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2020-06-27 10:06:19    

https://www.nytimes.com/20.../facial-recognition-arrest.html

Mr. Williams knew that he had not committed the crime in... could not have known, as he sat in the interrogation roo... may be the first known account of an American being wron... based on a flawed match from a facial recognition algori... experts on technology and the law.

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/Channels/AI

2021-07-30 10:00:51    

https://www.theguardian.com/...it-study-the-limits-to-growth

Herrington, a Dutch sustainability researcher and advise... Rome, a Swiss thinktank, has made headlines in recent da... authored a report that appeared to show a controversial ... predicting the collapse of civilization was – apparent... time.

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/Channels/sustainability

2021-07-30 10:03:00    

https://www.linkedin.com/...ond-growth-gaya-branderhorst?...

Global growth keeps slowing down. ... Sometimes an arti... how to kick the economy back into gear. All this takes a... economy’s ultimate purpose is growth. But does it need...

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2021-12-26 13:42:01    

https://github.com/fabricjs/fabric.js

Fabric.js is a framework that makes it easy to work with... element. It is an interactive object model on top of can... also an SVG-to-canvas parser.

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/Channels/techie/JavaScript
/Channels/techie/web development
/Channels/visualisation

2022-01-13 16:18:15    

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-59957102

The Norfolk hamlet of Berney Arms was once home to a sma... community of 11 families. Today, it lies empty but for a... RSPB centre, a closed marsh mill and a railway station.

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/Channels/heritage and museums

2022-06-17 06:34:20    

https://twitter.com/DelightfulApps/st.../1537145851503644675

An algorithm apparently generates these light patterns. ... artist had?

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/Channels/cognition and art/digital light

2006-01-08 19:56:43     Visual and Auditory Illusions

http://www.cs.ubc.ca/nest/imager/contr.../Illusions.html#...

The illusions selected for this collection generally sha...
properties. First, they illustrate phenomena that h ...
implications for the study and practice of Computer ...
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Second, they have ...
...

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2013-03-14 07:25:44     #Climatefairness: the triple injustice facing low-income households | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

http://www.jrf.org.uk/bl.../climatefairness-triple-injustice

In a new report, Simon Roberts outlines why poor househo...
The poorest fifth of the population have already signifi ...
So why is it they are carrying more of the burden of cut ...
Based on detailed analysis of the Government's own figur ...
So lower in

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2013-02-10 06:37:43     'Academia is a very well kept secret' | Higher Education Network | Guardian Professional

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...career-researchers-phd-academia

Very early in my doctoral journey, I was fortunate to ex... moment when you know the decision you have made was the ... with the realisation that I was being paid, not very muc... nonetheless funded, to sit down every day, to read, thin...
My future c

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/Channels/education/Higher Ed.

2020-09-25 12:18:21     'I'm extremely controversial': the psychologist rethinking human emotion | Science and nature books | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/...gist-rethinking-human-emotion

How we interpret our feelings depends on where and how w... says professor Lisa Feldman Barrett - and not understand... our lives harder

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/Channels/HCI stuff/emotion and fun

2015-03-23 11:11:04     'Overnight, everything I loved was gone': the internet shaming of Lindsey Stone | Technology | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...aming-lindsey-stone-jon-ronson

When a friend posted a photograph of charity worker Lind... Facebook, she never dreamed she would lose her job and h... years on, could she get her life back?

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/Channels/digial media

2012-11-07 09:17:44     'Pinch' connects multiple smartphones and tablets together to make a display | The Verge

http://www.theverge.com/...onized-display-link-interface-app

Not content with synchronizing your phones to make one g... Researchers at the Tokyo University of Technology have d... an interface that lets you connect multiple devices toge... giant disjointed display. Although the technology behind... remains a m

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2013-01-23 08:02:13     'Smart-Tattoos': How They Could End Up Saving Your Life

http://www.takepart.com/...ey-could-end-saving-your-life?...

So they’re not exactly cute, but if you came of age du... chances are you have at least regrettable tattoo anyway.... if that same tattoo is in the shape of a butterfly!) B... temporary tattoos do much more than serve as a symbol of... they can re

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2009-08-11 06:54:40     'There Is No Justice Without Freedom' (washingtonpost.com)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dy.../A23747-2005Jan20.html

We will widen the ownership of homes

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/Channels/cognition and art/political
/Channels/cognition and art/political

2015-10-13 14:35:13     'Too hot to be an engineer' - women mark Ada Lovelace Day - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34359936

Britons in particular have an attitude problem to address as well.
"People easily say, 'I'm terrible at maths,' or 'I'm awful at numbers.' If you said that kind of thing in India people would look at you funny," she said.
"It's like saying, 'Oh, I can't

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/Channels/education/maths education

2012-11-02 13:42:45     (84) Bluetooth Gloves - buy at Firebox.com

http://www.firebox.com/product/5611/Bluetooth-Gloves?...


New! Bluetooth Gloves
Bluetooth Gloves
Talk to the Hand

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/Channels/HCI stuff/mobiles
/Channels/physicality

2012-02-16 08:29:47     (sqrt(cos(x))*cos(200x)+sqrt(abs(x))-0.7)*(4-x*x)^0.01, sqrt(9-x^2), -sqrt(9-x^2) from -4.5 to 4.5 - Google Search

http://www.google.co.uk/search?...

Graph for (sqrt(​cos(​x))*​cos(​200*​x)+​sqrt(​abs(⮮. sqrt(​9-​x^​2), ‑sqrt(​9-​x^​2)

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/Channels/just fun

2005-01-27 19:32:15     *Pixelcharmer: Field Notes: Boundary Object

http://www.pixelcharmer.com/fieldnotes/archiv.../000392.html

I first encountered the term boundary object when reading %u201CDistributing intelligence, organizing diversity,%u... of a silicon alley new media firm. In it David Stark, re...
What Star teaches us is that the fact that we all un ...
Star, S. L. an

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/Channels/cognition and art/postmodern

2012-04-04 13:48:28     0x10 ͨ

http://0x10c.com/

In a parallel universe where the space race never ended,...
In 1988, a brand new deep sleep cell was released, compa ...
It's now the year 281 474 976 712 644 AD, and the first ...
Game Features
... re programatically advanced of you can get a head star

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/Channels/education/CS education
/Channels/education/CS education
/Channels/just fun

2014-01-15 14:41:11     1 | Chopsticks Get A Makeover | Co.Design | business + design

http://www.fastcodesign.com/...chopstick-gets-a-makeover?...

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/Channels/design

2012-03-23 07:35:57     1,000 synchronized “sparks” inspired by fireflies « Northern Spark 2012

http://2012.northernspark.org/...parks-inspired-by-fireflies

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/Channels/cognition and art/digital light

2008-02-23 09:13:57     1.1. What is Greasemonkey? [Dive Into Greasemonkey]

http://diveintogreasemonkey.org/...what-is-greasemonkey.html

1.1. What is Greasemonkey?
Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension that allows you to w ...

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/Channels/techie/Greasemonkey

2013-03-05 09:40:23     10 amazing scientific facts about lists | Dean Burnett | Science | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sc.../10-science-facts-about-lists

People like lists of things. They're everywhere on the i... any subject matter you can think of, odds are there's a ... Nowhere is safe. Even here, on the Guardian Science sect... most popular articles in recent months is a list. But wh... popular? We

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/Channels/HCI stuff/PIM

2014-11-05 10:56:05     100 African Cities Destroyed By Europeans: WHY there are seldom historical buildings and monuments in sub-Saharian Africa! | SiliconAfrica.com

http://www.siliconafrica.com/terra-nullius/?...

When tourists visit sub-Saharan Africa, they often wonde... no historical buildings or monuments?”
The reason is simple. Europeans have destroyed most of t ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/space and place
/Channels/heritage and museums
/Channels/maps and geography

2014-01-04 11:33:55     101 Household Tips for Every Room in your Home | Glamumous!

http://www.glamumous.co.uk/...ld-tips-for-every-room-in.html

I love to discover tips which make housework easier! Fro... tricks to finding new and ingenious uses for old things,... provides a wealth of information and advice.
In this post I've collected 101 visual tips from all ove ...

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/Channels/DIY technology
/Channels/food and recipies
/Channels/just fun

2006-01-04 14:36:42     13.1 - Creating an Installer

http://www.xulplanet.com/tutorials/xultu/xpinstall.html

Mozilla provides a mechanism which can be used to packag... scripts,
skins and other files into single file installers. You c ...
file somewhere for users to download. A simple script ca ...
downloaded and installed. This mechanism is called XPIns ...

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/Channels/techie/Mozilla

2015-07-21 12:10:18     16th Century Book Can Be Read Six Different Ways - My Modern Met

http://www.mymodernmet.com/...h-century-book-bound-dos-a-dos

It’s not everyday you see a book that can be read in s... different ways, and this small book from the National Li... definitely an anomaly. According to Medieval book histor... this 16th century text has a special sixfold dos-à-dos ... back”) bi

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/Channels/just lovely

2006-12-01 19:38:03     1997 SIL-UND Work Papers Table of Contents

http://www.und.nodak.edu/dept/linguistics/wp/1997.htm

What is Literature?
A Definition Based on Prototypes
Jim Meyer
(10 pages, 49 Kb)
... ad aesthetically, and containing many weak implicatures.

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/Channels/cognition and art/postmodern

2014-03-11 09:20:35     20 Jokes That Only Intellectuals Will Understand. Number 5 Took Me A Minute.

http://www.tickld.com/...-only-intellectuals-will-understand

...

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2012-12-08 10:09:54     2012 Corruption Perceptions Index -- Results

http://www.transparency.org/cpi2012/results

The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and ter... how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. A co... territory’s score indicates the perceived level of pub... corruption on a scale of 0 - 100, where 0 means that a c... as highly c

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