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Peak Civilization: The Limits to Growth

The basis of much of the Club of Rome’s work was the use of computer simulation called World3 to run scenarios to help predict future outcomes. That in and of itself was a fairly revolutionary concept.

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Understanding the knowledge graph

Today Google introduced a new feature in its search environment, the Knowledge Graph. The stated goal of the project is to help users find information faster and more easily.

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Pixelmator: Apple App store win

Pixelmator is great, fast and perfect for those people that need to do some image editing but don’t want to drop $800 on Photoshop.

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Nutro site launch

THINK launched a new site for our client Nutro, a premium pet food maker.  The site reflects Nutro’s commitment to using the best ingredients for health conscious dog and cat owners. There are a ton of cute overload pictures if you are into that kind of thing.

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Computer assisted gardening

Neat toy I saw this weekend, the plant sensor, helps you pick the right plants for your specific growing area and helps diagnose plants that are in trouble. The senor is first plugged into your computer’s usb port and allows you to register for the service. The you plant the extended device into the ground […]

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Giant plans and small boxes

Its been a year since I last posted. It feels like even longer. Scanning for inspiration today I stumbled across a post by Chris Brogan that seemed timely. Here are the main points: “Decide what matters most. Articulate it in the largest possible way. It’s easier to drill down when you have the larger goals […]

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Hello world!

Hello wordpress!  Finally got the blog ported over.  Not that bad of a process and just a little bit of semantic adjustments.

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How to beat (compete) with Google locally

Terry Heaton takes a look at how local media can try and compete with Google for local media dollars. From the post: “So in order to compete with Google at the local level, we also must become an advertising system. There are a variety of ways to go about this, but here are five things […]

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UGO acquired by Hearst

Hot off the rumor mill. From Techcrunch: “We got a tip earlier this evening that Hearst acquired New-York based UGO and will announce the deal tomorrow. It sounds like Forbes got a tip as well, and a better one: they’re saying the price should be around $100 million. UGO is a popular new media site […]

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IBM staffs Second Life

IBM is set to staff a sales center in Second Life. From eightbar: “Virtual worlds are about connecting people. Kevin has just posted a video about the IBM branch office in Second Life. The key to this is that it is staffed. When customers need something they get patched into a member of the IBM […]

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