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2016-10-27 12:23:49     71 Thousand High-Res Historical Maps Available for Free Download | ArchDaily

http://www.archdaily.com/...maps-available-for-free-download

History and geography lovers rejoice! You can now see an... incredible maps from the David Rumsey Map Collection dat... contains more that 71 thousand maps and images that spa... 21st century and illustrate everything from the seven co... entire worl

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2016-10-23 17:00:35     Data — Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

http://allenai.org/data.html

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2016-10-21 08:07:33     Text Samples

https://kevinmarks.github.io/colourandcontrast.html

Color and contrast
Contrast ratios illustrated

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2016-10-20 10:41:18     Opinion: Big-Data Algorithms Are Manipulating Us All | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/...ig-data-algorithms-manipulating-us/

In 1954, Darrell Huff wrote a neat little book called Ho... Statistics, a how-to guide for marketers to mislead and ... into believing just about anything with the right graphi... well-placed stat. Computationally speaking, we’ve come... 1954, but i

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2016-10-20 09:11:33     How the Web Became Unreadable

https://backchannel.com/...ecame-unreadable-a781ddc711b6#...

For example: Apple’s typography guidelines suggest tha... for a 7:1 contrast ratio. But what ratio, you might ask,... to state the guideline? It’s 5.5:1.
Apple’s guidelines for developers.

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2016-10-19 17:19:45     StealJS

http://stealjs.com/

Futuristic JavaScript dependency loader and builder. Spe... load times. Works with ES6, CommonJS, AMD, CSS, LESS and... modular workflows.

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2016-10-19 14:39:55     Foundation launches million-dollar plan to record Australia's songlines - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-19/race-to.../7946006?...

One to two Indigenous languages are being lost every yea... estimate if the trend continues only 50 Indigenous langu... by the year 2050

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2016-10-18 17:19:35     A Walking Tour of New York’s Massive Surveillance Network

https://theintercept.com/...ks-massive-surveillance-network/

In her book, Burrington, a writer and artist, has sketch... the internet that are visible on and above the streets o... explained the business interests and politicking behind ... Her book is designed to make the internet tangible, and ... Burrington

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2016-10-18 17:16:44     Transparency-controlled physical interfaces | Computer Graphics

https://www.cg.tu-berlin.de/...ntrolled-physical-interfaces/

Changing the Appearance of Physical Interfaces Through C...
David Lindlbauer1, Jörg Müller2, Marc Alexa1
1 TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2 Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Aar ...
... examples

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2016-10-18 15:17:18     How the Gig Economy Profits off Desperation

https://thebolditalic.com/...ff-desperation-47bc5f04d11b#...

The gig economy has created an employment model that rob... rights they’ve earned over more than a century of figh... automation not to make a better world for everyone, but ... doing business on the backs of workers without providing... compensatio

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2016-10-17 18:22:16    

https://www.washingtonpost.com/...cautious-than-propublicas/

This past summer, a heated debate broke out about a tool...

The algorithm, called COMPAS, is used nationwide to deci ...

... but here we consider only the overall recidivism score.

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2016-10-17 12:41:41     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/

the Conservatives are the party of high UK borrowing and... contrary to all popular belief, including that of most r...

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2016-10-17 12:22:21     Brexit — a story in maps – Medium

https://medium.com/@jakeybob/brexit-maps-d70caab7315e#.h0...

Which areas voted Leave? Did London vote for Remain? The...
I wondered,
Is it possible to make a map that better reflects the mo ...
How much information can we include on one map?
Can we see how separated the Home Nations are on Brexit?

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2016-10-15 14:39:31     The End of the Second Act of Civic Tech – Medium

https://medium.com/...ond-act-of-civic-tech-2d8d9c766309#...

The world of civic tech has changed radically in the las... of the old bastions of transparency and civic innovation... crumble, shrinking dramatically in both size and scope. ... the future of civic tech will appear radically different... from under

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2016-10-15 14:18:28     The Man Who Stood Up To Facebook : All Tech Considered : NPR

http://www.npr.org/secti.../the-man-who-stood-up-to-facebook

So that's what Power built: a dashboard for all your soc... you had a LinkedIn, a Twitter, Facebook and MySpace (rem... You'd put your usernames and passwords for each into the... from there, you could post to any account, grab contacts... so on.

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2016-10-07 14:06:34     Writing good code: how to reduce the cognitive load of your code – Christian M. Mackeprang

http://chrismm.com/...g-good-code-reduce-the-cognitive-load/

I believe it’s possible to construct a simple mental f... be used with any language or library and which will lead... code by default.

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2016-10-02 08:40:00     Incentivizing Reproducibility | October 2016 | Communications of the ACM

http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2016/10/207757.../fulltext?...

A scientific result is not truly established until it is... confirmed. This is one of the tenets of experimental sci...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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