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Coffee and the Artificial Nose
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coffee and the Artificial Nose

Short piece on coffee and the artificial nose. It was an area that we examined closely and tried to understand from both linking to the real world world of theon...

Time vs Psychological Value of Money
From The Eponymous Pickle

Time vs Psychological Value of Money

Good piece by Jim Benson. About the Psychological vs the Time value of money, and how to leverage that effect.

Procter Product Lifecycle Management
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Product Lifecycle Management

From Consumer Goods Mag: P&G Optimizes Packaging and Artwork Initiatives Procter & Gamble (P&G) extends the scope of its V6 PLM implementation to incorporate global...

ChatRoulette, from my perspective
From Apophenia

ChatRoulette, from my perspective

I’ve been following ChatRoulette for a while now but haven’t been comfortable talking about it publicly. For one, it’s a hugely controversial site, one that is...

Team Kanban
From The Eponymous Pickle

Team Kanban

Jerry Michalski is hosting a conference talk on Monday February 22, 2010 at 1:30 PM EST. Dial-in Number: 1-270-400-1500 Participant Access Code: 778778 ... ItsPersonal...

links for 2010-02-21
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-02-21

Copyright Undercover: ACTA & the Web "This issue is an embarrassment for all concerned, a naked bit of crony-capitalism that has...

You are not a Gadget
From The Eponymous Pickle

You are not a Gadget

Finished reading Jaron Lanier's You are not a Gadget: A Manifesto. (The Amazon link has a look-inside-the-book and a good Q&A with Lanier). We met Lanier, a pioneer...

Global Internet Usage Usage Stats
From The Eponymous Pickle

Global Internet Usage Usage Stats

Good compilation of Global Internet usage statistics.-

Not being able to program a computer is like
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Not being able to program a computer is like

I confess to an almost addictive love for a good analogy to explain various ideas. One analogy people use is that they can use a car without understanding how it...

Blogging to Drive Business
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blogging to Drive Business

After a number of warnings following around blogging be passe lately, its good to see a new book on blogging and business ... '" ... From Eric Butow and Rebecca...

links for 2010-02-20
From Wild WebMink

links for 2010-02-20

A Big Victory for F/OSS: Jacobsen v. Katzer is Settled A crucial and foundational legal finding that establishes violation of open...

Holding Back the Rise of the Machines?
From The Noisy Channel

Holding Back the Rise of the Machines?

Amazon’s Mechanical Turk is one of my favorite examples of leveraging the internet for innovation: Amazon Mechanical Turk is a marketplace for work that requires...

Time on Advertising Sounds
From The Eponymous Pickle

Time on Advertising Sounds

A Time Mag article: Now Hear This. A good piece, on sounds in advertising, see also my previous post on Martin Lindstrom and Buyology Inc's work in this area.

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Socks
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Socks

Cute, but not really for me.

The Internet in 2020
From Putting People First

The Internet in 2020

A new report on the future of the internet, based on interviews of nearly 900 internet stakeholders and critics, conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet...

How evidence-based design leads to better patient outcomes
From Putting People First

How evidence-based design leads to better patient outcomes

Barbara Pantuso, director of healthcare innovation at frog design, reports on health outcomes and financial implications of Evidence-Based Design (EBD). “It

Who needs banks if you have a mobile phone?
From Putting People First

Who needs banks if you have a mobile phone?

Cellphone-based money transfer is transforming the prospects of people who live without bank accounts or ATMs

Cyber Shockwave Test
From Schneier on Security

Cyber Shockwave Test

There was a big U.S. cyberattack exercise this week. We didn't do a This is, I think, an eyewitness report.

20% and Open Doors
From Computer Science Teachers Association

20% and Open Doors

I recently read Ken Auletta's book Googled, about the creation and rise of Google. I read it as both a techno-geek and as an educator. There were two particular...

Talking Smartphone Tags
From The Eponymous Pickle

Talking Smartphone Tags

I happened on a demonstration of Talking Tag by Air Arts via Ven Cheva while I was in Chicago yesterday. A clever and simple idea that attaches an audio track (or...
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