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2013-12-03 07:52:30     What No One Told You About Z-Index — Philip Walton

http://philipwalton.com/...at-no-one-told-you-about-z-index/

Groups of elements with a common parent that move forwar...
Every stacking context has a single HTML element as its ...
New stacking contexts can be formed on an element in one ...
When an element is the root element of a document (the < ...
... never

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2014-10-21 20:46:28     What Role Does Technology Play in Record Levels of Income Inequality? | MIT Technology Review

http://www.technologyreview.com/...echnology-and-inequality/

The disparity between the rich and everyone else is larg... United States and increasing in much of Europe. Why?

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2006-07-02 16:17:18     What Was I Thinking

http://web.media.mit.edu/~vemuri/wwit/wwit-overview.html

The aim of this research project is to build technology ... remember. The problem of forgetting should be familiar t... it is likely that the reader will not remember much abou... week. Memory aids have existed for as long as one can re...
Computers h

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2010-09-14 08:22:55     What We Believe | 1000Memories

http://1000memories.com/about

1000Memories is the passion of three friends who have lo... believe that the Internet offers a better way to bring p... build something special in their memory. We aspire to cr... visitors can gather and remember the lives of the people... place where

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2009-08-11 12:24:34     What will communication devices look like in 2033?

http://www.designworldonline.com/...s-look-like-in-2033.aspx

Twenty-five years after the creation of the cell phone, ... Motorola imagined what cell phones might look like in an... years. The Consumer Xperience Design (CXD) team created ... sketches that look beyond what is possible today and ima... possibiliti

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2013-11-25 08:15:05     What will we learn from the fall of Facebook? | UCL Social Networking Sites & Social Science Research Project UCL UCL Social Networking Sites & Social Science Research Project

http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/...e-learn-from-the-fall-of-facebook/

kids computer
Photo by Lucélia Ribeiro (Creative Commons)
The ‘Fall of Facebook’ seems an odd title given this ...

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2016-04-22 20:32:43     What Your Toilet Paper Preference Says About You

http://www.attn.com/...oilet-paper-preference-says-about-you

If you assumed that hanging a toilet paper roll one way ... arbitrary decision, you'd be wrong. Your toilet paper pr... actually be correlated to your demographic and political... shows.

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2014-02-15 09:28:23     What's that sucking sound? It's all the public money and private wealth being swallowed up by London | Aditya Chakrabortty | Comment is free | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...te-wealth-london-north-v-south

At the end of 2011, the IPPR North thinktank totted up a... spending on transport projects up till 2015. Londoners e... investment of £2,731 per head, far outstripping any oth... north-east received a measly £5 per head.

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2013-03-28 11:28:29     what_is_grid_beam [The Gridbeam Wiki]

http://wiki.gridbeam.com/what_is_grid_beam

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2007-06-17 17:29:53     wheeler-page

http://www.philosophy.stir.ac.uk/staff/m.../wheeler-pubs.php

Minds, Things, and Materiality.
To appear in Renfrew C. and Malafouris L. (eds.), The Co ...

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2017-06-15 21:16:00     When You Fall in Love, This Is What Facebook Sees - The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archiv.../283865/?...

During the 100 days before the relationship starts, we o... steady increase in the number of timeline posts shared b... couple.

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2014-10-07 09:50:27     Where do atheists live? Maps show the 'godless' cities of England and Wales | Cities | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...ities-religion-census-data-viz

DataShine, a new census data visualisation tool from Oli... UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, shows ‘n... hotspots in Brighton, Bristol and Norwich; while Bradfor... clearly split and Liverpool keeps the faith. Dark blue a... least 39.5%

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2012-05-01 12:01:32     Where do you get your ideas? - sticky comics

http://www.stickycomics.com/where-do-you-get-your-ideas/

Sorry, you can't have my magical idea chair, but if you ... let you use it for a few minutes

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2008-10-16 18:34:54     Where to Find Open Data on the Web - ReadWriteWeb

http://www.readwriteweb.com/..._to_find_open_data_on_the.php

Today, a story on Techmeme caught our eye. It was entitl... Wikipedia for data," and the article, written by X-Googl...
In Bret's story, he mentioned some of the common data so ...
In addition, as CNet and Ryan Stewart's blog spread the ...
So what did

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2010-08-04 08:06:29     Wherein Japan Stuffs a GPS System Into a Pair of Eyeglasses - Techland - TIME.com

http://techland.com/...gps-system-into-a-pair-of-eyeglasses/

The Nakajima Laboratory at the University of Electro-Com... Japan has developed a prototype pair of GPS-enabled glas... lights built into the frame to keep you moving in the ri...
The glasses house a microcomputer used to input your fin ...

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2013-03-08 08:45:31     Which software is responsible for this? - Junk Charts

http://junkcharts.typepad.com/...s-responsible-for-this.html

@guitarzan wants us to see this chart from north of the ... the comments. Please hold your nose first.
Cbc-drinking-graph
Here's one insightful comment: "I think it's insane to d ...
Reminds me of signs that say this elevator holds 13 peop ...

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2012-08-07 11:53:32     Whipsaw Inc. - San Jose, California - Industrial Design, Engineering, Branding

http://www.designdirectory.com/whipsaw/InfiniteZ-zSpace4

zSpace is a remarkable new 3D visualization tool that en... engineers, and film makers to build, manipulate, and vie... Unlike 3d TV, zSpace objects are created and displayed i... real time high definition. Your creations float magicall... as you imag

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2013-02-14 07:28:58     Who controls the world? More resources for understanding

http://blog.ted.com/...-visualization-of-the-global-economy/

Occupy Wall Street’s slogan “We are the 99%” had b... the United States and the world for just over a month wh... Glattfelder and his co-authors released the study “The... Corporate Control” in October 2011. The study was a sc... our global

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2012-04-03 11:54:15     Who says science is boring? Watch the world's most extraordinary 'kinetic sculpture' - video | Science | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...science-kinetic-sculpture-video

From a duck to a skeleton to a robot dinosaur: scientist... fabulous kinetic sculpture, called On the Move, to demon... the concept of energy transfer. The Launchpad team at Lo... Museum and Engineered Arts Ltd created this cause-and-ef... events in a

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2014-01-10 16:36:41     Who's Afraid of Peer Review?

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6154/60.full

A spoof paper concocted by Science reveals little or no ... open-access journals.
On 4 July, good news arrived in the inbox of Ocorrafoo C ...
In fact, it should have been promptly rejected. Any revi ...

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2011-08-16 18:14:47     WhoTweetedMe.com

http://whotweetedme.com/

WhoTweetedMe.com will analyze a URL and show you its mos... retweeters, potential reach and timeline. Due to Twitter... It works best on blog post URLs that are between 1 day a...

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2014-09-28 13:00:49     Why Academics' Writing Stinks - The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://m.chronicle.com/article/Why-Academics-.../148989/?...

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2017-04-10 08:01:48     Why algorithms aren't working for women

http://www.feministcurrent.com/...ithms-arent-working-women/

Algorithms are everywhere. They’re the unnoticed mecha... determine everything from the temperature in your office... your Facebook feed, to the information Google shows you ... But there’s one big problem: these algorithms are not ... value-neutr

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2014-01-10 16:41:44     Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World - Pacific Standard: The Science of Society

http://www.psmag.com/...aking-up-psychology-economics-53135/

Some of that research went back a generation. It was in ... instance, that researchers discovered that aspects of vi...
Muller Lyer Illusion Comparison 3
Researchers found that Americans perceive the line with ...
More recently psychologists had challe

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2015-10-20 15:46:12     Why are placebos getting more effective? - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34572482

When new drugs are put on the market, clinical trials de... they perform better than inactive pills known as "placeb... that over the last 25 years the difference in effectiven... drugs and these fake ones has narrowed - but more in the... Are America

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2009-10-17 15:21:41     Why are we the naked ape? - opinion - 19 September 2009 - New Scientist

http://www.newscientist.com/...are-we-the-naked-ape.html?...

That proved bipedalism did not evolve on the savannah, b... not fossilise, it is hard to establish when the hominids... In 2006, Nina Jablonski, an anthropologist at Penn State... a book, Skin: A natural history, in which she proposed t... bipeds fina

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2014-10-20 10:01:31     Why Experts Reject Creativity - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/10/wh.../2/

American culture worships creativity, but mostly in the ... people really don't like new ideas that sound entirely n... the experts that often have to approve them. The trick i... new ideas as old ideas—to make your creativity seem, w... creative.

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2010-04-27 13:56:45     Why Facebook's Open Graph idea must be taken seriously | Emily Bell | Media | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pd.../facebook-f8-emily-bell

Why Facebook's Open Graph idea must be taken seriously
F8 conference reveals plans that would allow users to re ...

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2010-08-18 18:16:10     Why Free Plans Don’t Work | Software by Rob

http://www.softwarebyrob.com/20.../why-free-plans-dont-work/

Do they ever make sense?
I’m not saying that it’s impossible to be successful ...
Obviously free plans have worked well for companies like ...
We need to stop blindly copying them and start thinking ...
... t skip that free plan and focus on making m

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2008-07-18 07:07:07     Why general practitioners use computers and hospital doctors do not---Part 1: incentives -- Benson 325 (7372): 1086 -- BMJ

http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/325/7372/1086

Almost all British general practitioners use compute... consulting rooms, but most hospital doctors do not
Over 30 years, leaders of the general practitioner p ...
In hospitals computing was treated as a management o ...
The success of th

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