Information Overload Project

Information Overload Project. Lois C. Ambash's Information Overload project, InfoYou, is conducting a survey to collect data about how people find, organize, and use information.  The point?  To then create personalized tool kits to help people avoid info overload.  If you fill out the survey, you get a thank-you PDF of “Infomaven's Top Ten Free… Continue reading Information Overload Project

Bad Quote

Bad Quote. In a story on a computer glitch that forced Comair to cancel 1,100 flighs on Christmas Day, I was quoted in an AP story as saying: “If this kind of thing could happen by accident, what would happen if the bad guys did this on purpose?” he said. I'm sure I said that,… Continue reading Bad Quote

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Web Design Overview

Web Design Overview. A lot of good stuff from Molly E. Holzschlag on the current state of web design, CSS, and tables vs. DIV tags. The 55 comments are also well worth reading. [via Scoble] [Leave It Behind]

Juan Cole

Juan Cole on superpower baiting. US intervention in Iraq has confirmed bin Laden's frame for the conflict. [John Robb's Weblog]

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The president and…

The president and….  The president and the White House have now compared their build-up to the Iraq war with their push to phase out Social Security enough times that it seems worth creating a detailed taxonomy of the Bush White House approach to major policy initiatives in order to predict their efforts over the next… Continue reading The president and…

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A Look At Desktop Search Tools Still Under Development

A Look At Desktop Search Tools Still Under Development. James Fallows reviews cutting edge work underway in the area of desktop search applications, with a focus on I.B.M.'s Unstructured Information Management Architecture Project. “An Unstructured Information Management (UIM) application may be generally characterized as a software system that analyzes large volumes of unstructured information (text,… Continue reading A Look At Desktop Search Tools Still Under Development

Indeed is search engine for finding a job

Indeed is search engine for finding a job. Looking for a job? (A guy I know was laid off right before Christmas, so you aren't alone). Well, Paul Forster has started a search engine to help you find a job: indeed. There's an Indeed blog too.  [Scobleizer: Microsoft Geek Blogger]

MsgCommunicator: Delphi Instant Messaging SDK

MsgCommunicator: Delphi Instant Messaging SDK. SDK for the easy creation of custom client/server instant messaging applications (like ICQ, AIM, etc.) with data compression, strong encryption and advanced networking technologies. By Andrew Harrison. [CodeCentral Delphi entries]

Installing Mono on SuSE Linux with Red Carpet

Installing Mono on SuSE Linux with Red Carpet. In most of the articles and forum entries everyone always mentions that installing Mono is greatly simplified by using Red Carpet. Now with this article I hope that it is easy. [Meerkat: An Open Wire Service]

Weather, Computers and Worker Absences Strand Travelers

Weather, Computers and Worker Absences Strand Travelers. Thousands of holiday travelers spent much of the Christmas weekend in airport terminals because of a trifecta of poor weather, labor unrest and computer meltdowns. By SEWELL CHAN. [NYT > Home Page]