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So, you know what
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

So, you know what

Most researchers are convinced that their current work is important. Otherwise, they wouldn’t do it. Yet, few of them work on obviously important things like curing...

The future of health care is social
From Putting People First

The future of health care is social

Too many of us are too busy to be healthy–not because we lack awareness. It’s finding the time to do it that’s the problem. In an age of 24/7 connectivity, time...

Procter Opens e-Store Consumer Lab
From The Eponymous Pickle

Procter Opens e-Store Consumer Lab

I mentioned this some time ago, here is more. Via Richard L. James. Procter has run physical store 'sand boxes' of this type for a long time, it is long overdue...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 22
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 22

March 23 Hearing: The Technology and Innovation Subcommittee of the House Science and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on teh National Institute of Standards...

Even More on the al-Mabhouh Assassination
From Schneier on Security

Even More on the al-Mabhouh Assassination

This, from a former CIA chief of station: The point is that in this day and time, with ubiquitous surveillance cameras, the ability to comprehensively analysearticle...

On Building Distinctive Brand Assets
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Building Distinctive Brand Assets

Via Byron Sharp:Understanding, Identifying and Building Distinctive Brand AssetsThis post is part of a continuing series of guest posts. Jenni Romaniuk is an Associate...

? The Next Act(a)
From Wild WebMink

? The Next Act(a)

The broad threats of ACTA Very useful summary indeed, although it lacks a section on the impact on software freedom (which I believe to be significant). Raed this...

Sustainable user research
From Putting People First

Sustainable user research

Now, more than ever, it

Interesting Links 22 March 2010
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 22 March 2010

What a week. Very busy with several speaking engagements including a set of hands on labs with high school students at the University of New Hampshire Tech Daysimple...

Can design save management?
From Putting People First

Can design save management?

Although design and design thinking are having a positive impact on management practice and education, Youngjin Yoo, an associate professor at Temple University...

Participatory systems, moving beyond 20th Century institutions
From Putting People First

Participatory systems, moving beyond 20th Century institutions

If the 20th century was the era of the global institution–the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the multinational corporation–then the 21st century...

Blog Moved - Final Reminder
From Wild WebMink

Blog Moved - Final Reminder

A final reminder that I've left Sun and this blog has now moved to Wild Webmink where you will be most welcome to join me from now on.

Simpler Strategy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simpler Strategy

In Fastcompany: How do you make business strategy easier to understand? Have seen this happen a number of times. Then strategy has to catch up with understanding...

Is Everything a Game?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Is Everything a Game?

Jerry Michalski has an upcoming conference call talk on serious aspects of games, Monday. March 22, 2010, 10:30 PDT, 1:30 EDT, Dial-in: 1-270-400-1500, AccessMore...

? Music Picks, Probably Free
From Wild WebMink

? Music Picks, Probably Free

Goldfrapp, Bonobo, Inlets and a bunch of world music.

Augmented reality: it
From Putting People First

Augmented reality: it

Charles Arthur investigates in The Observer [Sunday edition of The Guardian] how the ways in which we watch sport, read magazines and do business with each other...

A conversation with Microsoft
From Putting People First

A conversation with Microsoft

Microsoft’s Channel 9 conducted a half hour video interview with Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher for Microsoft Research and Albert Shum, Director of Mobile Experience...

From Computational Complexity

Notes to My Dad

My father Paul Fortnow passed away thirty years ago today. Five years ago I wrote about some of the lessons I learned from him. Suppose I could go contact him back...

Can We Build a Distributed Trust Network?
From The Noisy Channel

Can We Build a Distributed Trust Network?

Mathew Ingram posted an interview with Craig Newmark (the Craig of craigslist fame) in which the latter argued that what the web needs is a “distributed trust network”...

More Followers Does not Prove Influence
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Followers Does not Prove Influence

Good piece in the NYT: The Million Follower Fallacy: Audience Size Doesn't Prove Influence on Twitter Sign in to Recommend' ... A group of researchers have proven...
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