links for 2008-09-09

Website of the week: Genes and insurance — Carnall 319 (7205): 326 — BMJ hould we insure the gene pool rather than the gene? (tags: convergence genetech) twopointouch | social networks It’s about how we all lie online in terms of the way we present ourselves, or rather, that we’ve been lying about ourselves for […]

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links for 2008-09-08

Our treacherous genes The use of genetic information in actuarial decision-making is not an entirely objective but an arbitrary product of the current state of research (tags: convergence genetech) Should genetic information be disclosed to insurers? No — Ashcroft 334 (7605): 1197 — BMJ Should genetic information be disclosed to insurers? (tags: convergence genetech) Tiny […]

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links for 2008-09-07

Pro-Am revolution in Astronomy » CrowdsourcingDirectory Over 100.000 people have responded to the call of GalaxyZoo to help with the classification of pictures of galaxies. The result of this mass collaboration is that every picture of galaxies that was uploaded on the site was analyzed and rated 30 times reaching high levels of validity. (tags: […]

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links for 2008-09-01

Flare | Apps | Index The Flare Dependency Graph uses a circular graph layout with edge bundling to show which classes import which other classes in the Flare toolkit. (tags: flex visualization circulargraph) Teachernet, Faraday Project Project Faraday's main objective was to develop exemplar designs to inform and inspire all those involved in renewing or […]

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links for 2008-08-31

Hill Library Blog: The Entire Communications Industry, in Less than 200 Pages Co-author of the 2006 and 2007 Fact Books here. Although PFF does have an agenda, little of that agenda affects how the Fact Book is written. The main goal is to summarize all the free information about the digital economy that's out there […]

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links for 2008-08-18

Howstuffworks "Science Videos" great collection of science videos (tags: video science faraday splashtv) FourDocs – Make Docs – Documentaries If you're looking for advice and tips on how to make documentaries, these guides provide useful information on how to plan, shoot and edit your documentary. (tags: video howto faraday splashtv) Cory's Science Experiment on Vimeo […]

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links for 2008-08-14

175+ Data and Information Visualization Examples and Resources | Meryl.net It’s not just about presenting data in a presentation. Infovis also helps us find and understand things quicker With the growing implementation of electronic dashboards, we need to learn how to create effective visual representations of data (tags: visualization tools resource reference)

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links for 2008-08-13 [delicious.com]

Home – Global Futures Network GFN is a free, community-edited, nonprofit ASF initiative to find and connect our planet's 1) foresight professionals, 2) future-oriented specialists, and 3) foresight/futures educators, and use and improve social networks and Web 2.0 tools for advancing (via gonzalo) (tags: foresight socialnetwork)

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links for 2008-05-28

Sourceforge coldfusion projects Here you will find a list of coldfusion related projects being developed within sourceforge.net. (tags: coldfusion) SourceForge.net: Java IP (InetAddress) Locator Java and ColdFusion libraries to lookup country code and language from IP address. It uses a local copy of the WHOIS database to perform fast, accurate lookups of country codes. Useful […]

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links for 2008-05-24

FT.com – Way to go? Mapping looks to be the web’s next big thing Mike Liebhold a veteran technologist now at Silicon Valley’s Institute for the Future, calls it a “3D data arms race”, with some of the biggest technology companies rushing to amass vast libraries of information describing the world in painstaking d (tags: […]

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links for 2008-05-22

Overcoming Assumptions and Uncovering Practices: When Does the Public Really Look at Public Displays? This work reports on the findings of a field study examining the current use practices of large ambient information displays in public settings. – ethnogrphic study of large public displays (tags: display ethnography information publicspaces) Fuel Conservation No Idle Matter at […]

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links for 2008-05-21

OZCHI 2008 – “Designing for Habitat & Habitus” The role of technology in supporting and enhancing our relationships with(in) the settings we inhabit and designing interactions that can sustain affective and diverse cultural and environmental life-experiences. (tags: hci conference 2008 ubiquitouscomputing)

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links for 2008-05-20

Isophonics SoundBite is the quickest and easiest way to create great-sounding playlists in iTunes. Once installed, SoundBite will get to know your music collection and when it’s done, you’re ready to create playlists to suit your mood. (tags: music playlist itunes generator) Nano Photos Rival Modern Art Every six months, the Materials Research Society celebrates […]

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links for 2008-05-11

Situated Technologies: Toward the Sentient City An exhibition critically exploring the evolving relationship between ubiquitous/pervasive computing and urban architecture – SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 27, 2008 (tags: architecture competition ubiquitouscomputing) Arduino playground – DMX DMX512 – DMX512 (Digital MultipleXed) is an agreement over the connection between lighting controllers, dimmers,scrollers, scanners, etc.. base page for workshop info […]

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