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2006-11-14 15:26:34     WIRED NextFest 2006 (Printer Friendly View) - Featured Article - Digital Trends

http://news.digitaltrends.com/print_featured_article64.html

Brain Ball
Ready, Set, Relax! Brainball is a totally new concept of ...
Brain Ball

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2010-03-31 15:28:41     Brainstorming may discourage creativity | Psychology Today

http://www.psychologytoday.com/...-may-discourage-creativity

Brainstorming is a widely used technique for groups to d... fresh perspectives on an issue, problem or project, and ... taught and used by team leaders and consultants working ... study by researchers at Texas A&M University, and publis...
The researc

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2010-06-15 08:54:07     Economics Essays: Unemployment in the UK

http://econ.economicshelp.org/200.../unemployment-in-uk.html

Brief History of Unemployment in UK
Source: Dept for Work and Transport
After the ravages of the Great Depression era where unem ...
It was in the manufacturing recession of 1981 when unemp ...
... ent was fairly close to full employment at just over 3%.

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2013-02-08 13:07:14     UK most unequal country in the West - News - The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...try-in-the-west-1329614.html

Britain is now the most unequal country in the Western w... authoritative new United Nations report reveals. The gap... poor is as great as in Nigeria.
Detailed statistics in the Human Development Report publ ...

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2013-11-29 09:28:02     British Airways Billboard Tracks Airplanes as They Fly Overhead

http://mashable.com/2013/1.../british-airways-billboard/?...

British Airways launched a new campaign called "Look Up,... want to take that advice to get the full experience.
A video ad in London's Piccadilly Circus features a youn ...

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2014-02-02 21:35:43     British Isles in 2100 by JaySimons on deviantART

http://jaysimons.deviantart.com/...h-Isles-in-2100-315945336

British Isles in 2100 by JaySimons
:iconjaysimons:
British Isles in 2100by JaySimons
Digital Art / Drawings & Paintings / Other©2012-2014 Ja ...
... Belfast have become new capitals of Britain and Ireland.

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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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2011-09-12 09:11:10     Concerns that proposed 4G broadband network might disable GPS

http://www.go4awalk.com/...king-news-and-discussions.php?...

Broadband communications and Global Positioning Systems ... technologies happily used by many walkers as navigation ... the still essential map and compass.
And - as many smartphone users will testify - these two ...
But this could change if a new 4G m

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2010-09-17 11:10:17     BBC News - Pigeon flies past broadband in data speed race

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11325452

Broadband is the most modern of communication means, whi... date back to Roman times.
But on Thursday, a race between the two highlighted the ...

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2011-07-26 08:57:45     BBC News - Fragmented sleep 'harms memory'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-14279123

Broken sleep affects the ability to build memories, a st... suggests.
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science findi ...
The Stanford University found disrupting sleep made it h ...

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2012-05-02 06:56:30     Mapping Science - Places & Spaces: Mapping Science

http://scimaps.org/

Browse all maps with options to filter by year, auth...
Listing of all current & past venues.
See what the exhibit entails, plus how to host it at ...
Places & Spaces: Mapping Science is meant to inspire cro ...

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2008-08-05 16:17:38     Calling a program on the client hard drive - mozilla.dev.extensions | Google Groups

http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.d.../947e63c95c14b5a5

[ From frame: http://groups.google.com/group/mozil.../947e63c95c14b5a5?... ]

Browsers are normally banned from launching local progra...
circumvented in Firefox?

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2012-10-22 21:29:18     Bubble Ball Unicode (Characters Map)

http://www.bubbleballtext.com/unicode

Bubble Ball Text - Unicode Character Map
This table shows the conversions (mapping) used to gener ...

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2010-07-02 13:15:48     BBC News - UK borrowing hits record £163.4bn

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8636701.stm

budget deficit
Total government debt now stands at £890bn - equivalent ...
The £163.4bn borrowed is equivalent to 11.6% of GDP.

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2008-07-16 09:36:30     E-Health Europe :: Bulgaria launches eCard prescriptions project

http://www.ehealtheurope.net/..._ecard_prescriptions_project

Bulgaria launches eCard prescriptions project
22 Oct 2007
Bulgaria has begun an online electronic prescriptions pr ...
The first online transaction, carried out earlier this m ...
... alth solutions,” commented Peter Reuschel, CEO of ICW.

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2007-02-17 07:56:52     BunnysTechnoratiTags - WordPress Plugin Repository - Trac

http://dev.wp-plugins.org/wiki/BunnysTechnoratiTags

Bunny’s Technorati Tags provides you with template fun... display Technorati tags for your posts. The tags are sto... Field, so this plugin does not require any modifications... structure. The plugin adds a text input for that custom ... appropriate

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2011-05-21 21:30:59     BBC News - Hard to explain how bad economic crisis is, says Cable

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-13480971

Business Secretary Vince Cable says it has been a challe... government to explain to the public how bad a state the ...
He told the Guardian the country was poorer because of t ...
Britain is no longer one of the "price-setters" in world ...
"We have ha

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2016-03-24 19:09:15    

http://fivethirtyeight.com/...s-can-easily-explain-p-values/

But after writing about p-values again and again, and re... correction on a nearly year-old story over some erroneou... regarding a study’s p-value (which I’d taken from th... themselves and their report), I’ve come to think that ... fundamental problem with p-values is that no one can rea...

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2015-03-05 18:19:44     Scientists threatened by demands to share data | Al Jazeera America

http://america.aljazeera.com/...nedbydemandstosharedata.html

But as access to the published results of scholarly rese... issues around making the data that is summarized in thos... available are coming to the fore. The White House memora... a certainty. Sharing the results of scientific research ... unveiling a

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2012-07-26 18:12:30     What It's Like to Teach a MOOC (and What the Heck's a MOOC?) - Robinson Meyer - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/201.../260000/

But because MOOCs are so new, and so limited before yest... first-hand discussion of what it's like to teach one has... current MOOC moment began less than a year ago, when Sta... free, chunked artificial intelligence course online, and... signed up.

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2017-03-23 07:59:41     Peer review: a flawed process at the heart of science and journals

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1420798/

But does peer review `work' at all? A systematic review ... available evidence on peer review concluded that `the pr... review is based on faith in its effects, rather than on ... answer to the question on whether peer review works depe... `What is pe

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2016-04-29 11:52:12    

https://www.newscientist.com/...es-our-feelings-about-words/

But keyboards may have an impact on the emotional associ... words as well. It has been found that words consisting o... proportion of letters from the right-hand side of a QWER...

Researchers have previously tested the idea by asking En ...

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2014-02-17 10:13:36     U. of the People earns accreditation, challenging view that agencies stifle innovation | Inside Higher Ed

http://www.insidehighered.com/...-agencies-stifle-innovation

But last week brought word of a very different kind of a... outcome, one that arguably challenges parts of that meme... Education and Training Council gave its stamp of approva... the People, a five-year-old global, online institution t...
The univers

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2015-04-08 12:41:39     Gestalt Principles for Data Visualization: Similarity, Proximity & Enclosure

http://emeeks.github.io/gestaltdataviz/section1.html

But let me suggest that gestalt is very much a pragmatic... data visualization, in fact a necessary aspect if you pl... simple bar and line charts (and perhaps even for those s... exploration of three of the most simple gestalt principl... they operat

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2013-01-06 13:37:43     Data-driven science is a failure of imagination | R you cereal?

http://www.petrkeil.com/?p=302

But most importantly, data-driven science is less intell... then hypothesis-driven science. Data mining is sweet, an... Plotting multivariate data, maps, “relationships” an... visualizations is hip and catchy, everybody can understa... thinking ab

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2015-02-27 22:38:37     Scientific method: Statistical errors : Nature News & Comment

http://www.nature.com/...thod-statistical-errors-1.14700?...

But then reality intervened. Sensitive to controversies over reproducibility, Motyl and his adviser, Brian Nosek, dec... the study. With extra data, the P value came out as 0.59... to the conventional level of significance, 0.05. The eff... disappeared

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2014-03-08 14:05:07     Dark thoughts: why mental illness is on the rise in academia | Higher Education Network | Guardian Professional

http://www.theguardian.com/...ng-problem-pressure-university

But while anecdotal accounts multiply, mental health iss... little-researched and hard data is thin on the ground.
However, a study published in 2013 by the University and ...

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2017-04-10 07:21:46     Inside Your Users’ Minds: The Cultural Probe · An A List Apart Article

https://alistapart.com/article/culturalprobe

By analyzing the results of your cultural probe, you can... of how users behave: what they love and hate, what motiv... what they do and why. Solutions based on this knowledge ... give users what they need, rather than what they say the... also help i

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2010-11-15 09:00:28     YouTube - 3D Video Capture with Kinect

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QrnwoO1-8A&feature=youtu.be

By combining the color and the depth image captured by t... Kinect, one can project the color image back out into sp... "holographic" representation of the persons or objects t...
No project page yet, but it will go up on my regular web ...
Based on th

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2011-03-02 08:47:18     Measuring Bias in "Organic" Web Search

http://www.benedelman.org/searchbias/

By comparing results between leading search engines, we ... in their algorithmic search listings. We find that each ... favors its own services in that each search engine links... services more often than other search engines do so. But... engines pro

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