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AOL Advertising is growing its large scale analytics platform. The platform is used to support various data mining and reporting projects and contextual analysis. We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join a small team of research scientists and engineers. The right person will be expected to oversee and lead our effort to mature and productize the current platform, manage a team of distributed computing developers, and direct the evolution of the platform in collaboration with an experienced team of research scientists and engineers. The candidate should know how to apply the latest thinking in distributed ...
is a broader term, referring to substituting telecommunications for any form of work-related travel, thereby eliminating the distance restrictions of telecommuting. All telecommuters are teleworkers but not all teleworkers are telecommuters. A frequently repeated motto is that "work is something you do, not something you travel to". A successful telecommuting program requires a management style which is based on results and not on close scrutiny of individual employees. This is referred to as management by objectives as opposed to management by observation . The terms telecommuting and telework were coined by Jack ...
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IT Conversations | O'Reilly Media Gov 2.0 Summit | Andrew Turner ...
In this series of short talks from the Gov 2.0 Summit, four pioneers of open geospatial data share their experiences in unlocking new possibilities through data. Andrew Turner describes some of the new applications that become possible as geographic data moves from map-based to collaborative.  Most government data is geospatial but is not encoded as such, and is hampered by expensive or restrictive licenses.  When data sets are properly encoded and free to use, people have come up with new insights that spark further collaboration with their government. Bob Greenberg tells about the birth of the Virtual USA system, and how it ... market research, surveys and trends
ePortfolios » Blog Archive » “Is There a Portfolio in This ...
Darren Cambridge delivered a wallop of lofty sociological theorizing on Western understandings of self and community integrated with practical applications via specific cases of ePortfolio implementation.  His own portfolio work centers on the Arkansas Community Portfolio Project, which was introduced as one of four possible configurations in a typology derived from a four-fold table with two types of tensions: INDIVIDUALIST ———————— COLLECTIVIST AGGREGATIVE   ———————— INTEGRATIVE I gave this five stars because it’s right where I am ... market research, surveys and trends

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Experiences in Distributed Development: A Case Study
Experiences in Distributed Development: A Case Study. Lori Kiel. Interdisciplinary M.A. Candidate, Departments of Anthropology and Computing Science ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Bioconductor: open software development for computational biology ...
Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Waldstraße6, D-91054 Erlangen, Germany 14 Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, University of Washington, Box 357240, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA 17 Division of Genetics and Bioinformatics, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, 1G Royal Parade, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia 19 Center for Bioinformatics and Molecular Biostatistics, Univerisity of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco 94143-0560, USA Robert C ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Distributed Development and Teaching of Algorithmic Concepts
Distributed Development and Teaching of. Algorithmic Concepts ... experience; 2) allow students to experiment with, generate, and evaluate algorithms and ...
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Can a business afford not to have “Post-Mortem” project ...
It all seems so logical and intuitive - once a project is over, you call upon project team members and stakeholders to evaluate "the good and the bad". You develop a continuous data stream of project experiences and results, a continuous organizational learning, supporting your organization’s quest for development and progress for all who have been involved. You are after all not interested in ‘one-offs’, but in developing and promoting the important “continuum”, this longer term personal and organizational development perspective. Unfortunately, in most organizations, upon completion of a ...
I'm working on an article regarding the check-in feature used in ...
This article will concentrate on the user experience, use case, business case (for mobile platforms and brick & mortar entities) and pros/cons of check-in versus always-on locational tracking (google latitude). Stats will also be extremely helpful. This article will be published in SilverKris, an international business travel magazine that's distributed across all Singapore Airlines flights internationally. I am also looking for privacy experts who might have a take on this guys, I am crowdsourcing answers for this question through other avenues as well, gimme a mo to reply you all once I have collate all answers ;p posted ...