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2016-06-12 19:59:25    

https://gnasherseye.co/2016/06/04/dont-give-your-work-away/

Of course I said yes and said my rate would be £75 for ...

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Those two words keep showing up these days, “No Budget ...

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/Channels/techie/open data

2016-06-12 19:49:06     The End of Reflection - The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/...logy-phones-introspection.html?...

If the data is any indication, most of us use our phones... think: Participants estimated an average of 37 uses thro... (anything that turns on the screen, from hitting snooze ...
Continue reading the main story
If you are awake for 16 hours, turning o

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time
/Channels/digital economy

2016-06-03 04:21:11    

http://brilliantmaps.com/celtic-languages/

Map showing the Modern Distribution of Celtic Languages ... by reddit user targumures

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/Channels/locality
/Channels/maps and geography
/Channels/Welsh

2016-05-23 09:16:50     Standards revealed for Scottish government’s ‘mygov.scot’ platform » Digital By Default News

http://www.digitalbydefaultnews.co.uk/...ygov-scot-platform/

A set of standards to drive the Scottish Government’s ... online platform has been released.
The document runs through the minimum standards required ...
It outlines 21 criteria that should be attained in creat ...
Other standards include a requirement

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2016-05-21 18:25:51    

https://www.theguardian.com/...lar-evolution-creationism?...

Child psychology studies have identified a natural human... theory of intelligent design, and pose a solution: teach...

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/Channels/cognition and art/ecological psychology
/Channels/education

2016-05-21 17:58:21    

https://www.theguardian.com/...re-organised-neuroscience?...

Using brain imaging, scientists have built a map display... their meanings are represented across different regions ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/language

2016-05-19 21:02:51    

https://aeon.co/...cess-information-and-it-is-not-a-computer

Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowle... memories. In short: your brain is not a computer

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/Channels/cognition and art/brain-stuff

2016-05-10 06:42:06     Maps of Britain and Ireland's ancient tribes, kingdoms and DNA

http://www.abroadintheyard.com/...cient-tribes-kingdoms-dna/

For map fans, some new maps showing Celt, Roman, Anglo-S... territories in the British Isles. Also, the remarkable ... how modern Britons still live in the same tribal kingdom... ancestors in 600 AD.

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2016-04-29 11:52:12    

https://www.newscientist.com/...es-our-feelings-about-words/

But keyboards may have an impact on the emotional associ... words as well. It has been found that words consisting o... proportion of letters from the right-hand side of a QWER...

Researchers have previously tested the idea by asking En ...

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/Channels/HCI stuff/emotion and fun
/Channels/physicality

2016-04-29 09:54:19    

https://theintercept.com/...ekness-fear-and-self-censorship/

A newly published study from Oxford’s Jon Penney provi... evidence for a key argument long made by privacy advocat... existence of a surveillance state breeds fear and confor... free expression. Reporting on the study, the Washington ... described this phenomenon: “If we think that authoriti...

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/Channels/HCI stuff/privacy and data control

2016-04-22 20:55:34     How politicians poisoned statistics - FT.com

http://www.ft.com/...e8-01c7-11e6-ac98-3c15a1aa2e62.html#...

ft.com > life&arts >
FT Magazine
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Home UK World Companies Markets Global Economy Lex Comme ...
... icks them out, or makes them up, to suit his purpose.”

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/Channels/statistics

2016-04-22 20:32:43     What Your Toilet Paper Preference Says About You

http://www.attn.com/...oilet-paper-preference-says-about-you

If you assumed that hanging a toilet paper roll one way ... arbitrary decision, you'd be wrong. Your toilet paper pr... actually be correlated to your demographic and political... shows.

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2016-04-18 12:53:27     Context Free Art:About - Context Free Art

http://www.contextfreeart.org/medi.../Context_Free_Art:About

Chris Coyne created a small language for design grammars... grammars are sets of non-deterministic rules to produce ... are surprisingly beautiful, often from very simple grammars.

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/Channels/techie/programming

2016-04-18 12:44:36     The Scarlett Johansson Bot Is the Robotic Future of Objectifying Women | WIRED

http://www.wired.com/...s-some-icky-things-about-our-future/

AS ROBOTICS AND 3-D printing technologies become more ac... tinkerers, men are (of course) building robots of beauti... who’s turned on a TV in the past decade shouldn’t be... that one of the first—and creepiest—examples of this...
News broke

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/Channels/HCI stuff/intelligent interfaces

2016-04-18 12:43:40     Google's Nest closing smart-home company Revolv, bricking devices - Business Insider

http://uk.businessinsider.com/...olv-bricking-devices-2016-4

Nest, a smart-home company owned by Google's holding com... dropping support for a line of products — and will mak... existing devices completely useless.
It's a move that has infuriated some customers, and rais ...

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/Channels/HCI stuff/internet of things

2016-04-18 07:58:36     Here's Richard Feynman's simple technique for sorting science from pseudoscience - ScienceAlert

http://www.sciencealert.com/...ng-science-from-pseudoscience

It turns out, all you need to do when you read or hear s... that sounds smart, is try to translate it back into ord... better yet, have the person explain it for you - without... scientific jargon or terms, and see if it still makes sense.

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2016-04-11 07:58:30     Internet mapping turned a remote farm into a digital hell | Fusion

http://fusion.net/st.../internet-mapping-glitch-kansas-farm/

for the last 14 years, every time MaxMind’s database h... about the location of an IP address in the United States... identify, it has spit out the default location of a spot... from the geographic center of the country. This happens ...
Which happe

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/Channels/HCI stuff/privacy and data control
/Channels/maps and geography

2016-04-10 14:26:03     How Big Data Harms Poor Communities - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive.../477423/?...

Outside the court system, “innocent until proven guilt... people’s due-process rights, Kerr says: “A right to ... to participate in one’s hearing, a right to know what ... collected about me, and a right to challenge that inform... opaque data

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2016-04-10 10:37:41     Investigating the Potential for Miscommunication Using Emoji | GroupLens

http://grouplens.org/...or-miscommunication-using-emoji/?...

Hey emoji users: Did you know that when you send your fr... Nexus, they might see  on their iPhone? And it’s not... of thing can happen for all emoji (yes, even ). In a pa... will be officially published at AAAI ICWSM in May, we sh... problem can

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/Channels/HCI stuff/CSCW
/Channels/HCI stuff/emotion and fun

2016-04-05 14:56:46    

https://medium.com/...een-remixing-learning-c1df54c302df#...

With more than 10 million users, the Scratch online comm... largest online community where kids learn to program. Si... a central goal of the community has been to promote “remixing” — the reworking and recombination o... artifacts. As the video below shows, remixing programmin...

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/Channels/education/CS education
/Channels/HCI stuff/appropriation
/Channels/techie/programming

2016-04-05 06:52:17    

https://github.com/prefuse/Prefuse

Prefuse is a set of software tools for creating rich int... visualizations in the Java programming language. Prefuse... set of features for data modeling, visualization, and in...

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/Channels/visualisation

2016-04-05 06:50:14     JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit

http://philogb.github.io/jit/

The JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit provides tools for creating Interactive Data Visualizations for the Web.

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/Channels/visualisation

2016-04-04 17:14:41     Chart.js | Documentation

http://www.chartjs.org/docs/#notes

Everything you need to know to build great looking chart...

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/Channels/visualisation

2016-04-04 17:13:48     History of Bar Charts and Graphs

http://www.jpowered.com/graphs-and-.../bar-chart-history.htm

Today bar charts and graphs are used everywhere and ther... and variations, but where invented them and where did th...

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2016-03-31 10:59:42    

https://lareviewofbooks.org/...l-matter-in-the-age-of-google

If anything, the reference system provided by a good cit... come to matter even more in the age of the internet, rat... rendered obsolete by the seemingly infinite networking a... texts and other cultural resources online.

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2016-03-24 19:09:15    

http://fivethirtyeight.com/...s-can-easily-explain-p-values/

But after writing about p-values again and again, and re... correction on a nearly year-old story over some erroneou... regarding a study’s p-value (which I’d taken from th... themselves and their report), I’ve come to think that ... fundamental problem with p-values is that no one can rea...

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2016-03-22 21:55:08     Why One Published Paper Is Causing The Scientific Community To Freak Out | IFLScience

http://www.iflscience.com/...designed-creator-causes-outrage

A group of Chinese scientists published their research i... peer-reviewed, open-source journal on January 5. The stu... paper that looked at the biomechanics of the human hand....
One of the sentences read: “Hand coordination should i ...
The word’

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2016-03-22 21:54:11    

https://aeon.co/...t-flips-elections-and-alters-our-thoughts

The internet has spawned subtle forms of influence that ... and manipulate everything we say, think and do

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2016-03-22 21:50:36     This painful video shows what it was like to send an email in 1984 - ScienceAlert

http://www.sciencealert.com/...like-to-send-an-email-in-1984

For those of you who remember life before the Internet, ... from the early to mid '90s, access made serious leaps fr... government and research facilities to the home. By 1996,... million people around the world were using the Internet,... million of

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/Channels/HCI stuff/early HCI

2016-03-22 21:48:38    

https://eagereyes.org/blog/2015/ye-olde-pie-chart-debate

You may think that the debate over pie charts was a new ... raged on for at least 100 years. Brinton started it in 1... drama unfolded in the pages of the Journal of the Americ... Association in the 1920s.

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