Category Archives: Web

Doing Well By Doing Good: Re-CAPTCHA at the Cross-Section of Technology, Economics, and Psychology


A colleague of mine at Infosys, Kapil Ashok Jaiswal, posted an article on our company internal blog site. I am thankful that he gave me the permission to re-post his contribution on my blog. He had titled his blog “Killing … Continue reading

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Privacy Revisited: A Standard Information Sharing Label


We all are very familiar with nutrition labels on milk bottles and groceries. They disclose to us that water has 0% fat and that the burger you are heating in the microwave contains 70%fat and some interesting chemicals. But when it comes … Continue reading

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Cloud Singing: The Virtual Choir Project


I am reposting this from Simon Phipps‘ blog “Wild Webmink.” He writes in his blog: “Eric Whitacre launched Virtual Choir 3, the composite performance of his choral work “Water Night”, to promote his new album of the same name. Once again, it’s transcendently beautiful.” (Virtual … Continue reading

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Google Drive Arrived: Cloud Storage And Privacy/Security


Cloud Storage is not any longer just for the big guys. This morning when I updated my Android phone a new app was loaded called Google Drive. It explained that it was part of Google Docs and I downloaded it. … Continue reading

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How to change IT from 1.0 to 2.0


Joe Robens recently published an article named WORKING IN AN IT 1.0 WORLD – DAY 5 #B03. He has a list of recommendations how to change your corporate information technology from the last to the current century. I would like to … Continue reading

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Google’s New Privacy Policy: What Has Changed and What You Can Do About It


Wired.com today published an article from a blog at webmonkey.com: Google’s New Privacy Policy: What Has Changed and What You Can Do About It | Webmonkey | Wired.com. I posted an update towards the end of this article describing “Tom Henderson’s … Continue reading

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How to Use bit.ly to Track Clicks On Your Links


Many are aware of Google Analyticsto measure web site traffic on their own pages. But setting the tool up correctly is quite involving and many give up half way through. Google analytics, once you succeeded in setting everything up correctly … Continue reading

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