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2016-12-06 14:35:42     Author discusses new book, 'The Uberfication of the University'

https://www.insidehighered.com/...ok-uberfication-university

Author discusses new book on the relationship between th... and the erosion of faculty rights.

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/Channels/education/Higher Ed.

2016-12-06 14:34:28     iVoLVER - Interactive Visual Language for Visualization Extraction and Reconstruction

http://ivolver.cs.st-andrews.ac.uk/

iVoLVER is a tool that allows users to create visualizat... textual programming. It is designed to enable flexible a... types of data (text, colors, shapes, quantities, dates) ... source types (bitmap charts, webpages, photographs, SVGs... within the

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/Channels/rural issues
/Channels/visualisation

2016-12-06 14:33:06     Solid

https://solid.mit.edu/

Solid is an exciting new project led by Prof. Tim Berner... the World Wide Web, taking place at MIT and the Qatar Co... Institute. The project aims to radically change the way ... work today, resulting in true data ownership as well as ...

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/Channels/HCI stuff/privacy and data control
/Channels/techie/open data

2016-12-06 14:30:57     Symposium on Computational Fabrication

http://www.symposium-on-computational-fabrication.com/

The Symposium on Computational Fabrication is an interdi... that brings together leading experts from academia and i... of computer graphics, geometry processing, mechanical en... materials science, architecture, human-computer interact... applied mat

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/Channels/DIY technology

2016-12-06 14:28:55     Impact of Social Sciences – Are 90% of academic papers really never cited? Reviewing the literature on academic citations.

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/...emic-papers-citation-rates-remler/

It is widely accepted that academic papers are rarely ci... But what kind of data lies behind these assertions? Dahl... look at the academic research on citation practices and ... it is clear citation rates are low, much confusion remai... figures and

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/Channels/research methods/metrics and altmetrics

2016-12-06 14:27:48     Fake News Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts : All Tech Considered : NPR

http://www.npr.org/...f-check-the-news-and-get-the-facts?...

These tips are just a start at determining what type of ... Zimdars outlined these and others in a guide for her stu...
If you do these steps, you're helping yourself and you'r ...
And you won't be the only one trying to stop the spread ...

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2016-12-04 12:42:50     Jonathan Safran Foer: technology is diminishing us | Books | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/...oer-technology-diminishing-us

Have you found yourself checking email at dinner, or ski... screen, unable to focus? The closer the world gets to ou... more we stand to lose

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time

2016-12-04 12:39:44     Google's DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream - ExtremeTech

https://www.extremetech.com/...ai-gives-robots-ability-dream

Rather than pointlessly rehearsing entire sections of th... little bearing on the player’s overall score, “dream... to highlight certain sections of the game that are espec... and repeat them ad nauseam until expertise is achieved. ... technique,

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/Channels/cognition and art/regret

2016-12-03 12:13:33     Incredible discovery of 40,000-year-old tools for art and engineering | Ars Technica UK

http://arstechnica.co.uk/...d-tools-for-art-and-engineering/

The question that has long raged among archaeologists is... first began using ochre as a tool for engineering or as ... making art. In other words, does symbolism start with sc... aesthetics? By examining 23 ochre-processing tools from ... researchers

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/Channels/cognition and art/evolutionary psychology

2016-11-03 12:14:18     This new economic model takes into account the fact you're irrational | World Economic Forum

https://www.weforum.org/...unt-the-fact-youre-irrational?...

The paper, updated this month, by economist Xavier Gabai... University, integrates behavioral economics findings int... a New Keynesian macroeconomic model—one that includes ... decisionmaking and markets that aren’t perfectly compe... the kind of

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/Channels/economy and politics

2016-11-03 12:10:23     A #NoDAPL Map – Northlandia

https://northlandia.wordpress.com/2016/11/01/a-nodapl-map/

There was one other, better map of the project that I fo... partially inspired by–a relatively simple yet powerful...
Dakota Access Pipeline Indigenous Protest Map by Jordan ...
Maps like this are great, and there should be more of th ...
My Wisconsi

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

2016-11-02 10:32:25     Human brain is predisposed to negative stereotypes, new study suggests | Science | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/...tereotypes-new-study-suggests

rain responds more strongly to information about unfavou... groups, offering clues as to how prejudice emerges and s... shows

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/Channels/cognition and art/brain-stuff
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/Channels/HCI stuff/emotion and fun

2016-11-01 11:04:07     A More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Japanese Design Award | Mental Floss UK

http://www.mentalfloss.com/...stigious-japanese-design-award

Unlike the Mercator projection, the 1569 mapping techniq... you'd probably recognize from the world maps you saw in... continents on the AuthaGraph aren’t lined up straight... angled in a way that provides a more accurate representa... distances b

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/Channels/maps and geography

2016-10-27 12:23:49     71 Thousand High-Res Historical Maps Available for Free Download | ArchDaily

http://www.archdaily.com/...maps-available-for-free-download

History and geography lovers rejoice! You can now see an... incredible maps from the David Rumsey Map Collection dat... contains more that 71 thousand maps and images that spa... 21st century and illustrate everything from the seven co... entire worl

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/Channels/maps and geography

2016-10-23 17:00:35     Data — Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

http://allenai.org/data.html

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/Channels/AI
/Channels/techie/open data

2016-10-21 08:07:33     Text Samples

https://kevinmarks.github.io/colourandcontrast.html

Color and contrast
Contrast ratios illustrated

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/Channels/HCI stuff/accessibility

2016-10-20 10:41:18     Opinion: Big-Data Algorithms Are Manipulating Us All | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/...ig-data-algorithms-manipulating-us/

In 1954, Darrell Huff wrote a neat little book called Ho... Statistics, a how-to guide for marketers to mislead and ... into believing just about anything with the right graphi... well-placed stat. Computationally speaking, we’ve come... 1954, but i

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/Channels/statistics

2016-10-20 09:11:33     How the Web Became Unreadable

https://backchannel.com/...ecame-unreadable-a781ddc711b6#...

For example: Apple’s typography guidelines suggest tha... for a 7:1 contrast ratio. But what ratio, you might ask,... to state the guideline? It’s 5.5:1.
Apple’s guidelines for developers.

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/Channels/design
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/Channels/HCI stuff/accessibility

2016-10-19 17:19:45     StealJS

http://stealjs.com/

Futuristic JavaScript dependency loader and builder. Spe... load times. Works with ES6, CommonJS, AMD, CSS, LESS and... modular workflows.

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/Channels/techie/JavaScript

2016-10-19 14:39:55     Foundation launches million-dollar plan to record Australia's songlines - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-19/race-to.../7946006?...

One to two Indigenous languages are being lost every yea... estimate if the trend continues only 50 Indigenous langu... by the year 2050

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/Channels/cognition and art/language
/Channels/cognition and art/space and place
/Channels/heritage and museums

2016-10-18 17:19:35     A Walking Tour of New York’s Massive Surveillance Network

https://theintercept.com/...ks-massive-surveillance-network/

In her book, Burrington, a writer and artist, has sketch... the internet that are visible on and above the streets o... explained the business interests and politicking behind ... Her book is designed to make the internet tangible, and ... Burrington

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/Channels/walking

2016-10-18 17:16:44     Transparency-controlled physical interfaces | Computer Graphics

https://www.cg.tu-berlin.de/...ntrolled-physical-interfaces/

Changing the Appearance of Physical Interfaces Through C...
David Lindlbauer1, Jörg Müller2, Marc Alexa1
1 TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2 Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Aar ...
... examples

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/Channels/cognition and art/digital light
/Channels/fairylights

2016-10-18 15:17:18     How the Gig Economy Profits off Desperation

https://thebolditalic.com/...ff-desperation-47bc5f04d11b#...

The gig economy has created an employment model that rob... rights they’ve earned over more than a century of figh... automation not to make a better world for everyone, but ... doing business on the backs of workers without providing... compensatio

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/Channels/economy and politics

2016-10-17 18:22:16    

https://www.washingtonpost.com/...cautious-than-propublicas/

This past summer, a heated debate broke out about a tool...

The algorithm, called COMPAS, is used nationwide to deci ...

... but here we consider only the overall recidivism score.

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/Channels/statistics

2016-10-17 12:41:41     Tax Research UK » The Conservatives have been the biggest borrowers over the last 70 years

http://www.taxresearch.org.uk/...ers-over-the-last-70-years/

the Conservatives are the party of high UK borrowing and... contrary to all popular belief, including that of most r...

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/Channels/economy and politics
/Channels/techie/open data

2016-10-17 12:22:21     Brexit — a story in maps – Medium

https://medium.com/@jakeybob/brexit-maps-d70caab7315e#.h0...

Which areas voted Leave? Did London vote for Remain? The...
I wondered,
Is it possible to make a map that better reflects the mo ...
How much information can we include on one map?
Can we see how separated the Home Nations are on Brexit?

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/Channels/economy and politics
/Channels/maps and geography

2016-10-15 14:39:31     The End of the Second Act of Civic Tech – Medium

https://medium.com/...ond-act-of-civic-tech-2d8d9c766309#...

The world of civic tech has changed radically in the las... of the old bastions of transparency and civic innovation... crumble, shrinking dramatically in both size and scope. ... the future of civic tech will appear radically different... from under

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/Channels/digital economy
/Channels/techie/open data

2016-10-15 14:18:28     The Man Who Stood Up To Facebook : All Tech Considered : NPR

http://www.npr.org/secti.../the-man-who-stood-up-to-facebook

So that's what Power built: a dashboard for all your soc... you had a LinkedIn, a Twitter, Facebook and MySpace (rem... You'd put your usernames and passwords for each into the... from there, you could post to any account, grab contacts... so on.

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

2016-10-07 14:06:34     Writing good code: how to reduce the cognitive load of your code – Christian M. Mackeprang

http://chrismm.com/...g-good-code-reduce-the-cognitive-load/

I believe it’s possible to construct a simple mental f... be used with any language or library and which will lead... code by default.

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/Channels/techie/programming

2016-10-02 08:40:00     Incentivizing Reproducibility | October 2016 | Communications of the ACM

http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2016/10/207757.../fulltext?...

A scientific result is not truly established until it is... confirmed. This is one of the tenets of experimental sci...

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/Channels/research methods
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