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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2011-12-04 05:37:41     BBC News - US senator calls for answers on phone 'snooping'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16000381

The maker of the smartphone software that triggered a sn... called to account by a US Senator.
Senator Al Franken has written to Carrier IQ asking it t ...
Mr Eckhart claimed Carrier IQ software could log everyth ...
Carrier IQ said its software helped d

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2011-09-07 13:47:30     BBC News - Vibrating suit to teach posture

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-14797230

A vibrating suit has been designed at Birmingham City Un... teach nursing staff the correct technique when lifting a... patients.
The suit vibrates until the correct posture has been ado ...

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2014-05-24 14:39:36     BBC News - Victorian strangeness: The man killed by an automaton

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-27527035

There was no need for Sherlock. The killer didn't flee t... his ground over the lifeless body of his victim, his han... the bloody weapon, his face betraying no emotion.
At the feet of the mechanised figure of a person - which ...

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2013-08-30 08:38:40     BBC News - Virtual reality: Lessons from the past for Oculus Rift

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23877695

with excitement building for the release of a new VR hel... Rift - it is worth asking what went wrong the first time... lessons be learned?

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2013-03-10 07:21:05     BBC News - Web-based 'brain' for robots goes live

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21714191

Continue reading the main story
Related Stories
Robots to get their own internet
Arm lifts BigDog robot to new level
... f standardising the way robots perceive the human world.

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2014-11-23 14:53:23     BBC News - What phantom limbs and mirrors teach us about the brain

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15938103

In a lab in southern California scientists are curing th... incurable with little more than a mirror, and changing o... the brain in the process.
In mid-November the team at the University of California ...
That study is in its very early stages, but si

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2011-08-23 18:38:16     BBC News - When algorithms control the world

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14306146

If you were expecting some kind warning when computers f... than us, then think again.
There will be no soothing HAL 9000-type voice informing ...
In reality, our electronic overlords are already taking ...
Their weapon of choice - the algorithm.

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2012-08-16 07:13:45     BBC News - Women and tech: Why don't girls want to be geeks?

http://www.bbc.com#?utm_source=t...

This image problem starts at school, according to one te...
"Girls don't see IT as creative. It is that image of the ...
Gender differences become apparent during IT lessons, ev ...

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/Channels/education/CS education

2009-11-07 09:44:20     BBC NEWS | Education | Universities 'worth £59bn to UK'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8340552.stm

Universities in the UK are worth £59bn for the economy,... the economic impact of higher education.
The report, based on figures for 2007-8, highlights the ...
Universities created, directly or indirectly, over 668,5 ...
The figures follow the launch o

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2007-07-23 20:59:49     BBC NEWS | Entertainment | TV and Radio | BBC finds missing Dalek episode

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/tv_a.../3400429.stm

BBC finds missing Dalek episode
A scene from The Day of Armageddon
A scene from The Day of Armageddon
A long-lost Dalek episode of Doctor Who has been returne ...
The episode of The Daleks' Master Plan, from 1965, was r ...

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2007-12-08 15:26:51     BBC NEWS | Have Your Say | Iraqi bloggers at home and abroad

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/7069943.stm

Iraqi bloggers at home and abroad
Not many of the people who were blogging in English from ...

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2009-06-23 13:04:32     BBC NEWS | Health | Opera 'is music for the heart'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8112247.stm

Opera 'is music for the heart'
Pavarotti
Listening to Pavarotti sing the Nessun Dorma could help ...
Listening to the right kind of music can slow the heart ...
... lood pressure, while slower-pace music does the reverse.

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2010-07-08 13:01:17     BBC NEWS | Health | Robots 'to revolutionise surgery'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8238088.stm

Within ten years some doctors and scientists are predict...
They say by using the natural orifices of the body and t ...
It sounds fantastical, but prototypes are already in exi ...
There are particularly big hopes for Ares (Assembling Re ...
... ising p

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/Channels/HCI stuff/intelligent interfaces

2009-07-02 17:13:38     BBC NEWS | Magazine | An exciting stats website? Believe it

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8130554.stm

I hope my video offers just a feel of what you can find ... Factbook eXplorer website. Just as exciting is the OECD'... Statistics site.
Readers might also like to explore the inspiration for t ...

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