Sunday, June 19, 2011

INFORMAVORE's SUNDAY No 460

My dear readers,

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The present issue has a great quantity of information of high quality,
discover it with pleasure, dear Reader!



SEARCH


INTERNET

Welcome to a faster Web:

 

Internet Could Be 10 Times Faster Than It Currently Is, Researchers Say:


An Egalitarian Internet? Not So, Study Finds::  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110610131904.htm


Digital Democracy? Study Finds Elite Viewpoints Dominate Online Content: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110608094010.htm

 

IPv6 Passes World Test With Flying Colors:



SEARCH & FIND: What, where, how.  

 

How the Human-Curated Web is Winning, Even if Mahalo Isn't:


Wendy Boswell- what is real time search and how do you use it:
http://websearch.about.com/b/2011/06/08/what-is-real-time-search-and-how-you-use-it.htm?nl=1                                   


Wendy Boswell- Internet for kids:

60 apps in 60 minutes:

Understanding the human part of the user’s experience:

BLOGS and SOCIAL SITES


What makes a good corporate blog:

 

8 Tips to Avoid Social Media Disaster: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2079684/8-Tips-to-Avoid-Social-Media-Disaster

 

Biz Stone: Twitter Is Bringing Humanity Together in New Ways:


How Twitter works to impact search results:

Top 25 best free online music players for your websites or blogs:

GOOGLE

 

Google- scale changes everything: http://blogs.forbes.com/quentinhardy/2011/06/11/google-scale-changes-everything/?partner=daily_newsletter

 

Google makes Web pages load instantly:

Google and Silicon Valley’s cult of innovation:

Google brings Search by Image and Voice Search to desktops:

http://www.gizmag.com/google-unveils-new-features/18917/

 

Google Expands Use & Display Of Related Searcheshttp://searchengineland.com/google-expands-use-display-of-related-searches-82182?utm_source=sel&utm_medium=scap&utm_campaign=email

 

New tool shows would-be emailers if you’re swamped on Gmail



 

Google’s “Me On The Web” Pushes Google Profiles — Take That, Facebook?:

http://searchengineland.com/google-me-on-the-web-pushes-google-profiles-81874?utm_source=sel&utm_medium=scap&utm_campaign=email



WORDS, BOOKS, LIBRARIES

E-books and e-readers in public and academy libraries: 

SCIENCE

 

The Mystery of Consciousness Continues: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2011/jun/09/mystery-consciousness-continues/


New neurons help us to remember fear:


Your eyes are amazing (infographic):

"It's Sad But True That Most Discoveries In Biology Are Made By Physicists" - Freeman Dyson: http://www.science20.com/science_20/its_sad_true_most_discoveries_biology_are_made_physicists_freeman_dyson-79616

SOONER, NOT LATER: INTERSTELLAR VOYAGES A REALITY?:

http://news.discovery.com/space/interstellar-voyage-disruptive-technologies-110602.html#mkcpgn=rssnws1



Photosynthesis Mechanics: Tapping Into Plants Is the Key to Combat Climate Change, Says Scientist: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110601101545.htm

 

Nitrogen-Fixing Bacterial Symbiont Promises Trove of Natural Products: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110617185023.htm


Tuning 'Metasurface' With Fluid in New Concept for Sensing and Chemistry: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110608123012.htm


Ten things you may not know about the solar system:

Earth Sky 22 killer asteroid science:

 

Proving Darwin Right: New Study Supports Hypothesis That Competition Is Stronger Between More Closely Related Species:


International Mission Will Measure Saltiness of Sea:

Top ten light emitting creatures:

TECHNOLOGY

 


World Bank Says to End Biofuels Subsidies:

 

Renewable energy at a crossroads:                     http://www.strategy-business.com/article/00082?gko=5cba5&cid=20110614enews

 

Record food prices liked to biofuels:

http://www.technologyreview.com/energy/37848/?nlid=4611

 

Using Waste Heat from Automobile Exhaust: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110610131912.htm

 

Thermally activated cooling system puts waste heat to use: http://www.gizmag.com/thermally-activated-cooling-system-waste-heat/18902/

 

When Size Matters: Nanotechnology for Energy Efficiency:

 

A Preview of Future Disk Drives: http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/37771/?nlid=4590&a=f


A cell becomes a laser- the first biolaser:

Data transfer at the speed of light:

Bob Rankin-about download accelerators

EDUCATION, CULTURE, ART

 

The Best Hard Science Fiction Books of all Time:

 

The 100 greatest non-fiction books:


20 questions you should ask yourself each Sunday

Nicholas Bate- how to get more lucky, more quickly, more often:


True art or a fake- quizz!

10 hidden benefits of smiling:

An article about the secrets of  extreme popularity:

BUSINESS


Introduction to a book by Gerry McGovern- about identifying main tasks:

 

Organizational health: The ultimate competitive advantage:

 

The Thought Leader Interview: Henry Chesbrough (Innovation):


How to succeed in business writing- don’t be Dickens: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/03/how_to_succeed_in_business_wri.html


Miki Saxon- Happy 100th Aniversary, IBM!

The positive effect of negative information:

Necessity, not scarcity is the mother of invention: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/03/necessity_not_scarcity_is_the.html

In business fairy tales:

Solving your organization’s open faced sandwich:

HEALTH & MEDICINE

The ghost of personalized medicine:

 

The Search for E. coli Gains Speed: http://www.technologyreview.com/biomedicine/37714/?nlid=4599

 

New Clues About Aging: Genetic Splicing Mechanism Triggers Both Premature Aging Syndrome and Normal Cellular Aging:

 

Phage on the rampage Antibiotic use may have driven the development of Europe's deadly E. coli.: http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110609/full/news.2011.360.html?WT.ec_id=NEWS-20110614

Scientists Develop a Fatty 'Kryptonite' to Defeat Multidrug-Resistant 'Super Bugs': http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110616193740.htm

 

Lyme Disease Bacteria Take Cover in Lymph Nodes: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110616193911.htm

 

Why Hair Turns Gray: Communication Between Hair Follicles and Melanocyte Stem Cells Key to Mystery: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110614115046.htm

 

Understanding Alcohol's Damaging Effects on the Brain:


FOOD & COOKING

 

'Super Varieties' of Wheat Expected to Boost Yields and Block Deadly Threat to Food Security: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110609202336.htm

 

Sloshed: Maybe We Should Be Judging Wines by Their Labels: http://newyork.grubstreet.com/2011/06/sloshed_maybe_we_should_be_jud.html


Ch√Ęteau Lafake   The fine-wine boom is attracting forgers:

 

A new recipe database:

http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/article_4ded5058-f5b7-572b-b51c-ea12c13cf70f.html

 

Healthy fast food: http://www.helpguide.org/life/fast_food_nutrition.htm

 

These chemicals are good for you (and yummy): http://bigthink.com/ideas/38818?utm_source=Big+Think+Weekly+Newsletter+Subscribers&utm_campaign=7bd1de4fcf-Wednesday_Newsletter_Nathan_Myhrvold_June_15_2011&utm_medium=email

 

Kung Pao Chicken: http://lowcaloriecooking.about.com/od/chicken/r/Kung-Pao-Chicken.htm?nl=1


MISCELLANEA

 

How robots will beat humans at billiards:


An old, but good joke:

SELECTED NEWS

SPAM & SPYWARE   

VIRUSES & e-CROOKS

Meeting the cybersecurity challenge:

Bob Rankin- where do viruses and spyware com from?:

Bob Rankin- Facebook malware- are you protected?:


 

Safeguards against "Phishing" Slow in Coming: http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/37817/?nlid=4608


Security Threats to Mobile Devices Increase but Only 4% of Smartphones and Tablets Protected with Security Software: http://web.resourceshelf.com/go/resourceblog/64468


WiFi

Best sites for free mobile downloads:


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