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2012-04-04 10:32:33     TimeMaps - What are TimeMaps?


A TimeMap is an interactive graphic showing change over ... is linked to descriptions of the change being shown.
The TimeMap of World History covers human history at dif ...
We also have a growing range of Topic TimeMaps which tak ...

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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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2015-08-27 10:30:12     Town ditches traffic lights to cut accidents | Reuters


A town council in Germany has decided the best way of im...
From September 12, all traffic controls will disappear f ...
In an area used by 13,500 cars every day, drivers and pe ...
"Traffic will no longer be dominant," he said.
The idea of removing sign

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2014-02-27 14:43:55     Scottish Screen Archive - Full record for 'ROUND 'THE MULL''


A trip on the 'Loch Carron', travelling up the Firth of ... of Kintyre, Oban, Tiree and the Outer Hebrides.
The film-maker believed this service provided by the 'Lo ...

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2007-03-22 11:10:44     An Optimal in-Situ Disk Sorting Algorithm Based on Heapsort (ResearchIndex)


A versatile variant of Heapsort, adapted for external di... presented. On a single processor RAM with internal memor... Θ(m + kbw) words, it sorts a file of n records of ... stored in m physical blocks, each consisting of b record... using O(m l

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2011-09-07 13:47:30     BBC News - Vibrating suit to teach posture


A vibrating suit has been designed at Birmingham City Un... teach nursing staff the correct technique when lifting a... patients.
The suit vibrates until the correct posture has been ado ...

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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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2015-02-27 22:28:47     Results of the HCI-UX survey 2014


A while back (September 2014) I ran a very short 5-minut... at UX professionals to elicit thoughts on the links betw... that of academic HCI research.
The survey was framed in the following way: "This survey ...

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2013-11-29 18:53:29     Technology didn't kill middle class jobs, public policy did | Dean Baker | Comment is free | theguardian.com


A widely held view in elite circles is that the rapid ri... the United States over the last three decades is an unfo...
These were jobs where people with limited education used ...
This story is comforting to elites, because it means tha ...
That's a ni

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2007-11-21 09:38:57     Alice Corbin's page at Hevanet


a XUL Periodic Table (zipped up here), which only works ... browsers

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2007-05-25 08:02:04     Flickr: One Letter


About One Letter
One Letter. Get yours at bighugelabs.com/flickr
Shots of single letters of the alphabetical variety. Rom ...
This is a companion site to One Digit and Punctuation, w ...
... | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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2007-09-01 21:59:05     Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before


About Worldmapper
This website contains 366 maps, with associated informat ...
... To get a higher resolution map, click on the map image.

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2013-09-01 21:04:56     BBC News - Abraham Maslow and the pyramid that beguiled business


Abraham Maslow and some examples of pyramids inspired by...
Continue reading the main story
Health Check
Herrings - good to eat, not to inhale
... s satisfied, the desire to fulfil the next set kicks in.

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2006-07-02 09:42:00     Implementing Sets Efficiently in a Functional Language (ResearchIndex)


Abstract: Most texts describing data structures give imp... implementations. These are either difficult or tedious t... functional (non sideeffecting) form. This technical repo... implementation of sets in the functional subset of Stand... implementat

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2007-03-22 15:12:41     Practical In-Place Mergesort - Katajainen, Pasanen, Teuhola (ResearchIndex)


Abstract: Two in-place variants of the classical mergeso... analysed in detail. The first, straightforward variant p... log 2 N + O(N ) comparisons and 3N log 2 N + O(N ) moves... elements. The second, more advanced variant requires at ... O(N ) compa

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2011-10-23 07:58:44     BlackBerry cuts made roads safer, police say - The National


ABU DHABI // A dramatic fall in traffic accidents this w... directly linked to the three-day disruption in BlackBerr...
In Dubai, traffic accidents fell 20 per cent from averag ...

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2012-07-23 11:45:06     Is Queen Mary University of London trying to commit scientific suicide?


Academic staff are going to be fired at Queen Mary Unive... (QMUL). It’s possible that universities may have to co... hard times, so what’s wrong?
What’s wrong is that the victims are being selected in ...

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/Channels/education/Higher Ed.

2009-08-18 10:44:31     ACAP - Automated Content Access Protocol


ACAP (Automated Content Access Protocol) is a non-propri... permissions tool that puts content owners in control of ... content in a way that is conducive to developing new onl... models, putting new, high-quality content on the net and... benefits of

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/Channels/digital economy/link economy

2013-09-05 14:53:52     F.T.C. Says Webcam’s Flaw Put Users’ Lives on Display - NYTimes.com


According to the F.T.C., the company, TRENDnet, told cus... products were “secure,” marketing its cameras for ho... baby monitoring. In fact, the devices were compromised. ... a hacker in January 2012 exploited a security flaw and p... live feeds,

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2007-06-17 17:27:43     interactive-mind


According to the interactive conception of mind, our min... the details of our gross bodily form, our habits of acti... intervention, and the enabling web of social, cultural, ... scaffolding in which we are historically, evolutionarily... and here-an

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2013-01-31 09:28:38     Inexpensive home-brewed prostheses created using 3D printers


According to the International Society of Prosthetics an... there are some 32 million amputees in the world today, a...
Eric Ronning's ReHand, made mostly out of parts fabr ...
Eric Ronning's ReHand won US$10,000 at UW-Madison's ...
Liam ou

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/Channels/HCI stuff/accessibility

2011-03-02 11:34:03     Acromine


Acronyms result from a highly productive type of term va... substitutes fully expanded terms (e.g., retinoic acid re... shortened term-forms (e.g., RARA). Even though no generi... patterns have been established for dealing with acronym ...
Acromine is

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2009-03-22 13:56:46     Interaktive Systeme - Publikationen


Adapting web sites by spreading activation in ontologies
Hussein, T.; Ziegler, J. (2008)
ReColl '08: Int. Workshop on Recommendation and Collabor ...

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2012-12-07 19:49:43     Twitter Blackbird Pie | Themergency


Add awesome looking embedded HTML representations of act... blog posts just by adding simple shortcodes. Please read... http://themergency.com/twitter-blackbrid-pie-wordpress-p... info and see a demo of the plugin in action at http://themergency.com/tw

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2012-04-28 21:42:21    


adding images into QR Codes

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/Channels/just fun

2010-06-15 18:57:21     ServerHowTo - oauth-php - Quick How To for OAuth enabling a server - Project Hosting on Google Code


Adding OAuth authentication to your server is very easy....
You will need a couple of controllers:
1. oauth_register.php to let an user obtain a consume ...
2. request_token.php to return a request token.
... xchange an authorized request token for

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2007-02-17 08:53:46     Adobe XMP: Adding intelligence to media


Adobe's Extensible Metadata Platform (XMP) is a labeling... allows you to embed data about a file, known as metadata... itself. With XMP, desktop applications and back-end publ... gain a common method for capturing, sharing, and leverag... metadata

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2010-10-18 15:31:52     Solving Africa's hunger - Features - Al Jazeera English


Africa is hungry - 240 million people are undernourished... first-time, small African farmers have been properly con... solve the problem of feeding sub-Saharan Africa. Their a... directly repudiate a massive international effort to lau...
Instead of

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


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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2013-01-05 16:42:50     The Empire Lobbies Back: How Big Cable Killed Competition in North Carolina | Institute for Local Self-Reliance


After a city in North Carolina built a Fiber-to-the-Home... with Time Warner Cable, the cable giant successfully lob... decision away from other cities.
The city of Wilson’s decision and resulting network wa ...

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