Pearltrees : la bibliothèque aux 100 milles curateurs Lorsqu’on lui demande quel est son parcours, il pousse un soupir “j’ai fait pas mal de choses” : ingénieur, chercheur en sociologie, consultant en stratégie dans les médias…. L’idée de Pearltrees lui serait venue alors qu’il publiait un papier dans la revue française de sciences politiques en 2006 sur la théorie des réseaux mais qui “n’avait rien à voir avec le web”. A l’époque, on se demandait si des initiatives comme Wikipedia et Youtube allaient fonctionner. Une bibliothèque augmentée Tout d’abord Pearltrees permet d’organiser le contenu que vous visitez sur le Web. Le pearltrees de TedX Paris Rajoutez y une pointe de curation et l’on obtient cette nouveauté qui fait mouche. « Organiser le contenu comme une bibliothèque, mais ouverte .» Comme le rappelle Patrice Lamothe, si le terme Curation fait couler beaucoup d’encre, ce n’es pas l’effet de mode sur un mot qu’il faut retenir mais bien une pratique des utilisateurs. L’évolution du web au service d’un business plan efficace.
A Product Manager’s Musings A Product Manager’s Musings A Product Manager is a strange occupation in Silicon Valley. You’re the mini CEO. But not really. You’re the jack of all trades but master of none. You’re the one with all the power and yet none at the very same time. You’re the one with all the responsibility and yet have none at the very same time. And truthfully, all of these are true, and none of them are true. Seriously, being a product manager sometimes feels like you’re in some awful Zen koan riddle that you think you found the answer to, but really never do. So I’ve been a SaaS product manager on the Enterprise side now for five years. And at the five year mark, I think I finally understand why. Don’t worry if Engineering hates you. I can’t imagine a relationship more setup from the start to be naturally antagonistic. Engineering automatically see you as the enemy. Why? If you have an Engineering background they see you as meddlesome and annoying. If you don’t, they see you as useless and incompetent.
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The Agony and Ecstasy of Building with Data Ah, Data. And of course, Data’s best friend, A/B Test. They’re like the the It couple of many a young software company these days. You can’t seem to turn a corner or make a sandwich without encountering their know-it-all allure or the gleaming exactness of their figures. The hype is quite warranted. Alas, as with most things in life these two can dangerously overused. Don’t end up in rehab. Data Pitfall #1: Picking the wrong metric to optimize for. It’s nice to have a metric that everyone can rally behind. The problem is that it’s impossible to distill value into one metric. Pretty much everyone understands this at a theoretical level. Data Pitfall #2: Over-pivoting towards what’s measurable. Okay, let’s say you didn’t pick the wrong metric. But of course it’s important. Data Pitfall #3: Biasing towards the short-term.
Pearltrees plate-forme 5 millions d’euros : c’est la somme que vient de lever l’une des icônes françaises de la curation, Pearltrees, auprès du fonds d’investissement Accueil, nous révèle le site FrenchWeb. Un quatrième tour de table pour la jeune société démarrée en 2009 qui a récolté quelque 8,5 millions d’euros en levée de fonds depuis sa création. La société serait par ailleurs valorisé quelque 10 millions d’euros, et compte dans son actionnariat Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet, le fondateur de Priceminister. Pearltrees est un service de curation dite sociale à travers lequel les utilisateurs collectent, classent, hiérarchisent et partagent du contenu pioché sur le Web. Ces sources sont ainsi organisées par groupes thématiques que la société baptise des «pearltrees». Cet apport devrait permettre à la start-up de mettre en place son modèle économique. regroupés les documents et les fichiers de chacun. Plus d'actualités et de tutoriels
What Does Feature Creep Look Like? When you think about feature creep and bloated products what comes to mind? Endless tabs, toolbars, settings, and preferences, right? For a 5 year period you couldn’t sit through a UX talk without seeing some variation of this infamous Microsoft Word screenshot as example of the need for simplicity… Poor UI such as that above highlights the cost of feature creep. To solve feature creep you need to identify which features are being adopted by everyone, and which ones are struggling to gain traction. Analyse Adoption per feature The X axis is each feature in your product and the Y axis is the percentage of customers1 who are using2 the feature3. Customers: Which customers? Features struggle for adoption for lots of reasons, users don’t see the value in using it, they find it too complicated, it’s hidden somewhere clever in your product, they’re the wrong type of users, and dozens more.
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This Microbial Battery Makes Power And Water From Poop And Pollution | Co.Exist | World changing ideas and innovation The idea of sewage-powered devices is not new. In fact, it’s existed for more than a century. But finding a particularly efficient (and cost-effective) version of microbial fuel cell technology has been an ongoing challenge for engineers. Researchers at Stanford University say they’ve developed a battery that can convert some 30% of the energy of dissolved organic matter in wastewater into electricity, the same proportion of energy that solar cells can harvest from sunlight. Here's the science: Researchers Yi Cui, Craig Criddle, Xing Xie, and their team realized that the oxygen in their microbial fuel cell design was causing problems. So the researchers got rid of the membrane setup. By taking oxygen out of the equation, and instead using silver oxide in place of the cathode, the team just has to oxidize the electrode (silver oxide) when it gets too loaded with electrons and turns into a hunk of silver. Still, there’s a couple of caveats. "It's a very simple device," Criddle says.