Monthly Archives: August 2010

Cybernetic body upgrades – iArm (via @nambor)

via iarm.de Our shiny cybernetic future? Does it run Windows? Great piece by http://iarm.de Continue reading

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Nice insight on telcos driving Android success from @jasonhiner

Google Android began with the greatest of intentions ??? freedom, openness, and quality software for all. However, freedom always comes with price, and often results in unintended consequences. With Android, one of the most important of those uninte… Continue reading

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Confessions of an Aca/Fan: Archives: Girls, Gaming, and Gender: An Interview with Game Designer and Researcher Jennifer Jenson (Part Two)

And finally, it has been the case for nearly 30 years now that women have not chosen to enter computer science and engineering fields, that they have stayed away from programming courses and careers in computer-based industries, and the fact that … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Aca/Fan: Archives: Girls, Gaming, and Gender: An Interview with Game Designer and Researcher Jennifer Jenson (Part One)

July 10, 2010 Girls, Gaming, and Gender: An Interview with Game Designer and Researcher Jennifer Jenson (Part One) A few weeks ago, I received an email from Mindy Faber, the co-organizer of The 3G Summit: The Future of Girls, Gaming and Gender whi… Continue reading

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Sledgehammer for privacy? Change Your Name to Escape Google Permanent Record

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a great way of making public statements that are at once frank, unorthodox, thought provoking – and a little frightening. This weekend The Wall St. Journal ran an interview with Schmidt that offered tidbits like that on… Continue reading

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C.K. Prahalad – constant focus on weak signals – great quote – great article

Every one of my research projects started the same way: recognizing that the established theory did not explain a certain phenomenon. We had to stay constantly focused on weak signals. Each weak signal was a contradictory phenomenon that was not h… Continue reading

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Crowd Sourcing not a perpetual motion machine!

Take This Blog and Shove It! When utopian ideals crash into human nature???sloth triumphs. Illustration by David Plunkert In the history of the web, last spring may figure as a tipping point. That???s when Wikipedia, ???the free encyclopedia that anyone… Continue reading

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