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links for January 13th

January 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Amazon’s Plagiarism Problem | Fast Company "Most erotica authors stay within the genre, so Sharazade was surprised Cruz had ventured into horror. Amazon lets customers click inside a book for a sample of text and Sharazade was impressed with how literate it was. She extracted a sentence fragment, googled it, and found that Cruz had […]

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links for January 13th

January 13th, 2012 · No Comments

Google, what were you thinking? ← Mocality Kenya Weird and desperate behaviour from Google, found by a really excellent use of data from Mocality: "When we started this investigation, I thought that we’d catch a rogue call-centre employee, point out to Google that they were violating our Terms and conditions […] someone would get a […]

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links for December 20th

December 20th, 2010 · No Comments

New Study: When NBA Players Touch Teammates More, They and Their Teams Play Better – Bob Sutton Players who touched their teammates more had higher "Win scores," defined as "a performance measure that accounts for the positive impact a player has on his team’s success (rebounds, points, assists, blocks, steals) while also accounting for the […]

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links for December 15th

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Five big mistakes expert travel marketers make every day | Tnooz Only run experiments if a 10% improvement will matter (tags: conversion tnooz online marketing )

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links for December 13th

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Why Good Advice Sometimes Feels So Bad – Edward Hallowell – The Conversation – Harvard Business Review Support that is too blatant risks making the recipient feel as if he needed support, which is not a feeling most people in the workplace feel comfortable acknowledging. Well-intended though it may be, visible support can backfire, and […]

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links for December 10th

December 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Unplanning – Only Dead Fish “spending more time on planning won’t make the numbers more accurate; it just makes the numbers wrong to the penny" (tags: planning marketing onlydeadfish budgeting )

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links for December 10th

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments

Apple engineer re-creates 2,000-year-old Greek computer. With Legos. – The Raw Feed An uber-egghead named Andrew Carol, who works as a software engineer at Apple, has re-created the amazing Antikythera Mechanism using Legos. Ancient Greeks created the device in 100 B.C. to predict astronomical events. (tags: mathematics lego therawfeed astronomy engineering )

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links for December 6th

December 7th, 2010 · No Comments

BUSINESS EXPOSED: The looks of a leader These Swiss people would never have seen and did not know anything about these sets of two candidates. Subsequently they asked them “who do you think will win this election?” In 72% of the cases, having seen only the two photographs, people predicted the results of the elections […]

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links for December 6th

December 6th, 2010 · No Comments

very small array » United States of America Map United States of Autocomplete (tags: google america search map data maps )

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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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