to me.. this is very interesting stuff!
Link: http://wikitrust.soe.ucsc.edu/talks-and-papers (via shareaholic)
to me.. this is very interesting stuff!
Interesting and simple explanation of Google Pagerank algorithm.
4little1s.com baby gifts web site explains the Google PageRank algorithm
PR (A) = (1-d) +d (PR(t1)/C(t1) + %u2026 + PR(tn) /C (TN))
While appearing not to be a totally exclusive factor, having a good
page rank appears to help your position within Google. I say ‘appears’
as the overall algorithm to a high position does change, so while one
day the emphasises is on xyz, it may and probably does change, once
people suddenly realise what they should be doing. DMOZ being a good
example of this!
As a mathematician by trade, starting the business was excellent for
my brain, but when we talk about Algorithms its heaven.
The equation above is actually quite easy to understand and I try to
explain as simply as I can:
PR is the actual Page Rank you are looking to get
A = The Web page in question (use your home page as an example)
d = A suppressive dampening effect variable I suggest a value of 0.85
is not far from the mark
t1..tn = Pages linking to (A) In this case we used our homepage
C = Is the number of links on the page that are outbound to other
sites you have linked to
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see picture: Google has verified that this email truly comes from PayPal. Nice one, because there are many phishing emails out there trying to get people to false PayPal sites.
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Subject: CFP for new Int’l J. of Social and Organizational Dynamics in Information Technology (IJSODIT)
Dear colleagues,A new international journal on Social and Organizational Dynamics in IT (IJSODIT) has appeared and presents its first Call for Papers below. It is the official journal of the social issues in information technology track at HICSS, AMCIS and DSI. The journal will present the best work from these tracks and publish quarterly in print and electronically at IGI Global publishers. If your research is in one or more related areas, please consider submitting your work as well! Best regards, Rick van KrevelenAssociate editor TU Delft / Faculty TPM / Section SE / a2.330
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********************* CALL FOR PAPERS *********************
International Journal of Social and Organizational Dynamics in Information Technology (IJSODIT)
Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michael B. Knight
Published: Quarterly (both in Print and Electronic form)
MISSION OF IJSODIT:
Social issues related to information technology represents one of the most often discussed underpinnings in information systems research throughout the tenure of the IS field. Social issues are those research topics most aligned with the human factor in terms of information systems planning, development and utilization. The International Journal of Social and Organizational Dynamics in Information Technology includes all aspects of social issues that are impacted by information technology affecting organizations and inter-organizational structures. This includes the conceptualization of specific social issues and their associated constructs, proposed designs and infrastructures, empirical validation of social models, and case studies illustrating socialization success and failures. Some key topics may include: (1) ethics, (2) culture, (3) relationships, (4) human interaction, (5) security, (6) design, (7) building relationships, and (8) diversity in the IT workforce.
Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Ethical issues
- Codes of conduct and practice â—‹ Confidentiality agreements
- Intellectual property rights â—‹ Electronic monitoring of employees
- Impartiality of data utilization â—‹ Morality in information systems
- Politics â—‹Assimilation of emerging technologies
- Developing trust â—‹Management structures
- Power asymmetry â—‹Social barriers
- Policy implementation â—‹Social environments
- Cultural customs & digital divides â—‹Social capital
Human Interaction issues
- Development partnerships â—‹Virtual teams
- Group cohesiveness â—‹Networking & Collaboration
- Group facilitation â—‹Buyer-supplier linkages
- Recruitment and retention â—‹Assessment and evaluation
- Motivation â—‹Social presence
- Asynchronous learning networks â—‹Leadership
- Models for IS security implementation â—‹Virus/worm creation
- Misrepresentation in digital media â—‹Standards, laws, and regulations
- IS Security design and management methods â—‹Fraud with systems use
- Behavioral issues in IS security â—‹Security culture & awareness issues
- Social, legal and ethical of IS Security â—‹Misuse of data
- Strategic management issues in IS security â—‹Trust issues in IS Security
- Design issues
- Distributed projects â—‹Process changes
- Soft-side development â—‹Modeling techniques
- Social network knowledge
- Building Relationships
Diversity in the IT Workforce
- Relationships between the information systems area and other academic disciplines
- Development of information systems subspecialties
- Contributions from information systems to the development of other academic disciplines
- Reporting new developments in other reference disciplines
- Research between the IS system areas and other established fields
- Diversity in virtual IT teams
- Educational initiatives for increased diversity in the IT workforce
- Gender, Race, Age, Education, and Socio-Economic Differences in IT
- The Role of Community Technology Centers
- Urban & Community Informatics
- IT for Transformation and Wealth Creation
- Information Technology as a Means for Increasing Social Capital
TYPES OF SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS
The types of constructs that will be considered for review and publication would include, but would not be limited to, the following:
- Confidence - Commitment - Judgment - Flexibility
- Certainty - Satisfaction - Utilization - Stability
- Influence - Presence - Change - Support
- Collaboration - Cohesiveness - Participation - Consent
- Creativity - Understanding - Trust - Synergy
- Perspective - Accountability - Excitement - Power
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
SUBMITTING TO IJSODIT:
Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNALâ€™S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/development/author_info/guidelines submission.pdf PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The International Journal of Social and Organizational Dynamics in Information Technology is published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the â€œInformation Science Referenceâ€ (formerly Idea Group Reference), â€œMedical Information Science Referenceâ€, â€œBusiness Science Referenceâ€, and â€œEngineering Science Referenceâ€ imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com.
All inquiries and submissions should be should be directed to the attention of:
Dr. Michael B. Knight
International Journal of Social and Organizational Dynamics in Information Technology
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Education and Information Technologies, Vol. 14, Issue 4
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hieronder enkele links die je zou kunnen bekijken. Het is niet allemaal even relevant, maar een leuk overzicht van handige tools.
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Welkom bij het onderdeel Ontwikkelen van Wikiwijs.
Dit onderdeel biedt je de mogelijkheid om zelf, stap voor stap, digitaal leermateriaal te ontwikkelen en te publiceren.
Omdat Wikiwijs nog volop in ontwikkeling is, is dit onderdeel nog niet geïntegreerd in Wikiwijs. Er is nu gekozen voor een externe applicatie: Connexions.
Dat betekent dat je Wikiwijs verlaat op het moment dat je leermateriaal wilt gaan ontwikkelen. Connexions wordt op dit moment zonder Wikiwijs-aanpassingen aangeboden en daarom is alles ook in het Engels.
Het materiaal dat je binnen Connexions ontwikkelt en publiceert, is nog niet binnen Wikiwijs terug te vinden, alleen binnen Connexions zelf.
In de toekomst zal Connexions meer een onderdeel worden van Wikiwijs en zal dit wel gerealiseerd kunnen worden.
Om naar Connexions te gaan, klik hier.
Link: http://productie.wikiwijs.nl/task/ontwikkelen.psml (via shareaholic)
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From: Tobias Kalenscher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Participants wanted for a TRULY FUN fMRI study on decision making
Apologies for cross-posting!
We are again looking for male volunteers to participate in a TRULY FUN (believe me!) fMRI experiment on decision making in which you will have to rate the attractiveness of erotic pictures. You can participate if you are male, right-handed, meet the medical requirements listed below and if you haven’t participated in this study before.
Your participation will consist of two parts: First, a screening part in which we will test some behavioural data, and, if you qualify, then the actual fMRI experiment. The screening takes approx. 1 hour and will determine whether you are suitable to do the fMRI experiment (we need to check whether, for example, any medical condition precludes you from participating). The screening can be done online and at your own pace. The fMRI experiment takes 1.5 hours, during which you will be in the fMRI scanner for about 1 hour. Your will earn 5 Euros for the screening plus 20 Euros for the fMRI session, hence a total of 25 Euros. If you cannot participate in the fMRI experiment, you will still be reimbursed with 5 Euros. Additionally, if you qualify for scanning, you get the chance to get an image of your own brain. The scanner is located at the Academic Medical Center (near metro station Holendrecht).
Note: you can only participate if you have not participated in this experiment before, and if you are male, heterosexual, right-handed and don’t wear glasses (contact lenses are fine). You cannot participate if you are claustrophobic or if you have any non-removable metal parts in or on your body, such as non-removable piercings, prostheses, pacemakers….
Good news: Dutch as a native language is not a requirement. If you decide to participate, we will provide you with more information about the study and details concerning the scanner.
The behavioural screening can be accessed at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=hRXdmjVRhU3SSUlsC0Bvsg_3d_3d
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If you are interested and can participate, please complete the online screening questionnaire at the URL provided above. PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO FILL IN YOUR CORRECT EMAIL ADDRESS ONLINE WHEN PROMPTED TO DO SO. Otherwise we will not be able to contact your for payment and for the fMRI experiment.
If you have any questions, please reply to this address: Tobias.Kalenscher@gmail.com (first come, first serve). Please provide you telephone number so we can contact you if necessary.
Tobias Kalenscher & Molly Crockett
DR. TOBIAS KALENSCHER
Animal Physiology & Cognitive Neuroscience
Neurobiology Section of Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS)
University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science
1090 GE Amsterdam
Ph +31 (0)20 525 8374
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From: Yu Zhang <email@example.com>
Date: Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 2:46 AM
Subject: Last CFP Agent-Directed Simulation, April 12-14, 2010, Orlando, Florida
To: Yu Zhang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
CALL FOR PAPERS and POSTERS
Agent-Directed Simulation Symposium (ADS’10)
Orlando, Florida, USA
April 12-14, 2010
Manuscript Submission: November 30, 2009.
Sponsored by The Society for Modeling and Simulation
International (SCS) in collaboration with ACM/SIGSIM.
As part of the 2010 Spring Simulation Multi-conference (SpringSim’10) http://www.scs.org/confernc/springsim/springsim10/springsim10.htm
the 2010 Agent-Directed Simulation Symposium is a premier platform to
explore all three aspects of the synergy of simulation and agent
technologies. Hence, it has a special place within simulation and
agent conferences, including agent-based (social) simulation
conferences. Therefore the ADS symposium fills a gap in the agent
community as well as the simulation community.
The purpose of the ADS symposium is to facilitate dissemination of the
most recent advancements in the theory, methodology, application, and
toolkits of agent-directed simulation. Agent-directed simulation is
comprehensive in the integration of agent and simulation technologies,
by including models that use agents to develop domain-specific
simulations, i.e., agent simulation (this is often referred to as
agent-based simulation -when other two important aspects are not
considered), and by also including the use of agent technology to
develop simulation techniques and toolkits that are subsequently
applied, either with or without agents.
Hence, agent-directed simulation consists of three distinct, yet
related areas that can be grouped under two categories as follows:
1. Simulation for Agents (agent simulation): simulation of agent
systems in engineering, human and social dynamics, military
2. Agents for Simulation (which has two aspects): agent-supported
simulation deals with the use of agents as a support facility to
enable computer assistance in problem solving or enhancing
cognitive capabilities; and agent-based simulation that focuses
on the use of agents for the generation of model behavior in a
Through the theme of agent-directed simulation, the symposium will
bring together agent technologies, tools, toolkits, platforms,
languages, methodologies, and applications in a pragmatic manner. In
this symposium, established researchers, educators, and students are
encouraged to come together and discuss the benefits of agent
technology in their use and application for simulation. It is a way
for people to discuss why and how they have used agent technology in
their simulations, and describe the benefit of having done so.
The theme of ADS’10 is based on the observation of the following
* The growth of new advanced distributed computing standards along
with the rapid rise of e-commerce are providing a new context that
acts as a critical driver for the development of next generation
systems. These standards revolve around service-oriented
technologies, pervasive computing, web-services, Grid, autonomic
computing, ambient intelligence etc. The supporting role that
intelligent agents play in the development of such systems is
becoming pervasive, and simulation plays a critical role in the
analysis and design of such systems.
* The use of emergent agent technologies at the organization,
interaction (e.g., coordination, negotiation, communication) and
agent levels (i.e. reasoning, autonomy) are expected to advance
the state of the art in various application technologies is
difficult. Using agent-supported simulation techniques for
testing complex agent systems is up and coming field.
* To facilitate bridging the gap between research and application,
there is a need for tools, agent programming languages, and
methodologies to analyze, design, and implement complex,
non-trivial agent-based simulations. Existing agent-based
simulation tools are still not mature enough to enable developing
agents with varying degrees cognitive and reasoning capabilities.
ADS’10 will provide a leading forum to bring together researchers and
practitioners from diverse simulation societies within computer science,
social sciences, engineering, business, education, human factors, and
systems engineering. The involvement of various agent-directed
simulation groups will enable the cross-fertilization of ideas and
development of new perspectives by fostering novel advanced solutions,
as well as enabling technologies for agent-directed simulation
* Technical papers provide a longer format for presenting experience
reports, research results, or descriptions of ”work in progress”.
They are limited to 8 pages.
* Short position papers are targeted at raising a question or framing
an issue for discussion during the symposium. Position papers are
limited to 3 pages.
* Poster presentations present an opportunity to present work in
progress and receive feedback from colleagues. A one page write-up
of the poster presentations will be included in the proceedings.
(For all, required font sizes are: min 10 pt for text and min 9 pt for
figures or references).
Papers should be submitted electronically to
All papers will be subject to a peer-reviewing process by three program
committee members. (Please see the key dates listed below.)
FINAL PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
All prospective authors, whose papers are accepted for inclusion in the
program, will be invited to submit their position or technical papers
to ADS’10. Accepted and registered papers will be published in the
conference proceedings by the SCS. In addition, the committee will
select a set of best papers. Authors of these papers will be encouraged to submit appropriately expanded versions of these papers for journal
Nov 30, 2009: Manuscript submission
Dec 30, 2009: Notification of acceptance
Jan 20, 2010: Full Camera-ready papers
Apr 12-14, 2010: ADS’10 Symposium
Levent Yilmaz, Auburn University
Tuncer Ören, University of Ottawa
Gregory Madey, University of Notre Dame
Maarten Sierhuis, Carnegie Mellon University, NASA Ames Research Center
Yu Zhang, Trinity University
Myngle Newsletter Vol. 9, November 2009
very interesting presentation by Andreas Meiszner, a researcher on open source learning communities.
Link: http://www.slideshare.net/andreasmeiszner/the-emergence-of-open-courses-understanding-open-education-by-drawing-on-the-open-source-case (via shareaholic)
alvast de vragen voor de paneldiscussie van donderdag a.s.http://hennis.nl/domains/hennis.nl/public_html/FILES/Vragen%20panel%20BVLT-congres_IK.docx
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From: “Jolanda Beerse” <J.Beerse@topproductions.nl>Date: 17 november 2009 15:00:45 GMT+01:00To: <email@example.com>Subject: Panel Moving Learning 2009
Geachte heer Hennis, Wij hebben uw naam en emailadres gekregen via Marcel de Leeuwe. Aanstaande donderdag maakt u onderdeel uit van het panel tijdens Moving Learning 2009. Bijgaand treft u een werkdocument aan, hetgeen wij reeds in de voorbereiding hebben.Uiteraard prefereren wij zaalinterruptie; echter mocht de zaal stilvallen, dan zal de dagvoorzitter, Erna Froon, enkele van bijgaande stellingen voorleggen aan het panel. De paneldiscussie staat gepland van 13.50 14.35 uur.Er zullen 5 gemakkelijke fauteuils op het podium staan.U krijgt een reversmicrofoon van ons opgespeld. Wie zijn de overige panelleden?- Linda Borgdorff SNS Reaal- Yvonne Sterken ABN AMRO- Jan-Paul Staalduinen - student net afgestudeerd- Frank van den Berg Getronics In de plenaire zaal zijn ongeveer 200 gasten aanwezig. Heeft u behoefte aan meer informatie, dan verzoeken wij u vriendelijk contact op te nemen met ondergetekende. Hartelijke groet, Jolanda Beerseorganisatie Moving Learning 2009kantoor 0343 460660mobiel 0653771328
Movember actie! Steun mijn snor en onderzoek naar prostaatkanker (1 op 6 mannen wordt daarmee geconfronteerd)! Om daar aandacht op te vestigen, en omdat het gewoon een mooie actie is, laten alle stoere mannen hun snor staan in November. Zie hier mijn resultaat na 2 weken.
Maar het is nog niet klaar: ik zal dit bijzondere object de gehele maand blijven trimmen. Jouw steun is nodig, laat hieronder weten dat je mij en het kankerfonds sponsort (klein bedrag), en doe mee met deze actie.
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Instant educational wikis without waiting
The Wikidot.com blog said today that, “While free private sites are limited to five members, Wikidot.com has offered universities and schools the option of unlimited private sites for their classes and courses. Now, we’ve decided to make it really simple to get an educational site. In your site manager Access policy page, just click the “educational upgrade” link, enter your school or university name, and description of project, and click “Please upgrade my site now”.”
Wikidot.com database abandons spinning rust for Intel X-25 SSDs
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Snow Leopard wiki gets software version
Softpedia reports: “Designed and developed by Dan Greuel, SnowChecker is a desktop application based on the Wiki-based Snow Leopard Compatibility website. Thanks to the thousands of users adding compatibility data to snowleopard.wikidot.com, the program can effectively show which apps are fully or partially compatible with Snow Leopard, as well as provide direct links to the websites they’re hosted on.”
Wikidot.com approaches 400k users, 4M pages
Wikidot.com is approaching 4M pages and 400,000 users. Yesterday, according to Alexa, 0.039% of all Internet users worldwide visited Wikidot.com and there are 3,616 sites more popular than Wikidot.com. The Danish like Wikidot.com most of all (they only visit 587 sites more often) while the Chinese prefer 48,974 other sites. Wikidot.com is blocked in mainland China.
Recent improvements to Wikidot.com
Over the last month, we’ve seen the new Join and Clone modules, a simpler registration and sign-in process, a new “open” access policy that lets new members join your site with one click, many new ListPage features, simple data forms, and over fifty other bug fixes and improvements.
New “Wiki Magazine” will cover wikis, Wikidot
Wiki Magazine “will contain articles, profiles, tips and tricks, design features and interviews. It will initially concentrate on Wikidot but during 2010 we hope to expand the magazine to cover many other wiki products and services.”
Hi Kiva Friend,
Kiva recently hit a huge milestone: we passed the $100
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Kiva’s First Annual Educational Community Web Summit
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