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2015-01-12 21:03:14     CodeMirror

http://codemirror.net/

CodeMirror is a versatile text editor implemented in Jav... browser. It is specialized for editing code, and comes w... language modes and addons that implement more advanced e... functionality.
A rich programming API and a CSS theming system are avai

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/Channels/techie/web development

2014-12-31 10:54:14     This City Eliminated Poverty, And Nearly Everyone Forgot About It

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...-mincome_n_6392126.html?...

Between 1974 and 1979, residents of a small Manitoba cit... be subjects in a project that ensured basic annual incom...
And for five years, poverty was completely eliminated.
The program was dubbed “Mincome” -- a neologism of ⠮..
The project’s o

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/Channels/economy and politics

2014-12-30 10:29:25     Future of Work: Why Teaching Everyone to Code Is Delusional | Singularity HUB

http://singularityhub.com/...everyone-to-code-is-delusional/

You need to teach people to know themselves and how to m... integrity of themselves on all levels, you need to teach... about thinking, how to collect, filter, collate, process... massive knowledge resources that they will have given to... and how to

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/Channels/education/CS education

2014-12-30 09:59:43     It’s the Gospel truth - so take it or leave it - Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/...th-so-take-it-or-leave-it.html

The paradox is that growing or shrinking numbers do not ... The Gospel would still be true even if no one believed i... thing is that, where it is tried – where it is imperfe... followed – as it was in Northern Ireland during the pe... is in many

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/Channels/theology and religion

2014-12-30 09:35:21     Facebook Apologizes For Emotional Pain Caused By "Year In Review" Posts

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/...by-year-in-review-posts.html

What we should take from this doesn't have to do with co... pasts. It's not about appreciating what we've experience... able to let go of the past, if we feel like it. This is ... fact that there isn't an algorithmic code for everything... to evoke em

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/Channels/techie/social networking

2014-12-16 11:01:06     The NIPS Experiment | Moody Rd

http://mrtz.org/blog/the-nips-experiment/

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/Channels/research methods

2014-12-10 09:45:25     Shanley Kane of Model View Culture Challenges a “Corrupt” Silicon Valley | MIT Technology Review

http://www.technologyreview.com/...itique-of-silicon-valley/

The Valley has bought into the idea of itself as a merit... self-starting, bootstrapping geniuses so much better and... anyone else in the world that they deserve wildly dispro... opportunities for wealth and power. The problem is that ... opposite of

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/Channels/digital economy

2014-12-10 09:42:29     Did You Know: Demographics on Technical Women | National Center for Women & Information Technology

http://www.ncwit.org/...ou-know-demographics-technical-women

Women currently hold more than 51% of all professional o...
In 1991, women held 37% of all computing-related occupat ...
Women comprise 34% of web developers; 23% of programmers ...
Women hold 19% of CIO positions at Fortune 250 companies ...
Among the t

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/Channels/digital economy

2014-12-06 15:56:08     What is the HAT -

http://hubofallthings.com/what-is-the-hat/

The HAT is the first-ever personal data platform (HATPDP... individuals’ own data for their personal use. Individu... their own data from internet-connected objects or servic... acquired data is then transformed by the HATPDP to enabl...
The HAT is

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/Channels/techie/open data
/Channels/techie/social networking

2014-11-23 14:53:23     BBC News - What phantom limbs and mirrors teach us about the brain

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15938103

In a lab in southern California scientists are curing th... incurable with little more than a mirror, and changing o... the brain in the process.
In mid-November the team at the University of California ...
That study is in its very early stages, but si

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/Channels/physicality

2014-11-23 12:37:15     msu.seum: A Location Based Mobile Application for Exploring the Cultural Heritage and Archaeology of Michigan State University | Digital Archaeology

http://digitalarchaeology.matrix.msu.edu/...tate-university/

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/Channels/heritage and museums

2014-11-23 12:36:19     Richest 1% of people own nearly half of global wealth, says report | Business | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...al-wealth-credit-suisse-report

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/Channels/economy and politics

2014-11-18 19:00:22     The 110 Year-Old Light Bulb That's Never Been Turned Off

http://gizmodo.com/...s-never-been-turned-off-1659505178?...

The 110 Year-Old Light Bulb That's Never Been Turned Off
The oldest lightbulb in continuous use was installed bef ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time
/Channels/sustainability

2014-11-05 11:53:10     Automatic Statistician

http://www.automaticstatistician.com/about.html

Making sense of data is one of the great challenges of t... we live in. While it is becoming easier to collect and s... data, from personal medical data, to scientific data, to... commercial data, there are relatively few people trained... and machine

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/Channels/AI
/Channels/statistics

2014-11-05 10:56:05     100 African Cities Destroyed By Europeans: WHY there are seldom historical buildings and monuments in sub-Saharian Africa! | SiliconAfrica.com

http://www.siliconafrica.com/terra-nullius/?...

When tourists visit sub-Saharan Africa, they often wonde... no historical buildings or monuments?”
The reason is simple. Europeans have destroyed most of t ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/space and place
/Channels/heritage and museums
/Channels/maps and geography

2014-11-04 19:52:01     Lightweight javascript in-memory database: LokiJS

http://lokijs.org/#/

LokiJS is an in-memory database which prioritises perfor... everything *
LokiJS supports field indexing for faster document acces ...

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/Channels/techie/JavaScript

2014-11-04 14:45:39     Lens Correction / Distortion

http://paulbourke.net/miscellaneous/lenscorrection/

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/Channels/visualisation

2014-10-30 17:17:40     About Us - Hive.co.uk

http://www.hive.co.uk/about-us/

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/Channels/digital economy

2014-10-30 08:16:53     radicalcartography

http://www.radicalcartography.net/index.html?frenchkisses

[ From frame: http://www.radicalcartography.net/frenchkisses.html ]

This data has been around a while — the main site (in ... around since 2007, and the maps have appeared in all the... these published maps enforce the tyranny of the majority... administrative département with a solid color.
Similar to my other dot

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/Channels/visualisation

2014-10-22 07:47:01     Aatish Bhatia on Twitter: "One of the shortest math publications of all time. Two sentences providing a counterexample to a conjecture by Euler. http://t.co/tJsdWD7zYD"

https://twitter.com/aatishb/status/524630427731247104/p.../1

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/Channels/math

2014-10-21 22:40:41     An A to Z of Noah Webster's Finest Forgotten Words | Paul Anthony Jones

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...en-words_b_5985494.html?...

KISSING-CRUST (n.)
As loaves of bread expand in the oven as they're cooked, ...
LONGINQUITY (n.)
Derived from the Latin word for distance, longinquity is ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/language
/Channels/writing

2014-10-21 20:46:28     What Role Does Technology Play in Record Levels of Income Inequality? | MIT Technology Review

http://www.technologyreview.com/...echnology-and-inequality/

The disparity between the rich and everyone else is larg... United States and increasing in much of Europe. Why?

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/Channels/economy and politics

2014-10-21 16:15:00     The Brand

https://www.slow-watches.com/the-brand

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time

2014-10-21 15:32:07     Use Google Spreadsheets as your CMS | Brace Data

http://www.gospelpro.com/r/pcqtu

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/Channels/techie/open data

2014-10-21 15:29:41     MapStory : Welcome!

http://mapstory.org/

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/Channels/cognition and art/space and place
/Channels/maps and geography

2014-10-20 18:02:49     Web Services and Marketplaces Create a New Data Science Economy - Machine Learning - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/...-a-new-data-science-economy.aspx

For the first time, data scientists can monetize their k... creativity just as app developers do. When this happens,... the dynamics of the industry – essentially, data scien... “self-publish” their domain expertise as cloud servi... be made acc

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/Channels/techie/open data

2014-10-20 10:01:31     Why Experts Reject Creativity - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/10/wh.../2/

American culture worships creativity, but mostly in the ... people really don't like new ideas that sound entirely n... the experts that often have to approve them. The trick i... new ideas as old ideas—to make your creativity seem, w... creative.

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/Channels/cognition and art/creativity
/Channels/research methods

2014-10-08 14:52:06     Weird Device Helps Long-Distance Lovers 'Teleport' Smooches

http://www.livescience.com/48098-kiss-messenger-device.html

Kissenger Devices
These devices, known as "Kissengers," allow long-distanc ...
Credit: Hooman Samani
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... of the Kissenger device. [5 Ways Love Affects the Brain]

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/Channels/HCI stuff/emotion and fun

2014-10-07 11:26:01     BBC News - Alien attacks and Fifa 15 chants: The art of video game noise

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29474695

Sound design is often the unsung hero of video games. Bu... get it right, primal instincts are triggered, helping im... the action. Below, the brains behind the soundscapes of ... biggest releases discuss their art in exclusive intervie...

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2014-10-07 09:50:27     Where do atheists live? Maps show the 'godless' cities of England and Wales | Cities | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...ities-religion-census-data-viz

DataShine, a new census data visualisation tool from Oli... UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, shows ‘n... hotspots in Brighton, Bristol and Norwich; while Bradfor... clearly split and Liverpool keeps the faith. Dark blue a... least 39.5%

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/Channels/cognition and art/space and place

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