Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

InfoTools Survey Results

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Yesterday, I gave a talk on InfoTools: Beyond Search at TiE Chennai. The slides of the presention are here. I think it went well, but I think, if I had cut down the slides and talk and gave more demos, it would have gone even better. Perhaps next time. Before starting the talk, I requested […]

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NASSCOM Product Conclave – Best and Worst

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Best: The audience (their enthusiasm, energy and participation) The conversations in the hallways The team that put together the whole event (the vision, the untiring efforts and the ever smiling faces) Some of the outstanding speakers and panelists The balance of content and conversations Social media support and the idea of posting all videos online […]

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LinkLog: Web A Platform For Humanity

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Tim Berners-Lee at Web 2.0 Summit “Technology shouldn’t tell you what’s right and what’s wrong,” Berners-Lee said. “The rule of law applies on the Web. It’s a platform for humanity.” If you want it everywhere, give it away. Consider content as app. Thanks to HTML 5, which Berners-Lee calls a competing platform more than a […]

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Learning: A Few Quotes

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I was listening to an  Interview with Jerry Michalski on OEB News portal.  Jerry thinks that there are some chances for innovation in  business models in  Learning. Here are some quotes from the interview: We are going to relearn how to learn. Anybody can be a teacher (including students) since you learn better when you […]

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Topics That Keep You Up All Night

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Some of the most memorable events in life all have one thing in common – Topics that keep you up all night. Discussing books and various other incidents with family till wee hours into dawn New Year eve celebrations that go into early morning where you sit with a bunch of friends and never notice […]

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LinkLog: Automated Sentiment Analysis

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From Five Myths About Automatic Sentiment Analysis Sentiment analysis using natural language processing. Yes, it is done by a machine and no, it’s not 100 % accurate. The industry estimates that it’s at 70 – 80%. We are very open about that and recommend that it be used as an overview. It would take hours […]

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LinkLog: Bottom-up Learning

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Learning from the Bottom Up  from Chief Learning Officer Just as open source software represents both a threat and an opportunity for established high-tech companies, open source education will have a major impact on corporate learning strategies. Participatory learning begins from the premise that new technologies are changing how people of all ages learn, play, […]

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I Love Aardvark

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Yesterday, Anand, one of my friends, pinged me. He asked me to try out Aardvark. You can help a lot by being there, he said. I was curious and so I signed up. I found that there were already 8 of my Facebook friends on the network, people I respect. Today I spent some time […]