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2012-04-13 23:41:59     Netflix Never Used its $1m Algorithm. Here's Why.

http://thenextweb.com/...it-didnt-use-the-winning-entry/?...

As pointed out by TechDirt’s Mike Masnick, last week N... two-part blog post on its recommendations system, one of...
Whilst they acknowledge that the work that went into the ...
“This is a truly impressive compilation and culminatio ...
Basically,

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2012-12-09 23:41:41     Netherlands Highways Will Glow in the Dark Starting Mid-2013 | Autopia | Wired.com

http://www.wired.com/autopia/2012/10/glowing-roads/

A smart-road design that features glow-in-the-dark tarma... weather indicators will be installed in the Netherlands ...

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2007-12-10 07:52:32     Network Rail - Current Timetables

http://www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/3828.aspx

Electronic National Rail Timetable (eNRT)
Network Rail is pleased to publish the December 2007 to ...
Britain’s national railway network and stations are ow ...

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2015-03-23 11:08:15     Network theory suggests consciousness is global in the brain | KurzweilAI

http://www.kurzweilai.net/...ness-is-global-in-the-brain?...

The black dots correspond to the 264 areas of the cerebr... researchers studied; the lines correspond to the increas... functional connections between each of these brain areas... consciously perceive the target. The “hotter” colors... with strong

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2005-11-17 16:21:41     Neurogenetics at UT Health Science Center

http://www.nervenet.org/papers/NUMBER_REV_1988.html

Estimates for the human brain range between 10 billion a... imprecision in these estimates is due almost entirely to... the number of granule cells in the cerebellum, a problem... traced back to a study by Braitenberg & Atwood (1958). M...
[A revisio

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2012-07-20 22:00:43     New Design Practices for Touch-free Interactions | UX Magazine

http://uxmag.com/...ractices-for-touch-free-interactions?...

Touch interaction has become practically ubiquitous in d... and that has changed users' expectations and the way UX ... about human–computer interaction (HCI). Now, touch-fre... Natural Language Interaction (NLI) are bleeding into the... mainstream

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2012-02-28 07:48:13     New evidence of end of Neanderthals seen - UPI.com

http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2.../UPI-83651330377550/?...

European Neanderthals were dying off and already on the ... even before the arrival of competing modern humans, Swed... say.
Scientists said a study of ancient DNA indicates most Ne ...

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2015-05-05 12:38:02     New gold standard established for open and reproducible research | University of Cambridge

http://www.cam.ac.uk/...d-for-open-and-reproducible-research

A group of Cambridge computer scientists have set a new ... openness and reproducibility in research by sharing the ... data and 20,000 lines of code behind their latest result... unprecedented degree of openness in a peer-reviewed publ... researchers

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2012-08-02 07:44:41     New GPS museum app launching in Victoria promises to reshape gallery-going experience | Arts | National Post

http://arts.nationalpost.com/...pe-gallery-going-experience/

Finding your way around a museum — or a mall or airpor... — is about to be as simple as using the GPS on your phone.
As of Aug. 1, the Royal BC Museum in Victoria will becom ...

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2009-08-06 12:50:39     New ID cards are supposed to be 'unforgeable' - but it took our expert 12 minutes to clone one, and programme it with false data | Mail Online

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...lone-programme-false-data.html

New ID cards are supposed to be 'unforgeable' - but it t... minutes to clone one, and programme it with false data

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2011-10-24 13:30:09     New Malware Brings Cyberwar One Step Closer - Technology Review

http://www.technologyreview.com/read_article.aspx?...

A newly discovered piece of malicious code dubbed Duqu i... to the notorious Stuxnet worm that damaged Iran's nuclea... centrifuges last year. Although it has no known target o... the stage for more industrial and cyberwar attacks, expe...

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2010-06-28 18:45:49     New Public Sector Transparency Board and Public Data Transparency Principles | data.gov.uk

http://data.gov.uk/...nd-public-data-transparency-principles

The Public Sector Transparency Board, which was establis... Minister, met yesterday for the first time.
The Board will drive forward the Government’s transpar ...

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2011-02-24 10:32:52     New rock art discoveries in Bedolina, Valcamonica (Italy)

http://www.scribd.com/...eries-in-Bedolina-Valcamonica-Italy

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2006-07-08 12:40:44     New Scientist Breaking News - 'Rewired brain' revives patient after 19 years

http://www.newscientist.com/...s-patient-after-19-years.html

The team's findings suggest that Wallis’s brain had, v... developed new pathways and completely novel anatomical s... re-establish functional connections, compensating for th...
They found that new axons – the branches that connect ...
Surprisingl

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2012-09-28 10:13:13     New Statesman - Tax avoidance isn't a left or right issue, it's a cancer eating our democracy

http://www.newstatesman.com/...s-cancer-eating-our-democracy

Topshop pays 140 times as much tax as Google, despite be... less profitable business.

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2010-01-06 12:48:41     New Statesman - Will Self on Charles Maclean's St Kilda: Island on the Edge of the World

http://www.newstatesman.com/200011270045

The St Kilda that Maclean describes is a tiny world, whi... much above 200 inhabitants. They spoke their own dialect... littered with Norse archaisms. They lived off the fruits... most notably the teeming seabirds - puffins, fulmars and...
With its ow

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2013-12-06 11:02:01     New study: Striking brain differences explain some gender stereotypes

http://sploid.gizmodo.com/...ences-explain-so-1475665938?...

A new research paper published today in the Proceedings ... of Sciences demonstrates that men and women's brains con... different which, according to the authors, gives a "pote...
The study—one the largest of its kind with 949 individ ...
Using the d

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2012-02-08 17:25:02     New W3C Validation Service with RDFa 1.1 and microdata | Semantic Web Activity News

http://www.w3.org/...on-service-with-rdfa-1-1-and-microdata/

W3C has launched a new HTML validation site, the Nu Mark... Service. From a Semantic Web point of view it is importa... default setting of the validator validates HTML5 with RD... with microdata, the two simpler syntaxes to add structur... Furthermore

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2011-05-05 11:14:20     news - Is 23,148,855,308,184,500 a magic number, or sheer chance? - Stack Overflow

http://stackoverflow.com/...0-a-magic-number-or-sheer-chance

394 down vote favorite
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News reports such as this one indicate that the above nu ...
A man in the United States popped out to his local p ...
... hts about what programming error would have caused this?

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2006-10-01 20:22:33     Newton MessagePad

http://www.msu.edu/~luckie/gallery/mp100.htm

Original Product Specifications Announcement (1993)
The Newton MessagePad is the first in a family of com ...

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2011-05-21 09:33:21     NHS IT project 'has cost billions without delivering ANY benefits' | Mail Online

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...s-delivering-ANY-benefits.html

The NHS’ controversial project to computerise all pati... cost billions of pounds without delivering any benefits,... damning report.
It warns the project is running years behind schedule an ...

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2013-09-05 11:43:40     Nike+ FuelBand and Google Glass: what next for the 'quantified self'? | Technology | theguardian.com

http://www.theguardian.com/...d-google-glass-quantified-self

We're only just at the beginning of the 'quantified self... tracks movement, diet and other issues using gadgets

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2007-09-16 20:45:40     Ning - Create your own Social Networks!

http://www.ning.com/

Get Your Own Social Network!
Ning is the only online service where you can create, cu ...

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2014-04-18 10:17:06     NLS Historic Maps API - Map images - National Library of Scotland

http://maps.nls.uk/projects/api/index.html

NLS Historic Maps API: Historical Maps of Great Britain ...
This seamless historic map can be:
embedded in your own website
used for research purposes
... rdnance Survey maps, dating from the 1920s to the 1940s.

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2012-07-25 10:18:58     No such thing as a free MOOC : JISC

http://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/no-such-thing-as-a-free-mooc/

In his recent JISC blog, David Kernohan asks: ‘Why bot... fees to attend university? …What if you could get it a... online?’ Of course, it is tongue in cheek, because as ... suggests, you don’t get something for nothing.
And that brings me to o

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2015-04-29 11:47:42     Noembed - oEmbed everything.

https://noembed.com/

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

http://www.pcworld.com/...tents_vibrating_smart_tattoos.html

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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2010-11-27 14:50:07     Nokia's New "Situations" App Makes Phones Self-Aware

http://www.readwriteweb.com/...p_makes_phones_self-aware.php

Handset maker Nokia today announced the creation of an e... called "Nokia Situations" that can automatically adjust ... behavior for various situations and contexts. For exampl... shut off the ringer whenever you go into a meeting, with...
According t

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2011-10-30 19:06:04     Nokia's new interface is seriously twisted - Mobile Phones

http://www.cnet.com.au/...eriously-twisted-339325050.htm?...

Multi-touch revolutionised user interfaces, and, if Noki... their way, a mobile device that's sensitive to how it's ... be the next revolution.
At the Nokia World show, the Finnish mobile phone maker ...
While it was a real computing device with a real

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2013-12-13 19:15:00     Nominatim - OpenStreetMap Wiki

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim

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