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2016-09-29 14:52:29     Microsoft's Internet Business Gets a New Kind of Processor | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/...oft-bets-future-chip-reprogram-fly/

It’s a typical tangle of tech acronyms. CPUs. GPUs. TP... it’s the subtext that matters. With cloud computing, c... Microsoft and Google and Amazon are driving so much of t... technology that those alternative chips will drive the w... apps and on

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/Channels/HCI stuff/implementation and architecture
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2016-09-29 14:44:54     Learning styles: Research and Expert Opinion

http://www.slideshare.net/hodgesc/learning-styles-18939517

You will find many resources promoting learning styles a... element of teaching and learning. For example, they are ... (standard 4) and by ISTE (NETS-T). Review the resources ... set of slides. You can find more. Do not accept learning... because it

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/Channels/education

2016-09-28 21:02:51     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/

I was interviewed twice on the radio on Friday evening t... McDonnell’s new fiscal rule, once on LBC and the other... both cases the interviewers were quite explicit in stati... known that Labour always borrowed more than the Conserva... why the ele

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

2016-09-27 20:39:40     Is This The Most Scary Vacation Home In Australia

http://dailynewsdig.com/vacation-home/

You would need a strong head for heights and nerves of s... live in this vacation home built on the side of a cliff ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/architecture
/Channels/just lovely

2016-09-27 10:23:19     The Revolutionary Concept of Standard Sizes Only Dates to the 1920s | Atlas Obscura

http://www.atlasobscura.com/...s-only-dates-to-the-1920s?...

Despite their prevalence, building standards really only... the last century. A major turning point in their wild pr... in the 1920s, when the German government made the then-r... standardize the size of office paper.
This seemingly bureaucratic move i

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/Channels/cognition and art/architecture
/Channels/physicality

2016-09-26 14:33:38     Alternative Metrics Initiative - National Information Standards Organization

http://www.niso.org/topics/tl/altmetrics_initiative/

This project is an important step in the development and... assessment metrics, which include usage-based metrics, s... references, and network behavioral analysis. In addition... explore potential assessment criteria for non-traditiona... such as dat

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/Channels/research methods/metrics and altmetrics

2016-09-16 20:26:59     We learn more about our language by listening to the wolves | Aeon Essays

https://aeon.co/...t-our-language-by-listening-to-the-wolves

The question of when and how language first emerged is t... tremendous controversy – it has even been called ‘th... in science’. My work is on what information can be ext... vocalisations. It is a first step in understanding where... dictates th

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/Channels/cognition and art/language

2016-09-14 18:51:27     Scientists discover dolphins talk to each other in sentences up to five words long | Science! | Geek.com

http://www.geek.com/...tences-up-to-five-words-long-1670488/

Researchers at the Karadag Nature Reserve, in Feodosia, ... recorded two Black Sea bottlenose dolphins by the names ... having conversations consisting of sentences up to five ... The team says this shows dolphins have a language not en... from our o

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2016-09-14 18:35:45     Thousands die after being declared 'fit for work' - no wonder Tories didn't want anyone to know - Terry Christian - Mirror Online

http://www.mirror.co.uk/...-die-after-being-declared-6348067

More than 4,000 people died within six weeks of being fo... work”, the Department for Work and Pensions has admitted.
The figures cover the period between December 2011 to Fe ...
Of the total, 1,360 died after losing an appeal against ...

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/Channels/economy and politics

2016-09-14 18:34:52     Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research:  A Historical Analysis of Internal Industry Documents | JAMA Internal Medicine | JAMA Network

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?...

Early warning signals of the coronary heart disease (CHD... (sucrose) emerged in the 1950s. We examined Sugar Resear... internal documents, historical reports, and statements r... debates about the dietary causes of CHD and assembled fi... chronologic

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/Channels/health and wellbeing

2016-09-14 18:34:28     How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat - The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/...stry-shifted-blame-to-fat.html?...

The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play ... between sugar and heart disease and promote saturated fa... instead, newly released historical documents show.
The internal sugar industry documents, recently discover ...

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2016-09-14 18:14:29     Fat Might Not Be Bad for You After All | US News

http://www.usnews.com/...ht-not-be-bad-for-you-after-all?...

Nearly 50 years of scientific research on the complicate... between nutrition and heart disease may have been shaped... industry to shift the focus away from sugar and toward s... instead, according to internal industry documents releas...
The reason,

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2016-09-12 11:57:31     What Exactly Is The HAT - HATDeX

http://www.hatdex.org/what-is-the-hat/

The HAT is a private and secure cloud-based information ... and data processing abilities. It’s your own microserv... can access your data and manage it from an easy-to-use d... hyperdata browser we call Rumpel™. With Rumpel, you ca...
If you are

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/Channels/techie/open data

2016-09-07 10:56:44     About - Doarama

http://doarama.com/about

Doarama™
is a 3D visualization engine for geolocated activities. ...

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/Channels/maps and geography

2016-09-07 09:15:20     Frontiers for Young Minds

http://kids.frontiersin.org/

Frontiers for Young Minds provides a collection of freel... scientific articles by distinguished scientists that are... audiences by the input of their own young peers.

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/Channels/education/open learning
/Channels/research methods

2016-09-06 13:12:19     Cognitive bias cheat sheet – Better Humans

https://betterhumans.coach.me/...heat-sheet-55a472476b18#...

Every cognitive bias is there for a reason — prima... brains time or energy. If you look at them by the proble... to solve, it becomes a lot easier to understand why they... they’re useful, and the trade-offs (and resulting ment... they introd

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/Channels/cognition and art/consciousness
/Channels/research methods

2016-09-02 08:55:09     Letter gets there by hand-drawn map - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-37233913

Instead of a postal address or a recipient's name, the sender had drawn a map of where they believed the farm to be, together with the following, in English:
"Country: Iceland. City: Búðardalur. Name: A horse farm with an Icelandic/Danish couple and th

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/Channels/maps and geography

2016-08-31 13:41:56    

https://www.kickstarter.com/...CL&utm_content=Slow_dance-CL2

Slow Dance makes things move in ways you never thought p... those who love mystery, beauty, and wonder.

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time

2016-08-19 19:17:59    

https://www.graphiq.com/about

We're a semantic technology company that instantly deliv... from the world's data. Since 2009, we've amassed the wor... most interconnected knowledge graph, encompassing 500 co... billion entities, 250 billion data points and 25 billion... relationships. The Graphiq knowledge graph is sourced fr...

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/Channels/techie/open data
/Channels/visualisation

2016-08-17 12:16:15     An Illustrated Guide to Guy Debord’s ‘The Society of the Spectacle’

http://hyperallergic.com/...ds-the-society-of-the-spectacle/

Guy Debord’s (1931–1994) best-known work, La sociét... (The Society of the Spectacle) (1967), is a polemical and prescient indictment of our image-saturated consumer cu... examines the “Spectacle,” Debord’s term for the e... manifestatio

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/Channels/cognition and art/postmodern
/Channels/digial media

2016-08-10 20:26:26    

https://www.theguardian.com/...anuscript-for-a-hundred-years

Mitchell is the second contributor to the Scottish artis... Paterson’s Future Library project, for which 1,000 tre... years ago in Oslo’s Nordmarka forest. Starting with Ma... last year handed over the manuscript of a text called Sc... year for the next 100 years an author will deliver a pie...

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time
/Channels/sustainability

2016-08-04 16:36:27     The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix | Open Culture

http://www.openculture.com/...images-into-public-domain.html

the British Library came out with its own announcement o...
We have released over a million images onto Flickr Commo ...

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/Channels/techie/open data

2016-08-04 16:28:50     Run SQL directly on CSV files | Text as Data | q

http://harelba.github.io/q/

q is a command line tool that allows direct execution of... on CSVs/TSVs (and any other tabular text files).
q treats ordinary files as database tables, and supports ...

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/Channels/techie/database

2016-08-04 12:25:31     IBM creates world’s first artificial phase-change neurons | Ars Technica

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/.../ibm-phase-change-neurons/

IBM Research in Zurich has created the world's first art... stochastic phase-change neurons. IBM has already created... 500 of these artificial neurons and used them to process... brain-like (neuromorphic) way.

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/Channels/cognition and art/brain-stuff

2016-08-04 12:02:40    

https://www.brainpickings.org/...trouble-and-spaciousness-2/

I watched in horror a promotional video for these glasse... your whole field of vision of the real world could becom... reminder messages spring up. The video portrayed the lif... female Brooklynite whose Google glasses toss Hello Kitty... bubbles at her from the moment she gets up. None of the ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time

2016-07-29 16:50:46     NASA's 10 Coding Rules for Writing Safety Critical Program - RankRed

http://www.rankred.com/nasa-coding-rules/

Sometimes coding rules are essential to use, especially... may depend on its correctness – code that is used ... airplane that you fly on, spacecraft that carries astro... or the nuclear power plant a few miles from where you li... the NASA’

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/Channels/techie/programming

2016-07-21 15:12:56    

https://medium.com/...gle-s-design-ethicist-56d62ef5edf3#...

When using technology, we often focus optimistically on ...

Where does technology exploit our minds’ weaknesses?

I learned to think this way when I was a magician. Magic ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time
/Channels/digial media

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 ...

13307265_10206724067595638_3725073062667726922_n

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

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/Channels/digital economy
/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/cognition and art/language
/Channels/locality
/Channels/maps and geography
/Channels/Welsh

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