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2013-12-14 10:27:03     The faster-than-fast Fourier transform - MIT News Office

http://web.mit.edu/ne.../faster-fourier-transforms-0118.html

For a large range of practically useful cases, MIT resea... to increase the speed of one of the most important algor... information sciences.

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

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

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2007-08-21 09:20:49     THE FIRST IDEA: HOW SYMBOLS, LANGUAGE AND INTELLIGENCE EVOLVED FROM OUR PRIMATE ANCESTORS TO MODERN HUMANS * Stanley I. Greenspan and Stuart G. Shanker * 2004. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press * Price UK {pound}14.99, US $25.00 * ISBN 0-7382-0680-6 -- Renf

http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full.../1737?...

Book review
THE FIRST IDEA: HOW SYMBOLS, LANGUAGE AND INTELLIGENCE E ...

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2006-11-14 15:25:41     The first smart rabbit - Nabaztag

http://new.nabaztag.com/en/index.html

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2015-05-10 12:21:05     The First Woman to Earn a PhD in Computer Science Was a Nun | Mental Floss UK

http://mentalfloss.com/...-earn-phd-computer-science-was-nun

In the 1960s, Sister Keller studied at the University of... also studied at Purdue, the University of Michigan, and ... Dartmouth relaxed the rule barring women from its comput... allowed Keller to help develop the computer language BAS...
Keller’s

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2012-04-23 06:48:59     The Flight From Conversation - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/...-flight-from-conversation.html?...

A businessman laments that he no longer has colleagues a... doesn’t stop by to talk; he doesn’t call. He says th... want to interrupt them. He says they’re “too busy on... But then he pauses and corrects himself. “I’m not te...
A 16-year-o

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2010-11-17 12:40:14     The Fourth Paradigm (Science Paradigms) graphic drawn from PD... on Twitpic

http://twitpic.com/37kwbm

The Fourth Paradigm (Science Paradigms) graphic drawn fr...
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twitter username
... c drawn from PDF report (large)http://j.mp/5jpvSh #bbvba

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2010-09-16 09:07:18     The Future of Internet Search - Project Syndicate

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/dyson23/English

This all happened a couple of years ago – just before ... search entirely and handed that part of its business ove... Also around that time, Bill Gates uttered one of the sma... has ever said: “The future of search is verbs.” But ...
To me, the

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2009-02-25 12:41:31     The Future of Nostalgia: Amazon.co.uk: Svetlana Boym: Books

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Future-Nostalgia-Svetl.../0465007074

In 1733 a Russian commander, disgusted with the debilita... rampant among his troops, buried a soldier alive as a de... nostalgia.

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2012-01-12 08:58:04     The future of prediction - Ideas - The Boston Globe

http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2012/01/0.../story.html?...

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2014-02-18 18:38:57     The GeoJSON Format Specification

http://geojson.org/geojson-spec.html

GeoJSON is a format for encoding a variety of geographic... GeoJSON object may represent a geometry, a feature, or a... features. GeoJSON supports the following geometry types:... Polygon, MultiPoint, MultiLineString, MultiPolygon, and ... Features in

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2007-05-09 19:26:40     The Gift of the <i>Gab?</i>

http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?...

The Gift of the Gab?: A Design OrientedSociology of Youn...
Full text Full text available on the Publisher sitePubl ...
Source Computer Supported Cooperative Work archive
Volume 12 , Issue 3 (2003) table of contents
... e, University of Surrey, Guild

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2014-06-24 18:26:16     The Good Country Index

http://www.goodcountry.org/

The idea of the Good Country Index is pretty simple: to ... country on earth contributes to the common good of human... takes away. Using a wide range of data from the U.N. and... international organisations, we’ve given each country ... show at a g

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2012-02-13 09:53:59     The great escape of bath toys in the Pacific | Environment | The Observer

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...at-escape-bath-toys-pacific?...

When 28,800 bath toys fell off a cargo ship in the Pacif... they began an incredible journey. While some washed up i... and Hawaii, countless others circumnavigated the globe. ... from his new book, Donovan Hohn follows the fantastic voyage

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2014-02-18 16:41:27     The Great Green Wall Initiative | Global Environment Facility

http://www.thegef.org/gef/great-green-wall

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2011-01-06 13:12:33     The Grim Threat to British Universities by Simon Head | The New York Review of Books

http://www.nybooks.com/.../grim-threat-british-universities/

The British universities, Oxford and Cambridge included,... from a system of state control that is undermining the o... which their worldwide reputation depends: the caliber of... scholarship.

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2010-10-18 15:40:21     The Guardian Open Platform | Open Platform | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/open-platform

Content API
Select and collect content from the Guardian for reuse. ...

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2006-02-07 20:12:02     The Hanging Chain

http://www.du.edu/~jcalvert/math/hchain.htm

The Hanging Chain
The first continuous system whose normal modes were know ...

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2010-07-03 10:44:59     the history of computing project

http://www.thocp.net/index.html

history of computing project

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2015-04-06 11:54:42     The Horror of Amazon’s New Dash Button - The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/...orror-of-amazons-new-dash-button

Amazon’s new Dash Button, which will allow shoppers to... used domestic products like laundry detergent or paper t... click of a real-life button, is not a joke. Many people ... mostly because the announcement came the day before Apri... also becaus

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2017-01-09 21:58:36     The Humans Working Behind the AI Curtain

https://hbr.org/.../the-humans-working-behind-the-ai-curtain

Our team learned from two years of researching the world... where content moderation is a steady stream of gig work,... practices of both the largest and the smallest companies... involve literally thousands of decisions about what cont... delete.

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2017-06-15 21:20:56     The Ig Nobel Prize and Other Efforts to Eradicate Complex Academic Writing - The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive.../412255/?...

The idea that writing should be clear, concise, and low-... new one—and it isn’t limited to government agencies,... problem of needlessly complex writing—sometimes referr... “opaque writing style”—has been explored in fields... to science.

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2011-08-23 18:41:24     The impact of Oracle's defense of API copyrights | ITworld

http://www.itworld.com/...act-oracles-defense-api-copyrights

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2009-08-18 10:44:53     The imperatives of the link economy « BuzzMachine

http://www.buzzmachine.com/...peratives-of-the-link-economy/

The imperatives of the link economy
At a Berkman center session last week about supporting i ...
1. All content must be transparent: open on the web with ...
2. The recipient of links is the party responsible for m ...
... networks to help the recipients

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2011-11-30 23:10:38     The importance of a preservation strategy for your digital memories

http://www.voicesofthepast.org/...tal-preservation-strategy/

In October 2006, I was away on a business trip when a fr... event destroyed the contents of my family’s rural home... oncoming five-foot wall of water, my wife had little tim... possessions. For all the things we lost that day, I stil...
I’ve hear

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2007-03-22 12:28:00     The input/output complexity of sorting and related problems

http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=48529.48535

We provide tight upper and lower bounds, up to a constan... number of inputs and outputs (I/OS) between internal mem... storage required for five sorting-related problems: sort... Fourier transform (FFT), permutation networks, permuting... transpositi

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2013-02-05 12:24:12     The Internal Memo That Allowed IBM's Female Employees to Get Married - Rebecca J. Rosen - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive.../272832/#...

So were you able to keep your job when you got married?
I did get married on the sly. And then in 1951 they ...
The "law" Kolchin refers to is not so much a law but a c ...
ibm1-784x1024.jpg

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2011-07-18 20:20:39     The Internet of Things [Infographic] — Tech News and Analysis

http://gigaom.com/201.../the-internet-of-things-infographic/

In 2008, the number of devices that connected to the Int... number of people. That number continues to rise, thanks ... number of connected devices and gizmos, ranging from tel... machines. Folks at Cisco have put together this infograp... the growth

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2007-01-04 21:17:41     The Invisible Eye » About the Invisible Eye

http://www.robinfaichney.org/?page_id=2

I’m fascinated by consciousness, I’ve studied it for... and I have some things to say about it.
My name is Robin Faichney and I’m a philosopher. (I’ ...

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2006-12-22 09:18:59     The iRows Blog

http://irows.blogspot.com/

iRows Founders Join Google
As the title says, we have decided to join Google.
We are really excited about this transition. When we sta ...
We launched iRows in January, and will shut it down on 3 ...
Being at Google will allow us to continue doing what we

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