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2022-03-02 07:59:07     Florin Pop - Pure CSS Tooltip

https://www.florin-pop.com/blog/2019/05/pure-css-tooltip/

We don't need a complicated HTML structure. We are only ... simple div, with a couple of class names, and we're goin... for each of the following positions: top, right, left, b...

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2022-01-21 08:58:44     Django overview | Django

https://www.djangoproject.com/start/overview/

Django was invented to meet fast-moving newsroom deadlin... satisfying the tough requirements of experienced web dev...
Why Django?
With Django, you can take web applications from concept ...

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2022-01-13 16:18:15    

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-59957102

The Norfolk hamlet of Berney Arms was once home to a sma... community of 11 families. Today, it lies empty but for a... RSPB centre, a closed marsh mill and a railway station.

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2022-01-09 14:05:05     GitHub's programming AI may be reusing code without permission | New Scientist

https://www.newscientist.com/...ing-code-without-permission/

it is possible to prompt CoPilot to suggest copyrighted ... computer game Quake III Arena, complete with comments fr... programmer. This code cannot be reused without permission.

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2022-01-09 14:01:40     How medical tests have built-in discrimination against Black people | New Scientist

https://www.newscientist.com/...nation-against-black-people/

THE assumption that Black people have a lower level of c... than white people was, until recently, built into a form... National Football League to settle head injury lawsuits.

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2022-01-09 13:56:29     Israel used world's first AI-guided combat drone swarm in Gaza attacks | New Scientist

https://www.newscientist.com/...drone-swarm-in-gaza-attacks/

During operations in Gaza in mid-May, the Israel Defense... a swarm of small drones to locate, identify and attack H... This is thought to be the first time a drone swarm has b...

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2022-01-09 13:53:29     What is consciousness like for other animals and when did it evolve? | New Scientist

https://www.newscientist.com/...mals-and-when-did-it-evolve/

Nieder thinks that consciousness probably emerged separa... occasions, in much the same way that wings appeared sepa... birds and bats.

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2022-01-03 07:47:53     About me | LibreShot

https://libreshot.com/about-libreshot/

LibreShot.com (former freepix.eu) is a project that cont... photos for private and commercial use. All photos and th... made by me and you can use my photos without attribution... really appreciate a link to Libreshot 🙂

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2021-12-26 13:42:01    

https://github.com/fabricjs/fabric.js

Fabric.js is a framework that makes it easy to work with... element. It is an interactive object model on top of can... also an SVG-to-canvas parser.

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2021-11-07 07:40:09     About Ebac | Great British Manufacturing Since 1972

https://www.ebac.com/about/

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2021-10-12 13:46:56     SQLime / About

https://sqlime.org/about.html

SQLime is an online SQLite playground for debugging and ... snippets. Kinda like JSFiddle, but for SQL instead of Ja...

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2021-07-30 10:03:00    

https://www.linkedin.com/...ond-growth-gaya-branderhorst?...

Global growth keeps slowing down. ... Sometimes an arti... how to kick the economy back into gear. All this takes a... economy’s ultimate purpose is growth. But does it need...

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2021-07-30 10:00:51    

https://www.theguardian.com/...it-study-the-limits-to-growth

Herrington, a Dutch sustainability researcher and advise... Rome, a Swiss thinktank, has made headlines in recent da... authored a report that appeared to show a controversial ... predicting the collapse of civilization was – apparent... time.

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2020-09-25 12:18:21     'I'm extremely controversial': the psychologist rethinking human emotion | Science and nature books | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/...gist-rethinking-human-emotion

How we interpret our feelings depends on where and how w... says professor Lisa Feldman Barrett - and not understand... our lives harder

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2020-06-27 10:06:19    

https://www.nytimes.com/20.../facial-recognition-arrest.html

Mr. Williams knew that he had not committed the crime in... could not have known, as he sat in the interrogation roo... may be the first known account of an American being wron... based on a flawed match from a facial recognition algori... experts on technology and the law.

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2020-06-21 09:49:36    

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-53093613

The first time Steve Saylor fired up the hotly-anticipat...

"Y'all don't even know how much..." he says between sobs ...

... looking at the overwhelming accessibility options menu.

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2018-06-17 20:29:33     Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control? | Books | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/...olved-beyond-our-control-?...

Technology is starting to behave in intelligent and unpr... even its creators don’t understand. As machines increa... events, how can we regain control?

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2018-06-02 09:31:24    

https://blog.bitsrc.io/...ou-should-know-in-2018-3646fb31ade

11 Useful Javascript utility libraries to speed your dev...

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2018-03-04 12:41:35     The Self-Attribution Fallacy – George Monbiot

http://www.monbiot.com/2011.../the-self-attribution-fallacy/

Intelligence? Talent? No, the ultra-rich got to where th... and brutality.

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2018-01-25 15:04:10    

https://cacm.acm.org/blogs/blog-cacm/224607-beyo.../fulltext

Most researchers and many engineers teach. Some take tea... some actually like teaching; and some researchers like t... to do research about teaching, ... What I do want to ta...

The paper is from 2008, by Raymond Lister [1] from the U ...

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/Channels/education/CS education

2018-01-04 08:40:32     Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis

http://www.jasnh.com/

Welcome to the Journal of Articles in Support of the Nul... the past other journals and reviewers have exhibited a b... articles that did not reject the null hypothesis. We see... offering an outlet for experiments that do not reach the... significanc

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2017-12-16 18:00:14     Can I Leave This One Out? The Effect of Dropping an Item From the SUSJUS

http://uxpajournal.org/dropping-item-sus/

There are times when user experience practitioners might... System Usability Scale (SUS), but there is an item that ... in their context of measurement. For example, the first ... I would like to use this system frequently.” If the sy... one that wo

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2017-12-15 08:41:27     Code like a Weaver – Code Like A Girl

https://code.likeagirl.io/code-like-a-weaver-64e699d9a022

My mom’s never written a line of software in her life,... how to program. She taught me arithmetic and fractions t... structures through laundry, and programming and algorith... Does that sound crazy? Let me explain.

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/Channels/education/CS education

2017-12-11 14:05:24     Stanford CS department updates introductory courses: Java is Gone | Computing Education Blog

https://computinged.wordpress.com/...urses-java-is-gone/?...

Stanford has decided to move away from Java in their int... Surprisingly, they have decided to move to JavaScript. ®.. that most top CS departments are moving to Python.  The... article linked below doesn’t address any other languag...
The SIGCSE-

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2017-07-15 09:27:18     Ravens Are Able To Plan For The Future As Well As Human Children Can | IFLScience

http://www.iflscience.com/...-for-the-future-just-like-apes/

In a new set of experiments published in Science, howeve... found that the raven’s ability to plan ahead goes much... simply catching food.
The first experiment trained the birds to use a tool to ...

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2017-07-12 10:23:49     Nest Founder: “I Wake Up In Cold Sweats Thinking, What Did We Bring To The World?”

https://www.fastcodesign.com/...at-did-we-bring-to-the-world

“A lot of the designers and coders who were in their 2... creating these things didn’t have kids. Now they have ... “And they see what’s going on, and they say, ‘Wait... they start to rethink their design decisions.”
And it’s not just tha

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2017-06-15 21:32:04     Lima – The first Cloud that respects your privacy

https://meetlima.com/index.php?lang=en

Keep your personal files safe at home. Access them from ... the beauty of the Personal Cloud.

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2017-06-15 21:29:15     Counting Research ⇒ Directing Research: The Hazard of Using Simple Metrics to Evaluate Scientific Contributions (An EU Experience)

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/j/jep/3336451.0020.102?...

In many EU countries there is a requirement to count res... measure and prove its value. These numbers, often produc... based on the impact of journals, are used to rank univer... determine fund distribution, to evaluate research propos... determine t

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2017-06-15 21:20:56     The Ig Nobel Prize and Other Efforts to Eradicate Complex Academic Writing - The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive.../412255/?...

The idea that writing should be clear, concise, and low-... new one—and it isn’t limited to government agencies,... problem of needlessly complex writing—sometimes referr... “opaque writing style”—has been explored in fields... to science.

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2017-06-15 21:20:09     “Political Co-Authorships” in Medical Science Journals - Johal - 2017 - Clinical Anatomy - Wiley Online Library

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ca.22932/abstract

The issue of co-author relationships on medical sciences... publications has become more pronounced as advances in t... enabled collaboration across countries and institutions ... efficiently. These relationships often have underlying p... motivations

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