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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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/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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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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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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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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2014-10-21 16:15:00     The Brand

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

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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/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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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/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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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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2014-10-07 09:47:09     Exclusive: Hundreds Of Devices Hidden Inside New York City Phone Booths

http://www.buzzfeed.com/...idden-inside-new-york-city-ph#...

A company that controls thousands of New York City’s p... advertising displays has planted tiny radio transmitters... “beacons” — devices that can be used to track peop... — in hundreds of pay phone booths in Manhattan, BuzzFe...
And it’s

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/Channels/digital economy

2014-10-03 13:52:16     Offline and falling behind: Barriers to Internet adoption | McKinsey & Company

http://www.mckinsey.com/...ind_barriers_to_internet_adoption

More than 60 percent of the world’s population remains... removing crucial deterrents to Internet adoption, little... more than 4 billion people may be left behind.

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2014-10-03 12:41:14     Longest distance on land - Guy Bruneau • IT/GIS Consulting services

https://sites.google.com/site/gu.../longest-distance-on-land

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2014-10-02 05:21:39     The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens - Scientific American

http://www.scientificamerican.com/.../reading-paper-screens/

E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such ... improve, but research suggests that reading on paper sti... advantages

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2014-10-02 05:20:25     Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books - Mic

http://mic.com/...reat-news-for-people-who-read-actual-books

A 2014 study found that readers of a short mystery story... significantly worse at remembering the order of events t... the same story in paperback. Lead researcher Anne Mangen... Stavanger University concluded that "the haptic and tact... Kindle does

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2014-10-01 15:07:29     BBC News - Inverness girl Hayley Fraser gets 3D-printed hand

http://www.bbc.co.uk/...-scotland-highlands-islands-29441115

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... have a prosthetic hand made with 3D printing technology.

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2014-09-29 14:53:43     The Price of Bread: Poverty, Purchasing Power, and The Victorian Laborer's Standard of Living

http://www.victorianweb.org/history/work/nelson1.html

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2014-09-29 13:51:07     UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World

http://www.technologywater.com/...rganic-farming-only-way-to

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2014-09-28 20:43:02     How to build a fairer city | Cities | theguardian.com

http://www.theguardian.com/...le-transport-broadband-housing

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2014-09-28 13:00:49     Why Academics' Writing Stinks - The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://m.chronicle.com/article/Why-Academics-.../148989/?...

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