More “friendly” search engines…

(via John Battelle's Searchbog) Craig Silverstein, Google's technology officer, asks how your search engine can become more like your friend:It's clear that a list of links, though very useful, doesn't match the way people give information to each other," says…

Submission to “Science and Technology in Society” Conference

I've made the following submission to the Science and Technology in Society conference sponsored by the School of Public Policy at George Mason University, The Center for International Science and Technology Policy at George Washington University, the Science and Technology…

Seeking Better Web Searches

Scientific American is seeking better Web searches. They report on all sorts of innovations happening outside the Google-Yahoo-MSN zone that the press is usually reporting on, including GPS-enhanced searches from University of Maryland, Shape Retrieval and Analysis from Princeton, musical…

Workshop Values in Computer Design and Information System Design

I've been accepted as a Graduate Fellow to the Values in Computer Design and Information System Design workshop hosted by the Center for Science, Technology & Society at Santa Clara University. It should prove to be an ecxellent opportunity to…