Monthly Archives: April 2010

Personalized services create new security holes – good article from Technology Review

Personalization is a key part of Internet search, providing more relevant results and gaining loyal customers in the process. But new research highlights the privacy risks that this kind of personalization can bring. A team of European researchers… Continue reading

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Rocket Car Day 2010 – a blast :-)

Rocket lobsters and careening corn cobs: street races are a real blast ELLIE HARVEY April 12, 2010 Full steam ahead… a couple of hundred people gathered in Marrickville yesterday to watch contraptions being propelled by C4 rockets. Photo: Dean S… Continue reading

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Classic disruptive strategy illustration from Google

via techcrunch.com I love this chart from Google on their Google Docs strategy. Whether or not a true representation of their strategy, it is an appealing illustration of moving a product toward a set of product characteristics that exploits emerg… Continue reading

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The Internet Architecture of Gender – Decoding the Layers

via scribd.com First in a series of posts on the architecture of gender in the infrastructure of the internet. Continue reading

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Fascinating – The Science of (on screen) Aesthetics by @songcarver

via vimeo.com Fascinating. I am particularly intregued by physiological reasons for ease of viewing rectangles with rounded corner rectangles, and implications of motion blur. Continue reading

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