Short takes week of 7/30

Call for papers SRII (WW) Service Research and Innovation Institute  www.thesrii.org
Journal of International of Commerce, Economics, and Policy (WW) JICEP http://www.worldscinet.com/jicep/jicep.shtml

International Conference (Thailand) Management of Engineering and Technology PICMET’10 http://www.picmet.org/new/Conferences/2010/

Technology and Information Management Program (US) UC Santa Cruz http://www.tim.ucsc.edu/

OECD Innovation Report (WW) Sustainable and greener growth http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/51/28/45326349.pdf

US White House Innovation Report (US) Sustainability and job creation http://tinyurl.com/29rovwv

Zero Energy Office Buildings (US) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSF5ybnaJXQ&feature=player_embedded

Green Print (US) Joint Venture Silicon Valley http://tinyurl.com/27dbj44

CyberCity and High Tech Jobs (US) NYC http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20080624/FREE/695433497#

Most profitable companies (WW) http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/global500/2010/performers/companies/profits/

Big Challenges and Opportunities (US) Tim Draper Venture Capitalist  http://tinyurl.com/27je3mp

Job Growth (US) Driven by New Firms http://tinyurl.com/38t6n9e

Worldometers (WW) http://www.worldometers.com

World Hunger (WW) UN Report http://www.fao.org/hunger/en/

World Hunger Deaths Per Hour (WW) Poverty.com http://www.poverty.com/

World Poverty (WW) World Bank Report http://tinyurl.com/7h7x5

World Governance (WW) World Bank Report http://info.worldbank.org/governance/wgi/index.asp

World Human Rights (WW) UN Report http://www.hrweb.org/legal/undocs.html

Defining Discrimination (WW) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discrimination

Defining Macroeconomics (WW) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macroeconomics

Visualizing GDP per capita (WW) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GDP_PPP_Per_Capita_IMF_2008.svg

Cities (WW) http://www.urban-age.net/

History of Cities (WW) https://faculty.washington.edu/modelski/WcitiesH.htm

Universities Economic Impact (WW) https://faculty.washington.edu/modelski/WcitiesH.htm

History of Universities (WW) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_European_research_universities

Academic Ranking of World Universities (WW) http://www.arwu.org

History of Schools and Universal Education (US) http://www.pbs.org/kcet/publicschool/index.html

Economic Analysis by Country (WW) The Economist http://countryanalysis.eiu.com/

National Statistics (WW) Nationmaster http://www.nationmaster.com/index.php

Teach for America (US) 12% of All Ivy League Seniors Attracted  http://tinyurl.com/2eyxsvg

Imagine Cup (WW) http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2010/07/imagine-cup-introduction/#ixzz0t8QE5ccY

Education Innovation Blog (US) http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/07/what-i-learned-recently-in-nyc_08.html

Citizen Science (US)  Gulf Oil Spill  http://mogo.cs.umass.edu/

Silicon Vally Innovation Institute (US) Innovate or Die http://www.svii.org

Free K-12 Textbooks (US) Content K-12  http://www.ck12.org

Is the end of printed books near? (WW) http://www.teleread.com/2010/07/05/google-penguin-and-the-future-of-e-books/

Education Summit (US) Google 2007 http://research.google.com/university/relations/eduSummit2007/

Artifact-centric service interoperations (EU) http://www.acsi-project.eu/

Research to accelerate the design, deployment, and management of e-service blends (EU)
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ibm-and-european-union-join-to-develop-new-collaborative-e-business-model-extending-open-source-and-cloud-technologies-97913489.html

IBM Almaden has Tandberg Telepresence (US) http://www.tandberg.com/telepresence/ http://www.ivci.com/videoconferencing-tandberg-telepresence.html
Cisco acquired Tandberg (US, Sweden) http://www.cisco.com/en/US/solutions/ns669/ttg.html
My dream (WW) High QoS Connections to All the Universities in the World  http://www.nlr.net/telepresence-faq.php

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