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2015-02-27 22:38:37     Scientific method: Statistical errors : Nature News & Comment

http://www.nature.com/...thod-statistical-errors-1.14700?...

But then reality intervened. Sensitive to controversies over reproducibility, Motyl and his adviser, Brian Nosek, dec... the study. With extra data, the P value came out as 0.59... to the conventional level of significance, 0.05. The eff... disappeared

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2015-02-27 22:28:47     Results of the HCI-UX survey 2014

http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/.../ux-hci-survey-2014-results.html

A while back (September 2014) I ran a very short 5-minut... at UX professionals to elicit thoughts on the links betw... that of academic HCI research.
The survey was framed in the following way: "This survey ...

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2015-02-25 12:36:43     Lab In Berkeley Accidentally Discovers Solution To Fix Color Blindness « CBS San Francisco

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/...hroma-cx-sunglasses/?...

“The glasses work by selectively removing certain wave... red and green cones that allow them to be in essence pus... said Don McPherson, EnChroma’s VP of products.

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2015-02-24 20:02:01     Program | Courses | CHI2015

http://chi2015.acm.org/program/courses/#C28

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2015-02-24 20:00:39     Intermediate Geography in Scotland - Google Fusion Tables

https://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource?...#rows:id=1

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2015-02-24 19:50:25     Scholarpedia - Scholarpedia

http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Scholarpedia:About

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2015-02-21 19:17:48     Monopoly’s Inventor: The Progressive Who Didn’t Pass ‘Go’ - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/...nventor-who-didnt-pass-go.html?...

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2015-02-13 08:34:11     Watch The New Phorm iPad Mini Case Generate Physical Keys Out Of Thin Air | TechCrunch

http://techcrunch.com/20.../tactus-phorm-ipad-mini-case/?...

Apple’s touch-based devices have changed the way we in... computers entirely, but that hasn’t stopped users from... thinking wistfully of the days when physical keyboards r... Tactus has taken that desire to heart, and the startup‮..
Tactus co-f

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2015-02-11 13:25:23     Alpha, beta, gamma... a first glance at the UK makerspace open data | Nesta

http://www.nesta.org.uk/...lance-uk-makerspace-open-data?...

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/Channels/techie/open data

2015-02-09 17:56:20     BBC News - Not in front of the telly: Warning over 'listening' TV

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31296188

Samsung is warning customers about discussing personal i... of their smart television set.

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/Channels/HCI stuff/internet of things

2015-02-09 17:04:42    

https://medium.com/...ters-technical-supplement-8f3c754626f2

Death to typewriters

... some of the technical (CSS, JavaScript, Closure) det ...

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2015-02-09 17:02:50    

https://medium.com/...the-myth-of-crowdsourcing-d9d0534f1731

How a Lone Hacker Shredded the Myth of Crowdsourcing

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2015-01-22 18:20:39     Smartphones Don’t Make Us Dumb - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/...tphones-dont-make-us-dumb.html?...

Research shows that our intuition is wrong. We can focus... that we can’t may not be a phantom. Paying attention r... ability but desire. Technology may snuff out our desire ...

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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/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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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/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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