- Weekend Playlist: SF/F Songs About Love - SF Signal – A Speculative Fiction Blog
- The True Agent of Technological Change | Andi Mann – Übergeek - "Rather than look for a single driver, let’s look at where the entire constellation of drivers is taking us as an industry and as a society. Do that, and you find not technology, but a cultural revolution as the real change agent – and it is built on mobile, social, and cloud computing."
- Inside Google's recruiting machine - Fortune Tech - Interesting read about Google's recruiting process.
- Google Music not living up to expectations (exclusive) | Media Maverick - CNET News - At what point does Google's really dismal track record outside of search/ads/email(sorta) bite them hard?
- Here’s What “Post-PC” Looks Like: Over Half Of Info Workers Use 3 Or More Devices | TechCrunch - "Info workers reported using 60 percent of all their PCs and mobile devices for both personal and business use, with only 14 percent used just for work, and 26 percent for personal purposes. The numbers indicate a further blurring of the boundaries between personal time, and time spent working."
- The BLS Thinks These Jobs Will Grow a Lot. I Think They’re Wrong. - "My first question when I look at this graph is not ‘what do these jobs pay?’ but instead ‘which of these will be deeply affected by automation and other kinds of technological progress — more deeply than the BLS is currently thinking?’ This of course is an impossible question to answer precisely, but after spending some time looking at the BLS’s projections methodology and its factors affecting occupational utilization, I think it’s likely underestimating the broad impact of technology."
- Playing The News: To Push Social Gaming Forward, Two New Startups Look To The Real World | TechCrunch
- Data mining's adult challenges | The Pervasive Data Center - CNET News - Data mining's adult challenges:
- The Tesla Bricking Story? It’s Nonsense | TechCrunch - Hmm. I read this Tesla story and my takeaway is the dead battery story has the tech facts largely correct.
- At Amazon, Buggy Bots, Confused Markets and Books Collide - Business - GOOD - Crazy story of bots gome wild at Amazon.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Posted by Gordon Haff at 10:17 AM