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2012-08-06 11:59:52     Com-Me – Community Media Toolkit

http://www.digitaleconomytoolkit.org/

A collection of hardware and software components providi...
The components of the toolkit include:
Com-Phone a multimedia narrative application for a m ...
Com-Tablet a tablet-based media repository and Com-C ...
... loads where applicable, are a

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2012-08-06 11:59:19     3D printers can crank out working assault rifle parts now (Updated) | DVICE

http://dvice.com/archives/2012/07/its-happened-3d.php

HaveBlue didn't just print 3D rifle components, he also ... whether 3D sharing sites like MakerBot's Thingiverse wou... posting his weapon designs online for all to download. N... said it was frowned upon, but didn't disallow HaveBlue f...
So, is it o

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2012-08-06 11:58:26     Should Computer Scientists Change How They Publish? | blog@CACM | Communications of the ACM

http://cacm.acm.org/blogs/blog-cacm/153898-shoul.../fulltext

One of the most popular panels at the 2012 edition of Sn... "Publication Models in Computing Research: Is a Change N... for a Change?" A lively audience of more than 100 comput... occupied the medium-size ballroom in which the four-pers... and the aud

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2012-08-06 11:57:54     BBC News - Programmers sought for tropical hackathon

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-19018930#TWEET179660

Wanted: 12 programmers to live on a remote tropical isla... to do nothing but write code.

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2012-08-06 11:56:18     Your Visual Identity: Tim Draper-Backed Vizify Launches An About.me On Steroids | TechCrunch

http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/26/vizify-launch/

Screen shot 2012-07-26 at 7.57.18 AM
Today, our personal data is scattered across a growing n ...

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2012-08-06 11:53:48     SocialLearn | Learning Through Social Connection

http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/sociallearn/

SocialLearn is an experimental online learning space on ... The latest evolution in virtual learning, SocialLearn co... networking, Open University and wider web resources and ...
Developed in response to feedback about the need for inf ...
The platfor

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2012-08-06 11:53:30     Google opens code for building interactive experiences in physical spaces | Ars Technica

http://arstechnica.com/...ve-experiences-in-physical-spaces/

Google has released a new software framework that aims t... the ability to create interactive experiences in physica... potentially be used to build interactive art installatio... involve physical interaction.

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2012-08-06 11:52:35     USC students building a working Holodeck | Crave - CNET

http://news.cnet.com/...tudents-building-a-working-holodeck/

"Welcome to Project Holodeck, would you like to make my ...
(Credit: Project Holodeck)
Infiltrating the Borg or having dinner with Deanna Troi ...
Project Holodeck is exactly what it sounds like -- a ver ...

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2012-08-06 11:51:46     Overblown-Claims-of-Failure Watch: How Not to Gauge the Success of Online Courses - Rebecca J. Rosen - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/201.../260159/

Online courses are experiencing sky-high dropout rates, ... a good thing.

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2012-08-06 11:45:20     Khan/khan-exercises

https://github.com/Khan/khan-exercises

Khan Academy has created a generic framework for buildin... framework, together with the exercises themselves, can b...
The framework exists in two components:
An HTML markup for specifying exercises.
A jQuery plugin for generating a usable, int

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2012-08-04 18:29:48     Test-driving the 'World's Cheapest Computer' | NDTV.com

http://www.ndtv.com/...-the-world-s-cheapest-computer-251021

Test-driving the 'World's Cheapest Computer'
India's 'Aakash' project, a tablet billed as the cheapes ...
Euphoria over a cheap tablet with a 'Made in India' labe ...

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2012-08-04 12:15:57     BBC News - Olympics 'dominated by privately educated'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19109724

Too many of Britain's top sportsmen and women were educa... country's Olympic chief has said.
Lord Moynihan said it was wholly unacceptable that more ...
He described it as one of the "worst statistics in Briti ...
He said it meant half of Great Britain

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2012-08-04 12:15:07     What Information Overload Does To Your Brain - Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/...-does-to-your-brain-2012-8

Hedge fund manager James Altucher recently wrote about h... kill you. Neuroscience shows that our brains simply were... Yet many people continue to live hyper-connected lives, ... creating 24/7 workweeks — no matter how unhealthy it is.
This excellen

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2012-08-03 12:32:19     Facts & Formulae leaflets | mathstore.ac.uk

http://mathstore.ac.uk/?q=node/57

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2012-08-02 22:23:55     BBC News - Universities contribute £3.3bn to UK economy

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19014531

Universities contributed £3.3bn to the UK economy in th...
And analysis by England's higher education funding body ...
This is less than half the £56m US price-tag for simila ...
The report added that the value of UK knowledge exchange ...
Analysis by

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2012-08-02 12:57:22     What can athletes with ADHD teach us about the condition? | Society | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012.../athletes-with-adhd

What can athletes with ADHD teach us about the condition?
Michael Phelps, hailed as the greatest Olympian ever, ha ...
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... cs offer a positive legacy for people suffering from it?

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2012-08-02 12:55:29     your.flowingdata / About

http://your.flowingdata.com/faq/

We make tiny choices every day. Those choices become hab... habits develop into behaviors. your.flowingdata helps yo... choices.
Use your.flowingdata (YFD) to collect data about yoursel ...

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2012-08-02 07:44:41     New GPS museum app launching in Victoria promises to reshape gallery-going experience | Arts | National Post

http://arts.nationalpost.com/...pe-gallery-going-experience/

Finding your way around a museum — or a mall or airpor... — is about to be as simple as using the GPS on your phone.
As of Aug. 1, the Royal BC Museum in Victoria will becom ...

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2012-08-01 14:17:09     Placebooks: A New Mobile App & Web Service Launched at Royal Geographic Society

http://www.horizon.ac.uk/...-at-royal-geographic-society?...

Going beyond the standard media sharing and mapping solutions currently available, Placebooks aims to provide communities with richer ways to tell the story of the places they live in or visit. The toolkit is being made available for open, free distributi

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2012-07-31 15:21:10     Inkling Debuts Version 3.0, Bringing Its Interactive E-Books To The iPhone | TechCrunch

http://techcrunch.com/2012.../inkling-iphone-ipod-touch-3-0/

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... h of its e-book titles to the iPhone and the iPod Touch.

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2012-07-31 08:19:29     We're Muddying the Message on Study Abroad - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/article/Were-Muddying-the-Me.../133211/

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2012-07-30 14:31:00     Am I a cyborg now? — Idea of the day

https://idea.popcount.org/2012-07-28-am-i-a-cyborg-now/

Having a sixth sense sounds exciting, but implanting a p... your body is quite invasive. Even ignoring such details ... surgeon willing to perform the operation, the prospects ... magnet corrosion and not being able to get an MRI scan a...
Deciding th

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2012-07-30 14:29:41     Troy Hunt: Lessons in website security anti-patterns by Tesco

http://www.troyhunt.com/...ons-in-website-security-anti.html

Let me set the scene for this post by sharing a simple t... night:
Twitter: @troyhunt Passwords are stored in a secure way. ...
Ok then, that’s about as many security misdemeanours a ...

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2012-07-30 10:44:50     Piano Staircase | The Fun Theory

http://www.thefuntheory.com/piano-staircase

”Take the stairs instead of the escalator or elevator ... is something we often hear or read in the Sunday papers.... actually follow that advice. Can we get more people to t... the escalator by making it fun to do? See the results here

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2012-07-30 07:40:55     5 Guys, 1 Piano - Goodnet

http://www.goodnet.org/articles/412

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2012-07-29 17:15:29     Memo to higher ed: get ready for remote learning to rock your world — Tech News and Analysis

http://gigaom.com/...for-remote-learning-to-rock-your-world/

Like it or loathe it, web-enabled remote learning is inc... its way into colleges and universities around the world.... a survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project...
In a report released today, Pew and Elon University said ...
The researc

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2012-07-27 21:34:40     45 Ways to Communicate Two Quantities | Visual.ly Blog

http://blog.visual.ly/...-to-communicate-two-quantities/?...

let’s try to find all possible ways to visualize a
ludicrously small data set of two numbers. Afterwords,
let’s try to pick the best visualization.

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2012-07-27 16:34:38     iRobot introduces telepresence doctor

http://www.gizmag.com/irobot-rp-vita-telepresence-.../23440/

In a medical emergency, seconds count. But if the doctor... another part of the hospital or even another part of tow... seconds can stretch dangerously. If only the doctor coul... at once, then countless lives could be saved. This is on...
The idea of

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2012-07-27 16:33:42     Latest eco-friendly fuel for cars: aluminum and water | DVICE

http://dvice.com/archives/2012/07/latest-eco-frie.php

I'll bet you didn't know that aluminum (the same stuff t...
The alchemists at a company called Alchemy Research are ...
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To get this to work, you need water to be superheated in ...
... hout all the nasty side-effects that come

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2012-07-27 16:28:49     Dickens London Trails iPhone app: money, marketing and mobile « The Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture

http://digitalrndfund.wordpress.com/...oney-marketing-mobil/

Dickens London Trails is an iPhone app that enables user... London as characters from Dickens’ fiction would have.... through the streets of London on a series of unexpected ... encounters. You also discover more about Dickens’ even...
Your guides

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