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2013-09-16 13:23:17     BBC News - Online shopping: The pensioner who started a home shopping revolution

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24091393

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2012-10-08 15:48:32     BBC News - OpenDyslexic font gains ground with help of Instapaper

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19734341

OpenDyslexic font The OpenDyslexic font is designed to g... letters to prevent the characters rotating in readers' minds

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/Channels/HCI stuff/accessibility

2012-05-15 09:40:04     BBC News - Perfume-puffing robot sniffs out social media mentions

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-18059740

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2010-09-17 11:10:17     BBC News - Pigeon flies past broadband in data speed race

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11325452

Broadband is the most modern of communication means, whi... date back to Roman times.
But on Thursday, a race between the two highlighted the ...

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2012-05-15 09:34:05     BBC News - Playing pop music via paper posters with conductive ink

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-17339512

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2013-02-07 09:18:14     BBC News - Postgraduate courses 'social mobility barrier'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21357311

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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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2013-01-28 10:14:56     BBC News - Quantum biology: Do weird physics effects abound in nature?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21150047

Disappearing in one place and reappearing in another. Be... at once. Communicating information seemingly faster than...
This kind of weird behaviour is commonplace in dark, sti ...
Welcome to the frontier of what is called quantum biology.
It is still a

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2014-01-05 23:38:42     BBC News - RAF jets fly with 3D printed parts

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25613828

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2011-01-20 18:29:04     BBC News - Rural UK could get cheaper broadband under Ofcom plans

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12238569

Rural UK could get cheaper broadband under Ofcom plans
Fibre-optic cable, Eyewire The proposals could benefit a ...
Continue reading the main story
Related stories
... and under plans set out by the communications regulator.

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2012-07-13 22:17:45     BBC News - Smartphone to help blind people goes on sale

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-18818279

A smartphone designed for blind people has been launched.
Georgie, as the device is known, has a voice-assisted to ...
The phone was designed by blind husband-and-wife team Ro ...
It was named after Mrs Wilson-Hinds' first guide dog.

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2012-03-15 10:21:04     BBC News - Sony unveils 'floating interface' touchless display

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17367993

A smartphone that allows users to browse the web by hove... links they would normally touch has been unveiled by the... electronics giant Sony.
The firm describes the technology as a "floating touch" ...

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2013-03-09 16:44:50     BBC News - Star Trek 'holodeck' in the living room?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21706180

With "immersive media" taking content well beyond the TV... technology is attempting to move virtual reality towards... closer to real life.
Whether it be a cave, an igloo or a theatre, virtual rea ...
Full 360-degree screens are now capable of taking a

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2012-05-17 13:11:21     BBC News - Subways 'share universal structure', research suggests

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18072627

A study of the world's largest subway networks has revea... remarkably mathematically similar.
The layouts seem to converge over time to a similar stru ...
The study, in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface ...
It found common distributions of stat

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2010-05-14 14:09:38     BBC News - The distraction society

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8603346.stm

Waiting for the next e-mail or internet "hit" means we a...
I put down my pen, opened my laptop to write this, and i ...
Then my smartphone rang - it had the e-mails too. Withou ...
I automatically replied to my colleague, and clicked on ...
... tion, b

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2011-10-30 08:30:52     BBC News - The Halloween myth of the War of the Worlds panic

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15470903

Mass panic and hysteria swept the United States on the e... 1938, when an all-too-realistic radio dramatisation of T... Worlds sent untold thousands of people into the streets ...
The radio show was so terrifying in its accounts of inva ...
Or, more ac

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/Channels/just fun

2014-03-04 10:39:51     BBC News - The Indian sanitary pad revolutionary

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26260978

Jugaad is an Indian word that means ingenious improvisat... scarce resources - or necessity is the mother of inventi... more grassroots innovations:

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/Channels/DIY technology
/Channels/sustainability

2010-06-01 17:56:34     BBC News - The joy of daydreaming

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8714177.stm

Stillness, meditation, reflection, silence. Radio docume... Hall goes in search of refuge from the noise and bustle ... world, looking for moments of peace amid the hurly-burly...

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2011-10-30 08:31:06     BBC News - The only living master of a dying martial art

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15480741

A former factory worker from the British Midlands may be... master of the centuries-old Sikh battlefield art of shas... father of four is now engaged in a full-time search for ...

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2013-03-28 11:25:50     BBC News - The pleasures and perils of the open-plan office

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21878739

They can be noisy and distracting or depressingly quiet,...
In the spring of 1962, a fourth-year British architectur ...
In the course of his research, Frank Duffy stumbled acro ...
"The arrangement of the desks was somehow organic," Duff ...
... The pla

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2012-05-15 09:35:39     BBC News - The robot that reads your mind to train itself

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-11457127

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/Channels/AI
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2012-07-12 20:12:46     BBC News - The second brain in our stomachs

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18779997

Its first stop was my stomach, whose complex work is und... what's sometimes called "the little brain", a network of... your stomach and your gut.
Surprisingly, there are over 100 million of these cells ...
The little brain does not do a lot of complex

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2015-09-07 15:38:41     BBC News - The untold story of the Maidan massacre

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-31359021

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/Channels/economy and politics

2012-07-26 18:11:18     BBC News - Top US universities put their reputations online

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18191589

This autumn more than a million students are going to ta... experiment that could re-invent the landscape of higher ...
Some of the biggest powerhouses in US higher education a ...
Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ha ...
Sounding li

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/Channels/education/open learning

2012-12-18 10:25:52     BBC News - Twitter could be used to take 999-style emergencies, fire brigade says

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20754978

Many emergency services around the country are making us...
One particular incident, a large blaze in west London in ...
Due to the police helicopter not being available, the LF ...
Information was relayed back to experts at headquarters ...
... FB said

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/Channels/techie/social networking

2014-05-18 08:25:07     BBC News - UK becoming 'more local and global'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26885743

Many people in the UK feel a growing connection with oth... neighbourhood and the wider world, but shrinking ties wi...
The figures come from a survey for the BBC's Who Do We T ...
Graphic on connectedness
More people said neighbourhood ties and links w

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/Channels/locality

2010-07-02 13:15:48     BBC News - UK borrowing hits record £163.4bn

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8636701.stm

budget deficit
Total government debt now stands at £890bn - equivalent ...
The £163.4bn borrowed is equivalent to 11.6% of GDP.

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2012-07-17 17:48:53     BBC News - UK university joins US online partnership

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18857999

Edinburgh University is to be the first UK institution t... influential US-based online university project.
Edinburgh is part of a major expansion in the Coursera p ...
The online platform was set up this year with content fr ...

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/Channels/education/open learning

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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/Channels/education/Higher Ed.

2011-11-12 16:27:49     BBC News - US dismantles 'massive' cyber crime syndicate

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15668377

Cyber criminals who are alleged to have made $14m (£9m)... fraud have been arrested in Estonia.
The FBI alleged that the gang infected more then four mi ...

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