Short takes 7 August

Handbook of Service Science (Springer) http://tinyurl.com/3798ybl

Service Science Progress and Directions (Spohrer) http://www.slideshare.net/spohrer/service-science-progress-and-directions-20100620

International Conference Exploring Service Science (Switzerland) http://iess.unige.ch/   http://www.slideshare.net/ServicesScience/iess-10-welcome

Public Service Delivery (EU) COCKPIT  http://www.cockpit-project.eu/

Ecoblocks (WW) Harrison Fraker UCBerkeley  http://www.slideshare.net/geoff848/harrison-fraker-ecoblocks

Grand Challenge Summit (US) USC http://www.naegrandchallengessummit2010.org/

Energy and Climate Change Network (Greece) http://www.kepa.uoa.gr/PROMITHEAS_general.htm

Nano Progress (Lux Populi) Green Science and Tech Research  http://tinyurl.com/24pr72v

HPC (UK) Edinburg http://www.hpcwire.com/offthewire/Eddie-Gets-Power-Boost-Goes-Green-97861034.html

HPC Cloud (US) CITRIS   http://cloud.citris-uc.org

Venturing and Investing (WW) Guild Investment http://guildinvestment.com/

New York City Venture Fellows (US) http://www.nycventurefellows.org .

Strategic Business Insights (WW) Http://www.strategicbusinessinsights.com

XBRL standard for financial reporting (US) VintageFiling http://www.vfilings.com/

Learning in Informal and Formal Environments (SRI) LIFE http://www.life-slc.org/about-the-life-center

Service Factory Education  (US) Students Meet Your Robot Teacher  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/11/science/11robots.html?th=&emc=th&pagewanted=print

Personal Robot Industry in Our Life Time (WW) Silicon Valley’s Willow Garage http://tinyurl.com/2amtzju

Robots that Make Things (MakerBots) http://www.makerbot.com/

Service Factory Health  (US) Factory Efficiency Comes to Hospitals http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/11/business/11seattle.html

Service System Learning (New Scientist) To Be The Best, Learn From The Rest http://tinyurl.com/2ft2xsm

Smarter Systems (US) National Governors Association http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/government/article/palmisano_nga_speech.html

Industry University Collaboration (US) Research and Education  http://research.google.com/university/relations/eduSummit2007/

Industry University Collaboration (US) Research and Education  http://tinyurl.com/25amc78

Learning Design and Technology (US) Stanford  http://ldt.stanford.edu

Learning Object Metadata (US) Tom Wason http://www.tomwason.com

Spectrum of Higher Education (US) NYT on Delta Project Report  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/10/education/10education.html

Trends in College Spending (US) Delta Project  Report http://deltacostproject.org/analyses/delta_reports.asp

WW GDP and Top Ranked Universities (WW) http://tinyurl.com/2wy7hu9

Charter Cities (WW) Paul Romer’s TED Talk http://www.ted.com/talks/paul_romer.html

Innovation City (US) Manor Texas http://cityofmanor.org

Innovation City (US) Babcock Ranch Florida http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/31827.wss

Innovation City (Denmark) http://www.bass.dk/power/

City Forward (WW) http://www.CityForward.org

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

Study of Work (US) Colorado http://www.colorado.edu/Research/CISW/

Changing the Conversation (US) Marketing Engineering http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12187#toc

SSME (IBM) http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/spaces/ssme

Smarter Istanbul (Turkey) http://tinyurl.com/2uq2jjx

Global Mining and Carbon Report (IBM) http://www-05.ibm.com/uk/green/cdp2009/mining.html?ca=_mining_lead_&me=w&met=uk_green

Business Process Bluepinting tool (IBM) http://www-01.ibm.com/software/integration/bpm-blueprint/

Available via Academic Initiatives website (IBM) https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/university/academicinitiative/

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