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2015-05-26 07:15:50     Facebook 'tracks all visitors, breaching EU law' | Technology | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...sitors-breaching-eu-law-report

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/Channels/HCI stuff/privacy and data control
/Channels/techie/social networking

2015-05-10 12:21:05     The First Woman to Earn a PhD in Computer Science Was a Nun | Mental Floss UK

http://mentalfloss.com/...-earn-phd-computer-science-was-nun

In the 1960s, Sister Keller studied at the University of... also studied at Purdue, the University of Michigan, and ... Dartmouth relaxed the rule barring women from its comput... allowed Keller to help develop the computer language BAS...
Keller’s

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/Channels/education/CS education

2015-05-07 18:30:14     School criticised for publicly ranking GCSE pupils - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-32624101

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2015-05-05 12:51:38     Better than GPS: a history of cartography in 12 amazing maps | David Shariatmadari | Comment is free | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...f-cartography-amazing-maps?...

Better than GPS: a history of cartography in 12 amazing maps
David Shariatmadari
David Shariatmadari
Smartphones may answer our navigation needs these days, ...

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2015-05-05 12:38:02     New gold standard established for open and reproducible research | University of Cambridge

http://www.cam.ac.uk/...d-for-open-and-reproducible-research

A group of Cambridge computer scientists have set a new ... openness and reproducibility in research by sharing the ... data and 20,000 lines of code behind their latest result... unprecedented degree of openness in a peer-reviewed publ... researchers

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2015-05-05 12:24:13     Keep it long: Most science writing advice flops, analysis finds -- ScienceDaily

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases.../150430191026.htm#...

When writing the abstracts for journal articles, most sc... similar advice: keep it short, dry, and simple. But a ne... 1 million abstracts finds that many of these tips backfi... abstracts cited less than their long, flowery, and jargo...

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2015-04-30 07:55:09     How the language you speak changes your view of the world

http://theconversation.com/...s-your-view-of-the-world-40721

Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a co... even protection against dementia. Now new research shows... view the world in different ways depending on the specif... are operating in.

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2015-04-29 11:47:42     Noembed - oEmbed everything.

https://noembed.com/

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2015-04-26 20:31:33     Sunday Times Rich List: Britain's richest double their wealth in 10 years | Business | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...e-their-wealth-in-10-years?...

Crisis? What crisis? The 1,000 wealthiest people in the ... £547bn, not counting what’s in their bank accounts, a... latest Sunday Times Rich List

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2015-04-23 09:44:09     Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F' : NPR Ed : NPR

http://www.npr.org/bl.../student-course-evaluations-get-an-f

In universities around the world, semesters end with stu... similar surveys about their experience in the class and ... teacher.
Student ratings are high-stakes. They come up when facul ...
Recently, a number of faculty members have been publishi ...

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/Channels/education/Higher Ed.

2015-04-22 08:26:32     We Can't Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership | WIRED

http://www.wired.com/2015/04/dmca-ownership-john-deere/

In a particularly spectacular display of corporate delus... Deere—the world’s largest agricultural machinery mak... Copyright Office that farmers don’t own their tractors... code snakes through the DNA of modern tractors, farmers ... implied lic

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/Channels/techie/open source

2015-04-21 21:08:55     Radio audience research findings

http://www.audiencedialogue.net/pmlr3-4.html

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time

2015-04-21 15:47:22     Butler analyzes TV shot length trends in new issue of Cinema Journal | TCF

http://tcf.ua.edu/...-trends-in-new-issue-of-cinema-journal/

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2015-04-21 15:47:19     Movie Shot Lengths and Attention Deficit Disorder? - O'Reilly Radar

http://radar.oreilly.com/...ie-shot-lengths-and-attenti.html

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2015-04-21 15:47:17     Barry Salt

http://www.cinemetrics.lv/salt.php

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2015-04-21 15:47:14     The Longest Average Shot Lengths in Modern Hollywood | Press Play

http://blogs.indiewire.com/...ot-lengths-in-modern-hollywood

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2015-04-21 15:47:00     Cinemetrics - Database

http://www.cinemetrics.lv/database.php

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2015-04-21 15:30:30     More data on scene rhythms | Just TV

https://justtv.wordpress.com/.../more-data-on-scene-rhythms/

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2015-04-20 12:12:01     Clockmaker John Harrison vindicated 250 years after ‘absurd’ claims

http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/national/clo.../ar-AAbhtA2?...

One of Guinness World Records’ more unusual awards was... National Maritime Museum yesterday. After a 100-day tria... known as Clock B – which had been sealed in a clear pl... prevent tampering – was officially declared, by Guinne...
It was an i

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2015-04-19 14:45:15     George Orwell - A Nice Cup of Tea - Essay

http://www.george-orwell.org/A_Nice_Cup_of_Tea/0.html

If you look up 'tea' in the first cookery book that come...
will probably find that it is unmentioned; or at most yo ...
lines of sketchy instructions which give no ruling on se ...
important points.
... as golden:

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/Channels/just fun

2015-04-18 12:44:11     Ocular Reflexes

http://www.rvc.ac.uk/Review/ocular_reflexes/

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/Channels/education/open learning

2015-04-11 12:00:55     Renewable energy: Not a toy | The Economist

http://www.economist.com/...-even-subsidies-fall-not-toy?...

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/Channels/sustainability

2015-04-08 12:45:09     Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation | Brain Pickings

http://www.brainpickings.org/...time-warped-claudia-hammond/

Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We...
by Maria Popova
“Time perception matters because it is the experience ...
Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as ...
That’s precisely what acclaimed BBC broadcaster and ps

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2015-04-08 12:41:39     Gestalt Principles for Data Visualization: Similarity, Proximity & Enclosure

http://emeeks.github.io/gestaltdataviz/section1.html

But let me suggest that gestalt is very much a pragmatic... data visualization, in fact a necessary aspect if you pl... simple bar and line charts (and perhaps even for those s... exploration of three of the most simple gestalt principl... they operat

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2015-04-08 07:22:37     About the SSNS

http://ssns.org.uk/about.html

The Scottish Society for Northern Studies explores the i... between the Scandinavian, Celtic and Scottish cultures t... historical media and scholarly research.
The Society was founded in 1968 and has since provided b ...

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2015-04-07 19:06:03     Moocall Sensors - SMS notification when a cow is calving

https://moocallsensors.com/

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/Channels/HCI stuff/internet of things
/Channels/rural issues

2015-04-07 19:04:25     Multitasking Can Damage Your Brain and Career, Studies Say

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244376?...

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time

2015-04-07 19:02:45     Tons of data turn into neuron 'Wikipedia' - Futurity

http://www.futurity.org/...n-neuron-data-website-889112/?...

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/Channels/techie/open data

2015-04-07 17:54:45     Reverse learning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_learning#cite_note-1

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/Channels/cognition and art/dreaming

2015-04-07 14:39:48     Facebook use linked to depressive symptoms -- ScienceDaily

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201.../150406144600.htm

The social media site, Facebook, can be an effective too...
Related Articles
Infectious mononucleosis
Double blind
... lished in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.

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/Channels/digial media
/Channels/techie/social networking

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