Sunday, March 27, 2011

INFORMAVORE's SUNDAY NO. 448

The World is still functional, has some problems- but as you will see from this new issue of my information newsletter there are people who try to solve the problems..


SEARCH

INTERNET

 

Fruit flies could hold key to future internet:


SEARCH & FIND: What, where, how.  

Search Engine 101:

What are the best search-engines- in the opinion of Wendy Boswell:

Three new search engines  worth checking out:

 

Yahoo Search Direct Takes On Google Instant By Providing Answers In The Search Box:

Five visionaries sum up the future of Search: http://searchengineland.com/five-visionaries-sum-up-the-future-of-search-69877?utm_source=sel&utm_medium=scap&utm_campaign=web

Knowledge Discovery Resources 2011 - An Internet MiniGuide Annotated Link Compilation: http://www.llrx.com/features/knowledgediscovery2011.htm

10 Visually Appealing Online Color Tools You Would Love To Use:

 

The Social Evolution of Search Engine Result Pages: http://searchenginewatch.com/3642073

                                  
BLOGS and SOCIAL SITES

 

Why is a blog article directory better than search engines:

 

14 Sure Short Ways To Write Compelling Guest Post


Facebook- linked to narcissism?:



LinkedIn reaches 10 million members worldwide:

GOOGLE

 

What Larry Page really needs to do to return Google to its startup roots:

http://slacy.com/blog/2011/03/what-larry-page-really-needs-to-do-to-return-google-to-its-startup

 

Report: Google most valuable brand of 2011:

http://searchengineland.com/report-google-most-valuable-brand-of-2011-69850

 

25 Things I Hate About Google, Revisited 5 Years Later:

 

12 Highly Useful Google Cheatsheets For Free Download: http://technologytosoftware.com/google-cheatsheets-free-download.html


Google launches online magazine “Think Quarterly”:
http://infodocket.com/2011/03/24/google-launches-online-magazine-think-quarterly/ Perhaps the frequency of thinking is not great enough?


WORDS, BOOKS, LIBRARIES

 

Google May Not Realize Its Vision for Books: http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/editors/26559/?nlid=4269


SCIENCE

 

Ten things everyone should know about science:

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/2299fd16-9701-11dc-b2da-0000779fd2ac.html#axzz1GcWDo8Re

 

New Insight Into the Brain's Ability to Reorganize Itself:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110318091014.htm

 

Massive maps of the brain:

 

The Evolution of Brain Wiring: Navigating to the Neocortex:

 

Similarities Found in Brain Activity for Both Habits and Goals:

 

‘Knowing it in your gut' is real: http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-gut-real.html


Universal test of intelligence:

What is consciousness?

 

A talk on how organisms have evolved to make use of quantum effects, by Seth Lloyd of MIT.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcXSpXyZVuY

 

Masked Fears: Are Fears That Are Seemingly Overcome Only Hidden?: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110318112018.htm

 

World Record for DNA Analysis: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110308075522.htm


Toads point to new mechanism for evolution: http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2011/03/22/3169531.htm


TECHNOLOGY

 

 

I have discovered a smart renewable energy website/blog: http://renewable.50webs.com/

Batteries Charge Quickly and Retain Capacity, Thanks to New Structure: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110320164225.htm

 

Nano-electrodes may lead to phones that charge in seconds, electric cars in minutes:

http://www.kurzweilai.net/nano-electrodes-may-lead-to-phones-that-charge-in-seconds-electric-cars-in-minutes

 

Scientists use bacteria to create fuel from sunlight and CO2: http://www.gizmag.com/bacteria-sunlight-co2-renewable-petroleum/18223/

 

Move over Graphene, there's a new material in town: Silicene

http://www.nanopaprika.eu/ Special thanks to Andrs Paszternak creator of Nanopaprika!


More Efficient Means of Creating, Arranging Carbon Nanofibers Developed: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110317102554.htm


Gemlike 3D microscope lens developed: http://www.gizmag.com/3d-microscope-lens-developed/18198/

 

Superconducting Niobium Chip Smashes Silicon Power Consumption Standards:


The First Plastic Computer Processor: http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/37126/?nlid=4274


EDUCATION, CULTURE, ART


Wendy Boswell : use the Khan Academy to learn almost anything for free:

Miki Saxon’s essential question: Education = Thinking?

Natural disasters- counting the cost:


Photography collections

Rules of discussion:

Predictably irrational: Introducing Friend Measure:



BUSINESS

Ease of use is a competitive advantage:



 

Poke The Box: A Review and One Question to Seth Godin: http://qaspire.com/blog/2011/03/23/poke-the-box-a-review-and-one-question-to-seth-godin/  Thanks to Cultural Offering!


Are we thinking too little or too much?: http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6630.html?wknews=03212011

 

10 Body Language Techniques to Make You Succeed in Business:

http://www.businesspundit.com/10-body-language-techniques-to-make-you-succeed-in-business/


Get your goals back on the track:

 

I’m Your Boss, Not Your Friend; 10 Reasons Why Your Boss Shouldn’t be Your Friend:

 

Managing Yourself: Stop Holding Yourself Back:

http://hbr.org/2011/01/managing-yourself-stop-holding-yourself-back/ar/1


2010 world’s most ethical companies: http://ethisphere.com/wme2010/

HEALTH & MEDICINE

 

Wendy Boswell- top 5 medical search engines: http://websearch.about.com/od/enginesanddirectories/tp/medical.htm

A genomic blueprint for cancer:

 

Making Targeted Cancer Drugs Work Better:


Potential Health Effects of Radiation Exposure :


Blood Pressure: 100 Million Americans May Be Unnecessarily Labeled Abnormal: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110309101807.htm


Discovery may lead to cure for drug addiction: http://www.kurzweilai.net/molecular-code-regulates-neuronal-excitability


Restless Legs Syndrome Is Due To Decreased Brain Iron Acquisition - New Study:

New Statement Offers Advice on Treating Dangerous, Deep Blood Clot: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110321161923.htm

 

World Allergy Organization: http://www.worldallergy.org/index.php

Scientists Grow Personalized Collections of Intestinal Microbes:


Bees could reveal key to dementia:

FOOD & COOKING

 

Nutrition-Quality, not quantity Why small doses of vitamins could make a huge difference to the world’s health: http://www.economist.com/node/18440801?story_id=18440801&fsrc=nlw|hig|24-03-2011|editors_highlights

 

Wendy Boswell- expand your recipe collection with cookstr.:

http://websearch.about.com/b/2011/03/10/expand-your-recipe-collection-with-cookstr.htm?nl=1

 

Are Saturated Fats Really The Enemy?

http://www.alternet.org/story/150278/are_saturated_fats_really_the_enemy?akid=6735.112117.bzXhLn&rd=1&t=30

 

Chemical-Free Pest Management Cuts Rice Waste:

 

Dieting is stressful and makes you irritable and angry:


MISCELLANEA

 

10 Ways Not to Be a Jerk Online: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2371502,00.asp

 

Feeling Angry? Say a Prayer and the Wrath Fades Away, Study Suggests: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110321134714.htm


SELECTED NEWS

SPAM & SPYWARE   


Fighting Search Spam with Blekko Co-Founder Mike Markson


VIRUSES & e-CROOKS

 

“Your PC is Infected" Phone Scam:

 

Google patches 6 serious Chrome bugs:


Bob Rankin- is Internet faxing secure?

WiFi

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