Sunday, October 9, 2011


My dear readers,  

Please read the issue No. 476 of this weekly publication.
As usual I am not competing with other publications and therefore
I have avoided to write about the most popular subjects as Nobel prizes and Steve Job’s death. IS is not a “me too” publication.





With Big Data Comes Big Responsibilities Huge data sets are a powerful new tool for researchers, but a new paper says it's easy to be overconfident about what can be learned from them:.

SEARCH & FIND: What, where, how.  

 Amazon's Cloud Gives Its New Browser an Unfair EdgeThe Silk browser—developed for Amazon's Kindle Fire—could make for the fastest mobile browsing experience yet:


The Top Internet Memes of the Last 15 Years

Viral Humor, Bizarre Curiosities, and Infectious Storytelling:


This small wonderful world (blogging):

Facebook now as big as the entire Internet was in 2004:

The Simple Way to Avoid Social Media Failures:


Infographic: 60 Seconds of Social Media Sharing:



Peer into the inner workings of Google with search stats


Google+ rides momentum up social net ranks

After opening membership to all, visits to Google+ skyrocket:

Top 10 negative Google News ranking factors:


Marissa Mayer: I thought Google had a 2% chance of success:


Google's Troubled Search for Valuable Patents An analysis suggests that patents it recently bought from IBM won't help much against competitors such as Apple and Microsoft:


Who Will Win the Web Browser Battle: Google Chrome Vs FireFox:

Dan Ariely: Google and New Labor Models:



Linguistics Say what? To find new subjects of study, some linguists simply open their front doors

15% of Americans own e-reader, 15% more want one

E-readers are becoming increasingly popular with current data putting ownership at 15% of Americans, according to a recent poll by Harris Interactive:



Music of the brain, each synapse has its own natural rhythm:


When Water and Air Meet: New Light Shed On Mysterious Structure of World's Most Common Liquid Interface:


Pumice Proposed as Home to the First Life Forms:


Vicious Queen Ants Use Mob Tactics to Reach the Top:

Another faster-than-light neutrino challenge:


Neutrinos and the Speed of Light — A Primer on the CERN Study:

The Scicurious Brain: The Good, Bad, and Weird in Physiology and Neuroscience:

Five iconic science images, and why they're wrong:

Is chivalry the norm for insects?



Will Clean Energy Ever Be a Reality in the U.S.? Here's What's Standing in Our Way

Wind and solar sources make up almost half of all new electricity generation in Europe, but we're far behind in the U.S. -- so what gives?:

Hydrogen Released to Fuel Cell More Quickly When Stored in Metal Nanoparticles:


Novel Energy-Storage Membrane: Performance Surpasses Existing Rechargeable Batteries and Supercapacitors:

Dipping May Improve Ultracapacitors and BatteriesA sheath of carbon nanotubes or conductive polymer improves the charge-storage capacity of electrodes:


Ionic Liquid Catalyst Helps Turn Emissions Into Fuel:


Components Based On Nature’s Example:


Technology to Make Old-Age Safer:


Early Stages of Carbon Nanotube Growth Discovered:


New Fabric Could Make Doing Laundry Unnecessary:



Suffering of the Poor May Have Helped Societies With Class Structures Spread Across Globe:

Culturomics 2.0: Forecasting large-scale human behavior using global news media tone in time and space:


Research Sheds Light On Origins of Greatness:


Fighting Prejudice Through Imitation: Asking White People to Mirror the Movements of a Black Person Lowers Their Levels of Implicit Prejudice:

A new blog- Lead. Learn. Live:

Bernadette Mayer’s  List of journal Ideas:

8 ironic effects of thought surpression:

Preying on sadness  Psychics do have special powers – turning grief into money:          


Now the World is a Sadder, Sillier Place:


Steve Jobs on Work and Love #RIPSteveJobs:

The new knowledge worker:


Leadership Development Carnival: October 2011 Edition

A very special case of marketing HBS Cases: Lady Gaga:

Gerry McGovern- The future is about service:


Managing Yourself: A Smarter Way to Network:


Making a case for more candor at startups:

Creative branding- the process of making your mark:

Eight tips to deal with explosive persons:

Managers need problem solving:


Leadership: How to Prepare for a Black Swan

Disrupter analysis can help assess the risks of future catastrophic events:


.Leadership: Transforming Perceptions: 10 Steps to Managing the Way You Are Perceived at Work:

When tributes matter the most:

16 Competencies Guaranteed to Deliver Results


Technologies for Healthier Living

New health-tracking apps, devices, and platforms from the Health 2.0 conference:

Level and Nature of Autistic Intelligence: What About Asperger Syndrome?:


One Quarter of Seniors Over 70 Have Had Silent Strokes:


Depression Uncouples Brain's 'Hate Circuit', MRI Study Finds:

Biologists Find 'Surprising' Number of Unknown Viruses in Sewage:



Biofuels may push 120 million into hunger:


Weeds Are Vital to the Existence of Farmland Species, Study Finds:


Killing Crop-Eating Pests: Compounds Work by Disrupting Bugs' Winter Sleep:

Closer to solve the cod mystery:

Google launches beer:

Understanding Wine: It's About Wisdom, Not Knowledge:


Try a New Recipe! - All the Newest & Best Thai Recipes:


Top 10 Middle Eastern Recipes for Beginners:



Kim Noble: The woman with 100 personalities:





The future of malware. Watch out for whaling, smartphone worms and social media scams, not to mention attacks targeting your car and house:


What's In Your Inbox?:


What is zero day exploit?:

An Infection That Produces a Glazed Look- a book about the Conficker worm:


Being Smart about Cloud Security

An authority on Web security believes your data might be safer in the cloud:


Let's Talk, iPhone

Could Apple be about to give iPhone users an AI personal assistant? And if so, will people like it?:

Amazon and Microsoft Take the Battle to Google:

Top 100 best Android apps:

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