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2013-01-30 13:00:51     The Quest to Create A Bionic Eye Gets Clearer - WSJ.com


Researchers have been pursuing the development of such a... decades, in some cases spending hundreds of millions of ... engineering challenges. One device designed to help peop... condition is awaiting U.S. regulatory approval. It is kn...
Second Sigh

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2013-01-30 12:58:42     How to Build Wind Turbine Blades Using Duct Tape : TreeHugger


From a wind turbine built from scrap to a vertical axis ... drew derision and praise in equal measure, we are not sh... homemade clean energy projects.
This video—created by YouTube user supergokue1—demon ...
Of course the rotor itself is the easy p

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2013-01-30 12:52:39     BBC News - Computer science part of English Baccalaureate


Computer science is going to become part of the English ... of the measures used in school league tables in England.
It will be included as one of the science options that c ...

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2013-01-30 08:09:08     Share a secret - One Time


When you send people passwords and private links via ema... are copies of that information stored in many places. If... link instead, the information persists for a single view... can't be read by someone else later. This allows you to ... information

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2013-01-30 08:08:50     Web Monitoring with Stella - Is your site fast?


Powerful API
Incorporate our world class monitoring technology into y ...

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2013-01-29 07:49:58     Public Transportation ... for Your Car? - Commute - The Atlantic Cities


The Rapid Commute system, as he calls it, would enable l... commuters to hop aboard a train instead – while still ... personal vehicles with them. Drivers already similarly u... waterways. So why not deploy the same concept, Farooq fi...
A diagram o

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2013-01-28 17:39:08     Friday, 1 February, 2-3pm | Centre for GeoInformatics


The democratizing technologies of the web have brought t... raw-materials required to make a map to a wider audience... This proliferation of mapping has redefined modern Carto... general practice of “making maps” to the purposefu... Purposeful

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2013-01-28 10:15:47     Internet access declared a basic right in Germany | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 27.01.2013


A top German court has ruled that people can sue their I... for damages if connection is lost. The court has ruled t... Internet represents a basic need in modern society.

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2013-01-28 10:15:08     BBC News - 'Quantum smell' idea gains ground


A controversial theory that the way we smell involves a ... effect has received a boost, following experiments with ...
It challenges the notion that our sense of smell depends ...
Instead, it suggests that the molecules' vibrations are ...

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


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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2013-01-26 16:21:01     Bootstrap Tour, easy product tours with Bootstrap from Twitter


Quick and easy way to build your product tours with Twit... Popovers.

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2013-01-23 08:56:24     Skepticism About Tenure, MOOCs and the Presidency: A Survey of Provosts | Inside Higher Ed


Today's provosts are a skeptical lot. That may come with... they must constantly prioritize some ideas (and some peo... others -- tasks that are never easy and have been made m... the economic downturn.
But the 2013 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College a

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2013-01-23 08:40:01     More Joys of Electronic Medical Records | WhiteCoat's Call Room


So I tried something that sounded easy when I thought of... technically quite difficult when I tried to actually do ... the number of times I clicked on different check boxes a... different screens I had to navigate in order to document...
This is eas

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2013-01-23 08:02:13     'Smart-Tattoos': How They Could End Up Saving Your Life


So they’re not exactly cute, but if you came of age du... chances are you have at least regrettable tattoo anyway.... if that same tattoo is in the shape of a butterfly!) B... temporary tattoos do much more than serve as a symbol of... they can re

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2013-01-23 08:01:51     Nokia Patents Vibrating Smart Tattoos | PCWorld


Our bodies may some day become extensions for smartphone... devices, if a new Nokia patent is any indication.
Nokia has patented magnetic material that would alert we ...

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2013-01-21 09:35:19     What is the difference between The Hobbit and the news? Not as much as there should be | Charlie Brooker


And oddly, this coincides with reports that an audience ... reacted badly to test footage from Peter Jackson's forth... movie. The Hobbit is shot at 48 frames per second – tw... as standard films. The studio claims this gives it an un... fluidity. T

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2013-01-21 09:31:15     Metamaterial camera needs no lens, could herald cheaper imaging tech


Metamaterials are proving to be quite useful for toying ... electromagnetic spectrum, whether for technology previou... the stuff of science fiction, or for boring real-world a... Engineers at Duke University have come up something that... the latter

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2013-01-21 08:59:25     iBeam.it — FAQ


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2013-01-19 18:29:19     About Us · Zapier


Syncing data on the web has always been a pain. Either y... or you buckled down and built it yourself with an API. I... technical you had few places to turn for help.
That's why we built Zapier.
Zapier is for busy people who know their time is better .

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2013-01-19 09:48:33     BBC News - Has chip and pin had its day?


Ross Anderson, an academic in the Computer Laboratory at...
"It's a complete non-starter," he told the BBC.
"You can't just change all the systems because you come ...
He does however agree that there are "significant risks" ...
"I personally won't use

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2013-01-11 10:34:20     Manchester honours the woman behind the pioneering music of Doctor Who | UK news | guardian.co.uk


The godmother of British electronic music who helped to ... most recognisable TV theme tunes of all time and pioneer... through her work in the BBC Radiophonic Workshop is to b... an inaugural one-day celebration of her work in Manchester.
Delia Derbys

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2013-01-11 10:33:13     Disney's new augmented reality toys are promising, but frustrating | The Verge


Disney is launching augmented reality toys with a line o... in October; from there, it'll expand into other characte... then, it's keeping a tight wrap on images of what it's d... weren't allowed to take shots or video. We did learn tha... to Disney I

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2013-01-11 09:33:24     Camlistore


a way to store, sync, share, model and back up content
a work in progress
Open Source (Apache licensed)
an acronym for "Content-Addressable Multi-Layer Indexed ...
... neither "Cloud" nor "Local". happily both.

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2013-01-11 09:29:40     Is It Time London Had A New Tube Map? | LBC


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2013-01-10 21:24:43     f.lux: software to make your life better


Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie ...
Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and ...
During the day, computer screens look good—they're des ...
... use it just because it makes your computer look better.

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2013-01-10 18:44:48     Tethercell: Control battery-operated devices from your smartphone or tablet | Indiegogo


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2013-01-10 18:33:21     StickNFind- Bluetooth Powered ultra small Location Stickers | Indiegogo


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2013-01-09 10:47:59     The Story of the PING Program


Yes, it's true! I'm the author of ping for UNIX. Ping is... thousand-line hack that I wrote in an evening which prac... seems to know about. :-)

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2013-01-09 06:10:52     Twitter Engineering: Improving Twitter search with real-time human computation


Before we delve into the details, here's an overview of ...
First, we monitor for which search queries are curre ...
Behind the scenes: we run a Storm topology that trac ...
For example, the query [Big Bird] may suddenly see a ...
... ckobama

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2013-01-09 06:01:31     Tongue and Tech: The Many Emotions for Which English Has No Words - Megan Garber - The Atlantic


There are many, many more conditions out there that Engl...
Here, selected from the blog So Bad So Good, are some of ...
Age-otori (Japanese): To look worse after a haircut
Arigata-meiwaku (Japanese): An act someone does for ...
... g of a cleve

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