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2012-08-16 07:15:29     Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology | Video on TED.com

http://www.ted.com/...otential_of_sixthsense_technology.html

At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help... interact with the world of data -- including a deep look... device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop." In a... Mistry says he'll open-source the software behind SixthS... possibiliti

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2012-08-16 07:15:14     Beautiful short film shows a frightening future filled with Google Glass-like devices | VentureBeat

http://venturebeat.com/2012/07/27/sight-systems/

Here’s an amazing eight-minute-long short film we came... art school grads Daniel Lazo and Eran May-raz as a final... the short shows a not-too-unrealistic future wherein we ... with contact lens-like devices that connect us to the cl... from games

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2012-08-16 07:14:29     elearnspace › MOOCs are really a platform

http://www.elearnspace.org/b.../moocs-are-really-a-platform/

Our MOOC model emphasizes creation, creativity, autonomy... networked learning. The Coursera model emphasizes a more... learning approach through video presentations and short ... testing. Put another way, cMOOCs focus on knowledge crea... whereas xMO

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/Channels/education/open learning

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

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-18687247#?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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2012-08-16 07:10:44     WREX, 3D Printed "Magic Arms" and the Future of Pediatric Prosthetics - Core77

http://www.core77.com/..._of_pediatric_prosthetics_23101.asp

wrex_2.png
Rahman and Sample found that, with the use of 3D printer ...

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2012-08-16 07:07:57     I’ve been in this really good MOOC for the past 20 years, it called “The Internet.” « CIOh-no

http://pmasson.wordpress.com/...ears-it-called-the-internet/

I’d like to suggest a great MOOC that has been around ... “massive” (nearly a half million members), it is ope... (anyone can join without cost), it is open–as in share... copyright: all content by all contributors is in the pub... online (www

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2012-08-16 07:07:17     Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education | Video on TED.com

http://www.ted.com/...earning_from_online_education.html?...

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their ... courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as... how people learn. Each keystroke, comprehension quiz, pe... discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unpreced... on how know

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2012-08-16 07:06:06     Wired Aperture for 20 July: Incredible raindrops on spiders - Stunning photography from Wired.co.uk (Wired UK)

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/wired-apertur.../viewgallery#...

In focus: Incredible raindrops on spiders
By Nate Lanxon
20 July 12
Play Slideshow
Next

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2012-08-16 06:58:36     Blank Ways - Tom Loois

http://cargocollective.com/tomloois/Blank-Ways

NAVIGATE TO THERE WHERE YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN
Design your personal definition of silence, was the assi ...

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2012-08-12 17:12:00     A 3D Printed House? You Bet

http://thenextweb.com/...onstruct-house-little-20-hours/?...

printer
While 3D printing might be all the tech geek rage right ...
Imagine 3D printing on such a large scale, using a concr ...

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2012-08-11 18:14:01     Tim Harford — Article — Don’t judge a book by its cover price

http://timharford.com/...udge-a-book-by-its-cover-price/?...

Last spring, a young biologist tried to buy a copy of a ... out-of-print reference work, Peter Lawrence’s The Maki... offered 15 used copies at reasonable prices – and two ... cheapest of which was $1,730,045.91, plus $3.99 shipping.
Michael Eisen,

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2012-08-10 11:42:33     Twitter / Zen_Moments: Education is what survives ...

https://twitter.com/Zen_Moments/status/233803538235539456

Education is what survives when what has been learned ha... B. F. Skinner

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2012-08-10 06:13:36     Every Third Thursday-iShred-snowboard-iBoard-iPad-by-signal-snowboards - YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?...

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2012-08-09 19:19:35     Sam B. MD - Visual Prozac: The Unexpected Beauty of Abandoned Psychiatric Wards

http://sambmd.com/...ozac-the-unexpected-beauty-of-abandoned

Visual Prozac: The Unexpected Beauty of Abandoned Psychi...
Sometimes the most beautiful things come from unexpected ...

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2012-08-07 14:08:08     iPhone Prototypes - Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/iphone-prototypes-2012-7

The iPhone that was introduced in 2007 looked nothing li... prototypes designed behind the scenes at Apple HQ.
In fact, we were straight-up shocked by some of the desi ...
All these designs have entered the public domain because ...

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2012-08-07 11:53:32     Whipsaw Inc. - San Jose, California - Industrial Design, Engineering, Branding

http://www.designdirectory.com/whipsaw/InfiniteZ-zSpace4

zSpace is a remarkable new 3D visualization tool that en... engineers, and film makers to build, manipulate, and vie... Unlike 3d TV, zSpace objects are created and displayed i... real time high definition. Your creations float magicall... as you imag

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2012-08-06 11:59:52     Com-Me – Community Media Toolkit

http://www.digitaleconomytoolkit.org/

A collection of hardware and software components providi...
The components of the toolkit include:
Com-Phone a multimedia narrative application for a m ...
Com-Tablet a tablet-based media repository and Com-C ...
... loads where applicable, are a

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2012-08-06 11:59:19     3D printers can crank out working assault rifle parts now (Updated) | DVICE

http://dvice.com/archives/2012/07/its-happened-3d.php

HaveBlue didn't just print 3D rifle components, he also ... whether 3D sharing sites like MakerBot's Thingiverse wou... posting his weapon designs online for all to download. N... said it was frowned upon, but didn't disallow HaveBlue f...
So, is it o

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2012-08-06 11:58:26     Should Computer Scientists Change How They Publish? | blog@CACM | Communications of the ACM

http://cacm.acm.org/blogs/blog-cacm/153898-shoul.../fulltext

One of the most popular panels at the 2012 edition of Sn... "Publication Models in Computing Research: Is a Change N... for a Change?" A lively audience of more than 100 comput... occupied the medium-size ballroom in which the four-pers... and the aud

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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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2012-08-06 11:56:18     Your Visual Identity: Tim Draper-Backed Vizify Launches An About.me On Steroids | TechCrunch

http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/26/vizify-launch/

Screen shot 2012-07-26 at 7.57.18 AM
Today, our personal data is scattered across a growing n ...

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2012-08-06 11:53:48     SocialLearn | Learning Through Social Connection

http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/sociallearn/

SocialLearn is an experimental online learning space on ... The latest evolution in virtual learning, SocialLearn co... networking, Open University and wider web resources and ...
Developed in response to feedback about the need for inf ...
The platfor

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2012-08-06 11:53:30     Google opens code for building interactive experiences in physical spaces | Ars Technica

http://arstechnica.com/...ve-experiences-in-physical-spaces/

Google has released a new software framework that aims t... the ability to create interactive experiences in physica... potentially be used to build interactive art installatio... involve physical interaction.

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2012-08-06 11:52:35     USC students building a working Holodeck | Crave - CNET

http://news.cnet.com/...tudents-building-a-working-holodeck/

"Welcome to Project Holodeck, would you like to make my ...
(Credit: Project Holodeck)
Infiltrating the Borg or having dinner with Deanna Troi ...
Project Holodeck is exactly what it sounds like -- a ver ...

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2012-08-06 11:51:46     Overblown-Claims-of-Failure Watch: How Not to Gauge the Success of Online Courses - Rebecca J. Rosen - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/201.../260159/

Online courses are experiencing sky-high dropout rates, ... a good thing.

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2012-08-06 11:45:20     Khan/khan-exercises

https://github.com/Khan/khan-exercises

Khan Academy has created a generic framework for buildin... framework, together with the exercises themselves, can b...
The framework exists in two components:
An HTML markup for specifying exercises.
A jQuery plugin for generating a usable, int

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2012-08-04 18:29:48     Test-driving the 'World's Cheapest Computer' | NDTV.com

http://www.ndtv.com/...-the-world-s-cheapest-computer-251021

Test-driving the 'World's Cheapest Computer'
India's 'Aakash' project, a tablet billed as the cheapes ...
Euphoria over a cheap tablet with a 'Made in India' labe ...

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2012-08-04 12:15:57     BBC News - Olympics 'dominated by privately educated'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19109724

Too many of Britain's top sportsmen and women were educa... country's Olympic chief has said.
Lord Moynihan said it was wholly unacceptable that more ...
He described it as one of the "worst statistics in Briti ...
He said it meant half of Great Britain

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2012-08-04 12:15:07     What Information Overload Does To Your Brain - Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/...-does-to-your-brain-2012-8

Hedge fund manager James Altucher recently wrote about h... kill you. Neuroscience shows that our brains simply were... Yet many people continue to live hyper-connected lives, ... creating 24/7 workweeks — no matter how unhealthy it is.
This excellen

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2012-08-03 12:32:19     Facts & Formulae leaflets | mathstore.ac.uk

http://mathstore.ac.uk/?q=node/57

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