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Geoeyeh. Impression 3D. Google’s Searches for UnGoogleable Information to Make Mobile Search Smarter. Searching engine: Racks of networking equipment connect servers inside a Google data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Google’s Searches for UnGoogleable Information to Make Mobile Search Smarter

For three days last month, at eight randomly chosen times a day, my phone buzzed and Google asked me: “What did you want to know recently?” The answers I provided were part of an experiment involving me and about 150 other people. It was designed to help the world’s biggest search company understand how it can deliver information to users that they’d never have thought to search for online. Billions of Google searches are made every day—for all kinds of things—but we still look elsewhere for certain types of information, and the company wants to know what those things are. “Maybe [these users are] asking a friend, or they have to look up a manual to put together their Ikea furniture,” says Jon Wiley, lead user experience designer for Google search. Wiley’s research may take Google in new directions. Google is already taking the first steps in this direction. How we read, not what we read, may be contributing to our information overload. Every day, a new app or service arrives with the promise of helping people cut down on the flood of information they receive.

How we read, not what we read, may be contributing to our information overload

It’s the natural result of living in a time when an ever-increasing number of news providers push a constant stream of headlines at us every day. But what if it’s the ways we choose to read the news — not the glut of news providers — that make us feel overwhelmed? An interesting new study out of the University of Texas looks at the factors that contribute to the concept of information overload, and found that, for some people, the platform on which news is being consumed can make all the difference between whether you feel overwhelmed. The study, “News and the Overloaded Consumer: Factors Influencing Information Overload Among News Consumers” was conducted by Avery Holton and Iris Chyi.

Vers une fiscalité des données. [Info Owni] La mission sur la fiscalité du numérique, dont les conclusions sont attendues mi-décembre, envisage de créer une fiscalité fondée sur les données personnelles.

Vers une fiscalité des données

L'idée est simple : plus une boîte ouvre ses données aux utilisateurs, moins elle est taxée. Toutes les entreprises pourraient donc être visées. Une petite bombe. “Les données personnelles sont le nouveau pétrole de l’internet”. Paris : des start-up performantes mais en manque de moyens. TEDxParis 2012. Move commons, les creative commons pour les projets et les organisations. J’ai découvert avec enthousiasme le projet Move Commons dans le récent livre coordonné par David Bollier et Silke Helfrich qui s’intitule : The Wealth of the Commons.

Move commons, les creative commons pour les projets et les organisations

Voici comment le projet est présenté sur : Tutoriel WordPress : la sidebar à la loupe, comprendre les widgets et déclarer une "WAR" Customizing Your Sidebar. Customizing Your Sidebar The sidebar is a narrow vertical column often jam-packed with lots of information about a website.

Customizing Your Sidebar

Found on most WordPress sites, the sidebar is usually placed on the right or left-hand side of the web page, though in some cases, a site will feature two sidebars, one on each side of the main content where your posts are found. This tutorial examines some of the information items and features generally found in the sidebar. After reading this article you’ll feel more comfortable in adding or changing the content of your own sidebar. Nested Lists The Classic and Default WordPress Themes use nested lists to present their sidebar information.

<ul><! Each of these nested list "sections" can feature a CSS ID or class to make each one look different or all the same, depending upon how they are styled within the style sheet. Square en Europe : quel device et quel business model pour une zone EMV ? Why The Google Era May Be Over. Something crucial happened last month that no one seems to be paying attention to.

Why The Google Era May Be Over

People searched less. That's never happened before. Ben Schachter of Macquarie Securities noted this in a research note: Notably, total core organic searches declined 4 percent y/y, representing the first decline in total search volume since we began tracking the data in 2006. While this month marks the first y/y decline in total search volume, growth rates have been decelerating since February's recent peak at 14 percent y/y growth (for the prior two years, growth rates were largely stable in the high single-digit to low double-digit range).

Tech insiders have been predicting this would happen for some time, as people shifted from using websites, where search is a natural activity, to using mobile apps. We discovered something—people are going into apps. It's fantastic for Apple, of course, which doesn't have a stake in the search business but has a lock on most of the profits in the app economy. Envisioning Technology 2012. What is the visualization?

Envisioning Technology 2012

Understanding where technology is heading is more than guesswork. Looking at emerging trends and research, one can predict and draw conclusions about how the technological sphere is developing, and which technologies should become mainstream in the coming years. Envisioning technology is meant to facilitate these observations by taking a step back and seeing the wider context.

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Sécurité - Piratage. La pertinence des algorithmes. Plateforme collaborative et réseaux sociaux d'entreprise. Ressources en ligne.