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New blog series on media practices in international contexts
From Putting People First

New blog series on media practices in international contexts

A new blog series, New Media Practices in International Contexts, looks at the intersection of youth, new media and learning in a range of countries outside of...

User experience deliverables
From Putting People First

User experience deliverables

Peter Morville (author of Ambient Findability) and Jeffery Callender (co-author of Search Patterns) are planning a new book (in process) about design for discovery...

Service design is simple. It
From Putting People First

Service design is simple. It

“Service design is simple. It’s all about three things,” says Idris Mootee, a business and innovation strategist, “creating compelling user benefits, optimising...

Open Source Text Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Source Text Analytics

A look at open source text anaytics by Seth Grimes.

PeaPod joins MyWebGrocer
From The Eponymous Pickle

PeaPod joins MyWebGrocer

I am told that that online grocer Peapod has joined online grocer services provider Mywebgrocer. Press release here. Followed Peapod for some time for its potential...

10GbE for HPC
From insideHPC

10GbE for HPC

Douglas Eadline has announced that he will moderate a wedinar dedicated to laying out the latest developments in 10GbE technology with respect to the HPC market...

Private Information on the Web
From The Eponymous Pickle

Private Information on the Web

Much of this is well known, but it is useful to get a reminder of how much information you thought was private is available out there. Be aware.

Crowdsourcing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Crowdsourcing

Completed Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving the Future of Business by Jeff Howe, who is a well known Wired writer. I did not know that Howe had...

Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit
From insideHPC

Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit

The Linux Foundation recently announced details of their third annual Collaboration Summit.

Taiwan U becomes CUDA center of
From insideHPC

Taiwan U becomes CUDA center of

From NVIDIA late last week comes news of the latest CUDA center of excellence NVIDIA Corporation and National Taiwan University (NTU), one of the world

U of Illinois Launches Parallel Computing Seminar
From insideHPC

U of Illinois Launches Parallel Computing Seminar

Found at HPCwire The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is launching a 13-week seminar series on emerging applications for parallel computing, bringing...

Call centres and user-centred design
From Putting People First

Call centres and user-centred design

Robert Schumacher, managing Director of User Centric, has published a long article in the Financial Post of Canada on the user-centred design challenge of call...

Intellectual Privilege
From Wild WebMink

Intellectual Privilege

Speaking at conferences like linux.conf.au (where I delivered a keynote last Friday) and OSCON is great fun. It's challenging to speak to an audience that's soLakoff...

Two Experientia workshops at the upcoming LIFT conference
From Putting People First

Two Experientia workshops at the upcoming LIFT conference

Experientia, in collaboration with the Vodafone User Experience team, is running two workshops on 25 February at the upcoming LIFT conference to present the results...

Book: Designing Social Interfaces
From Putting People First

Book: Designing Social Interfaces

Designing Social Interfaces Principles, Patterns, and Practices for Improving the User Experience Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone O’Reilly Media and Yahoo! Press...

Dissolving service design
From Putting People First

Dissolving service design

Dan Saffer, who together with Interaction-Ivrea alumni Jennifer Bove, recently started the interaction design studio Kicker, is working on a revision of his book...

Matt Jones on Dopplr
From Putting People First

Matt Jones on Dopplr


Artificial Intelligence Comes of Age
From The Eponymous Pickle

Artificial Intelligence Comes of Age

Good article in ComputerWorld on the current state of AI (Artificial Intelligence) . This time no mention that we will soon create intelligence as there was in...

Some Very Interesting AP CS Numbers
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Some Very Interesting AP CS Numbers

The number of students taking the Advance Placement Computer Science A exam has been increasing since 2005. In 2008 15,014 students nationally took this exam.Table...

Nielsen Suspends In-Store Metric
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nielsen Suspends In-Store Metric

Missed the press release on Friday: Nielsen Suspends PRISM Data System, apparently indefinitely, although they blame it on the economy, has to be in part because...
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