IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - September/October 2011 - (Page 12)
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Marketing representatives have identified “turning data into action” as their top organizational issue in IBM’s survey, “The State of Marketing 2011.” Measurement, analysis and learning emerged as the top IT bottlenecks.
New York University student Mike Knuepfel recently created a keyboard frequency sculpture to illustrate the rate at which each letter in the alphabet is used on a keyboard. He outlines the project in his blog: http://bit.ly/nyukeyboard.
SOURCE: THE MIKE KNUEPFEL ITP EXPERIENCE
How long would it take you to realize you’d lost your cell phone? According to a London-based survey, slightly more than one-third of mobile phone owners report they’d notice a lost phone within 15 minutes, while 61 percent would within the hour.
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Three girls took home trophies in Google’s first science fair. Lauren Hodge studied the effects of different marinades on the level of potentially harmful carcinogens in grilled chicken; Naomi Shah endeavored to prove that improved indoor air quality can reduce people’s reliance on asthma medications; and Shree Bose discovered a way to improve ovarian cancer treatment for patients who have built up a resistance to certain chemotherapy drugs.
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