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2015-09-12 16:44:08     The women taking on Isis: on the ground with Iraq's female fighters | Art and design | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...raq-yazidi-female-fighters?...

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2015-09-20 13:40:09     Gaps in the Map: Why We’re Mapping Everything, and Why Not Everything Can, or Should, be Mapped – Words in Space

http://www.wordsinspace.net/...hing-can-or-should-be-mapped/

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/Channels/cognition and art/space and place
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2015-10-04 07:23:05     3D Printed Sculptures Come Alive When Spun Under A Strobe Light | SF Globe

http://fb-25.sfglobe.com/...n-spun-under-a-strobe-light/?...

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/Channels/just lovely

2015-10-08 23:07:02     Tufte CSS

http://www.daveliepmann.com/tufte-css/

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2015-10-13 14:35:13     'Too hot to be an engineer' - women mark Ada Lovelace Day - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34359936

Britons in particular have an attitude problem to address as well.
"People easily say, 'I'm terrible at maths,' or 'I'm awful at numbers.' If you said that kind of thing in India people would look at you funny," she said.
"It's like saying, 'Oh, I can't

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/Channels/education/maths education

2015-10-13 18:35:29     PLOS Medicine: Why Most Published Research Findings Are False

http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?...

There is increasing concern that most current published research findings are false. The probability that a research claim is true may depend on study power and bias, the number of other studies on the same question, and, importantly, the ratio of true to

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2015-10-16 08:43:06     Japanese Woodworking Madness: A Three-Way Wood Joint - Core77

http://www.core77.com/...king-Madness-A-Three-Way-Wood-Joint

Shinobu Kobayashi is a Japanese woodworker based in Australia, currently studying Scandinavian techniques in Sweden. The three-continent background appears to have done him well; working in concert with a master cabinetmaker from Denmark, Kobayashi manage

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/Channels/just lovely

2015-10-19 19:16:38     The Fear of Breaking Things

http://engineering.teacherspayteachers.com/...ng-things.html

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2015-10-21 18:25:24     3D Printing Service i.materialise | Creation corner

https://i.materialise.com/creationcorner

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2015-10-21 22:10:25     Comment: What would a paid data future look like? | News | Open Data Institute

http://theodi.org/blog/comment-paid-data-future?...

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2015-10-29 22:11:07     BPS Research Digest: The surprising truth about which personality traits do and don't correlate with computer programming skills

http://digest.bps.org.uk/...ising-truth-about-which.html#...

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2015-10-30 11:33:50     Tech Specs - Glowforge - the 3D Laser Printer

http://glowforge.com/tech-specs/

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2015-11-08 13:22:57     Journal impact factors ‘no longer credible’ | Times Higher Education

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/...s-no-longer-credible

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2015-11-08 20:42:32     Solu - A new breed of computing by Solu Machines — Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/...-a-new-breed-of-computing?...

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2015-11-10 11:18:53     Ten ironic rules for non-statistical reviewers

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar.../S1053811912003990

As an expert reviewer, it is sometimes necessary to ensure a paper is rejected. This can sometimes be achieved by highlighting improper statistical practice. This technical note provides guidance on how to critique the statistical analysis of neuroimaging

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2015-11-27 22:56:13     Phones need 'bed mode' to protect sleep - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34744859

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/Channels/HCI stuff/mobiles

2016-01-05 09:57:44     The Resurrection of Bookmarklets

http://www.donnelly-house.net/programmin.../bookmarklets.php

The increased implementation of Content Security Policy (CSP) in websites has been heralded as "The End / Death of Bookmarklets". I created a solution in 2015 that resurrects the ability to use (library-based) bookmarklets on CSP and https:// websites usi

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/Channels/techie/JavaScript

2016-02-11 19:06:13     CrowdSignals.io: A Massive New Mobile Data Collection Campaign

http://crowdsignals.io/index.html

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/Channels/HCI stuff/eHealth
/Channels/techie/open data

2016-09-02 08:55:09     Letter gets there by hand-drawn map - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-37233913

Instead of a postal address or a recipient's name, the sender had drawn a map of where they believed the farm to be, together with the following, in English:
"Country: Iceland. City: Búðardalur. Name: A horse farm with an Icelandic/Danish couple and th

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/Channels/maps and geography

2016-10-23 17:00:35     Data — Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

http://allenai.org/data.html

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2012-05-17 11:49:28     BBC News - Nvidia chip aims to power fastest supercomputer

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/18033970

"A machine like Titan has a budget of around 10 megawatts, and that costs roughly $10m per year just for the electricity, so people are concerned about the electrical bills," said Mr Scott.

"They are also concerned about how much power they can provide

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2011-05-08 17:01:22     Dalek 6388 - A History of the Dalek Props from 1963 to 1988 - Doctor Who and The Daleks

http://dalek6388.co.uk/

"An exhaustive - if bonkers - work of genius!" Mike Tucker
In the spring of 2002, before most of the world had hear ...

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/Channels/just fun

2007-11-13 09:34:55     Playing Cards

http://www.jfitz.com/cards/index.html

"Classic" Playing Cards
Download:
PNG's: classic-cards.zip
TGZ: classic-cards.tgz *

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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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/Channels/digital economy
/Channels/open access
/Channels/physicality

2016-12-27 08:59:23     The farmer who built her own broadband - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37974267

"I'm just a farmer's wife," says Christine Conder, modes... members of the rural communities of Lancashire she is al... internet pioneer.
Her DIY solution to a neighbour's internet connectivity ...
That is 35 times faster than the 28.9 Mbps average UK

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/Channels/sustainability

2006-03-23 20:21:31     JRex - The Java Browser Component

http://jrex.mozdev.org/index.html

"JRex" is a Java Browser Component with set of API's for... GECKO within a Java Application.

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/Channels/techie/browser
/Channels/techie/Java
/Channels/techie/Mozilla

2005-01-04 22:19:37     Usability News - Media: The Economist charts the Battle between Computers and Consumer Electronics

http://www.usabilitynews.com/news/article1798.asp

"Life in the vault" explains why Intel's new launch (two... chips, code-named Grantsdale and Alderwood) may actually... digital landscape.

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2014-05-27 21:19:54     Microsoft Cortana EULA contains the Greatest Disclaimer of ALL TIME • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/...test_disclaimer_of_all_time/

"Like a real-world personal assistant, sometimes Cortana... inaccurate conclusion about what is important to you, (i... information that accurately reflects you but that you ar... sharing with others, or (iii) remember some information ... no longer t

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2009-07-09 15:48:46     Cycorp, Inc.

http://www.cyc.com/cyc/company

"Once you have a truly massive amount of
information integrated as knowledge, then
the human-software system will be superhuman,
in the same sense that mankind with writing
... before writing." ~ Doug Lenat, June 21, 2001

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2008-02-24 21:07:40     Tekster NRK-sketsj etter bønn - Utenriks - NRK Nyheter

http://www.nrk.no/nyheter/utenriks/1.1913906

"The Medievel Book skit which recently landed on You Tub... funniest bits I have seen. I understand why NRK needs to... material, but please put up a version with the English s... it would be wise to add a plug for NRK so that it is cle...
«Please po

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