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PhD position in computer vision and virtual currencies

Application deadline: Thu, 07/17/2014 Location:Girona, Spain Employer:University of Girona & Social Currencies Management,SL The University of Girona and the spin-off Social Currencies Management, SL are looking for a PhD candidate to investigate a… → Read More: PhD position in computer vision and virtual currencies

Project TangoOver the past 18 months, Projec

Over the past 18 months, Project Tango has been collaborating with robotics laboratories from around the world to concentrate the past decade of research and computer vision into a new class of mobile device. → Read More: Project TangoOver the past 18 months, Projec

SearchPanel: supporting exploratory search in regular search engines

People often use more than one query when searching for information. We revisit search results to re-find information and build an understanding of our search need through iterative explorations of query formulation. Unfortunately, these tasks are not well supported by search interfaces and web browsers. The only indication of our search process we get is […] → Read More: SearchPanel: supporting exploratory search in regular search engines

Terrier IR Platform v4.0 Released

Terrier 4.0, the next version of the open source IR platform from the University of Glasgow (Scotland) has been released on 18th June 2014.Terrier 4.0 represents a major update over the previous 3.6 release, adding significant new features, includ… → Read More: Terrier IR Platform v4.0 Released

Terrier IR Platform v4.0 Released

Terrier 4.0, the next version of the open source IR platform from the University of Glasgow (Scotland) has been released on 18th June 2014.Terrier 4.0 represents a major update over the previous 3.6 release, adding significant new features, includ… → Read More: Terrier IR Platform v4.0 Released

Terrier IR Platform v4.0 Released

Terrier 4.0, the next version of the open source IR platform from the University of Glasgow (Scotland) has been released on 18th June 2014.Terrier 4.0 represents a major update over the previous 3.6 release, adding significant new features, includ… → Read More: Terrier IR Platform v4.0 Released

New look for FXPAL web sites

Our Home Page and this Blog have a new look. It is less blue, more orange, and doesn’t have a picture of our old building on it. In theory, it also works much better on mobile devices. The home page seems to behave quite nicely. Webmaster is still working on the blog here – searching, […] → Read More: New look for FXPAL web sites

Aspira Networks Charging Merchants for Traffic That’s Otherwise Free

Aspira Networks reconfigures ISPs’ networks so that if a user makes a purchase from a targeted merchant’s site, the merchant has to pay Aspira an affiliate commission — even though Aspira did nothing to cause or encourage the user’s purchase. I provid… → Read More: Aspira Networks Charging Merchants for Traffic That’s Otherwise Free

Mastering the Intermediaries: Strategies for Dealing with the Likes of Google, Amazon, and Kayak (HBR)

Many companies depend on powerful platforms which distinctively influence buyers’ purchasing. (Consider, Google, Amazon, and myriad others in their respective spheres.) I consider implications of these platforms’ market power, then suggest strategies… → Read More: Mastering the Intermediaries: Strategies for Dealing with the Likes of Google, Amazon, and Kayak (HBR)

Consumers Pay More when They Pay with Bitcoin

Who benefits from Bitcoin? Not savvy customers who would otherwise pay by credit card with cashback or loyalty points. I sketch the arithmetic in today’s post. → Read More: Consumers Pay More when They Pay with Bitcoin