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Book Review: Subject To Change

Subject To Change, by Peter Merholz, Brandon Schauer, David Verba, and Todd Wilkens (Adaptive Paths), O’Reilly, 2008   In 1999, Rick Levine, Christopher Locke, Doc Searls, and David Weinberger formulated their 95 theses into what became the Cluetrain Manifesto, which

Book Review: Subject To Change

Subject To Change, by Peter Merholz, Brandon Schauer, David Verba, and Todd Wilkens (Adaptive Paths), O’Reilly, 2008   In 1999, Rick Levine, Christopher Locke, Doc Searls, and David Weinberger formulated their 95 theses into what became the Cluetrain Manifesto, which

Exploratory Search

Mark Nolan has a nice article in the April/May 2008 issue of the ASIST Bulletin called “Exploring Exploratory Search.” Citing an article by Gary Marchionini (“Exploratory search: From finding to understanding.), Mark points to three larger classes of behavior: Lookup,

Exploratory Search

Mark Nolan has a nice article in the April/May 2008 issue of the ASIST Bulletin called “Exploring Exploratory Search.” Citing an article by Gary Marchionini (“Exploratory search: From finding to understanding.), Mark points to three larger classes of behavior: Lookup,

Google Graphs and Visualizations

In case you haven’t seen it yet, you can add graphs to your Google Docs spreadsheets. Particularly cool is the Gapminder motion graph. I couldn’t get the attributes on the right of the graph to show up from my spreadsheet,

Google Graphs and Visualizations

In case you haven’t seen it yet, you can add graphs to your Google Docs spreadsheets. Particularly cool is the Gapminder motion graph. I couldn’t get the attributes on the right of the graph to show up from my spreadsheet,

Managed Q Search

Just came across Managed Q, a search application the inventors describe as “dedicated to helping you manage your entire Search Experience: from the keyword, to results, to previewing, to refinement and repeating with a new query.” The entity extraction around

Managed Q Search

Just came across Managed Q, a search application the inventors describe as “dedicated to helping you manage your entire Search Experience: from the keyword, to results, to previewing, to refinement and repeating with a new query.” The entity extraction around

Review of Myths of Innovation

I read The Myths of Innovation a while ago and am now just getting around to reviewing it. Originally, I wanted to review it for Boxes and Arrows, but James Robertson beat me to it. See his review on Boxes

Review of Myths of Innovation

I read The Myths of Innovation a while ago and am now just getting around to reviewing it. Originally, I wanted to review it for Boxes and Arrows, but James Robertson beat me to it. See his review on Boxes

Photosynth

The best talk I saw at the Web 2.0 conference in Berlin this year was from Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Software Architect at Microsoft Live Labs. He showcased the latest updates of Photosynth, a new technology from Microsoft Labs that

Photosynth

The best talk I saw at the Web 2.0 conference in Berlin this year was from Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Software Architect at Microsoft Live Labs. He showcased the latest updates of Photosynth, a new technology from Microsoft Labs that

Larry Lessig on Copyright

Larry Lessig’s great talk at TED called How creativity is being strangled by the law is now available as video on the TED site. His points and his presentation are really compelling. The bottom line is that law and culture

Larry Lessig on Copyright

Larry Lessig’s great talk at TED called How creativity is being strangled by the law is now available as video on the TED site. His points and his presentation are really compelling. The bottom line is that law and culture