Is The Decline Of IT Employment The Fault Of The Educational System? « Revelations From An Unwashed Brain. Yes, You Can do Open Source on Windows Phone - Port 25: The Open Source Community at Microsoft. Core Concerns - WebGL and Hardware Acceleration. LXD PRESENTS: "MATCHED" STARRING HARRY SHUM JR. N=billions: The smartphone revolution in the behavioral sciences. March 12, 12:30pm ETBerkman Center for Internet & Society, 23 Everett St, 2nd FloorThis event is now at capacity, please join the webcast. 5.9 billion people now use mobile phones, of which 1.1 billion are smartphones.
How does open source affect company culture? Image by opensource.com An open source company is naturally a company that produces open source code for others to consume.
But how does the notion of producing software code in the open affect company culture? I believe that an organization cannot produce open source code if it is not generally open itself. By this I mean having culture of transparency and of openly sharing information and ideas. The same basic environment that is often found in open source development–a sense of open community, where everyone is welcome to share their opinions and ideas–is often present in open source companies as well.
Who Rules the Web Now? - Peter C. Horan and Jeffrey F. Rayport - The Conversation. By Peter C.
Horan and Jeffrey F. Rayport | 8:57 AM February 22, 2011 [For more, visit the Communication Insight Center.] At the recent Online Publishers Association Member Summit, the two of us gave a keynote in which we presented some hypotheses about the future of online competition. Our audience was composed of C-level digital executives from nearly a hundred major media brands. We wanted to share these thoughts with the HBR community and invite site readers to comment, poke holes in our argument, and otherwise put these ideas to the test. Explore museums from around the world! LONDON, Tuesday 1st February.
Today Google unveiled the Art Project, a unique collaboration with some of the world’s most acclaimed art museums to enable people to discover and view more than a thousand artworks online in extraordinary detail. Over the last 18 months Google has worked with 17 art museums including, Altes Nationalgalerie, The Freer Gallery of Art Smithsonian, National Gallery (London), The Frick Collection, Gemäldegalerie, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, Museo Reina Sofia, Museo Thyseen - Bornemisza, Museum Kampa, Palace of Versailles, Rijksmuseum, The State Hermitage Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, Tate, Uffizi and Van Gogh Museum.
The results of this partnership, which can be explored at www.googleartproject.com involved taking a selection of super high resolution images of famous artworks, as well as collating more than a thousand other images into one place. Firefox 4 T-shirt Design Challenge Design Challenge - Mozilla Creative Collective. Social Networks - desktop clients. I usually don’t like software that resembles a website’s functionality.
Let me explain. I don’t find a good reason to use a facebook desktop application just to have that website’s links in a different order. Fighting homelessness 140 characters at a time. IBM’s Strategy to Manufacture Social Networking Surprises - CIO Central - CIO Network. The World Is Obsessed With Facebook.
Social media users grapple with information overload. By Jon Swartz, USA TODAY Updated 2/2/2011 10:55:31 AM | SAN FRANCISCO — Jose Huitron had just hit the digital wall.
Frank Franklin II, APAn iPhone user accesses his Twitter account. As social media toys such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube open more lines of communication, more people might find themselves overwhelmed by all the information. Frank Franklin II, AP An iPhone user accesses his Twitter account. Toggling between Facebook, Google, Twitter and a handful of other online communities, he found it hard to keep up with a constant barrage of tweets, texts and instant messages. Peartrees - is the social curation community. An new mashup in the social network family.
How to Suck at Facebook. Disney Acquires Social Network For Kids Togetherville. Disney has just acquired Togetherville, a social network for kids 10 years of age or younger, we’ve confirmed with the company.
Terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed at the moment. Togetherville, which exited beta last year, mimics the experience of adult social networking sites, i.e. Facebook but in an age-appropriate and parent-monitored environment. Togetherville promises a safer, more secure environment, where parents can moderate who their children are connecting with. Parents approve each of their child’s friends, and can also connect with other parents using Facebook’s social graph. Parents can easily interact with their kids in Togetherville, while kids have their very own social community and login to engage with friends, play games, watch videos, and create art. » Is Technology Isolation Syndrome a Myth? - Social Media & Technology - Lockergnome. Twitter tells third-party devs to stop making Twitter client apps.
In a statement issued today by Twitter on its official developer mailing list, the company informed third-party developers that they should no longer attempt to build conventional Twitter client applications.
Facebook adds Trusted Friend and other safety features. Conversations - The official Nokia Blog. More details about Nokia-Windows Phone 7 deal revealed. The deal which is meant to see Windows Phone 7 on Nokia devices has taken a new turn according to the 20-F document Nokia have filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Microsoft paying Nokia $1 billion to use WP7? Cheap at twice the price. Bloomberg reported yesterday that Microsoft will end up paying Nokia more than $1 billion to promote and develop Windows Phone 7 handsets, citing two unnamed sources said to be knowledgable of the terms of the agreement. New Windows Phone 7 ads go head-to-head with your current smartphone.
Microsoft is getting ready to take to cut-throat world of internet advertising in a desperate bid to get its fledgling, and stumbling, Windows Phone 7 smartphone OS off the ground. Understanding the Rise of Social Networking in Brazil. Orkut was the first major social networking service to arrive in Brazil and it has just passed the seven-year mark. Although several other social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are growing in popularity, Orkut maintains a strong leadership position and it is still growing. It’s intriguing to explore how and why Orkut established such a strong foothold on the Internet in a country that didn’t have high Internet adoption rates when Orkut first arrived in January 2004. As soon as Google launched Orkut, it spread rapidly among technology workers and students. People quickly became interested in the ability to connect to people they admired.
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Eben Moglen Is Reshaping Internet With a Freedom Box. Facebook Photo Trends [INFOGRAPHIC] Top PayPal Alumni: "Silicon Valley Lacks Radical Innovation" PayPal Mafia. "PayPal Mafia" is a term used to indicate a group of former PayPal employees and founders who have since founded and developed additional technology companies such as Tesla Motors, LinkedIn, Palantir Technologies, SpaceX, YouTube, Yelp Inc., and Yammer. Three members, Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, and Reid Hoffman, have become billionaires. History Digits Digest: Tech By The Numbers (STATS) Unrest Continues in Libya - Pictures of the Day. Streetphotographynowproject.wordpress.