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Entries from November 2010

links for November 30th

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Bruce Schneier Interview – Security Theater and the TSA – Popular Mechanics "Is privacy being violated, in your estimation?"<br /> "You go get groped and you tell me." (tags: security tsa politics america )

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links for November 22nd

November 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

hungryhouse can predict X Factor bottom two – honest! The UK’s online takeaway marketplace, hungryhouse.co.uk has analysed site statistics, finding a clear correlation between ITV’s talent show The X Factor’s bottom-placed acts and the highest volume of orders placed during the show. (tags: xfactor stats hungryhouse music )

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links for November 19th

November 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Customer Experience: Do You Roll Out the Red Carpet? | MarketingProfs Daily Fix Blog Bad Things Happen When We Assume People Don’t Matter: When was the last time a brand or company communicated (explicitly or implicitly) that you don’t matter? How did it impact your feelings toward the brand? When act on bad assumptions, rotten […]

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links for November 11th

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Ralph Lauren 4D on Vimeo In celebration of 10 years of digital innovation, RalphLauren.com presents the ultimate fusion of art, fashion & technology in a visual feast for the 5 senses. Watch as the London flagship at 1 New Bond Street disappears before your eyes and is then transformed into a series of objects and […]

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links for November 11th

November 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Tetris flashback reduction effect ‘not common to all games’ – University of Oxford In this new experimental study the researchers compared the effectiveness of Tetris at reducing flashbacks with Pub Quiz Machine 2008, a word-based quiz game. They found that whilst playing Tetris after viewing traumatic images reduced flashbacks by contrast playing Pub Quiz increased […]

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links for November 10th

November 10th, 2010 · No Comments

danah boyd | apophenia » Risk Reduction Strategies on Facebook Mikalah uses Facebook but when she goes to log out, she deactivates her Facebook account. She knows that this doesn’t delete the account – that’s the point. She knows that when she logs back in, she’ll be able to reactivate the account and have all […]

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links for November 8th

November 8th, 2010 · No Comments

purns: chrisreblogs: (via splitsider) “Treat… – Whatevs dot net “Treat your audience like poets and geniuses and they’ll have the chance to become them.” – that's a lot of jokes in under half an hour. (tags: information data funny whatevs 30rock visualization )

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links for November 3rd

November 4th, 2010 · No Comments

A Billboard That Advertises Nothing But Clean Air | Co.Design Borrowing the effectiveness of billboards to redirect attention away from the landscape… this permanently open aperture between nations works to frame nothing more than a clear view of the changing atmospheric conditions beyond. (tags: advertising art billboard installation fastcodesign )

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links for November 2nd

November 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

Press "3" if Automation Is Making You Crazy – Bill Taylor – Harvard Business Review ING Direct, like Zappos, insists on answering telephone inquiries with live human beings, making the strategic bet that spending more to strengthen bonds is smarter than using automation to cut costs. (tags: customerservice billtaylor harvardbusinessreview zappos ingdirect ) Emotional Contagion […]

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links for November 2nd

November 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

explodingdog – Good morning? Running towards it (tags: explodingdog work cartoon coffee )

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