spaces lately.

Programmable Tattoos
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Programmable Tattoos

A report in Slashdot on under skin displays, with a somewhat similar idea of tattoos that can act as displays. A bit reminiscent of injectable RFID tags, which...

Minimum Inventory, Maximum Diversity
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Minimum Inventory, Maximum Diversity

From the Wolfram Research blog. About logo design using parametric equations and algorithms. Fascinating experiment that neatly combines design and mathematics...

Hakuhodo Buys into Buyology Inc.
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Hakuhodo Buys into Buyology Inc.

Martin Lindstrom has been consulting with Hakuhodo: Japanese Agency Buys Into Buyology from Neuroscience marketing by Roger DooleyJapan
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