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2011-07-12 11:21:44     Microchip implant (human) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microchip_implant_(human)

The hand of microchip implant hobbyist Amal Graafstra, j... operation to insert an RFID tag. The yellow coloration c... used to disinfect the hand for surgery.

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2011-07-08 10:01:51     Radio-frequency identification - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio-frequency_identification

Some business establishments give customers the option o... RFID-based tab to pay for service, such as the Baja Beac... Barcelona.[114] This has provoked concerns into privacy ... they can potentially be tracked wherever they go by an i... to them.

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2011-07-04 14:29:26     US anti-piracy body targets foreign website owners for extradition | Technology | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...-piracy-extradition-prosecution

British website owners could face extradition to the US ... even if their operation has no connection to America and... which is most probably legal in the UK, the official lea...
The US's Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE ...
As long as

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2011-06-18 14:55:13     BBC News - African jitters over blogs and social media

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13786143

African governments are turning to more sophisticated te... internet sites and bloggers who they perceive to be a th...
That is the conclusion of The Committee for the Protecti ...

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2011-06-18 14:32:03     The traveler's vade mecum: or ... - Google Books

http://books.google.com/books?...#v=onepage&

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2011-06-03 07:45:37     Of Data Scientists, Big Data, the City and Dancers « Rev Dan Catt's Blog

http://revdancatt.com/...ists-big-data-the-city-and-dancers/

So all those companies advertising for a Data Scientist,... this to say…
You want a Dancer not a Scientist.

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2011-05-30 15:48:38     Hidden device distorts news on wireless networks, brews beer, is time machine - Hack a Day

http://hackaday.com/...-networks-brews-beer-is-time-machine/

We covered the Newstweek, a wall-wart sized box that inj... stories over public WiFi connections last February, but ... great walk through and it seems our doubts about this pr...
The Newstweek uses ARP spoofing to change the text displ ...
Aside from

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2011-05-26 16:28:28     McKinsey & Company - Report - Internet matters: The net’s sweeping impact on growth, jobs, and prosperity - May 2011

http://www.mckinsey.com/mgi/publications/intern.../index.asp

The Internet's impact on global growth is rising rapidly... accounted for 21 percent of GDP growth over the last fiv... developed countries MGI studied, a sharp acceleration fr... contribution over 15 years. Most of the economic value c... Internet fa

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2011-05-25 17:56:34     Full text of Obama's speech to UK parliament - CNN.com

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/POLI.../obama.europe.speech/?...

In other words, we live in a global economy that is larg... making. And today, the competition for the best jobs and... countries that are free-thinking and forward-looking; co... most creative, innovative, entrepreneurial citizens.
That gives nations

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2011-05-25 14:50:42     SEMIC.EU - The Semantic Interoperability Centre Europe

http://www.semic.eu/semic/view/snav/About_SEMIC.xhtml

SEMIC.EU is a participatory platform and a service by th... Commission that supports the sharing of assets of intero... used in public administration and eGovernment

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2011-05-23 18:47:54     Ponoko media center - About Us - Ponoko

http://www.ponoko.com/about/the-big-idea

Ponoko is an online marketplace for everyone to click to...
It’s where creators, digital fabricators, materials su ...
We kicked off at TechCrunch40 at the end of 2007 with a ...
The core of this vision is the trade in product designs ...
... nstead

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2011-05-21 09:33:21     NHS IT project 'has cost billions without delivering ANY benefits' | Mail Online

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...s-delivering-ANY-benefits.html

The NHS’ controversial project to computerise all pati... cost billions of pounds without delivering any benefits,... damning report.
It warns the project is running years behind schedule an ...

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2011-05-17 12:25:58     UK: Google Zeitgeist 2011 Keynote address by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rt Hon George Osborne MP

http://7thspace.com/...chequer_rt_hon_george_osborne_mp.html

Our ambition is to become the world leader in open data,... accountability revolution that the internet age has unle...

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2011-05-11 13:04:28     In a World Without Tracking & Cookies, Can Online Commerce Succeed?

http://mashable.com/2011/05/10/buyosphere/

A core tenet of Buyosphere is a C2B (that’s consumer-t... communication flow. In other words, rather than business... gathering data on your behavior and pushing advertising ...
“At Buyosphere, you gather what you buy and own, a ...
As the Do N

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2011-05-05 15:24:32     Flattr - Social micropayments

http://flattr.com/about

Flattr was founded to help people share money, not just ... Flattr, the only reasonable way to donate has been to us...
The team that makes it happen »
donations if it wasn't for a really important cause. Sen ...
Flattr solves this issue. When you're r

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2011-05-04 12:10:51     Adrian Short » Blog Archive » Boris says bye-bye to indie Boris Bikes developers

http://adrianshort.co.uk/...to-indie-boris-bikes-developers/

Courted, used and discarded in less than a year. That’... Transport for London’s attitude towards independent ap... the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme.

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2011-03-17 06:13:46     BBC News - Can libraries survive in a digital world?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_o.../9421996.stm

"Communities need libraries more than they ever have don... are in a superb position to help [during difficult econo...
"People who say 'we don't need libraries because it's al ...

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2011-03-02 09:14:52     BBC News - Graduates - the new measure of power

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12597811

At the beginning of the last century, the power of natio... measured in battleships and coal.
In this century it's as likely to be graduates.
There has been an unprecedented global surge in the numb ...
Among the developed OECD countries, graduation rate

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2011-02-16 10:47:39     Copyright Intellectual Property Form Protection Information

http://www.copyrightprotection.com/history.htm

The First Case in History
The first historic mention of Copyright, which set the u ...
Columcille had taken to visiting monasteries, borrowing ...

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2011-01-27 08:24:56     The Associated Press: Young inventors prompt colleges to revamp rules

http://www.google.com/...qM5ilfjD3zn6ImYtcZIVjuam7MztG8A?...

Young inventors prompt colleges to revamp rules
(AP) – 2 days ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Tony Brown didn't set out to over ...
The University of Missouri student came up with an idea ...
But the invention also raised a perplexing question when ...

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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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2011-01-17 18:57:15     PraxisUnico - Commercialising research - Sky News: Jeff Randall interview with Dr Martin Knight, Imperial Innovations

http://www.praxisunico.org.uk/news/sector-detail.asp?...

Jeff Randall: Here in Britain we’re very good at comin... but not very good at turning them into money-making busi... that?
Martin Knight: I think it’s because we underfund early ...

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2010-12-11 00:41:27     Videonet - News and Analysis - Linear advertising will continue to dominate

http://www.v-net.tv/newsdisplay.aspx?...

Between 75% and 80% of television viewing will remain in... television viewing environment for the next 10 years in ... the US, and the 30 second spot will continue to dominate... advertising. That is the view of Simon Thomas, Strategic...
However, wh

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2010-12-11 00:41:06     A simple change in the law could open up online access to the BBC's archives | Law | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...c-archive-online-access-law?...

In the melee of the last days of the Labour government, ...
Think of George Orwell and W H Auden, of Laurence Olivie ...
But the BBC can't make them available to us, as it would ...
All this was set out in the Digital Britain reports that ...
... ive cos

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2010-12-11 00:39:49     Open source teaching materials -time for a mandate « Thoughts on software and systems engineering

http://se9book.wordpress.com/...aterials-time-for-a-mandate/

It has become increasingly common for sponsors of resear... in the UK) to mandate that the publications from that re... access’ that is, available freely to anyone who wants ... – public money has funded this work and it was ridicul...
Yet public

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2010-12-11 00:35:24     As Textbooks Go Digital, Campus Bookstores May Go Bookless - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/article/College-20-As-Textbo.../125363/

As students cut costs by buying books from cheaper onlin... downloading e-textbooks, campus bookstores sell fewer an... That's triggering an identity crisis for one of the olde... campus and leading some college officials to ask: If tex... does the ca

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2010-11-21 20:24:45     Internet Eyes, CCTV Monitoring

http://interneteyes.co.uk/

Shoplifting is at its highest recorded levels, £4.88 bi... according to the Centre for Retail Research. Internet Ey... designed to combat this rise by detecting these crimes a...
Internet Eyes is an online instant event notification sy ...

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2010-11-19 14:59:49     Met Office and Ordnance Survey to be part of 'public data corporation' | Technology | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...ent-public-data-corporation?...

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2010-11-19 14:49:02     Community is king, so build up your social capital and get connected | Smarter Cities | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/smarter-cities/community-is-king

A smart city is an open city. It runs on data, so public... demonstrate a presumption of openness, making data freel... in an accessible format. Data connectivity needs to be s... a privilege and as ubiquitous as water from the tap.

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2010-11-19 09:34:57     The real cost of free: a response | Media | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2.../free-online-content

Two months ago I wrote a blog on "media gurus" who charg... promoting "free" as a business model. The blog drew some... responses, with Guardian contributor Cory Doctorow posti... accusing me of not understanding how giving work away fo... promotional

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